Picture of the Day

Stories of Mesiras Nefesh in the Holocaust can be found in books and videos that are your fingertips. But this one story is engraved on the tombstone of a Marine who survived World War Two, and attributes his survival to putting on tefillin and not eating unkosher meat.

Video of the Day

The Maccabees of Crown Heights, the precursor to today’s Crown Heights Community Patrol, were a group of volunteers looking to help the community. This video, a mashup of old films about them from that time, are from circa 1964.