Chanukah 5776

Chanukah 5776

by Aryeh A. Frimer

In the "Al ha-nissim" paragraph added to prayers on more ...
The Making of an American Rabbi

The Making of an American Rabbi

by Eli Libenson

In l967, when he began studying at the NYC Jewish Theological more ...
Treasure on Italy’s Amalfi Coast

Treasure on Italy’s Amalfi Coast

by Herb Hahn

Ravello is a UNESCO World Heritage site. At its centre more ...
How We are Judged on Rosh Hashanah

How We are Judged on Rosh Hashanah

by Aryeh A. Frimer

The Gemara presents seemingly opposing interpretations more ...
Quagmire That Was the Fertile Crescent

Quagmire That Was the Fertile Crescent

by Emil Murad

Life prior to 1941 had been wonderful for the Jews more ...
From Ellis Island to Tel Aviv

From Ellis Island to Tel Aviv

by Diana Lerner

Diana Lerner recalls her childhood journey from Hungary more ...
Dangers of toiveling Utensils in the Med

Dangers of toiveling Utensils in the Med

by Michael Jaron

An amusing tale of the adventure of attempting to toivel more ...
Haggadot Then and Now - A Book Review

Haggadot Then and Now - A Book Review

by Lydia Aisenberg

Over one hundred Haggadot written and illustrated by more ...
Two Themes of Chanukah

Two Themes of Chanukah

by Aryeh A. Frimer

The two themes central to the festival are the military more ...
Yom Kippur 5775: Message of unity

Yom Kippur 5775: Message of unity

by Aryeh A. Frimer

What is the significance of the shofar blast and the more ...
Experience the High Holidays ALL year round

Experience the High Holidays ALL year round

by Eli Libenson

Eli Libenson found a treasure trove of High Holiday more ...
This is the bread of our affliction?

This is the bread of our affliction?

by Aryeh A. Frimer

Does suffering lead to spiritual growth?  Why were more ...
Well-thumbed and stained it may be, but my machzor is such an important part of my life

Well-thumbed and stained it may be, but my machzor is such an important part of my life

by Richard Shavei Tzion

When he was thirteen Richard Shavei Tzion proudly used more ...
My hat- How I got religion

My hat- How I got religion

by Deborah Fineblum

When asked, “Where does God exist?” the Kotzker more ...
 

CONTRIBUTORS

Ilan Shachar
Gita Conn
Carol Novis
Suzanne Libenson
R.M. Kiel
Eli Libenson
William Kolbrener
Aryeh A. Frimer
Herb Hahn
Shlomo (Salomon) Liberman
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