Tales From Volozhin - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

18-08-2019

Tales From Volozhin  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Shabbos Sleep. When the gaon, Reb Chaim of Volozhin, opened his yeshiva, he made sure that his students studied the Torah and also watched over their ...

This Day in History - 21 Av/August 22 - http://hamodia.com

22-08-2019

This Day in History - 21 Av/August 22  http://hamodia.com

21 Av. In 5694/1934, the Reichstag entrenched the power of Hitler when it appointed him head of state and commander in chief of the German armed forces.

A Belarusian woman's life story in outfits in pictures - The Guardian

17-08-2019

A Belarusian woman's life story in outfits in pictures  The Guardian

Vera's story, and that of her region, is illustrated in a remarkable project by photographer Tatsiana Tkachova.

Rejoicing Already? - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

15-08-2019

Rejoicing Already?  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Has it ever concerned you that a few days after we sat on the floor crying and mourning the loss of the Beis HaMikdash, we celebrate Shabbos Nachamu with ...

We've Fought Education Reformers Before - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

15-08-2019

We've Fought Education Reformers Before  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

'Do not touch my anointed ones' that means children studying at Torah schools (Shabbos 119b). It's ironic that the time-tested educational system of the ...

Lukashenko wants higher salaries in regions - Belarus News (BelTA)

29-07-2019

Lukashenko wants higher salaries in regions  Belarus News (BelTA)

MINSK, 29 July (BelTA) Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko demanded higher salaries and their timely payment in the regions as he approved the ...

Belarus president makes new appointments - Belarus News (BelTA)

29-07-2019

Belarus president makes new appointments  Belarus News (BelTA)

MINSK, 29 July (BelTA) - Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made new appointments on 29 July, BelTA learned from the press *service* of the Belarusian ...

Parshat Pinchas - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

25-07-2019

Parshat Pinchas  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

In this week's parsha we learn about the korban tamid. This korban was the first to be offered on the mizbayach every morning and the last to be brought every ...

Volozhin Yeshiva Survey Email Ruffles Feathers - The Commentator

14-04-2019

Volozhin Yeshiva Survey Email Ruffles Feathers  The Commentator

A group of vigilante Yeshiva University undergraduates has initiated a platform for the purpose of informing classmates about potentially halakhically ...

From the Vice-President's Desk: Shut Down the Volozhin Yeshiva - The Commentator

19-05-2019

From the Vice-President's Desk: Shut Down the Volozhin Yeshiva  The Commentator

While this column reflects the views of a single, outgoing vice president, it should also serve as the official position of the Yeshiva College Student Association ...

Marsha came to stay with us for a week in 2001... she's been here ever since. - Echo Live

09-08-2019

Marsha came to stay with us for a week in 2001... she's been here ever since.  Echo Live

It's 20 years since radio presenter Patricia Messinger visited Belarus little did she know then how life-changing that trip would be, writes MARTINA ...

This Day in History - 5 Av/August 6 - http://hamodia.com

06-08-2019

This Day in History - 5 Av/August 6  http://hamodia.com

5 Av. Yahrtzeiten. 5332/1572, Harav Yitzchak Luria, ztl, the Ari Hakadosh (5333/1573 according to another opinion). 5571/1811, Harav Shimon Isserlish, ztl, ...

Lukashenko plans to visit south-eastern districts of Mogilev Oblast in 2019 - Belarus News (BelTA)

29-07-2019

Lukashenko plans to visit south-eastern districts of Mogilev Oblast in 2019  Belarus News (BelTA)

MINSK, 29 July (BelTA) This year I plan to visit the south-eastern districts of Mogilev Oblast, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he approved the ...

Salovey awarded honorary degree by Lithuania's Vytautas Magnus University - Yale News

26-06-2019

Salovey awarded honorary degree by Lithuania's Vytautas Magnus University  Yale News

On June 20 President Peter Salovey received an honorary degree for his pioneering scholarship on emotional intelligence from Vytautas Magnus University, ...

