Jews Of Lebanon
As the political situation in the neighboring Arab countries grew more precarious, Jews from Iran, Iraq and Syria began making their way to Lebanon.
‘Israel Is The Greatest Nation Created By G-d’: An Interview with Sebastian Gorka
Believing in man over G-d naturally leads to selfishness, which leads to a society not having children.
A Unique Collection: Holocaust Mail: An Interview with Author Dr. Justin Gordon
They could send and receive mail in the concentration camps but not in the death camps.
Defending The ‘Fourth Front’: An Interview with Israel’s UN Ambassador, Danny Danon
It can get exhausting sometimes when you sit in the Security Council for eight hours and one after another the other representatives get up and speak against us.
‘You Have To Be There For Other People’: An Interview with NY Assemblyman Dov...
When you grow up in a home where your parents went through what my parents went through, you realize that life has to be meaningful. You have to be there for other people.
Ex-Hollywood Screenwriter Uses His Talents For God: An Interview with Author Tzvi Fishman
With each new conquest and success, I felt something was missing. Each new acquisition left me feeling empty.
An End To The Madness
And what about the Jewish singles themselves? What are they doing to help alleviate the painful problem of not having found their soulmate?
‘There’s A Double Standard When It Comes To Israel’: An interview with GOP senatorial...
The November midterm elections may well alter the political face of this country. Opponents of Obama administration policies have galvanized their forces and are eager to make their voices heard to the American electorate. One of those people is Jay Townsend, a GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate from New York who will be seeking to unseat incumbent Sen. Charles Schumer.
Jungreis Brothers’ Book Aims To Elevate Table Talk
Following in their mother's footsteps, Rabbis Yisroel and Osher Anshel Jungreis just published their first book (ArtScroll), Torah for Your Table, a collection of essays on the weekly parshah. Hineni founder and longtime Jewish Press columnist Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis compiled the essays, which were originally delivered as lectures at Hineni's Torah classes.
Q&A: Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt Details the Thinking Behind the Mideast Peace Plan
Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, he speaks about current bonds with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel, the rocky relationship with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, other regional powers at play, and the complex and uncertain prospects for peace.
Iran, Mashiach, And Nachal Charedi: An Interview with Rabbi Yoel Schwartz
The Yalkut Shemoni says that the year Mashiach comes, the Iranians will wreak great havoc in the world.
Abraham Joshua Heschel: An Orthodox Thinker?
Many attempts to secularize Judaism describe halachot as utilitarian. They’re useful for certain purposes as opposed to being acts in which you can connect to a personal G-d.
Many years ago, an Arab called a friend of his. "They're after me, they want to kill me and my family. No one will help us. What can we do?" His friend, realizing the seriousness of the situation, quickly answered. "Come to my house. I'll keep you here until it's safe for you elsewhere." The Arab and his family lived with his friend for quite a while.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine: ‘We Look Forward’ to Being Part of ‘Beresheet 2’
“This administration has been a very strong supporter of Israel, and they’ve been supportive of our efforts to collaborate with Israel off-space exploration, so it’s been a productive relationship.”
Using Television To Educate And Inform The Jewish World: An Interview with Jewish Broadcasting...
I can tell you that Cablevision has been astonished at how high we rank.
Rabbi Recalls Shul-less Shabbos In New Zealand
I did a sermon in my house, and I spoke about Amalek and how it is not ancient – that there is still pure evil in this world – but as Jews we have to add light.
Clarity, Choice And Change The Journey And Impact Of Rachel Factor
Thousands of women and girls who have heard Rachel Factor's story have been inspired.
Jackie Mason’s Last Interview? The Famous Comedian Spoke At Length about his Long Relationship...
“Yes. You have to realize that Jackie’s father was one of the gedolim of the last generation, on the level of Rav Moshe himself!” Rav Singer stressed. While some may be tickled at such information, I could not help but feel a tinge of melancholy.
Exclusive Interview with New Israeli Ambassador to US
Ambassador Dermer's thoughts on what is ahead in the coming years between Israel and the USA.
Agri Star Meat-Plant Owner: ‘We Will Succeed’
In the months since Agriprocessors - formerly America's largest kosher meatpacking plant - declared bankruptcy in the wake of allegations of unethical and illegal business practices, speculation has abounded: Who will fill the gap in the kosher meat market? Will meat prices go up? Will an Orthodox Jew buy the Postville, Iowa plant?
Infiltrating Mea Shearim, Hearing Voices, And Spying On Egypt: An Interview with Israeli Historian...
Rabinovich is the author of several popular books on Israel’s wars, including The Battle for Jerusalem, The Yom Kippur War, and The Boats of Cherbourg.
Rabbi Kleiman – Still The First One In Shul
It’s not often that I get to speak to a rabbi about to celebrate his 99th birthday.
Skeletons In The Storage Closet
Rabbi Mordechai Millunchick has been looking for bones in Chicago’s museums since 2008.
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.
Beyond Church And State: School Vouchers And The Blaine Amendment
Like clockwork, the question of school vouchers makes a prominent appearance whenever the media focus on a statewide election in New York, particularly one in a heavily Orthodox district. The latest chime was sounded during the battle between Lew Fidler and David Storobin to fill an open state senate seat; both promised constituents that they would make the fight for vouchers and tax education credits their priority.
He Who Saves The Life Of Even One Jew Is Likened To One Who...
Rosh Hashanah, the start of the High Holidays, was fast approaching. I had promised myself that this year would be different. For years I have followed their activities with a mild interest, just an observer, as though their concerns were not my own, but this year, in the wake of recent media storms and false accusations, I promised myself that I would finally take a stand. I would go down to their Jerusalem office and see for myself. And I did. As I pushed open the doors of their rather nondescript office I took a deep breath - welcome to largest life saving industry in all of Israel – Agudat Efrat.
From the Kinneret to Across the World: Israel Forever and Swim4Sadna are Bridging the...
Jews are looking for positive means to feel more connected to Israel. Suggestion: Support Swim4Sadna
Should We Leave America? An Interview with Activist Shifra Hoffman
A Holocaust doesn’t just happen one, two, three. A Holocaust doesn’t begin with Auschwitz. It ends there!
One Life At A Time: Dr. Rick Hodes Is Changing Lives
In 1989, when Ethiopia and Israel agreed to restore the diplomatic relations that had been broken off by Ethiopia in 1973, thousands of Ethiopian Jews (aka Beta Israel) flooded to Addis Ababa. A year later, Dr. Hodes, an observant Jew from Long Island, N.Y., was hired by the JDC to be the medical director in Ethiopia and oversee their care. The original six-week contract was to morph into nearly twenty-three years...and Hodes is still counting.
Dr. Lander Remembered
To commemorate the shloshim of Touro College founder and president, Dr. Bernard Lander, z"l, some of his friends and colleagues shared their memories of him with The Jewish Press. Here are their thoughts: