By Tabitha Korol Fr. Michael Calabria, a Franciscan Friar of Holy Name Province, is director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies at St. Bonaventure University. His extensive travels throughout the Islamic world and the …Keep Reading!
By Tabitha Korol C-Span has a dedicated propagandist program that reaches millions of viewers. It works on the basis of having the viewing audience call in, vilifying Israel or world Jewry, for all the world …Keep Reading!
By Tabitha Korol In April of this year, The Public Broadcasting Service’s (PBS) LearningMedia featured “Dying to be a Martyr,” a classroom experience about the Middle East for students, ages 9 through 12. Taxpayer-funded …Keep Reading!
by Ruti Eastman Recently, a fellow convert and I were chatting about the loss of our parents, and the differences between how we mourn, compared with the traditional structure of Jewish mourning. As our yearly observance of …Keep Reading!
Hi, My name is Shalom Pollack, licensed Israel tour guide and journalist. Upon making Aliyah in 1977 It has been my privilege and pleasure to share this amazing land with countless visitors and readers as a …Keep Reading!
You could be forgiven for thinking that ‘self-improvement’ and ‘self-help’ and ‘self-development’ is a fairly recent phenomenon inspired by Tony Robbins and other ‘self-help’ gurus. But the truth is that the first ‘self-development’ program was …Keep Reading!
By now, you may or may not have completed all of your Pesach cleaning and self- or family-tradition-imposed slavery. If you are still struggling with the concept of ever getting everything done in time, please …Keep Reading!
Now, we all know, in theory, that chametz (leavened products) equals gaava, or arrogance. As Pesach (Passover) draws ever closer, we’ll be told that in any number of shiurim (lessons), articles and podcasts, that one of the …Keep Reading!
Over the weekend I found myself thinking about my violin career and well, frankly, how limited the opportunities are, at least those on the professional orchestra level. There are only so many orchestras in the …Keep Reading!