Rabbi Avrohom Dovid Weisz was just 31 years old when he was diagnosed with ALS in 2005.
Are we not walking down the road to redemption?
As always, though, the heart and soul of the parade were the marching bands, singing groups, and hundreds of day schools and organizations representing virtually all segments of the Jewish community.
This son also bought me a real china knickknack - a mamma goose sheltering her gosling under her wing.
We all know that cleaning the house for Pesach is a mitzvah, but what are our thoughts as we fulfill it?
He went through a list of other nations that, according to Toynbee himself, had committed atrocities, including the British in Ireland and the French in Syria.
In an effort to procrastinate, I occasionally like to bounce some ideas around. As I work from home with only my two cats for company, this often means waiting until my children return home from school.
Out of 13 candidates, mostly from Germany, Rav Adler made the “final four” list for chief rabbi along with Rabbis Samson Raphael Hirsch, Benjamin Hirsch Auerbach, and Hirsch Hirschfeld.
“Rachel has cried enough,” Stern said. “Now it’s time to give her something to smile about.”
"The source of blessings is You, Hashem, our A'Mighty, King of the Universe who has kept us alive, sustained us, and brought us to this time."
"The eight finalists include Elizabeth Goldmeier, Yeshivat Akiva, Southfield, Michigan; Dovi Nadel, Yeshivat Akiva, Southfield, Michigan"
"Rabi, if I make the flames hotter and remove the wool sponges from your heart, will you bring me to the World to Come?"
SDEROT, Israel - A small workingclass town lying just a short distance from Israel's border with the Gaza Strip, Sderot is a city filled with residents crying desperately to be heard.
Often my students would question how human beings could be so cruel as to starve men, women, and children to death
The German Military High Command through War Minister Wild von Hohenborn ordered the Judenzählung (1916), a despicable Jewish census designed to confirm the lack of patriotism among German Jews.
There is no question that relations between the Jews and the Church have improved immensely since Vatican II.
On August 22 1654, the Sephardic Jew Jacob Bar-Simson landed in New Amsterdam. It appears he came from Holland. In the beginning of September of the same year, twenty-three Jews set sail for New Amsterdam, refugees from Pernambuco [Translator’s Note: Dutch South America). The ship Saint Charles, which functioned as the Jewish equivalent of the Mayflower for the first Jewish immigration to North America, brought them to the city today known as New York.
The app is a virtual version of the household staple in the Jewish community, with over 2.5 million copies printed and with numerous translations including German, Hungarian, Russian, and Spanish.
Although the Tel Aviv bombing was one of the few occasions during the war when the Axis powers caused Jewish deaths in Eretz Yisrael, it has been largely forgotten.
This year’s parade, the 87th annual extravaganza of marching bands, floats, and giant balloons, featured something really unique and different: a balloon/float of a large blue dreidel.
Best known for his technical mastery and emotional playing, Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) was one of the 20th century’s most distinguished violinists (as well as...
“Most grew up with the Holocaust as a silent, dark mystery,” said Dr. Jerry Jennings, a clinical psychologist who has published three Holocaust memoirs on behalf of survivors. “They were denied the truth of what deeply shaped their parents’ and their own upbringing and they have strong emotions about touching a subject that was explicitly or implicitly forbidden by the parent.”
No visas to the U.S. were issued until mid-1940. The U.S. consulate informed the refugees that their arrival in the U.S. would deprive Americans of jobs.
Wiesel’s somewhat inconsistent position on Solzhenitsyn reflected both praise and disappointment.
If the people lacked for material things, the Pale was spiritually rich.
There is a lot of creativity in the food blogging community and not only in the kitchen.
Despite having no Hollywood connections to speak of, Perez began the work of first learning how to write a screenplay, then putting all of his research into a script.
Even before the Renaissance, the meager scattering of sources that reveal the Italki experience suggest that Jewish influence was alive and well on the peninsula.
The nations of the world left the vessel to sit rotting in the water during one of the coldest winters in decades and with its starving and freezing passengers abandoned.
With the danger of being discovered always a possibility, the partisans not only moved around in the forest, but also eliminated any collaborators.