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Feb 8, 2019, 4:09 PM
When Shalva chose Shabbat over Eurovision
Israel has failed its religious Jews by not doing more to ensure their ability to participate in cultural and sports events
Chana Oshira Block
Feb 5, 2019, 11:07 AM
Navigating Jerusalem buses in a wheelchair
Broken wheel restraints make Egged a far more wild ride than it should be
Feb 4, 2019, 10:38 AM
Life Lessons from Chaeli on top of Kilimanjaro
“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” ― Barry Finlay, Kilimanjaro and Beyond Kilimanjaro! Africa’s highest peak (19341ft/5895m), situated in Tanzania, conjures up visions of explorers trudging up the steep slopes and ultimately being rewarded on the...
Bryan E. Leib
Feb 4, 2019, 7:57 AM
Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month
This February is the 11th Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). This month presents an opportunity for the Jewish community to support those in our communities who face obstacles in their day-to-day lives. The simple things that many...
Feb 2, 2019, 11:50 PM
I really liked the speech in synagogue today by the visiting Rabbi Hayyim Kassorla and wanted to share and adapt from it. It was about how you choose a leader. Of course, one of the most important things that we...
Jan 31, 2019, 12:00 PM
Will The Shalva Band Represent Israel in Eurovision 2019?
The search is on for the artist to represent Israel in Eurovision 2019….and this year, it just may be a group of talented musicians with disabilities. UPDATE 1/30/19: Arutz Sheva reports that the band may back out of the competition due...
Jan 31, 2019, 7:44 AM
Late-Term Abortion, Where are the Jews?
I suppose some will say I am a religious nut. I am not. I just ask questions that are uncomfortable. Isaiah 49:6 I will make you as a light for the nations, That my salvation may reach to the end of the...
Marc M. Saidel
Jan 29, 2019, 10:34 AM
Multiple Myeloma and a rubber band
2006 … Purim Eve … 8:05AM. The doctor calls … he says they found “lesions” on my shoulder. It was then I was told I had Multiple Myeloma. I had never heard of it but it didn’t sound good....
Jan 13, 2019, 8:00 PM
Rabbis’ Looks – Part II: Rabbi Yehoshua
One day centuries ago, the Roman emperor’s daughter paid a visit to the famous Rabbi Yehoshua ben Chananiah. On the surface, it is a strange tale as recorded in the Talmud (Ta’anit 7a) — but not really that strange. Historians tell us...
Carol Silver Elliott
Dec 26, 2018, 11:33 PM
One of our team members introduced us to the Kindness Rocks Project recently. It’s an initiative that is growing and we’re excited to be a part of it. The principle of the project is simple really, it’s taking a rock...