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Jewish Stories
“Just as your union began with feasting, let your parting of ways be similarly celebrated.”
Jewish Holidays
The night their father left town, his sons reminisced about their shared childhood, and the messages stressed in their home...
Jewish News
In novels, plays and nonfiction, Wouk displayed the burning flame of Jewish life, belief and practice

In our times, it is crucial that every Jew who knows anything must be a teacher to others.

If you know alef-bet, teach alef-bet.

If you know only alef, find someone to teach alef.

But all must teach.

12 Tammuz 5736.

Jewish News
Additional Ruderman grant enables progress to continue for next two years
Our entire existence is on loan from G-d. The question is, can we make the divine loan into a divine investment?
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
The Yovel (Jubilee) year took place every 50 years. The fields were left fallow, slaves were freed, and land was returned.
The Jewish Woman
I know it gives them strength. I certainly know it gives me strength. But what exactly is the strength that we tap into by saying, “G‑d willing, you can; I can?”
Jewish Holidays
Why do we play with a bow and arrow on the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer?
Jewish News
Ceremony also a tribute to first responders; community members inscribe final letters
The Jewish Woman
Our sages tell us that peace is the greatest blessing, and that it’s what G‑d wants most for and from us.
You will see My back; but My face will not be seen.
– Exodus 33:23
Journey From Mount Sinai (1312 BCE)
On the 20th of Iyar 2449 (1312 BCE)--nearly a year after the Giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai--the... Read More »
Troyes Jews Burned at Stake (1288)
On the 20th of Iyar in 1288, thirteen Jews in Troyes, France, were burned at the stake by the... Read More »
Venice Jews Forbidden to Practice Law (1637)
The Jews of Venice, Italy, were forbidden to practice law or to act as advocates in the Courts of... Read More »
Mt. Scopus Hospital (1939)
The Hadassah University Hospital and Medical Center was opened on Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem. The... Read More »
Pregnant Women Sentenced to Death (1942)
In the ghetto of Kovno, the Nazis decreed the execution of all pregnant Jewish... Read More »
In preparation for the festival of Shavuot, we study one of the six chapters of the Talmud's Ethics... Read More »
Tomorrow is the thirty-sixth day of the Omer Count. Since, on the Jewish calendar, the day begins at... Read More »
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