Yad Vashem online exhibit touts family power

As the world marks Yom Hashoah — Holocaust Memorial Day — this week, the enduring strength of the Jewish family is on full view in a new online exhibition from Yad Vashem in Jerusalem …


‘I was present when Pollard’s perfidy was exposed’

This letter was written by Sidney H. Krimsky, a resident of West Hempstead, in response to last week’s column by Jonathan S. Tobin that was titled, “Ignore Jonathan Pollard’s …


New book eyes The Rav’s philosophical puzzle

Modern Orthodox Jews know a few things about The Rav, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, ztz”l: He was heir to the Brisker dynasty of Talmud Study; he studied neo-Kantian philosophy in Berlin; …


‘Voltswagen’ stunt reminds us of firm’s legacy

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess issued a public apology after using the line Ebit macht frei at a company event. The phrase echoed the words arbeit macht frei, meaning “work sets you …


The threats American Jewry refuses to face

After being forced by COVID-19 restrictions to celebrate Passover alone last year, like their Israeli brethren, American Jews were by and large able to celebrate the Passover seder …

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Pesach-ready kids radiate the holiday's spirit

The children in this photospread, featured on page 1 of The Jewish Star, radiate the spirit of Pesach as the holiday draws near.

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Strained US ties bring Saudis closer to Israel

American-Saudi ties have been growing increasingly strained in recent months, a development that will likely see the Sunni power draw even closer to Jerusalem, Israeli observers have told …


Vaccine blood libel: Wicked ‘medical apartheid’ lie

The ancient blood libel — “Jews are poisoners,” used to stoke anti-Semitic violence through the ages, from the Black Death to tainted wells — has reappeared. This time, it …


Discover history behind Jerusalem street names

Jerusalem is a city of history. Much of that history can be found in the ancient structures of the Old City. However …

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Jordan instability threatens bad news for Israel

The arrest last weekend of nearly 20 people, including former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein, by Jordanian authorities in what is being viewed by some as a coup attempt has led to fears over the …

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