Happy Not New Year from Israel

By Teddy Weinberger

In Israel, where state holidays are geared toward the Jewish calendar, there is less reason to be worried about the larger culture overpowering Jewish culture.Read More

Shoulder to Shoulder

By Todd Feinburg and Joshua Resnek

Perhaps the Islamic State will shift public opinion against the Western powers, and people will say, “It serves the Western imperialists right trying to exterminate us God-fearing Islamics.”Read More

A Rescued Torah Finds New Home at Temple B’nai Abraham

By Alan Pierce

Known as the Czech Torah scrolls, the Torah, along with thousands of other sacred objects, was rescued after WWII.Read More

Mosaic Messages Make a Border Barrier a Peace Wall

By Carol Denbo

Although surrounded by enemies, I am reminded of how Israelis can take a bleak situation and turn it into a positive.Read More

New Light Shed on Dark Polish Past

By Penny Schwartz

For some 60 years, post war and through decades of Communist rule, the events in Jedwabne remained largely under the radar of silence and denial.Read More

Israeli Chefs Help Fuel Wave of Culinary Interest

By Matt Robinson

A growing group of restaurants in Boston with ties to Israel have been feeding the progress strong business ties.Read More

Hate Buries Hope Part III

“The victims’ families need to know that we all care.”

– Barry Shrage, President, Combined Jewish Philanthropies Read More

Hate Buries Hope Part II

“In the midst of this terror, which is literally killing Jews in the streets just for being Jews, there’s incredible resiliency.”

– Jeremy Burton, Executive Director, JCRC Read More

Hate Buries Hope Part I

The Journal recently spoke with Jonathan Greenblatt (ADL), Jeremy Burton (JCRC), and Barry Shrage (CJP), about dealing with the growing violence in Israel.Read More

What the World Can Learn from Israel

By Herbert Belkin

The Muslim countries – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain – have accepted no Syrian refugees. None.Read More

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