Adar Artwork

It was customary to hang decorations such as yours on the synagogue wall at the start of the month of Adar, and for them to be taken down once the Purim holiday concluded.

Self-Sacrifice

Mordechai was all she had – he was her family. And now she must live apart from him forever. Why?

Seventh Grader Authors Book To Help Sick Children

Guided by his parents and other family members, Tzvi spent seven months polishing the text. “His writing was so simple and yet so powerful,” Rivkah said.

The Secret History Of Purim

Much like the leadership of the Zionist Entity today, Haman came up with a dastardly plan to destroy...every living Palestinian.

Little-Known Holocaust: Tales Interned On The Isle Of Man

As they walked towards the camp escorted by guards, locals lining the streets threw stones at them and shouted, "Spies!" Jewish refugees shared their lodgings with Nazi spies.

Isaac Asimov’s Jewish ‘Foundation’

In his memoir, Asimov writes that although he was never physically abused for being Jewish, he was occasionally attacked verbally by anti-Semitic “louts,” which he accepted as just the nature of things and deemed himself powerless to change.

The Puzzle Of Pi

π appears not only in geometry, but in number theory, algebra, analysis, statistics, and other mathematical disciplines. In physics, π is truly ubiquitous.

The History Of Purim In Tel Aviv

Purim celebrations in Tel Aviv, which began in 1908, were the largest public events in Eretz Yisrael during the British Mandate period and an...

Miracle Baby

Every heart was filled with gratitude to the Almighty for granting this special soul a chance to live.

Mark Levin Headlines CPAC Shabbaton

A psychology major at the University of Central Florida, Malka said most Jews on his campus lean right. That is not the case on many other campuses, however – which is why, in part, YJC was founded.

The Anti-Semitism Of Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh (1902-74) earned worldwide fame for making the first solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic on “The Spirit of St. Louis” in 1927....

A Smart Heart

To build the Mishkan, one must have the ability to hear G-d every step of the way, so that it will come out exactly the way G-d wanted it.

Connections

I have a love/hate relationship with my phone.

Share The Worries Of Your Heart

Worries have been around since the beginning of time. How we react is the only thing that really changes.

The Captain Of The Exodus

The fate of the Exodus and its crew commanded international attention, and journalists who covered the dramatic struggle described to the entire world the brutality of the British.

A Shul With A Story: Baron Hirsch Synagogue (Part II)

This time period covered the sons of Baron Hirsch members serving in wars, including the American Civil War, the Spanish American War, World Wars and I & II, and the Korean War.

Chesed

The Torah specifies that the home is the first place that one should do chesed, and only after that should we look to help others.

Theodore Roosevelt And The Jews

Teddy Roosevelt became the first president known to donate personal funds to a Jewish cause.

Where Do Gedolim Portraits Come From? (Part II)

In the early days of the chassidic movement, as well as in Kabbalistic circles, sitting for a portrait was often frowned upon and sometimes even forbidden.

Israel’s Admission To The United Nations

After its 1949 elections, Israel filed yet a third application for membership, and this time the request was approved by the Security Council by a 9-1 vote on March 4, 1949.

In Memory Of 3 Holy Women

We must all feel as though the traumatic event is part of us; we must cry and pray to Hashem to have mercy on all of us as individuals and as one big family as well.

A Shul With A Story: The Young Ladies’ Club Of Congregation B’nai Israel

The Sisterhood arrived at the decision to create the “Young Ladies’ Club of Congregation B’nai Israel," where there would be interesting activities for young women in their late teens and twenties.

Ephraim Hart And The Founding Of The Stock Exchange

Incredibly, five of the original signatories to the Buttonwood Agreement were Jews, all members of Shearith Israel.

A Four-Pound Miracle

Leah couldn’t wait to hear what the Rabbi had said. Deep down in her heart she wanted so much to hear and believe that everything was going to be all right...

A Legacy In Script: An Exhibit Of The Rambam’s Work And A Glimpse Into...

Suddenly, more than eight hundred years fall away and the legacy of the Rambam comes to life.

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