The Incompetent Apprentice - Jewish Stories - Chabad.org

15-02-2019

The Incompetent Apprentice - Jewish Stories  Chabad.org

Occupying a seat in the front row of the Etz Chaim Yeshiva in Volozhin attested to rare genius, and young Yosef Dov Soloveitchik (1820-1892) was a perfect ...

The Vilna Gaon and Religious Zionism - Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

07-03-2019

The Vilna Gaon and Religious Zionism  Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

I was walking along Rechov HaGra in the Jerusalem community of Shaarei Chesed and it reminded me of a fascinating class that I heard regarding the street's ...

Volozhin: Rabbis and Rebels - The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

11-07-2016

Volozhin: Rabbis and Rebels  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

If Vilna was the Jerusalem of Lithuania, Volozhin was Lithuania's Sura. While the yeshiva at Volozhin did not endure as long as the famed Babylonian ...

Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk - Marking 100 Years Since His Passing - Chabad.org

02-08-2018

Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk - Marking 100 Years Since His Passing  Chabad.org

In the latter part of the 19th century, in the small Russian (now Belarusian) town of Volozhin, a miniature revolution was brewing.

Tales of the chasidic matjes - The Jewish Standard

10-05-2018

Tales of the chasidic matjes  The Jewish Standard

There's something fishy going on in the kosher herring business. Two different herring companies are branding their gourmet delicacies with the names and ...

From Brawls Over Zionism To Rabbis Playing Favorites: Life In 19th-Century Yeshivas - Forward

06-06-2018

From Brawls Over Zionism To Rabbis Playing Favorites: Life In 19th-Century Yeshivas  Forward

19th century Lithuanian Yeshivas, fighting assimilation, bustled with arguments over Zionism and mussar in addition to Torah and Talmud.

War veterans to receive medals in honor of Belarus' liberation anniversary - Belarus News (BelTA)

26-06-2019

War veterans to receive medals in honor of Belarus' liberation anniversary  Belarus News (BelTA)

VOLOZHIN, 26 June (BelTA) Almost 700 Great Patriotic War veterans of Minsk Oblast will receive medals marking the 75th anniversary of Belarus' liberation ...

The Wonderful Cholent: A Story of Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik of Volozhin, the Brisket Rabbi - Boulder Jewish News

09-03-2017

The Wonderful Cholent: A Story of Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik of Volozhin, the Brisket Rabbi  Boulder Jewish News

Here's a story you've been waiting all year to hear. It's from the nineteenth century and concerns Reb Chaim Soloveitchik of Volozhin, a city in what is now ...

Do eclipses drive animals wild? Here's how you can help scientists find out. - Washington Post

07-08-2017

Do eclipses drive animals wild? Here's how you can help scientists find out.  Washington Post

Anecdotal reports of animals behaving strangely in the moments before and after a solar eclipse are common. Good data is not.

What Is a Yeshiva? - Jewish History - Chabad.org

17-06-2019

What Is a Yeshiva? - Jewish History  Chabad.org

A yeshiva is a place where Jews gather to study Torah and rabbinic traditions. Originally referring to an academy for advanced scholars, today the term also ...

Amein! - When one recites a blessing it creates an angel, but the angel isn't complete unless someone answers Amen to the blessing. - Chabad.org

29-01-2018

Amein! - When one recites a blessing it creates an angel, but the angel isn't complete unless someone answers Amen to the blessing.  Chabad.org

Every Wednesday I receive a booklet in my in-box from an important Rav-mashpiah (rabbi and spiritual counselor) in Jerusalem. I read it from beginning to end ...

The Case of the 50 Expelled Bochurim: An Analysis - Yeshiva World News

08-04-2019

The Case of the 50 Expelled Bochurim: An Analysis  Yeshiva World News

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com). There is a story on YWN that has many in the Torah world up in arms. A Mesivta, somewhere in Lakewood, has allegedly ...

From Computer Science in South Korea to Advanced Judaic Studies at YU - Yu News

10-07-2018

From Computer Science in South Korea to Advanced Judaic Studies at YU  Yu News

Five Questions With Revel Doctoral Candidate Jeong Mun Heo. Jeong Mun Heo began his academic journey as a computer science and mathematics student ...

