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His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.
Chasidic Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein’s new film tells the fascinating story of a Chassidic family in Tel Aviv – almost as fascinating as Rama Burshtein’s own story.
Choosing more than one valedictorian distorts the value of equality.
Spending three days with non-religious Israelis, I discovered surprising things about them, and myself.
Monty Hall’s best deal changed his life.
As a child of Holocaust survivor, it's hard for me to imagine that a product of my womb will openly declare his Jewishness to any and all who see him.
Should I let my teenaged son hang out with his friends or should I insist on a plan?
We all want to live in a world where goodness triumphs over evil.
Should you wait for a sleeping patient to wake up?
Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?
One day, we're all going on a long journey. We need to take along enough nourishment to last for eternity.
I knew I possessed super powers. I just had to sort through the baggage of a few generations to find them.
Thoughts on lighting the 20th yartzeit candle.
Even though my parents divorced, my father always played a crucial role in my life.
Sometimes our advice is not only wrong, it’s hurtful.
How do I assess when things are stuck, versus moving slowly forward?
For starters: there’s no such thing as bashert.
Three practical steps to help you find your soul mate.
What can happen when we see everything as being fully within our grasp and under our control.
The Bible's major role in the creation of the United States and its democracy.
Seven remarkable milestones that defy historical patterns and fulfill ancient prophecies.
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
The meaning behind the tears.
The Jewish national period of mourning.
A 22-page thought-provoking compendium of insights and inspiration
to enhance the day.
A fascinating overview capturing the meaning of the holiday.
Has anyone who’s against the NSA’s policy of phone and email tapping come up with a better way to find terrorists?
Is there value in still knowing Yiddish today?
Meet the Mensch of Steel.
A short video for Father's Day.
How to tap into your potential.
A peaceful way to stop Iran.
May 14, 2011
February 17, 2012 9:02 PM
volunteers of the Six Day War 1967
My father has a letter of Appreciation for services rendered during the Six Day War from an agency representative named Mordehai Bar-On ...Head of the YOUTH AND HECHLALUTZ DEPARTMENT of the JEWISH AGENCY.
They sent him tnhis letter with a beautiful certificate representing a TREE was PLANTED in his NAME in the "VOLUNTEER FOREST" IN THE jERUSALEM HILLS. My Father is ill and nhas never spoken of this period of his life . I found the letter and Certificate in an old trunk of his, and I would like to sit with him and discuss this wonderful life he had.
May 23, 2011 9:26 PM
This showed so much that happened when I was young and didn't understand what was happening. This makes me so proud of our noble, courageous people.
May 18, 2011 5:30 AM
The Battle for Eretz Israel is not yet over!
I fear we must do it all again. Next time may we from Ephraim fully support Jahudah, as blood brothers should. See Yeshayahu(Isaiah) chapter 11 verse13.
Am Israel Chai!!!
May 17, 2011 7:41 PM
Heroes and Heroines Everyone of them!
Awesome! We owe so much to these heroes! What a great blessing to be used by Hashem to fulfill His promises made thousands of years ago in the Bible. The magnificent rebirth of Israel!
May 17, 2011 5:08 PM
A Gentile who loves Israel and the Jewish people.
Such a moving video, one that brought tears to my eyes. It is a tribute to and representative of the sacrifices made by so many to accomplish Aliyah and rebuild the magnificant State of Israel. Personally, my passion for Israel has been expressed in a novel, entitled "O Israel."
May the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob continue to bless and keep the land of Israel, promised to the Jews as a title deed by the Lord himself. Her people are returning, and they will remain in the land forever. Shalom to Israel and to the people of the covenant.
May 17, 2011 4:11 PM
Met one of the volunteers
I was honoured last week at the Israeli Embassy celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut in Pretoria, South Africa to meet one of the volunteers from South Africa who went over in early 1948. What a humbling experience to hear that man speak! What a lesson in selfless, courageous dedication to a cause like no other in modern times.
May 15, 2011 9:49 PM
Incredible stories of Jewish people from other countries coming to help their brothers and sisters, showing they really care and want to help the newly-created Jewish state. Mi KeAmcha Yisrael!
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For 2,000 years Jews have rejected the Christian idea of Jesus as messiah. Why?
The tragic yet inspiring story of the 35 heroes of Gush Etzion.
Eyewitness accounts of the November 1947 UN vote to partition Mandate Palestine into two states.
The remarkable men who blew the shofar at the end of Yom Kippur at the Western Wall before the founding of the State of Israel.