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A Jewish perspective on what's happening around the world -- and around your corner
From major news events to local news items—if it's fit to print, it's fit to discuss, and fit to teach us a lesson...
QUESTION: "What does Kabbala say about the current Terrorism and Iraq War? Does Kabbala indicate we are in the times just preceding Mashiach?" ANSWER: If you click to our "Kabbala and Society" section from the left menu on any page of our site and then cl...'s editors and contributors comment on events in the news.
Public Policy from a Jewish Perspective
Each class tackles another hot-button issue of public policy from the perspective of traditional Torah sources.
IDF Responds to Rocket Attacks on Southern Israel
Full coverage of the War in Gaza ("Operation Cast Lead"). Exclusive news reports, blogs and perspectives straight from the front, plus videos, insights and more.
Special section to remember the cruel murders of Gavriel (Gabi) and Rivky Holtzberg, beloved directors of Chabad of Mumbai. The story of the Holtzbergs' legacy of light.
As missiles continue to rain down on our brothers and sisters in Israel, the IDF is challenged with the impossible task of combatting those who threaten Israel’s existence, with as little collateral damage as possible. All over the world, Jewish people ar...
As night fell around the world and Lag BaOmer 5781 (2021) celebrations began, word spread of devastating tragedy unfolding in Meron, the epicenter of the Lag BaOmer festivities. Unbearable crowding caused hundreds to be crushed together in a tightly packe...
No matter where we live in this ever-shrinking world, almost everyone has been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to inspirational articles along with practical guidance, we are also offering a free quarantine Kaddish service for those who ca...
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