The Fanciful Legends of Rabbah Bar Bar Hannah - Jewish Link of New Jersey

20-06-2019

The Fanciful Legends of Rabbah Bar Bar Hannah  Jewish Link of New Jersey

Highlighting: The Legends of Rabbah Bar Bar Hannah with the Commentary of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Hakohen Kook, by Bezalel Naor. Kodesh Press L.L.C. ...

Tribute to Rav Pelcovitz on his first Yahrzeit - The Jewish Star

06-03-2019

Tribute to Rav Pelcovitz on his first Yahrzeit  The Jewish Star

On the first Yahrzeit of Rabbi Raphael Pelcovitz of the White Shul, I am reprinting Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman's contribution, which appeared in this space last ...

Yale President Uncovers Family Lineage With Jesus-Loving Rabbi Soloveitchik - Tablet Magazine

14-12-2012

Yale President Uncovers Family Lineage With Jesus-Loving Rabbi Soloveitchik  Tablet Magazine

Rabbi Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik in Yahadut Lita: Temunot ve-Tsiyunim (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1959). (Courtesy Menachem Butler). Peter Salovey's ...

SINGER: Salovey's rabbinic legacy - Yale Daily News

27-11-2012

SINGER: Salovey's rabbinic legacy  Yale Daily News

In 19th-century Europe, a Rabbinic dynasty arose that would change the face of Orthodox Jewry and the face in Woodbridge Hall. The dynasty's name would ...

History Broke Us: One Jewish Family's 20th Century - Daily Beast

29-11-2013

History Broke Us: One Jewish Family's 20th Century  Daily Beast

How to tell the story of the rise and destruction of European Jews? Perhaps the most compelling way is through family history, as David Laskin does in his ...

Denise Levertov's Poetic Gifts and Her Hidden Inheritance from Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi - Tablet Magazine

20-12-2017

Denise Levertov's Poetic Gifts and Her Hidden Inheritance from Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi  Tablet Magazine

In 1935, a 12-year-old aspiring poet from London asked her father to show her poems to a literary critic he knew from work. Eager to encourage his precocious ...

This Day In History - 14 Sivan/May 28 - http://hamodia.com

27-05-2018

This Day In History - 14 Sivan/May 28  http://hamodia.com

14 Sivan. In 5270/1510, Germany's emperor rescinded an order to burn all the sefarim found in Cologne and Frankfurt. In 5348/1588, 24 Jews were burned at ...

Northeastern professor charged with solicitation - Boston Herald

05-02-2016

Northeastern professor charged with solicitation  Boston Herald

A Northeastern professor of Jewish studies was among a group of men arrested by Boston Police in a online prostitution crackdown last night. Harvey Shapiro ...

Why Can Mere Humans Bless G

16-10-2018

Why Can Mere Humans Bless G

Peres: My grandfather's will was simply 'Be a Jew' - Arutz Sheva

03-05-2016

Peres: My grandfather's will was simply 'Be a Jew'  Arutz Sheva

Former President talks about his grandfather, who was murdered in the Holocaust. 'Hitler murdered us because of Mount Sinai.'

The Vegetarian Teachings of Rav Kook (with responses to arguments used against vegetarianism, based on his writings) - The Times of Israel

15-10-2015

The Vegetarian Teachings of Rav Kook (with responses to arguments used against vegetarianism, based on his writings)  The Times of Israel

Some of the strongest support for vegetarianism as a positive ideal in Torah literature may be found in the writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Hakohen Kook ...

Uncovering Jewish History in Vilna - Aish

14-01-2017

Uncovering Jewish History in Vilna  Aish

Cutting edge technology is unearthing fascinating new evidence regarding the Jews of Vilna.

Recalling Rav Pelcovitz of Far Rock's White Shul - The Jewish Star

21-03-2018

Recalling Rav Pelcovitz of Far Rock's White Shul  The Jewish Star

Following the recent loss of Rabbi Raphael Pelcovitz ztl, I asked Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman, who knew Rav Pelcovitz for many years, to share his thoughts with ...

