Op-Ed: The Hypocrisy of Ritual Slaughter Bans

Writing for The Forward, Lubavitcher attorney and activist Eli Federman accuses European countries that ban Kosher and Halal ritual slaughter of hypocrisy, and points to antisemitism and Islamophobia – not animal welfare – as their primary motivation.

Pesach Seder in an Arab Village

No one is ever really lost to Judaism. That’s the message of an astonishing Pesach seder that was held this year in the heart of an Arab village whose “planning” began 17 years ago.

Here’s My Story: A Channel for Blessings

Rabbi Zev Litenatsky is an accomplished educator who served as a principal of several schools in Los Angeles between 1960 and 2007. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Los Angeles in September of 2011.