News

Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Steven Mnuchin marries Scottish actress and producer Louise Linton, his third wife [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Leftist firebrand has been accused in the death of Jewish prosecutor Alberto Nissman, who alleged she tried to cover up Iran's role in the AMIA bombing [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Alon Day sitting next to his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series' 4th Annual Mid-Ohio Challenge in Lexington, Aug. 12, 2016. (Jonathan Moore/Getty Images) (JTA) — Israeli race car driver Alon Day's rise to the highest ranks of NASCAR has been an unexpected one for a variety of reasons. Here's [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source JTA

Learning & Culture

The firing of Wall Street Journal correspondent Jay Solomon is the rare media story with potential real-world consequences. As the Associated Press reported this week, one of Solomon's sources, an Iranian-American businessman (and sometimes-CIA gun-runner) named Farhad Azima, had offered the journalist a 10 percent stake in an inevitably-failed defense [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source Tablet Magazine
The firing of Wall Street Journal correspondent Jay Solomon is the rare media story with potential real-world consequences. As the Associated Press reported this week, one of Solomon's sources, an Iranian-American businessman (and sometimes-CIA gun-runner) named Farhad Azima, had offered the journalist a 10 percent stake in an inevitably-failed defense [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 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

This week, the Chief Rabbi had the great pleasure in partaking in two Iftar events, with the topic of interfaith dialogue high on the agenda. On Tuesday evening, the Chief Rabbi was delighted to join the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Vincent Cardinal Nichols, for the Naz [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
In a rare and invaluable opportunity for Rebbetzens based across the UK, 40 ladies travelled to Rome from as far afield as Cardiff, Newcastle and Liverpool to participate in a 2-day leadership development trip that aimed to supercharge British communities from the top down. The trip, held over Sunday and Monday, [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 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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