It is always an emotional moment for me when I find a book whose owner was a Holocaust victim as it may serve as the only tangible memory of the deceased's existence.
The official opening of the Community Center was on Washington’s birthday, February 22, 1926, and it went on to become the meeting place for several Jewish organizations, including B’nai Brith, Hadassah, and the American Jewish Committee.
Going back to the history of our nation, we can clearly see how after each horrible event we received greatness and glory.
On the morning of the 19th of Kislev – December 1 – Orian drove Amiram to the yeshiva. When he got out of the car, Orian saw two men in civilian clothes moving toward him. "I was sure it was a terror attack," she recalls.
“What made this successful is that it wasn’t just people calling from the outside to complain but also people on the inside working it out,” explained Rabbi Taragin.
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Over the next few years, his interest and admiration for the Jewish people grew, and he published many publications in Japanese on Jews and Judaism.
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Rabbi Michoel Green, overseas director of Sharfman’s seminary, described a year in Israel for gap year students as an incomparable educational opportunity.
Later in life, Parks frequently and vociferously spoke out against skinheads – who typically manifest neo-Nazi beliefs regarding Jews – and the Ku Klux Klan, whom she blamed for “keeping the flames of prejudice flickering” and for much of the continuing racism in America.
As G-d-fearing Jews, we all have a connection to Hashem and yet we don’t see him, or hear him, nor can we feel him.
Because of Hungary's relative safety in the first five years of the war, numerous sefarim were amazingly published there even as the Holocaust ravished Jewish life elsewhere.
Initially, eVITALS did not plan to enter the consumer market so soon, but the advent of the Covid-19 crisis hastened Womba to provide what it called a level of comfort, convenience, and certainty to the general market as soon as possible.
For almost half a century, there has been unremitting pressure on Israel – including, sadly, from the United States under certain administrations – to return the Golan to Syria.
Throughout some of my hardest times, I always felt as if the Lubavitcher Rebbe, though I never met him, was always there for me.
In light of your support for and participation in recent protests in New York City, the message to the public from New York City’s government appears to favor certain secular gatherings and disfavor religious gatherings.
While codifying and summarizing halachot for easy reference seems natural today, it was met with fierce criticism from some of the greatest gedolim centuries ago.
For Jews, the timing of these protests was remarkable. They started on Shavuos, a day when we were k'ish echad b'lev achad.
The answer, my friends, lies in a Hebrew National hot dog commercial: "We answer to a Higher Authority!"
If there was a historical "Palestinian" nation, when did it begin, when did it cease to exist, and what caused its demise?
The things that the meraglim saw were true, however, Hashem is always trying to see the good and to concentrate on what is positive.
In it, the anonymous translator notes two objections voiced against publishing Jewish texts in Ladino...
If scare tactics will wake up more Jews who are still in denial, then it behooves us to use them.
The tale of Robinson’s integration of baseball in 1947 provided Jews with a reference for their own experience of post-WWII assimilation into American society.
We live our lives in such fast motion with all the advancement of this generation, that we really get caught up in the moment and forget who is running the show.
He recorded the information he compiled regarding sefarim and their authors in Shem Hagedolim, which contains an alphabetical list of authors of sefarim followed by a list of known sefarim.
During a journey down the Nile River, Mendes created a makeshift American flag, flew it from a mast, and persuaded the crew of his vessel to salute it and promise to defend it.
I try to be strong while speaking to him and yet I feel from day to day that the experience just keeps getting harder and harder.
He started publishing a set of Yerushalmi with his commentary and others in 1899, but found himself lacking funds to print the final volume.
“In America, we need more prayer, not less,” said the president.
If they can sell clothing at Target, why can’t we sell clothing at our stores?