Vishniac’s Vision

In the 1930s, Roman Vishnaic went through Eastern Europe taking pictures of Jewish life, later collected in albums such as ...

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One of the many blessings bestowed upon the fortunate residents  in Jerusalem is free advice from strangers about all sorts ...

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THE JUDEAN DESERT

        One of the most beautiful areas in Israel is the Judean Desert. Even though the word desert in English conjures ...

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Chanukah

                            The wonderfully joyous holiday of Chanuka occurs this month. In light of the horrific events of the past few ...

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LOOKING BACK

Whereas younger people in their adolescent and early adulthood years constantly look forward (I think that is why history teachers ...

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I know that it sounds strange but Herman Wouk is an important person in my life. I met him only ...

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            A friend of mine told me of an interesting conversation that occurred between two professors at a Catholic university ...

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I have recently completed reading two biographies about two very diverse but influential people.   I will admit going from the ...

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In an article in Commentary magazine, Professor Ruth Wisse wrote a very thoughtful article about anti-Semitism in our time. She ...

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