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You know what's the only country in the Middle East where the Christian community is thriving and prospering? Naturally – Israel. You're welcome, Bishop Lang.
The pig’s forehead was carved with a swastika.
For some reason, the US government's special envoy for combating Anti-Semitism does not seem to exhibit a sense of urgency in his response to Palestinian desecrations of Jewish holy sites.
My Genizah is a hard-edge, personal commentary on the making of the Jewish archive from the documents of the Genizah.
Controversial and compelling. the discussion touched on essential issues concerning the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, RESPECTFULLY.
My suggestion: Restore the Kotel to its former state, a place where all are welcome and used solely for individual prayer and meditation, just as our ancestors treated it throughout our long history.
Hear R’ Asher Weiss tell in his own words the experience of his father in Auschwitz and how he fought to keep the light of Torah alive.
Enjoyment of God’s world always comes with some innate meaning – something which is lacking in the case of abstinence, the case of the Nazir.
Parshat Achrei Mot represents a transition in the book of Vayikra from an emphasis on Aharon and his sons to the Jewish people as a whole
Traditionally, hundreds of believers meet the fire carrying delegation at Vnukovo airport, to bring the fire to their parishes.
Fr. Peter Vasko, President of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (FFHL), heralded Pope Francis’ announcement that he may visit the Holy Land...
On those few days when Jews were allowed to go up to the Mount, they suffered constant abuse by the Muslims and by the police.
Rabi Moshe ben Nachman, widely known as the Ramban was born in the year 1194 in the town of Gurunda, Catalina. He became famous as a great scholar and sage and wrote interpretations on the Torah and on many Gemaras, and authored many seforim, which are revered to this day. The Ramban was also a philosopher and a physician and his services were in great demand.
The roots for the Destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem were planted long before the Destruction itself, on the night the Spies in the Wilderness returned from their ill-fated mission and convinced the Jewish People not to journey on to live in the Promised Land. That night was the 9th of Av. Their rejection of the Land of Israel was the rotten foundation which brought about our later National Destruction as an independent Nation in our own Land.
When I look at the pictures of Brooklyn and Toronto, and Boca and Beverly Hills, I pray with all my heart that God open their eyes, and give them a heart of flesh to feel the horror of their plight, living in strange impure lands, living make-believe identities, as if they are Americans and Frenchmen and Australians and Germans, when they are really the descendents of Israelites displaced from their Homeland.
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