Life

Faith Under Fire

September 10, 2013, by

For many Israelis, the shofar blast that concludes Yom Kippur still evokes the sirens, tears, and prayers of the war that broke out forty years ago on that fateful day. Three veterans’ stories and how the Yom Kippur War affected their faith.

A Review of the OU/Aleinu Marital Satisfaction Survey

August 6, 2013, by

Every couple will have disagreements and confront stress. Problems arise, however, when the marriage begins with unrealistic expectations of achieving “happily ever after” without effort or compromise, or when the couple is insufficiently mature or thoughtful to resolve disagreements in a healthy and constructive way.

Finding Freemasons in Jerusalem

July 10, 2013, by

Links in a chain of secrecy bridging cultures and faiths, the Tomb of David on Mount Zion, Zedekiah’s Cave, and the Mahane Yehuda market all bear the mark of the mysterious society of Freemasons.

The Best Defense

June 3, 2013, by

Most people forget that David Ben-Gurion’s most significant accomplishment, even more important than the declaration of the State of Israel, were his efforts to ensure its survival.