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Sunday, April 23, 2017

About Respect

In the past month, we went from hectic, frenzied days to relaxed days of freedom. How fast time flies when we’re enjoying it! The Midrash...

From Reuben With Love

A couple of weeks ago, our kehillah was plunged into mourning when we learned of the sudden passing of Reuben Kahn, a longtime friend...

What’s That Lurking Behind Your Ear?

Four-year-old Dovi sauntered over to his mother, brandishing a T-pin he’d taken from her home-based sheitel salon. Without a word, his cheeky smirk conveyed...

Is There Any Future for Jews in the Labour Party?

The politics of the left in Britain have gone off the deep end over the past year, particularly for Jews. What is somewhat odd...

The Unique Case of Romania // An Interview with Robert David...

As in many European countries, the history of Jews in Romania dates back to murky points in the days of the Roman Empire. Ancient...

All That Glitters

When I got married in Eretz Yisrael in the 1960s, it was a different world from ours in so many ways, yet very much...

BizTank – Aura-Medical

Pitch: Clare: Good morning, everybody. It is great to be here. Foster Davis, our company representative, and I have built a company called “Aura Medical,”...

The Role of a Rabbi?

It is said that before Rav Chaim Volozhin sent a yungerman off to a position in rabbanus, he would call him into his office....

The Fictionary’s Revenge

Afamous humorist once speculated about why it is that people would spend a few months of hard work writing a book when they can...

4 Amazing Things With Victoria Dwek: Gluten Free Pie Crust

  Ratatouille Tart Try to choose vegetables that are equivalent in width. That means you’ll need a skinny-ish eggplant and squashes that are relatively thicker. You'll get...

Babka Bites

Dough: ¼ cup warm water ½ ounce (2 envelopes) dry yeast ¼ cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided 2½ cups all-purpose flour Dash salt 4 tablespoons margarine, at room temperature...

Early Years // A new book offers a glimpse into the...

Recently published by JEM (Jewish Educational Media), Early Years is a 550-page historical tome documenting the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s life before his arrival in America. Mapping...

Digging Up Her Own History

She grew up in Italy, unaware of what being Jewish actually meant, but from an early age her soul glowed with a deep, inexplicable...

At The Side Of The President

“We were sitting at a dinner with Putin in Russia when he told me that his parents had worked very hard when he was...