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  • For the Love of Israel -Q&A with the young people who made Aliyah during Operation Protective Edge

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 5, 2014 | 8:34 am

    This summer, in the midst of a military operation in Gaza, while rockets whistled over our heads, a group of 300 young North Americans landed in Israel, their eyes lit with excitement. Those young folks, ages 18 to 23, made Aliyah with the purpose of starting a new, independent...

  • Scouts add video game awards

    By Adam Wills

    April 28, 2010 | 4:00 pm

    The Boy Scouts of America—known for getting kids outside and active—has added a new “academics” pin and belt loop for one of the most sedentary indoor activities around: video games.

    According to a Scouts spokesperson, the awards’ introduction was intended to raise awareness of...

  • Correct priorities

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    July 24, 2008 | 12:40 am

    While I was in my synagogue's office one morning, the phone rang, and I answered. The lady on the other end said, "Hello, may I please speak to the owner?"

    I answered, "Certainly, it will be our pleasure to let you talk to him. You have reached The House of God, and the Owner is...

  • Commitment Counts

    By Rabbi Joel Rembaum

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Ask 10 Jews with a reasonable background in Torah the question, "Why did God not allow Moses to lead the Israelites into the Promised Land?" and nine of them would probably say: "Because Moses hit the rock instead of talking to it in order to bring forth water and failed to sanctify...