I decided that I’m not going to let terror keep me away from what I love to do, and all the more so, Jerusalem and guiding throughout Israel.
During my spiritual journey I discovered G-d spoke to man only once, to the Jewish people at Sinai
Yehudit's backstory and her poems related to the Yom Kippur War are a MUST read
"Rav Lichtenstein's vision and inspiration served to guide the development of Tzohar."
Told to conceal Jewish symbols- kippa/tzitzit-I despaired having to hide my Jewishness in Jerusalem
Rav Lichtenstein did not learn Tanaim, Amoraim, Rishonim and Achronim, rather he learned with them
The best hasbara campaign to defend Israel and Judaism will never really be enough; there is not the trust and common language needed for such efforts. The gap can be bridged not via hasbara but via joint Jewish-Islamic courts.
The arm of my grandmother had a scar, a branding of the Holocaust that was her young adulthood amidst the fires of Auschwitz.
Justice MUST be served...
“I hold the woman’s place over that of men in every fundamental aspect of public and private life."
There is much I can write you about what is going here, but I am wondering what I should not write. I will start by...
Pesach in Israel is extraordinarily special. You can actually feel the chag in the air. For days beforehand, everyone is busy cleaning and preparing for the holiday.
Rav Goren, a general and the Chief Rabbi of the Israeli army, recalls the excitement of and hurdles to being the first Jew to open the gates of the Cave of the Patriarchs in more than a thousand years
Don’t panic. Don’t stop your car. Don’t shoot. And most importantly, don’t give the enemy a victory by staying off the roads.
No longer will delegitimization efforts go unchallenged. That's a silence we will continue to break.
To boost aliya, Israel will encourage Marshall’s, Costco, K Mart & Entenmann’s Bakeries to open here
If the Iran deal passes, Obama's WH becomes world's leading financier of terrorism against Americans
An appeal to American Jews to stop funding organizations that harm Israel's Defense Forces
Israel and the Palestinian Authority cannot even agree to move their clocks back on the same day.
What was supposed to have been a 15 minute interview, turned into an intense learning session and intellectual battle, the likes of which I had never experienced in my entire life.
We sat down, ate, drank, sang, ate dessert, started singing some more – and in the middle of our Shabbat song the commander's military phone started ringing...
Is Woodstock still leading the world to destruction?
In Ayala's case, the art of receiving can have an even bigger impact than the art of giving.
All I could think of as a first-timer drinking the Cool-Aid, was where do I sign up for next year.
I don't want to go to a memorial service, I can't stand military funerals and I can't forget. I hate this! Too many thoughts...