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Canada may lack the military might to back Israel to the hilt on the battlefield, but if Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper’s weeklong visit to Israel proved one thing, it is that Canada has surged past the US when it comes to being Israel’s best friend in the global political arena.
More and more, halachah is entering the courtroom, where secular judges have to consider areas of Jewish law such as yerushah, shtaros, and gittin. How do lawyers explain these concepts? And is anyone on the other side of the bench listening?
They buried their two little girls. Now their boys are fighting for their lives hooked up to heart-lung machines. How are Shimon and Michal Gross pushing forward under the crushing weight of their shattered lives?
: He was a rosh yeshivah, a father figure, a confidant, a friend, and an endless wellspring of inspiration. He grew up on Long Island, but became a disciple of the luminaries of the Israeli yeshivah world. Rav Asher Zelig Rubinstein was a man of truth, but he was also the epitome of warmth, joy, and inspiration, transforming the lives of countless young men who became bnei Torah.