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Torah Tapestries

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By Shira Smiles Feldheim Publishers Jerusalem, 2010 224 pages Reviewed by Holly Pavlov Shira Smiles is a well-known name in Jewish education, and has been one for many years. Torah Tapestries, her… Read more

Chaim Grade’s Centenary

by | in Jewish World

In his writings, Chaim Grade conveys a picture of Eastern European Jewry that he knew so well. While he was, by his own admission, far from observant, his artistic achievements are widely recognized.… Read more

OU Leaders on the Hill

by | in Business & Politics

This past June, national leaders of the OU gathered in Washington, DC for the annual Leadership Mission organized by the OU’s Institute for Public Affairs (IPA). Over the course of two days, leaders… Read more

9/11 Ten Years Later

by | in 9/11

When the terror attack occurred, Avremel was fifty-five; his friend Ed, a quadriplegic, was forty-two. Both worked at Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield as program analysts on the 27th floor of One World… Read more

Reflections on 9/11

by | in 9/11

“The great tragedy of life,” Kierkegaard wrote, “is that it must be lived forward and can only be understood backwards.” Read more