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Chloe Valdary at Memphis Friends of Israel (video)

11 Tammuz 5774 – July 8, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-bSTqy5NJc

Garin Tzabar: Helping Lone Soldiers Feel At Home In Israel

14 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
Israel’s Garin Tzabar program, supporting ‘lone soldiers’ with no family in Israel, recently welcomed close to 360 young women and men from around the world into its care.

Google and the Defenders of Kfar Etzion

18 Sivan 5773 – May 26, 2013
Not one Jew was allowed to remain on the Jordanian side of the cease-fire line.

The Jewish Connection to Israel: Sephardic Aliyot

15 Sivan 5773 – May 23, 2013
One of the medieval Aliyot was that of the Sephardic Jewish community which fled Spain following the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisition.

Rachel’s Tomb: A Jewish Holy Site Since Ancient Times

14 Sivan 5773 – May 22, 2013
The sixteenth century Arab historian Mujir Al Din wrote that Rachel’s Tomb was a Jewish holy place.

Who’s Denying Whose Heritage?

13 Sivan 5773 – May 21, 2013
The entire Land of Israel, have been the subject of incessant Islamic reinvention.

Was the Holocaust Punishment for Sin?

Are we to believe that these Jews who were devout and pious were being punished?

History of Israel: Snow in the Summer

11 Sivan 5773 – May 19, 2013
Two people have reported snow in the late May-early June, though in both cases, it was hearsay.

The Deeper Meanings of Shavuot

8 Sivan 5773 – May 16, 2013
Shavuot reflects the centrality of 'seven' in Judaism.

Capitalism and the Jews

22 Iyyar 5773 – May 1, 2013
An interview with Professor Jerry Z. Muller author of "Capitalism and the Jews."

Lag BaOmer: The Fire Burns

18 Iyyar 5773 – April 28, 2013
Few of those dancing in the circle passing around the fire know what they are truly commemorating and yet the act is its own commemoration.

Jews are Indigenous to the Land of Israel

16 Iyyar 5773 – April 25, 2013
None of these archaeological relics would have existed if there weren’t an ancient Jewish kingdom within the Land of Israel.

The Story of Israel’s Independence

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 19, 2013
This is Judah’s manifest destiny. This is the uncanny persistence of his youth, the anthem of his old.

The Brave Soldier from Auschwitz

8 Iyyar 5773 – April 18, 2013
As time went on, as would be expected of me, I lost more and more of my equipment—but not my gun or my tefillin.

Museum Seeks Jews’ Memories of Baseball

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 16, 2013
Do you remember where you were when Sandy Koufax said he would not play on Yom Kippur. The National Museum of American Jewish History is looking for you.

Counting and Remembering the ‘Dust of Jacob’

5 Iyyar 5773 – April 15, 2013
The dust is the memory of ages and the children shall always return to the dust of their ancestors.

Irena Sendler, We Honor You

29 Nisan 5773 – April 9, 2013
Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.

How Not to Remember the Holocaust

28 Nisan 5773 – April 8, 2013
The Jewish lesson of the Holocaust is this: Jew hatred is real, it is dangerous and it is not possible for Jews to depend on others to protect them.

Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2013

18 Nisan 5773 – March 28, 2013
Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.

The Meaning of Freedom

10 Nisan 5773 – March 20, 2013
Obama's visit remains a symbol that among us are those who still carry the ghetto mentality.

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