The Rooster, Redemption, And The Sea

By Toby Klein Greenwald This column was originally written in July 2004, one year before the destruction of Gush Katif. Today my daughter’s family lives in Shomria, where the community...

Eli Levin Launches Album Titled ‘Hear My Prayer’

By Tammy Mark Singer Eli Levin made a splash last week with the release of his debut album. The 36-year-old singer celebrated his birthday and his new album, Hear My...

Camp Mesorah Has a Summer to Remember

  By Yehoshua Segal Starting in mid-March 2020, the coronavirus spread throughout the world and there was no certainty as to what the future would hold. No one knew how long...

‘Operation Home’ Brings 230 From Mexico to Israel

  A first-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carrying 230 olim, Masa Israel Journey volunteers, and Israelis returning home landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday. Dubbed “Operation Home,” the flight...

Jewish Day School Teacher Turns Chai Into $50,000 on Jeopardy!

(JTA) — Astute viewers could find plenty of signs during the recent “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament that one leading contestant had some Jewish bona fides. There was the fact that Meggie...

Yeshiva University Names 8 Undergraduate Valedictorians for 2020

  On June 14, 2020, over 1,800 students from Yeshiva University’s undergraduate and graduate schools will receive their degrees at YU’s 89th annual commencement exercises, this year to be held...

Hannover Shlucha, Now a Widow, Decides to Remain at Post

  The decision by Shlucha Shterna Wolff to remain living in Hannover even after the passing of her husband Rabbi Benny Wolff, OBM, is being viewed as an example of the Chabad way...

Jewish Astronaut Tweets From Space Station on Coronavirus Crisis

Jewish NASA astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted a hopeful message to everyone on Earth coping with the coronavirus pandemic as she looked down on Israel from the International Space Station...

Holocaust Survivor Delivers Opening Prayer in US House – A 90-year-old rabbi who survived the Holocaust delivered the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. “As a young boy of 13 years, I was...

Kate Middleton Took Portraits of Holocaust Survivors and Grandchildren

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Kate Middleton, the duchess of Kensington, has released photo portraits she took of two Holocaust survivors with their grandchildren. The photos released on Monday, marked as International Holocaust Remembrance...
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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