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AUTHOR’S Corner: IT’S ALL IN THE ANGLE

AUTHOR’S Corner: IT’S ALL IN THE ANGLE

IT’S ALL IN THE ANGLE A new book by Rabbi Avi Shafran “Rabbi Shafran’s consistently insightful analysis of contemporary events and challenging issues invariably reflects a profound appreciation for Torah-true Judaism at… Read more »

Campaign aims to find heirs to unclaimed Holocaust assets

Campaign aims to find heirs to unclaimed Holocaust assets

TEL AVIV, Israel – The Hashava Company, established by the Israeli Knesset to locate heirs of Holocaust victims entitled to assets currently held in Israel, is set to embark on… Read more »

Shalom TV now available on Optimum

Shalom TV now available on Optimum

BETHPAGE, N.Y. – Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced the addition of the new Shalom TV Channel to Optimum’s line-up. Shalom TV is available on channel 138. “We are… Read more »

Holiday Photo Contest

Holiday Photo Contest

The Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Western CT is sponsoring a Family Traditions Photo Contest this holiday season. Families are asked to share a favorite holiday tradition with the… Read more »

Perform a Christmas day mitzvah!

Perform a Christmas day mitzvah!

Hebrew Health Care is seeking volunteers for its Christmas Day Mitzvah Program. Volunteers take over certain staff duties on Christmas day, so that staff members may celebrate the holiday with… Read more »

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Hebrew Health Care Hospice is looking for people and pet companions who want to share their time and talents with our hospice patients in a variety of settings. In particular,… Read more »

On the Web:  Chanukah 101

On the Web: Chanukah 101

To help get you into the holiday spirit, the students at Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa came up with an innovative method for lighting a menorah using their… Read more »

Vayeshev

Vayeshev

We have just concluded the biblical account of the rivalry between Jacob and Esau for the birthright-blessings, the momentous conflict regarding the heir to the mission and covenant of Abraham. … Read more »

The Maccabees and Jewish athletics

The Maccabees and Jewish athletics

By Jacob Kamaras/JNS.org   Jewish athletes from around the world gather every four years in Israel for the Olympic-style Maccabiah Games, not to mention the annual JCC Maccabi Youth Games… Read more »

Dreidel: Fun Facts

Dreidel: Fun Facts

By Binyamin Kagedan/JNS.org   ▪                The word dreidel is Yiddish, and comes from the German verb dreihen, meaning “to spin.” Dreidel literally means “little spinner.” The first dreidel players were… Read more »

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