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Alzheimer's Rosh Hashanah Lesson

Alzheimer's Rosh Hashanah Lesson

by Shmuel Zev Hakohen

The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.

Stamped for Life

Stamped for Life

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Defying the Samurai code of honor, Chiune Sugihara risked everything to save Jewish lives.

Zev Wolfson: One of a Kind

Zev Wolfson: One of a Kind

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One of the greatest Jewish philanthropists made sure to stay under the radar. What was behind his relentless drive?

Struggle for the Scrolls

Struggle for the Scrolls

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Iraq is hiding 365 Torah scrolls. Can they be rescued from further damage before it’s too late?

Zev Wolfson: A Modest Visionary

Zev Wolfson: A Modest Visionary

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Without fanfare, Mr. Wolfson took responsibility for the physical and spiritual survival of the Jewish People.

My Victory over the Nazis

My Victory over the Nazis

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Destroying my father’s Talmud, they understood the secret of Jewish survival.

The Olympics & Completing the Talmud

The Olympics & Completing the Talmud

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The stark contrast of the two events sheds light on what it means to be a Jew.

The Talmud & Me

The Talmud & Me

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I recently became a link in the chain of transmission that stretches back thousands of years.

Are Holocaust Survivors Heroes?

Are Holocaust Survivors Heroes?

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Casting Holocaust survivors as nervy, pushy villains is a moral perversion.

Unbroken Spirit

Unbroken Spirit

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Yosef Mendelevich’s heroic story of faith, courage and survival.

A Portrait of Greatness

A Portrait of Greatness

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Who was Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv?

Olympic Silence

Olympic Silence

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Forty years after 11 athletes were murdered in Munich, Israel still mourns alone.

The Homeless Jew

The Homeless Jew

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For a child of divorce, feeling tears on Tisha B’Av is easy. It’s finding hope that’s the real challenge.

Formula for Jewish Survival

Formula for Jewish Survival

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Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai’s strange request reveals the essence of the Jewish people.

Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv: Man of Truth & Tranquility

Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv: Man of Truth & Tranquility

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A glimpse of his greatness.

What Happened to the Jews of Arabia?

What Happened to the Jews of Arabia?

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A story that should make every Jew shudder.

Healing a Wounded Covenant

Healing a Wounded Covenant

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Children of Holocaust survivors reclaim their heritage.

A Modern Day Medical Miracle?

A Modern Day Medical Miracle?

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Rabbi Rafoel Shmuelevitz, the rosh yeshiva of Mir who suffers from ALS, remarkably improves, signaling a medical breakthrough.

Message from Toulouse

Message from Toulouse

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Eva Sandler transcends victimhood to become a modern-day heroine.

Alice Walker & Israel

Alice Walker & Israel

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The Pulitzer Prize winner’s fanatical worldview has morphed into Jew-hatred.

Seven Principles of Jewish Leadership

Seven Principles of Jewish Leadership

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We are free. We are responsible. And together we can change the world.

When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

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Will Recant, son of Holocaust survivors, is one of the world’s top experts in emergency relief and disaster assistance programs.

Queen Elizabeth & Israel

Queen Elizabeth & Israel

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In 60 years, why has she never visited Israel?

Trapped in Bolivian Prison

Trapped in Bolivian Prison

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Jacob Ostreicher suffers the fallout of a broken justice system. You can help.

Reaching Israelis in America

Reaching Israelis in America

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Adam Milstein is using Hebrew to stem the tide of assimilation amongst Israelis living in America.

Lost & Found in LA

Lost & Found in LA

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Embodying Jewish values is the best PR for Torah and the Jewish people.

No Matter What, I Love You

No Matter What, I Love You

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Parents – and God – love their children unconditionally, no matter what they do.

Torah at Sea

Torah at Sea

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How Judaism informed my work as a deployed Navy Chaplain.

An Internet Story

An Internet Story

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I trusted my children. Then this happened.

Jewish Mothers in the Holocaust

Jewish Mothers in the Holocaust

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There are no words to describe their valor, only prayers.

My Key to Success

My Key to Success

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A profile of philanthropist Chuck Boxenbaum.

The Illegal Mezuzah

The Illegal Mezuzah

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Should a condo association have the right to block placement of religious symbols in the public spaces?

Inside the Nuremberg Mind

Inside the Nuremberg Mind

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As a young German Jewish soldier, Howard Triest witnessed unusual intimate encounters with evil.

Her Name Was Klara Jasinski

Her Name Was Klara Jasinski

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My childhood view of a shattered, melodious life.

Perseverance Over Parkinson’s

Perseverance Over Parkinson’s

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Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel refused to be enslaved by his debilitating disease.

The 5 Most Important Things to Know About Passover

The 5 Most Important Things to Know About Passover

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Our greatest contributions to the world summarized in five words: memory, optimism, faith, family, and responsibility.

Passover Miracles Today

Passover Miracles Today

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The miraculous sweep of Jewish destiny, from ancient Egypt to nuclear Iran, set to the music of Yaakov Shwekey.

A Letter from Toulouse

A Letter from Toulouse

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Mrs. Sandler urges Jews around the world to do good in memory of the beloved victims.

Joining the Party

Joining the Party

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Be part of the largest celebration of Jewish learning and Jewish unity in American history.

Egypt, Iran & the Passover Miracle

Egypt, Iran & the Passover Miracle

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God may guarantee the survival of the Jewish people, but individually, the existential threat is alarmingly real.

The Tragedy In Toulouse

The Tragedy In Toulouse

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To be a Jew is to be a magnet for hatred, no matter how unjustified and irrational.

I Hear You

I Hear You

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It wasn’t we, the “frummies,” against those weird non-observant Jews. It was just all of us, together.

A Winning Season

A Winning Season

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Religious freedom isn’t always a giveaway.

Israel's Vital First Strike

Israel's Vital First Strike

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One surefire way to avert a nuclear holocaust.

Purim’s Wakeup Call

Purim’s Wakeup Call

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Purim is unfolding again right before our very eyes. How can we go about business as usual?

Purim and Iran

Purim and Iran

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Startling parallels between ancient Persia and Israel’s predicament today.

Hating Jews on Campus

Hating Jews on Campus

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Watch the powerful 30-minute documentary, Crossing the Line, that exposes the growing anti-Israel sentiment on campuses across North America.

Purim & Responding to the Itamar Massacre

Purim & Responding to the Itamar Massacre

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The illogic of anti-Semitism.

Lessons for Israel Apartheid Week

Lessons for Israel Apartheid Week

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My one-woman crusade to boycott human rights abusers.

Israel Peace Week 2012

Israel Peace Week 2012

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How to effectively counter Israeli Apartheid Week on campus.

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