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Sep 18, 2018, 10:33 PM
Neilah Sermon – hunger in the world
A more readable and up-to-date translation of Isaiah 59:6-9 reads as follows: “No, this is the fast I desire: To unlock fetters of wickedness, and untie the cords of the yoke to let the oppressed go free; To break off...
Sep 18, 2018, 10:33 PM
Water From The Rock: Israel Is The Aqua Nation
Having retired from being a synagogue rabbi a few years back, there are times, like right now as Jews around the world head into Yom Kippur, when I truly miss it. Yom Kippur is a unique and amazing opportunity, both...
Sep 18, 2018, 10:32 PM
An Open Letter To G-d
Dear G-d, Heavenly Father, Sometimes, I wonder how You feel about your children. On the one hand, your blessings are abundant. Each day, You wake us up to the beauty of Your majestic world, and we are wowed. We see You, and...
Sep 18, 2018, 10:31 PM
Chabad Making a Difference
As a family we have become great followers of the Chabad movement. This is not unnatural for us. My mother was born in Williamsburg Brooklyn, a center of Chassidic Jewery, and soon thereafter her family moved to a dairy...
Sep 18, 2018, 6:05 PM
Revolutionary Conversion Ruling?
“Revolutionary ruling on conversion,” read the top headline of a leading Israeli newspaper last week. The article described a decision by the Jerusalem district court that ordered the Ministry of the Interior to register as Jewish a woman...
Sep 18, 2018, 6:03 PM
For Yom Kippur: Go Set a Watchman
For the sin we have committed against You by running away from the chance to do good in order to make our lives easier. “I can’t live in a place that I don’t agree with and that doesn’t agree with...
Sep 18, 2018, 6:02 PM
Drip Irrigation, Blockchain Technology and Peace in the Middle East
The use of Blockchain technology for business and government has been incrementally growing over the past few years, and no doubt will continue to grow in the years to come. In terms of governmental use, the consulting firm Booze...
Sep 18, 2018, 6:00 PM
Start-Up Israel Continues to Set an Example of Low-Funding Success
Israel has turned into one of the world’s hottest startup hubs, and a lot of government promotion has helped many of these startups persist. The industry is doing well, and when Mobileye was purchased by Intel for $15.3 billion...
Sep 18, 2018, 5:59 PM
Words Do Matter: ‘Entitlement’
An attitude of entitlement pervades our culture today. Where did it originate? From today's emphasis on immediate gratification? Expanding social programs? Human envy? All likely suspects. But what about the role played by today's family environment? While recently visiting a...
Sep 18, 2018, 5:57 PM
A case of campus discrimination
Universities, colleges and our overall work environments should be free of political bias. As a society, we should strive for an inclusive community where people of different beliefs and backgrounds can have equal opportunities, regardless of their potential political...