News

Projectile breaks apart in mid-air, army says, and does not cause injury or damage [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Nordic Resistance Movement activists walks on to the court and shouts ‘Hell Seger!' a Swedish translation of ‘Sieg Heil' [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Clashes erupted between Israeli police and Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras el Amud, outside Jerusalem's Old City, on July 21, 2017. Israeli police left the newly put metal detectors in place by the entrances to Jerusalem's Temple Mount, despite Muslim leaders' calls for mass protests against the [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source JTA

Learning & Culture

The Israeli government set off a firestorm this week when it announced, in response to a Supreme Court petition, that it was opposed to allowing same-sex couples to adopt children. The announcement drew widespread scorn, not least for the reasoning that adoption by same-sex couples would place an “additional burden” on [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Tablet Magazine
Donald Trump, Jr. appears to be the latest figure in President Donald Trump's inner circle to be caught in the giant web of the Great Kremlin Conspiracy. Trump the younger said he was promised dirt on Hillary Clinton, but that all he got in his June 2016 meeting with a [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Tablet Magazine
How is a Baby Made? More specifically, what determines the future characteristics of the child? One answer emerges from the story of Yaakov's breeding of the sheep, an answer that seems to be endorsed by the Talmud: a child's character is shaped by what the mother and father [...]
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
Source A Message from the Rosh HaYeshiva
In many ways, Yitzchak's life parallels that of Avraham. He travels to a foreign land to avoid a famine where he then claims that his wife is his sister to prevent her abduction and is subsequently blessed with great wealth. He renews the covenant that Avraham made with [...]
Sat, Dec 03, 2016
Source A Message from the Rosh HaYeshiva
European Judaism looks healthy, and secure. And yet, the majority of European Jews, seconded by many Jewish and non-Jewish experts, insist that catastrophe may lie ahead. Read in full on Mosaic. [...]
Tue, Aug 06, 2013
Source Jewish Ideas Daily – Daily Features

Community

Event Purim in Cardiff took on a rather exotic flavour as the shul hall was bedecked in tropical foliage and Rabbi Rose dressed up as a quintessential English explorer to lead his flock of animal-suited members in celebrating a jungle-themed Purim. A special menu was devised to fit the theme for [...]
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
Since its inception two years ago, the Centre for Community Excellence (formerly Centre for Rabbinic Excellence) has evolved into an invaluable hub for sharing best practice, sourcing creative ideas for programming and events and accessing funding that can transform innovative concepts into impressive and unprecedented realities. Across the UK, communities [...]
Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
Powder compact owned by Jacob StopnickiThe Wieder family was very anxious upon their return visit to Yad Vashem. Last year, Tina and Marcel toured Yad Vashem with their two sons, Erik and Sean, in honor of Sean's bar mitzvah. However, due to a recent extraordinary discovery by staff in Yad [...]
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Source Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem
First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem "I grew up believing that we had no family, that everyone was murdered in Poland…Thanks to Yad Vashem, we discovered that we are not alone" Henia Moskowitz BorensteinSisters Henia Borenstein Moskowitz and Rywka Borenstein Patchnik on their way to meet first cousins Fania Band [...]
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Source Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem

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