The greatest empires have been wiped off the map of history. How have the Jews survived? Mark Twain ponders this question in his essay Concerning the Jews. Rabbi Yosef Y. Jacobson answers by finding the one common denominator that has existed for over 3300 years of Jewish history.
Daily Archives: February 15, 2016
The CTeen mitzvah booth made its debut at the BBYO International convention this past weekend. Two thousands teens took part in the mitzvah of Tefillin, Neshek, Mezuzah, Tzedakah, and Kashrus throughout the convention.
Lubavitcher Yossi Berkowitz dances with Breslov Chasidim operating a ‘Simcha Mobile’ at mile 7.5 of the Miami Half-Marathon. Yossi says the dance moves were taught to him by his cousin, Rabbi Yitzi Horowitz, who is battling ALS and for whose sake he was running.
Life in Stapleton, Colo., is taking off—and so is the Jewish community in this fledgling town in suburban Denver.
New York may allow the parents of young children to defer a piece of their state income taxes to help cover the cost of child care.
Pictures from the L’chaim of Levi (ben R’ Rachamim) Ladaev (Crown Heights) and Debby Nacca (Buenos Aires, Argentina), which took place in Crown Heights.
Six people were killed when an Egged bus, line 402, traveling from Jerusalem to Bnei Brak crashed into a truck parked on the side of Highway 1 on Sunday evening.
A grab bag of weather conditions — including snow and sleet — will descend on communities from the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast, but with many people off for Presidents’ Day it may be just another day to hunker down.