The Halachic History of the Expanding Kezayis - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

30-03-2018

The Halachic History of the Expanding Kezayis  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Introduction. On Seder night, it is a mitzvah to eat matzah. But how much? The Sages rule that eating means consuming at least the equivalent of a kezayis (an ...

Leading Israeli Rabbis: Time for Messiah to Come - Israel Today

25-04-2016

Leading Israeli Rabbis: Time for Messiah to Come  Israel Today

Top Israeli rabbis puzzled by notion that Messiah has not yet come; 'The harvest is past, and we are not saved.' April 25, 2016 | Israel Today Staff. A+; A-.

Why Is the Priestly Blessing Only on Yom Tov? - Chabad.org

19-05-2018

Why Is the Priestly Blessing Only on Yom Tov?  Chabad.org

Good question. There is a mitzvah in the Torah for a kohen to bless the Jewish people every day with upraised hands. This is called Birkat Kohanim (Blessing of ...

Harav Yisroel Kolman Krohn, Ztl - http://hamodia.com

25-12-2018

Harav Yisroel Kolman Krohn, Ztl  http://hamodia.com

Although Harav Kolman Krohn, ztl, did not hold any official position in Lakewood, thousands of people turned out Sunday morning to give kvod acharon to th.

Immanent Transcendence - Chassidim, mitnagdim, and the debate about tzimtzum - Chabad.org

26-01-2018

Immanent Transcendence - Chassidim, mitnagdim, and the debate about tzimtzum  Chabad.org

How did a scholarly disagreement amongst the Mediterranean kabbalists in the late-1600s morph into the explosive debate between the Chassidim and their ...

Hundreds Gather at Yeshiva University for Insight on 'The Rebbe and the Rav' - Chabad.org

05-05-2014

Hundreds Gather at Yeshiva University for Insight on 'The Rebbe and the Rav'  Chabad.org

Several hundred people gathered at Yeshiva University last week for an evening dedicated to the relationship between two superlatively remarkable Torah ...

The Rabbi of a Sephardic Congregation Should Wear Rabbeinu Tams Tefillin - Jewish Link of New Jersey

15-02-2018

The Rabbi of a Sephardic Congregation Should Wear Rabbeinu Tams Tefillin  Jewish Link of New Jersey

We at Congregation Shaarei Orah, the Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, were privileged to receive a gift of both Rashi and Rabbeinu Tam's tefillin by Dr.

YI of Stamford Prepares for January Jewish Education Panel - Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

02-11-2017

YI of Stamford Prepares for January Jewish Education Panel  Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl, head of school at Kohelet Yeshiva High School and chief academic officer of the Kohelet Foundation, and Miriam Krupka Berger, the dean of ...

Miracles In Real Time: When Israel's Enemies Fight Each Other - JBN

08-11-2017

Miracles In Real Time: When Israel's Enemies Fight Each Other  JBN

It looks like a major conflict could break out here, in the Middle East. The Sunni and Shiite Muslims seem to be readying themselves for a final showdown, ...

Shimon Peres - My Jewish Learning

17-05-2015

Shimon Peres  My Jewish Learning

Shimon Peres was born August 21, 1923 in Vishneva, White Russia (then Poland) near Volozhin, to. Yitzhak. Yitzhak. Your browser does not support the audio ...

The Rabbi Who Defied Napoleon and Made Mysticism Accessible - New publications illuminate the life and legacy of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi - Chabad.org

08-01-2013

The Rabbi Who Defied Napoleon and Made Mysticism Accessible - New publications illuminate the life and legacy of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi  Chabad.org

The city of Kursk in Southwest Russia is best known for the great tank battle fought there in 1943. Sixty-five kilometers south of Kursk, and a little way west of the ...

