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A View from Jerusalem
The Maccabiah Is an Expression of Jewish Pride

For weeks now, the highways leading to Jerusalem from Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv…

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The Torah as a Way of Life

Just two days ago, the Jewish world celebrated Shavuot, the Festival of Weeks, the holiday…

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Yom Ha'atzmaut 2013

Today, Israel and the Jewish world observe Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s national Remembrance Day for Fallen…

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Rabbi Menachem Fruman and the Israeli Elections

Zelda, one of Israel’s great poets wrote “Every person has a name that his enemies…

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Israeli Elections Bring a New Knesset

Just over three weeks ago, the State of Israel voted for its 19th Knesset, or…

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Martin Luther King Jr. and the Upcoming Israeli Elections

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born 84 years ago on January 15, 1929. A towering…

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JCC Association New York Staff Visits Israel

Today, a group of 32 JCC Association professionals, led by Allan Finkelstein, met at JCC…

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Fall Brings Rockets and Politics

With the change in the weather, the after-the-holidays period is here, taking us from the…

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Remembrance and Renewal: Best Wishes for the New Year

The days are getting shorter, the air is cooler. Leaves are blowing in the wind…

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Disengagement and Creation: Essence of Israel

Seven years ago today, on August 15, 2005, Israel unilaterally disengaged from Gaza. Some 8,600…

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