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.


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.


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.

I May Not Be Married Yet, But I Refuse To Be Single

We need to remember that as important as marriage is, it's not our final destination.

Elections In The Holy Land

Somewhere inside all the confusion, bits of truth and wisdom struggle to emerge.

Ralph Bunche’s Role In Jewish History

Recent studies indicate that Lie and the American government played a more important role in the armistice negotiations than previously understood.

Appreciation: A High School Reunion

Who looked for wisdom? Who sat so quietly in class taking in every word that the rabbi was trying to teach us?

Building A Stronger Future, In Queens And Beyond

“We created a full beit medrash and kollel where we are building future rabbis and community leaders,” said Meirov. “The future is looking very bright.”

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

Although some Memphis Jews were slaveholders and slave traders, they mostly favored secession primarily due to their Southern acculturation rather than by the defense of slavery.

The Nazis, The Jews, And One Aboriginal Australian

He was disappointed by the world’s response to Kristallnacht and commiserated with the Jewish people.

Are Gedolim Portraits Authentic?

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.

The ‘Founder’ Of The Hebrew Telegraph

While the Vaad Halashon and others supported Amikam’s letter to the British and sought financial support from the Zionist Organization, the response was, at best, lukewarm...

Good Follows Good

Thinking about all of our troubles or tests will not help us. Gloom and depression don’t solve anything.

Met Council Delivers Thousands of Pounds of Food to US Coast Guard Staff Impacted...

This is a difficult time for the Coast Guard, nationally and here at home in Staten Island. To see the outpouring of concern during this trying time is beyond heartwarming.

Rescued By El Salvador – A Little-Known Holocaust Tale

My grandparents and my father stayed in their own apartment. A sign was displayed outside saying, ‘Salvadorian Citizens Live Here.’ It was very risky living there as everyone knew they were Hungarian Jews.

Franz Kafka And Max Brod

Despite his own many accomplishments as a novelist, poet, composer, and musician, Max Brod (1884-1968) is perhaps best known as Kafka’s friend, supporter, and patron.

Family: A Tribute To My Zaidy

It is very important to know who and where your family came from since history has a way of repeating itself.

Winning At The Game Of Life

For better or worse, Hashem has designated this world as the exclusive place where we can create greatness.


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