Does Chasidish refer to both Satmar and Lubavitch? - Yeshiva World News

17-11-2017

Does Chasidish refer to both Satmar and Lubavitch?  Yeshiva World News

When people, in a generic way, refer to Chasidim are they referring to both Satmar-types and Lubavitch? By Satmar-types I'm also referring to Ger, Bobov, Sanz, ...

A Forgotten Shoemaker: A Pragmatic Solution to Women's Torah Learning at YU - The Commentator

14-05-2017

A Forgotten Shoemaker: A Pragmatic Solution to Women's Torah Learning at YU  The Commentator

A celebrated story in the yeshivas tells of a young Netziv (Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin). Young Naftali, like others his age, didn't take Torah too seriously.

A Report From the Jewish Genealogists Summer Camp - Jewish Daily Forward

25-08-2014

A Report From the Jewish Genealogists Summer Camp  Jewish Daily Forward

This year's Jewish Genealogical Societies conference took place in Utah because of the Mormon-run Family History Library. David Laskin reports from the ...

The Nazir of Jerusalem - Arutz Sheva

29-05-2015

The Nazir of Jerusalem  Arutz Sheva

Rav Kook's most prominent disciple was the scholar and mystic Rabbi David Cohen. He was known as the "Rav HaNazir" (or "the Nazir of Jerusalem"), since he ...

This Day, February 2, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin - Cleveland Jewish News

01-02-2017

This Day, February 2, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin  Cleveland Jewish News

February 2. 506: Alaric II, eighth king of the Visigoths promulgated The Breviary of Alaric (Breviarium Alaricianum or Lex Romana Visigothorum) a collection of ...

Parshas ShelachMemory Loss - The Jewish Voice

26-06-2019

Parshas ShelachMemory Loss  The Jewish Voice

Rabbi Yonatan Eybeshutz, in his collection of sermons known as Yaarot Devash, uses idyllic terminology to describe the midbar experience: "With all their ...

The tisch: The popular fur hat now, not just among hassidim. - Jerusalem Post

28-08-2014

The tisch: The popular fur hat now, not just among hassidim.  Jerusalem Post

Spodiks and shtreimels, the large, circular fur headgear, are most identified with hassidim. In most cases, a person wearing these signifying garments would be ...

The Vanity of Bernard-Henri L

24-06-2017

The Vanity of Bernard-Henri L

1824: A man whose name makes Israelis think of 'tea' is born - Haaretz

08-07-2016

1824: A man whose name makes Israelis think of 'tea' is born  Haaretz

July 8, 1824, is the birthdate of Kalonymus Wissotzky, founder of the tea company that bears his family name, as well as a humanitarian, philanthropist and early ...

In Israel, Lets Destroy Jewish Fundamentalism Before It Destroys Us - Forward

14-08-2016

In Israel, Lets Destroy Jewish Fundamentalism Before It Destroys Us  Forward

In Second Temple times, people labeled fellow Jews 'Sadducees' for pursuing a religious path not identical to their own. Sounds familiar, doesn't it?

Elazar Kalman Tiefenbrun, 88, Chassidic Artist - His portraits of Chabad rebbes and other Torah giants grace Jewish homes across the world - Chabad.org

01-02-2018

Elazar Kalman Tiefenbrun, 88, Chassidic Artist - His portraits of Chabad rebbes and other Torah giants grace Jewish homes across the world  Chabad.org

Elazar Kalman (E.K.) Tiefenbrun, a Chassidic artist whose portraits of famous rabbis grace Jewish homes, community centers and classrooms throughout the ...

The Tower of Babel: What Was Up With lt? - Chabad.org

09-02-2018

The Tower of Babel: What Was Up With lt?  Chabad.org

After the Great Flood, man had again begun to multiply and fill the earth. They all spoke one language and understood one another well. Then things went ...

Queen Esther and the Absurdity of Jew-Hatred - Haman did not argue the case for Jewish extermination on the basis of senseless venomous passion; he presented what was to the King a sound and persuasive argument. - Chabad.org

09-03-2018

Queen Esther and the Absurdity of Jew-Hatred - Haman did not argue the case for Jewish extermination on the basis of senseless venomous passion; he presented what was to the King a sound and persuasive argument.  Chabad.org

The Case for Genocide. In the biblical book of Esther, Haman, the viceroy and second in command in the large and powerful Persian Empire, and whose defeat ...

