antisemitism
They Tried to Kill Us but Failed Miserably

They Tried to Kill Us but Failed Miserably

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Hanukkah is quickly approaching and I am reminded of a joke my father, of blessed memory, used to tell every year after lighting the candles. With the doughnuts and potato pancakes arranged on the table and...

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Jewish Aloneness: A Blessing or a Curse?

Jewish Aloneness: A Blessing or a Curse?

Being alone can be either a wonderful experience or a punishment. Parents frequently resort to the classic ‘Go to your room!’ as a disciplinary measure, but many children relish the solitude. I spent many IDF reserve-duty hours guarding...

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Antisemitism Then and Now

Antisemitism Then and Now

The first case of antisemitism is recorded in the beginning of Exodus. Pharaoh is terrified that the Children of Israel, quickly turning from a clan into a nation, will join with a foreign enemy and turn on their Egyptian hosts. Rabbi...

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