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  • The Chofetz Chaim

    The Chofetz Chaim

    Brief video highlighting the life and work of Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan (1838-1936), one of the most influential Rabbis of...

     
  • Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

    Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

    Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808-1888) articulated a strategy to allow Jews their traditional observances while participating...

     
  • Nicholas Donin and the Disputation of 1240

    Nicholas Donin and the Disputation of 1240

    In 1240 Nicholas Donin, a Jewish convert to Christianity, engaged in a public debate with his former teacher, Rabbi Yechiel...

     
  • Rabbi Moshe Isserles (The Rema)

    Rabbi Moshe Isserles (The Rema)

    Rabbi Moshe Isserles was an exceptionally important Polish Jew of the 16th century. His commentary on the Code of Jewish...

     
  • Jewish Teacher of Deaf-Mute People

    Jewish Teacher of Deaf-Mute People

    Jacob Rodrigues Péreire (1715-1780) was one of the inventors of sign language. ...

     
  • Sarah Schenirer and the Revolution in Jewish Education for Women

    Sarah Schenirer and the Revolution in Jewish Education for Women

    Sarah Schenirer (1883-1935) founded the Bais Yaakov (Bet Ya’akov) school system for women. One of the most visionary educators...

     
  • The Beilis Affair of 1911-1913

    The Beilis Affair of 1911-1913

    The discovery of the mutilated body of a young boy in Kiev led to the false arrest of a Jewish laborer named Mendel Beilis....

     
  • Purimfest 1946

    Purimfest 1946

    In commemoration of Parashas Zachor and Purim, we remember the ten depraved Nazis who were tried and executed in 1946. Particularly...

     
  • The Incident at Inmestar

    The Incident at Inmestar

    Murder on Purim? That’s the charge of Socrates Scholasticus, whose lone account of an alleged Purim celebration that got...

     
  • Dr. Bernard Lander and Touro College

    Dr. Bernard Lander and Touro College

    Dr. Bernard Lander (1915-2010) was one of the most influential Jewish educators of the 20th and 21st century. Scholar and...