We all know how important print media is in the Jewish world. Let’s be honest. While print magazines are “dying” right and left in the tech-savvy world that we live in – Jews – and in particular – Shomer Shabbat ones, enjoy being the (printed) People of the Book. For years, we are a nation... Read more »
Chris Brogan is an American author, journalist, marketing consultant, and speaker about social media marketing. He recently wrote about his encounter on the evening before the annual Consumer Electronic Show (CES). He tells of a woman by the name of Peggy, who said to him that he could not attend the famous CES conference wearing... Read more »
When I was studying in yeshivah in the suburbs of Baltimore, each Friday afternoon we would leave the campus to take care of errands. The only way to travel was relying on the kindness of people who had cars to give us a lift. We stood at the gate of the yeshivah and drivers would stop and ask where we needed to go.
Abraham is now regarded as one of the most influential people in all of history. The world's three largest monotheistic religions – in fact possibly monotheism itself – found their beginnings with him. Over 3 billion people in the modern world cite
This week marks the ninth year since the passing of Rav Ovadia Yosef zt”l, renowned Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Halachic authority, and spiritual guide of the Shas party. Over seven decades, he galvanized Sephardic Jewry to embrace their rich Jewish heritage. Rav Ovadia zt”l continues to impact the Jewish world – and by extension,... Read more »
Did you know? Detroit millionaire Bill Pulte gives away cash. He calls it “Twitter Philanthropy” and claims to have doled out $800k+ via Cash App to his 3m followers. Caitlin Dewey says Pulte is part of a larger shift in the
Korach is the paradigm of a machlokes not for the sake of Heaven. At first glance it is shocking to think that a Jewish leader of Korach’s stature would be the archetype of leadership gone awry. Unfortunately, it is a recurring theme in Sefer
The issue of abortion is a charged topic, both hotly and widely debated across the globe. It is an issue that touches on the core values of religion and civil society. On the one hand is the issue of the sanctity of life and the concern for the right to life of the yet unborn.
Why should we observe any holiday — let alone Memorial Day — a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed …? Historic dates, like stepping stones, create a footpath through our heritage. Experienced by one generation and recalled by those to come,... Read more »
Rabbi Avraham Edelstein describes the Jewish nation’s extraordinary connection to the Land of Israel in his commentary on Parshas Masay: “After man lost the Garden of Eden, the Land of Israel became the greatest spiritual place on earth, the link between Heaven and Earth and hence the epicenter of the world. This intrinsic holiness of... Read more »