Scandal at Yad Vashem

Israel's main Holocaust memorial museum Yad Vashem was publicly castigated recently for removing a large and famous photograph showing Adolf Hitler meeting with his ally in Jew-hatred, the anti-Semitic...

Lebanon faces dim future as Hezbollah holds the country hostage

(January 4, 2022 / JNS) As Lebanon’s citizens deal with a collapsing economy and a paralyzed government, murmurings of dissatisfaction with Hezbollah, Iran’s terror proxy in Beirut, have begun...


By Baila Sebrow Question I am writing on behalf of my younger siblings. We are five brothers and sisters, ranging in age from 14–22. I don’t like to label people or...

The Third Verse

By Larry Gordon On January 29, 1988 a farbrengen was held in 770 Eastern Parkway, presided upon by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, z’ya, in commemoration of the 10th of Shvat, marking...

Here And There

By Larry Gordon The interactions of the U.S. and Israeli governments have always been reminiscent of a real political tug-of-war. There was the Jimmy Carter presidency that was usually at odds...

The man who helps Jewish New York City marathoners run through their morning prayers

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — On Sunday, for the 36th time, Peter Berkowsky will wake up at 3:00 a.m., drive in the dark from his home in...

Musings Of A Shliach From Montana

By R' Chaim Bruk The people of Am Yisrael are incredible. This past Shabbos, thousands of my colleagues from around the globe gathered in New York for the annual conference of...

Reading List

By Larry Gordon Some people I know breeze through books at breakneck speed and then pass judgment about how they felt about the story, the author, the writing style, and...

Tennessee Shooting Live Updates: 1 Dead and a Dozen Injured at Grocery Store

(Via A gunman opened fire inside a grocery store in Collierville, Tenn., on Thursday, killing one person and injuring at least 12 others as panicked employees and customers ran...

ADHD Pills On Yom Kippur

By Yair Hoffman Question: “Rabbi, I have ADHD, and there is absolutely no way that I can stay in shul on Yom Kippur without medication. Can I take my ADHD...
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