Jewish Journal

Remembering camp in Borscht Belt

by Bo Salsberg

August 18, 2014 | 3:28 pm

Baby boomers will revel in a nostalgic jaunt up and down the path to the Catskill Mountains.  Their parents and grandparents will remember the resorts and bungalow colonies where they... read on

  • WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING IN THE MIDDLE EAST Part IV: The Mentality of Extreme Islamic Terror

    by Yaakov Lichter and Michael Aaronson

    August 18, 2014 | 10:14 am

    This very short read is from a MD at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. His name is Dr. Arieh Eldad. Dr. Eldad is now a member of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset. We chose to quote his story because despite being so shocking it is so typical and indicative of the mentality... read on

  • Faith Doesn’t Mean Denying Your Fear

    by Susie (Newday) Mayerfeld

    August 15, 2014 | 9:41 am

    Faith and fear. Two things that initially seem paradoxical. After all, how can you be afraid if you have faith in G-d?

    As an outpatient Oncology nurse working in Israel, I have found myself on the receiving end of sentences such as these many times.

    I believe in G-d, it's... read on

  • What is really happening in the Middle East part III: Double Standard

    by Yaakov Lichter

    August 12, 2014 | 11:29 am

    My friend, Michael Aaronson, from Regba, Israel, has sent a few notes to me, which I warmly recommend you to read, as they sincerely convey some of the frustration and real concern most Israelis feel nowadays when we listen to certain responses made in the western world with... read on

  • Remembering Robin Williams, ‘honorary Jew’

    by Rob Eshman, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

    August 11, 2014 | 4:38 pm

    A lot of people will be posting their Robin Williams memories.  Beyond the hours of laughter he gave me, I have one personal memory of Williams, who was found dead on Aug. 11 at his home in Northern California at age 63, an apparent suicide.

    Williams was one of the entertainers... read on

  • Top 7 Ways to Boost Your Energy and Maintain a Great Lifestyle

    by Harry Roberts

    August 11, 2014 | 1:18 pm

    In today’s fast-paced, hectic lifestyle it is easy to be neglectful about our health. After a long day at the office, dealing with the kids, making supper for the family or running errands all you really want is to turn your brain off and spend the evening in front of the... read on

  • What Is Normal and I How Do I Get Back To It?

    by Susie (Newday) Mayerfeld

    August 8, 2014 | 9:08 am

    For the most part, I have forgotten what normal life is. Being able to go about your day to day activities without the nagging worry and sadness in the recesses of your mind seems like a far fetched dream. 

    Those of us, who over the past month have managed to forget our worries,... read on

  • What is really going on in the Middle East – Part II: Israel’s Tough Neighborhood

    by Yaakov Lichter

    August 7, 2014 | 12:49 pm

    Israel is not the enemy of Arabs in general and Palestinians in particular. I live in Israel for all my life, and I have been educated for peace as the supreme value of life, second only to life itself, since I was in kindergarten. So, how should we understand the war between... read on

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