A student at the first secular yeshiva in Israel, Bar-Am underlines phrases,...
Netanyahu to Obama: Iran must not get nuclear arms
Miri Chais’ multimedia installation “Re:Mind” is first U.S. solo show
Mahmoud Abbas: Winning abroad but losing at home
When Jews are bigoted against Conservative Christians
Coming to terms with ‘need’ this Yom Kippur
Calendar: October 4-10
Letters to the editor: Young Americans in Israel, embracing our elders and shmita
Obituaries: October 1st 2014
Tag: Dina Kraft
October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm
August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Modern Israeli settlement in the Gaza Strip resumed only after the 1967 Six-Day War, but even with those settlements set to be evacuated, Jewish roots in the sandy strip of land where Egypt, Israel and the Mediterranean Sea meet run deep.
Opinions differ on whether the area was or...
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Edna Bar-Or wants to be optimistic about the prospects for peace after this week's Palestinian elections, but like many Israelis, she is not sure she can.
"I very much hope it will bring good," said Bar-Or, 55, surrounded by stacks of laundry and hangers full of pressed shirts at...
December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm
North American Modern Orthodox Jews say they can explain their connection to Israel in one word: Torah.
"It's an organic existence. An Orthodox Jew grows up and believes that Eretz Yisrael and the people of Israel are one. The fulfillment of Torah is Eretz Yisrael," said David...
September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Pop diva Madonna was among the praying, swaying and singing masses of kabbalah enthusiasts who made the pilgrimage to Israel for the High Holidays, seeking spiritual transformation through a brand of Jewish mysticism.
The "Material Girl" was celebrated by an Israeli public hungry...
April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm
The two men walk as one -- in steady step, shoulder to shoulder, their words a torrent of Yiddish.
There is much to catch up on since the former neighbors and schoolmates last met. That was more than 60 years ago, when the transports, fear and separations that characterized Jewish...