Tag: Jewish

God’s calling card

Sometimes receiving a sign that God is orchestrating events can transform one’s life. by Jonathan Rosenblum One afternoon, Toronto cardiologist Dr. Earl (Eliyahu Avraham) Nussbaum discovered that his secretary had mistakenly scheduled an appointment with him for an elderly woman,…

Barack Obama: Born-Again Jew

By Daniel Greenfield, FPM Obama kippahDaniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Obama introduced himself to the nation as the son of black and white parents.…

Sharon, Israel and Jewish Wry

By Suzanne Fields When Ariel Sharon died on Saturday, the obituaries emphasized his strength as a military commander and political leader, recalling his brilliant counterattack across Suez to surround the Egyptian armies when Israel’s very existence hung in the balance…

The Science of Shofar

How our body’s reaction to hearing the shofar’s blast primes us for real change. by  Yvette Alt Miller Each day of Rosh Hashanah, our synagogue services are punctuated by a hundred calls from the shofar, a ram’s horn that reverberates…

Understanding Lag B’Omer

by Yair Danielsohn (Photo-Aish Torah) What lies behind this enigmatic festival? And why the bonfires? In Israel, months before the advent of the festival of Lag B’Omer — the 33rd day of the Omer, the 49 days that bridge between…

Lag B’Omer & Gratitude

by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg Tony Robbin’s secret to happiness and achieving success. Years ago, someone gave me a Tony Robbins cd to listen to. I was excited to hear what one of the most inspirational people of modern times would…

Shabbat Shalom-Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom Weekly Parsha Torah Acharei Mot Lev. 16:1-18:30 Haftarah Amos 9:8-15   Torah K’doshim (“Holy ones”) Lev. 19:1-20:27 Haftarah Eze. 20:2-20,22:1-19 Candle Lighting Times   Read Entire Story in Battalion of Deborah