Jerusalem Job Fair for New Olim

Photo Credit: Ministry of Aliyah and Integration The Ministry of Aliyah and Integration has organized a Job Fair in Jerusalem for new Olim and Returning Israelis. The fair will be held at Binyanei Hauma (ICC) on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, from 11AM to 3 PM. Advertisement ‘); _avp.push({ tagid: article_top_ad_tagid, alias: ‘/’, type: ‘banner’, zid: […]

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The Haskalah Series – Part VI: Orthodoxy: An Old Friend In New Clothes

Photo Credit: Jewish Press Recap: Last installment we discussed the religious response to Haskalah and its push for education, modernization and acculturation. The Hirschian approach, encapsulated by the phrase “Torah im derech eretz,” allows for progress that can ultimately enhance one’s avodas Hashem as long as it does not contradict the Torah. The Chasam Sofer […]

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The Lavi Torah

Photo Credit: Ester Katz Silvers As the Holy Ark was opened the feeling of anticipation in the room was palpable. There wasn’t one person who didn’t feel a connection to the Bar Mitzvah boy who would soon be reading from the Torah. Before the scroll was opened, though, his father cleared his throat and made […]

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