Rabbanit Miriam Levinger, a’h

  By Yehudit Katsover and Nadia Matar The Sovereignty Movement mourns the passing of Rabbanit Miriam Levinger, the beating heart of the settlement movement from its inception, a courageous and fearless...

Uncle Marvin And The Mitzvah Men

By Natania Kohler Charness To my mom who had to sit shivah twice within four months. Living in Montreal, Canada, it’s so hard to be away from my parents, especially if...

Ginsburg’s Death on Rosh Hashanah Significant for Some Jewish Americans

Just as many Jews in the United States were sitting down to a post-sunset Rosh Hashanah dinner on Friday, preparing to dip apples in honey to signal the sweetness...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

BY SARAH WILDMAN WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87. A fierce...

Shloshim Memorial Tuesday for Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

  The world-renowned rabbi and Talmud scholar, Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, passed away on August 7. An online memorial commemoration featuring reminiscences, film clips, and discussions of Jewish text marking...

OU Mourns Death Of Former Leader Rabbi Joseph Karasick

The Orthodox Union (OU) mourns the loss of Rabbi Joseph Karasick, the former president and chairman of the organization who died this week at age 98. Rabbi Karasick was...

Arnold Spielberg, Father Of Filmmakers Steven and Nancy, Died At 103

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Arnold Spielberg, whose experiences during World War II inspired his son Steven Spielberg to direct “Saving Private Ryan,” has died at the age of 103. Spielberg died...

Rabbi Sholom (Sidney) Hecht, ז”ל

By Debbie (Flusberg) Kaufman As we conclude the shloshim of Rabbi Sholom (Sidney) Hecht, z’l, it behooves us to reflect upon who he was, his roots, his spiritual connections, and...

Heroine Of Our People: Helen Freedman, a’h

By Joseph Frager, MD In every generation, there are support beams of civilization that maintain and fortify constancy, consistency, and, above all else, truth. Without these extraordinary human beings, society...

Death of a Torah Giant: Rav Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

  By Toby Klein Greenwald On Friday, the 17th of Av, Rav Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz passed away and was buried on Har HaZeitim — the Mount of Olives — while hundreds...
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