Sunday, January 20, 2019

Israel/World

Carve a Date in Your Next Trip to Israel

A refreshing new must on a family or couple trip to the Holy Land is a visit to “The Workshop”—which is on the grounds of Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim in Gush Etzion.

I had the great pleasure of meeting Mandy and Jeremy Broder, an enthusiastic and refreshingly sweet and

Ancient City Unearthed Where David Battled Goliath

Archaeologists believe they have found evidence of King David’s footprints in a mysterious two-gated city from 3,000 years ago, mentioned in the Bible’s story of David and Goliath.

The site is known by its modern name, Khirbet Qeiyafa, in Israel’s

Rabbi Ari Berman Nominated for YU Presidency

Echoing anonymous reports earlier this week, YU Chairman of the Board Moshael Straus announced that the presidential search committee has voted to recommend Rabbi Ari Berman, who has lived in Israel since 2008, as the next president of Yeshiva University. The presidential search committee met on campus Tuesday to vote on his candidacy. Chairman Straus, who also chaired

Danny Ayalon: A Former Ambassador Offers His Take on Bibi’s Speech

Elizabeth—Egos. Human sentiments playing themselves out on a world stage. Partisan politics mixing with the Obama Administration’s progressive moves to sign a nuclear treaty with Iran, a nation that has in the past encouraged the annihilation of Israel.

Danny Ayalon has been through the

A Frank Conversation on Marriage in Israel With Tzohar’s Rabbi David Stav

I had hardly sat down for my recent meeting with Rabbi David Stav at Manhattan’s Wolf & Lamb kosher steakhouse when a stream of diners, young and old, approached our table. They introduced themselves and thanked the rabbi profusely for his leadership. Their praise was not without reason. Stav was the driving force behind the

Unpacking the ‘High Stakes Game’ of Netanyahu’s Congress Speech

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he remains “determined” to give his March 3 address before a joint session of Congress on the dangers of a nuclear Iran and radical Islam, the stakes surrounding the controversial speech continue to rise.

The speech, which has

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