Life Lessons

He also tries to close the gap between male and female students and advance the girls in math. He also tries to teach them to be good people.

Demographers Weigh In On Jewish Vote In 2016

HUC-JIR’s Cohen said that Israel is generally not a major factor in most Jews’ voting decisions because “each political perspective sees its candidate as doing right by Israel.”

Finding Your Instrument

Nestled in the picturesque village of Metullah in the hills of the Upper Galilee, hidden in the serpentine alleyways of the quaint cobble-stoned streets, is Zami's Music Box, Israel's only museum of musical instruments.

Responding To Anti-Semitism And Anti-Zionism: An Interview with Pundit Ben Cohen

If you remember, in 2006, a Jewish kid in Paris, Ilan Halimi, was abducted, beaten, and held hostage for three weeks... These are the kinds of people attending these Gaza solidarity rallies.

Speaking In Two Languages With Father Naddaf, Christian Champion Of The IDF

Naddaf describes the current state of global terrorism as a case of history repeating itself through a new cast of characters.

150,000 Jewish Books In 50 Languages: An Interview with Bibliophile Israel Mizrahi

The story of bookstores in the U.S. in general – not just Jewish bookstores – is a pretty bad one.

Brooklyn-Born Candidate Running for Efrat City Council Seat

Avraham Ben-Tzvi believes the Eitam hill, Efrat’s only remaining land reserve, must be developed urgently, or the town will lose it for good.

Joy At Seventy

The State of Israel was declared in 1948. I was seven years old. I didn’t know or understand what a State was, or what it meant for Jews. ... Most American Jews were grateful for President Truman’s recognition of the new State, yet were concerned.

Manuel L. Quezon, President Of The Philippines, Rescuer Of Jews

During the Battle of Manila, my parents hid with me and several others in a foxhole while the Japanese went on a massacre and burned everything in sight.

Rebbetzin Of The World: An Interview with Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

"The idea of bringing people back to Yiddishkeit was inside me from my childhood days."

How Can Home Repair Empower Needy Families?

Tenufa Bakehila's purpose is two-fold: provide safe and healthy living conditions & empower families

Ima LeIma: Mother to Mother Charedi Women Caring in the Gaza War

When charedi women traveled to the bedsides of wounded soldiers and the homes of fallen soldiers in the months of July and August as Operation Tzuk Eitan (Protective Edge) progressed, their trepidation was very real. In Israel, charedim and the army is a sensitive issue. Would their visit be viewed with cynicism or would it be welcomed?

Rav Kook’s Secret Writings: A Drama In Several Parts

JERUSALEM – Clandestine photocopying of tucked-away documents in Israel’s National Library, hurried text messages of selected passages verifying their pristine, unpublished condition, and question marks surrounding the editing and possible censorship practices of trusted editors from eighty years ago.

Fishl’s Footrace: An Interview With Fred Lebow’s Biographer

Fred Lebow, who died in October 1994, took a small race that had been held in Central Park and turned it into a Big Apple spectacle - the New York City Marathon, the world's greatest footrace.

The History Of A Miraculous Country: An Interview with Author Daniel Gordis

People who start the history in 1948 encounter a country that is fundamentally in conflict and are not exposed at all to the yearnings of the Jewish people to restore themselves to their ancestral homeland.

Rav Avigdor Miller: His Years as Mashgiach

What follows below should be read in light of what Orthodoxy in the United States was during the forties, fifties and sixties. Orthodoxy certainly looked at least 'externally' different than it does today. In general, Orthodox Jews dressed in a fashion similar to their gentile neighbors. Most Orthodox men were clean shaven.

The Clown Therapist Who Sees No Borders

“Here I was, dressed as a clown with a red rubber nose, and I had to go out with my M16 for a security check,” Singer says. “That was truly a bizarre experience.”

My Memories Of The Tzadaiket, Rebbetzin Kanievsky, z”tl

I wasn’t sure if I should write something about the petira of Rebbetzin Kanievsky, z"tl. My first reaction was who am I to write about such a great person? How could I possibly describe who she was? She was so great that mere words cannot do her justice.

Florida Governor-elect DeSantis: I will be Aggressive Against BDS

In an interview Republican Ron DeSantis says his first overseas trip as governor of Florida will be to Israel • DeSantis: I will push U.S. President Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights.

When Bernie Sanders Saved Chanukkah

As mayor of Burlington, Vt., Bernie Sanders publicly inaugurated the Chabad-Lubavitch Public Menorah at Burlington's City Hall.

Mr. Prime Minister: Enough Jewish Blood Has Been Spilt: Grandfather of the Murdered Baby...

And then - and then everything changed in an instant. A burst of bullets cut short our anticipations and our dreams, and ignited stark fear in our hearts.

A New York Boy Becomes an Israeli Farmer

Since that day, back in 1999, the project I started - called “Israel Trees” - has planted a bit more than 120,000 new fruit trees all across Israel.

Reflections On The Eighth Yahrzeit Of Rabbi Sholom Klass, zt”l

The years move forward and your eighth yahrzeit (10 Shevat) will soon be here, my dear father.

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