Amid growing European anti-Semitism, new Jewish museum in Poland reveals hope - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

28-10-2014

Amid growing European anti-Semitism, new Jewish museum in Poland reveals hope  Jewish Telegraphic Agency

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) In a Europe wracked by fears of rising anti-Semitism, and in a country whose Jews were all but annihilated in the Holocaust, ...

Protesting Lithuania's Plans to Build a Convention Center Over a Jewish Cemetery - Algemeiner

15-01-2017

Protesting Lithuania's Plans to Build a Convention Center Over a Jewish Cemetery  Algemeiner

One of the contemporary Jewish world's most impressive yet unsung scholars is the unassuming Professor Shnayer Leiman of New York. Aside from being an ...

Where Is Technology Taking Us? - From the series: Sparks of Things to Come - Chabad.org

27-01-2018

Where Is Technology Taking Us? - From the series: Sparks of Things to Come  Chabad.org

About two centuries ago, a flood was under way. Today, that flood is still taking us somewhere.

Where Jewish Life Thrives in America - Bloomberg

03-10-2013

Where Jewish Life Thrives in America  Bloomberg

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Forget the teeth-gnashing already occasioned by a new study on Jewish identity in the U.S. by the Pew Research Religion & Public Life ...

Bernard-Henri L

29-12-2016

Bernard-Henri L

Why was Joshua chosen as Moses' successor? - The Jewish Star

12-07-2017

Why was Joshua chosen as Moses' successor?  The Jewish Star

A great tragedy unfolded when Moses sinned at the Waters of Dispute (Mei Merivah). As the Torah states in our parasha, Pinchas: You [Moses] disobeyed My ...

Was Elijah of Vilna a Genius? A Flawed New Book Argues Yes. - Tablet Magazine

03-04-2013

Was Elijah of Vilna a Genius? A Flawed New Book Argues Yes.  Tablet Magazine

My father, of blessed memory, was an Orthodox Jew of Lithuanian descent, a Litvak. Though he was a businessman all his life, he, like many traditional Litvaks, ...

A Pyramid in Jerusalem - Arutz Sheva

18-04-2011

A Pyramid in Jerusalem  Arutz Sheva

The concept of "rule of law" has come to mean imposing the post Zionist agenda on Israeli society, as the Supreme Court places itself at the top of the social ...

Ask the Rabbi: How much matza must one eat? - Jerusalem Post

05-04-2012

Ask the Rabbi: How much matza must one eat?  Jerusalem Post

As with many other minutiae of Jewish law, these details, were only provided through the Oral Law and rabbinic sources.

Professing Faith: The golem looms large in Jewish legends - Redlands Daily Facts

30-11-2016

Professing Faith: The golem looms large in Jewish legends  Redlands Daily Facts

Do you have a problem with religious persecution or wild horsemen running through your neighborhood? Holy days in danger of desecration? People treating ...

The Mistake We Make When We Think About Donald Trump - TIME

21-02-2017

The Mistake We Make When We Think About Donald Trump  TIME

Tom Brady and Donald Trump may be in very different fields, but the two men have one painful thing in common: They'd both surely like to forget the last few ...

Bialik's life story places his poetry in new light - IJN - Intermountain Jewish News

23-03-2017

Bialik's life story places his poetry in new light - IJN  Intermountain Jewish News

Jack Riemer reviews a new biography of Israel's 'national poet', Hayim Nahman Bialik: Poet of Hebrew, part of the Jewish Lives book series from Yale.

The Liadi Period (18011811) - Jewish History - Chabad.org

28-01-2018

The Liadi Period (18011811) - Jewish History  Chabad.org

(1801) Rabbi Schneur Zalman moves to Liadi. (1803) Rabbi Schneur Zalman publishes the first chassidic prayerbook. From the very inception of the chassidic ...

