The Mishkan and Jewish Donations – who’s doing whom the favor?

The Mishkan and Jewish Donations – who’s doing whom the favor?

“People some times ask me – rabbi, doesn’t it make you a little uncomfortable traveling around the world asking people for money? I tell them – no, not in the least! I know that these schools are our future and that the work they do is wholly, aimed at bettering the Jewish people and the world entire”.

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An Interview with my Friend “Hahish”: a Fighter for Justice and the Jewish Way of Life

An Interview with my Friend “Hahish”: a Fighter for Justice and the Jewish Way of Life

I met “Hahish” (he doesn’t want his real name to be revealed), while in high school. A mutual friend introduced us. We were headed along the same path: he was a young Zionist who had been born in Russia and had moved to the US as a teenager. He wanted to make Aliyah and serve in the IDF. He was already becoming acquainted with the Jewish way of life.

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Pre-Tisha B’Av Ruminations

Pre-Tisha B’Av Ruminations

Yesterday, Erev Tisha B’Av, I found myself thinking that there are few things I more nervously anticipate than the day before a fast, It of course has to do with…

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