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With their research into a trash dump that is over 800-years-old, English Archaeologists have discovered evidence that Jews in the medieval era strictly adhered to kosher laws. Biomolecular archaeologist Julie Dunne of the University of Bristol was blown away by the discovery of a massive amount of chicken and goose […]
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Dolly Rabinovich survived Auschwitz and the Death March, but lost both of her parents and several siblings in the Holocaust. After the war, she moved to the States, got married and raised a Torah observant family. Her advice to our generation is simple. “Love your mother and your father, your […]
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The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once called Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel “a great prophet.” In the photo, Heschel presented King with the Judaism and World Peace Award. How did the leader of the civil rights movement come to form such a deep bond with an Orthodox Jewish rabbi? […]
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Shabbat-Observant Youth Soccer Club Forms in Honor of Miami Teen’s Death Sholem Benchimol was a talented soccer player with aspirations of one day becoming a professional, but he usually couldn’t play due to Shabbat. Sholem’s career was cut short in April when the 17-year-old, known for wearing his kippah on […]
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The news this week that Israel has signed a peace treaty with the United Arab Emirates, the first with an Arab country in 20 years, came as a relief to all who dream of peace in the region. Not only is it one that does not require giving up any […]
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Respect My Faith so I Can Compete at the Olympics – Bracha Deutsch Pleads for Shot at Tokyo Shabbat is a day of rest: no technology, no distractions and absolutely no running. “I’m 100 percent committed to it. It’s amazing, we totally disconnect for family time – super powerful, restorative, […]
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Meet Gabi Grossbard, An Orthodox Jew Running For Congress Gabi Grossbard, a former car salesman, IDF veteran and Orthodox Jew, is running for Congress in the 9th District in the Aug. 4 Republican primary for the chance to face Rep. Andy Levin this fall. The 9th District includes Huntington Woods, […]
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There are just a few hundred thousand survivors of the Holocaust believed to be left in the world. No one knows how many among them are observant Jews, but it is surely a minority. The Coronavirus Pandemic is reigniting their traumas, making them sick, and even tragically killing some of […]
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Dear Jew in the City- Can we ever sin in order to do good? On one hand, I know you can’t do an aveirah to do a mitzvah, but on the other, I heard that Queen Esther committed a sin for the good of the Jewish people. Which one is […]
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Zaidy didn’t talk much of the war but we knew that what he went through was horrid. As a child, he would look at me and cry. He cried easily. When he prayed for the sick, when he said the blessing of Shecheyianu, and when he would bless us on […]
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