Although the term “Mah Nishtanah” is associated with Pesach, readers of this column will have every right to exclaim “Mah Nishtanah” beginning this Sunday night as they sit down to partake of the first of four Rosh Hashanah repasts. They will have gained five Yiddish terms germane to the first meals of the year. Even before the
Highlighting: “The Koren Selihot Minhag Lita” Rabbi Jacob J Schacter and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, zt”l. Koren Publishers Jerusalem. 2022. Bilingual. Hardcover. 1314 pages. ISBN-13: 978-9657766682.
(Courtesy of YU) In preparation for the New Year and Yom Kippur, Jews
Highlighting: “I Have an Amazing Story for You!” by Rabbi Nachman Seltzer. ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications. 2022. Hardcover. 364 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1422632352.
(Courtesy of Artscroll) In London. On Broadway. In an American army base in the Philippines during the Second World
Highlighting: “Rav Nosson Tzvi Speaks: Insights on Chumash From the Beloved Mir Rosh Hayeshivah.” ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications. Hardcover. 382 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1422631287.
(Courtesy of Artscroll) All who were privileged to attend the Erev Shabbos shmuessen of Rav Nosson
“My Special Uncle” by Ahava Ehrenpreis. Mosaica Press. 2022. English. Hardcover. 13 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1957579030.
Even in fairly recent times, children with Down syndrome and other developmental or cognitive disabilities were hidden from view. Today, individuals with
Excerpting: “Return and Renewal – Reflections on Teshuva and Spiritual Growth” by Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l from Maggid Books. English. Hardcover. 230 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1592645077.
(Courtesy of Koren Publishers) “Return and Renewal” assembles 12 of Rabbi
Twenty years ago a colleague of mine watched a video presentation in which a survivor of domestic violence described her journey toward healing and recovery. It began with the awareness that the way her partner treated her was considered abusive. “I didn’t realize that not speaking to me was abuse.” My friend’s face changed color
Hello, readers. My name is Hillel Fuld. I am originally from New York, and I have the great privilege of living in Israel.
For the past decade-and-a-half, I have been working in the Israeli technology ecosystem as a blogger, journalist, entrepreneur and marketing
Abba Kovner was an Israeli poet, writer and a partisan commander in the Vilna Ghetto, who performed a vital role in establishing the United Partisan Group (Fareynikte Partizaner Organizatsye, FPO), the Jewish underground in the ghetto, training its members and ultimately becoming its commander. On December 31, 1941, he unified a divided
A moving part of the Yamin Noraim service is the recitation of the piyyut “Arzei HaLevanon,” in which we describe the torture and death of the Asara Harugei Malchut, the 10 Martyrs, who were killed by the Romans. We tearfully relay how the great Tannah, Rabbi Akiva was murdered as his skin
This morning I reread the article I wrote for The Link’s Rosh Hashanah edition last year. In it I mentioned that I was afraid of the future. Interestingly at that time I did not know that my beloved Mordechai would be diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer two weeks later.
I still cannot fathom how it is
“Are there really Jewish motorcyclists? How can that be?”
I am often asked that question because the traditional image of a motorcyclist is one of an outlaw, a bad guy with tattoos who belongs to a gang and terrorizes others. Jews are supposed to