JA Mag

Ethics at Work

by | in Business

In the early 1940s, Rabbi Eliyahu HaKohen Dushnitzer, the mashgiach of the Lomza Yeshiva in Petach Tikvah, sought to sell an orchard he owned near Tel Aviv. On his way to inspect the property with a… Read more


by | in Poetry

TuB’Shvat/Rabbi Elazar ben Arach (Avot 2:13) By Yossi Huttler go out and discern  this new year of trees the path to the sublime esrog the good heart which encompasses all to which a man should cling… Read more

No Teen Left Behind

by | in President's Message

By Martin Nochimson   Once there was a vast void in Jewish programs addressing the needs of young adults. There were programs from birth (“Mommy and Me”), programs for preteens, programs for teens—and… Read more

A Quacky Visitor at the OU

by | in Inside the OU

By Michael Orbach  Rabbi Chaim Loike, rabbinic coordinator for the Orthodox Union, has been sighted on subways, busses and in and out of the office carrying an avian menagerie. If this sounds strange,… Read more