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PLEASE BEAR WITH US AS WE TRY TO FIX THE DAILY REYD Spam Faxes as Source of Funds? Orthodox High School Sues Creative fundraising With Apps and Maps, Wandering Jews Visit Gravesites of Beloved Rabbis Touring Jewish cemeteries At Museum of the Jewish People, an iconic exhibit of miniature synagogues breaks new ground | Jewish Telegraphic Agency I always loved ...

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The Death of the Jewish Bronx The Death of the Jewish Bronx On many a Sunday when I was a child, I accompanied my father not to baseball games but to funerals. A rabbi, he officiated at these deathly occasions near and far, but mostly in the Bronx. This was the 1970s, and the Bronx—specifically the Jewish Bronx—was dying out. ...

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American Jews and Hebrew-A Case of Active Resistance American Jews and Hebrew–A Case of Active Resistance It’s not that American Jews can’t learn Hebrew-they actively won’t. Michael Weingrad argues that the psychological history of immigration is the reason why. Oldest US synagogue to remain in hands of congregants Oldest US synagogue to remain in hands of congregants PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) ...

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Gordimer: Saying It Loudly and Frequently Does Not Make It True Saying It Loudly and Frequently Does Not Make It True: The Tablet Article on PORAT Apparently, it is believed that an aggressive PR blitz with pretty much the same information over and over again is the most effective way to convince people that something is good and true. That’s ...

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WSJ: The Improbable Happiness of Israelis The Improbable Happiness of Israelis Avinoam Bar-Yosef writes that global surveys find Israel high on happiness and life-satisfaction rankings—despite threats all around. R Maryles: What is Modern Orthodoxy? Emes Ve-Emunah: What is Modern Orthodoxy? My outlook on Judaism is based mostly on the teachings of my primary Rebbe, Rabbi Aaron Soloveichik from whom I ...

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New Beis Yitzchak published in memory of Rav Lichtenstein YUTorah Online – Beis Yitzchak Volume 47 (Editor Beis Yitzchak) Personalities – Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, Gemara – General, Halacha – General… Diament: Will The Supreme Court Let Faith Make Children Unsafe? Will The Supreme Court Let Faith Make Children Unsafe? Should all children’s playgrounds be made as safe as possible, or ...

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A Curtain Call for the ‘Hasidic Hendrix’ A Curtain Call for the ‘Hasidic Hendrix’ A tribute to “the Hasidic Hendrix.” The Remarkable Story Behind the Picture of the Aish Kodesh, Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira The Remarkable Story Behind the Picture of the Aish Kodesh, Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira Some editions of Chovat Hatalmidim, a volume authored by the Piasecznier Rebbe, ...

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Attempting to reverse brain death Dead could be brought ‘back to life’ in groundbreaking project A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs. A biotech company in the US has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who have been declared clinically dead from a ...

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