Jonathan Pollard: Out of Prison but Still Under Guard Binyamin RoseFreedom is a relative term.
While Jonathan Pollard is grateful and appreciative that he can now recite Modeh Ani in the confines of a Manhattan studio apartment instead of behind bars in Butner, North Carolina, his road to rehabilitation remains strewn with legal barricades.
Cholent with the Gauchos
Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky | Tuesday, November 24, 2015
We knew there were large Jewish communities in the big cities of Argentina, but entire kehillos of Jewish ranchers on the vast South American pampas? Although today the town of Moises Ville is but a remnant of its Jewish heyday, we were able to meet the last of the Yiddishe gauchos, whose grandparents fled from pogroms and oppression to stake out their turf in the Southern Hemisphere.
Gila Arnold | Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The job title “freelancer” once meant “underemployed” or “between jobs,” but today a growing number are choosing the career over traditional employment. With the Web opening up labor markets around the world, writers, graphic designers, and virtual assistants are finding lucrative — and sometimes even steady — employment working for no one but themselves.
Lifting the Curtain
Margie Pensak Tuesday, November 24, 2015
She performed in concert halls across the world, but when Elena Tal discovered the vibrancy of Torah, she turned her back on her career as an operatic singer — and created a new one, this time allowing her soul to soar along with the music.
Inside Job: Life as a Party Planner
Rachel Bachrach Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Three women take you behind the scenes, revealing how they make your simchah run without a hitch — and why everyone needs to stay calm when (not if — when!) things don’t go exactly as planned.
History Highlights: Krakow, Poland
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Ready to visit Krakow? Krakow is one of the largest and the most beautiful cities in Poland. Jews have lived there for over 700 years and some of Krakow’s Jews are descended from the greatest of our people.
Ovedes to the Rescue!
Rachel Stein Tuesday, November 24, 2015
“I would like you to invent something,” Mrs. Dimyon instructed, sweeping her students with an earnest blue-eyed gaze, “that will drastically improve your life. Build a model, draw a picture, or write an essay, and let your imaginations fly. I look forward to seeing what you come up with — your presentations are due in one week.”
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