Fall foliage 2016 - CBS News

20-10-2016

Fall foliage 2016  CBS News

A view of autumn colors. Pictured: The aspen leaves are bright yellow in the Colorado high country near Ward, Colorado, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Credit: Jack ...

Incredible 4th Annual Jewish Business Development Networking Event in Queens - Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

21-01-2016

Incredible 4th Annual Jewish Business Development Networking Event in Queens  Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

The Queens Jewish Link, along with Jewish Business Development, hosted a one-of-a-kind gala networking event in Kew Gardens Hills on Wednesday, ...

History Made and Broke David Laskin's Family - Jewish Daily Forward

22-12-2013

History Made and Broke David Laskin's Family  Jewish Daily Forward

David Laskin's new memoir is the saga of his family, who built businesses including the Maidenform Bra company but also suffered immeasurable losses from ...

18 Remarkable Facts in Jewish History - Blogs - Jerusalem Post Israel News

13-11-2016

18 Remarkable Facts in Jewish History - Blogs  Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem in Judah Benjamin Because of the later Kingdom of Judah, whose capital was of course Jerusalem, it's only natural to think of the Holy City as ...

Golden Spur. 1812 reenactment festival | In Pictures | Belarus News - Belarus News (BelTA)

12-06-2017

Golden Spur. 1812 reenactment festival | In Pictures | Belarus News  Belarus News (BelTA)

Taking part in the Golden Spur. 1812 festival in Volozhin District, were more than 50 reenactors. The historical battle was recreated using cavalry, infantry and ...

To Pray with the Tables and with the Chairs - The materiality of Jewish prayer in Chabad Hasidic sources - Chabad.org

08-06-2017

To Pray with the Tables and with the Chairs - The materiality of Jewish prayer in Chabad Hasidic sources  Chabad.org

Far from being a disturbance to the pursuit of pure spirituality, it is the material world that serves as the setting and telos of Hasidic prayer, whose ultimate ...

My Big Mistake - Parshah Musings - Parshah - Chabad.org

30-01-2018

My Big Mistake - Parshah Musings - Parshah  Chabad.org

One of the most embarrassing moments of my rabbinical career happened early in my first year on the job.

Top 10 Sayings by R. Shteinman That'll Make You Fall in Love with Him - The Jewish Press

27-02-2014

Top 10 Sayings by R. Shteinman That'll Make You Fall in Love with Him  The Jewish Press

by @azigra. A pamphlet released under the name Peninim V'hanhagos became available on line recently. The pamphlet is presented in the fashion of a certain ...

THE FAMILY Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century By David Laskin - Washington Post

25-10-2013

THE FAMILY Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century By David Laskin  Washington Post

At the very beginning of his moving account of the history of his family during the 20th century, David Laskin supplies a Family Tree of Shimon Dov Hakohen ...

A Special Friendship: The Rav and the Rebbe - Jewish Link of New Jersey

07-10-2016

A Special Friendship: The Rav and the Rebbe  Jewish Link of New Jersey

When writing about two of Torah's giants, it takes time, care, data, meticulous research and clarity. Rabbi Chaim Dalfin's recently published book Rav and ...

The History of the Heter Mechira - Arutz Sheva

23-06-2015

The History of the Heter Mechira  Arutz Sheva

The heter mechira came about in the first shmitta year, 5649 (1888), after thousands of years in exile. Some opposing poskim changed their positions when they ...

How the Vilna Gaon Became More Modern Than Moses Mendelssohn - Jewish Daily Forward

06-04-2013

How the Vilna Gaon Became More Modern Than Moses Mendelssohn  Jewish Daily Forward

It's easy to see the physical differences between Moses Mendelssohn and the Vilna Gaon. But according to a new book, the Gaon was just as modern as ...

Parshas PinchasAvoiding a Hateful Heart - The Jewish Voice

03-07-2018

Parshas PinchasAvoiding a Hateful Heart  The Jewish Voice

Love is an emotion. It is a feeling, often a very passionate one that we have toward another person, creature, or object. Our Torah speaks of the love we are to ...