JA Mag

Dancing on the Edge

by | in Opinion

The room is packed to capacity. The noise is deafening. Working my way past the onlookers near the entrance, I manage to reach the outermost circle of dancing women. Someone notices me, takes my hand… Read more

Standing with Israel at War

by | in Inside the OU

How the Orthodox Union is helping our brethren in the Jewish State OU Israel Emergency Fund Provides Much-Needed Support and Relief With war still being fought in Gaza at this writing, OU Israel is… Read more

My Abba, Rav Ovadia

by | in People

By Adina Bar Shalom With Toby Klein Greenwald I first met Rabbanit Adina Bar Shalom, the daughter of Rav Ovadia Yosef, z”l, in the spring of 2007, on a visit to the Haredi College of Jerusalem,… Read more

A Glimpse at Greatness

by | in Reviews

A story about Murray Gell-Mann and Richard Feynman, both Nobel Laureates in physics, captures some of the challenge presented by certain kinds of greatness. A student once said to Gell-Mann about some… Read more