March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Columns

Israel has an obligation to be a refuge for both Jews and non-Jews

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

I was always raised to be incredibly thankful to America for offering shelter to my family when they were fleeing persecution. More...

The Joint Distribution Committee Is there whenever people need help

FEDUCATION

Our world is often one of startling contrasts. One country enjoys relative peace while another is torn apart by civil war. One region of the globe lives under democratic rule while another is crushed under the heavy boot of totalitarianism. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Selections for a spectacular Passover celebration

COOKING

The joyous holiday of Pesach begins Friday, Apr. 6. Candles are lit prior to sundown. The first seder begins after nightfall on the Sabbath Eve. The second seder takes place after nightfall the following evening. More...

Israel is a great country to visit and a great place to invest

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

Everyone knows Israel is an incredible place to visit, but did you know it is also a terrific place to invest your money?  People willing to look at Israel objectively likely would agree that the country is a remarkable nation, often defying odd More...

The true value of works of art lies in the eyes of the beholder

SALLY’S WORLD

Every day, many times a day, I look up from my computer to give my eyes—and my soul—a break. Every day, my eyes land on several things.  One is an oil painting on the wall near my desk. More...