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Shabbat Nachamu and Tu B’Av: Finding Comfort After the Destruction

“ Comfort you, comfort you, my people, says your G-d” (Isaiah 40:1-26) This Shabbat, Parshat Va’etchanan - following the fast of the Ninth of...

YU and OU to Present Moving Tisha B’Av Video

Film produced by Orthodox Union and YU’s Center for the Jewish Future to be screened at synagogues worldwide on Tisha B’Av, July 29 Thousands...

Ohr Somayach Pre-Shavuot Yom Iyun Emphasizes Uniqueness of Torah

A pre-Shavuot Yom Iyun presented by the renowned outreach organization Ohr Somayach International attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to Manhattan’s Town Hall this...

Hundreds of Thousands Celebrate Yom Yerushalayim in Israel

Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger Sends Special Message to JV ReadersIsrael celebrated the 45th annual commemoration of Yom Yerushalayim on Sunday May 20th. Yom Yerushalayim...

Is it All about Motherhood? Thoughts for Mother’s Day

In biblical tradition, the Jewish woman’s status was determined by her fertility. Her importance and value in the familial and communal setting was inexorably...

Thousands Gather to Observe Holocaust Memorial Day Throughout Tri-State Area

New York:In a touching display of unity and hope, the annual citywide Remembrance Gathering in Observance of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day was held...

Her Name Was Klara Jasinski: My Childhood View of a Shattered, Melodious Life

Yom HaShoah Special Feature Mrs. Klara Jasinski lived in Apartment #1 of the building in Israel where I grew up. We lived above her,...

Passover: The Meaning of Freedom

“And G-d said to Moshe, ‘go to Pharoah, and say to him, “thus says G-d: ‘LET MY PEOPLE GO...’”’” This is, of course,...

Ambassadors, Consuls General Attend AJC Diplomatic Seder

Diplomatic representatives of more than 50 countries attended AJC’s annual Diplomatic Seder earlier this week. The gathering is one of the highlights of the...

Passover Potluck with ‘The Shiksa in the Kitchen’

Passover is one of my favorite holidays because of the incredible food and family traditions it inspires. As a convert to Judaism and a...

FDNY Briefs Community Leaders on Pre-Pesach Fire Safety

With the holiday of Pesach about to begin, a large gathering of Jewish community leaders came together this past week to hear NYC Fire...

Pray. Drink. Eat: The Reality of Passover

Eat. Pray. Love: A famous book and movie. Pray. Drink. Eat: A typical Passover.The holiday season brings with it bigger, later meals, junk food,...

Passover and Human Diversity

Excerpt from Festivals of Faith: Reflections on the Jewish HolidaysIn this excerpt from his book Festivals of Faith, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm discusses the...

Passover Spring Cleaning: Recycle Your Electronic Waste the Responsible Way

Is your house cluttered with obsolete monitors and hard drives, outdated desktops and laptops, old cell phones, televisions, and other electronic waste?  This spring,...

Parah and Hachodesh

Following the holiday of Purim, preparations for Passover begin in earnest. On the home front, Operation Chametz-Free House kicks into high gear. On the...

OU Issues Purim Safety Alert: “Intoxication Not a Mitzvah”

Urges Parents to Look Out for Symptoms of Teenage Drinking   As part of its Safe Homes, Safe Schools, Safe Shuls initiative, the Orthodox Union...

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