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Quick facts on Israel

 Geography: Israel is only 1/6 of 1% of the landmass of the Middle East. Israel is roughly half the size of Lake Michigan. The Sea of Galilee, at 695 ft. below sea level, is the lowest freshwater lake in the world. The Dead Sea is the lowest surface point on earth, at about 1,373 feet…

Let My People Go!

by: Tiffany Monastyrsky 25 years ago, the beginning of a movement was born. The first rally, the first protest that echoed the words of Moses. Thousands upon thousands of people gathered in the streets of America, with bright white signs in big black letters spelling “LET MY PEOPLE GO!” As time went on and the…

Why Now? Why Here? Understanding the Rise of Anti-Semitism in America

By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. The most recent wave of anti-Semitic actions, involving at the time of this writing, two Jewish cemeteries (St. Louis and Philadelphia) and 89 bomb threats, have been directed against 72 Jewish institutions in 30 states since January 1st. These numbers have given rise to new and alarming concerns about hate crimes…

The Real-Life Science Mystery That Could Make You Believe in God

  Behind the science that even had Einstein spooked. There’s a mystery in science that has confounded some of the world’s brightest minds for years. It seems to undermine everything we think we know about how the universe works, and calls into question the very nature of reality itself. And, if science is your basis…

Judaism and Life on Other Planets

by Rabbi Benjamin Blech NASA’s earth-shattering announcement has many Jews asking: Does Judaism entertain the possibility of alien life? Hello… Anybody else out there? For us here on earth it is certainly one of the most intriguing and far-reaching questions imaginable. Are we alone in the cosmos or are there others – perhaps like us…