Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: July 18th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
By means of a clever pretext, they succeeded in getting Rabi Yitzhak aboard a ship and sailed it down the river.
Posted on: July 11th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
When the young man awoke, he did not know where he was. As he looked around, the princess looked out and saw him.
Posted on: July 4th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
One winter morning a terrible blizzard raged, the weather dropped to below zero, and the woman became desperately ill.
Posted on: June 27th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Entering the city he visited the cattle market and saw two parei adumah untouched by any harness.
Posted on: June 20th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
Crowded into their ghettos and suffering legal disabilities that make today’s claims of discriminations pale into insignificance, the German Jews suffered poverty and wretchedness.
Posted on: June 13th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Every night he would go out in the darkness and dig for hours until the waters began to rise, and watering places for the weary and thirsty came into being.
Posted on: June 6th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
One of the greatest opponents was a certain wealthy man who did all that he could to make life difficult for Rav Naftali.
Posted on: May 30th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Do you wonder at times what possible purpose some little insect might have for being?
Posted on: May 23rd, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
The two fathers began to discuss the terms and naturally, they were astounded to find that each one assumed that the other would give double.
Posted on: May 16th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Twelve years went by until Eliyahu HaNavi came to the entrance of the cave and exclaimed, “The Roman emperor has died and all of his decrees have become void. You are no longer under a death sentence.”
Posted on: May 9th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
Rav Naftali was born the day that the Baal Shem Tov passed away, on the holiday of Shavuos, in the year 5520
Posted on: May 2nd, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Certainly, the Jewish leader, even more than the layman, must have his answers and explanations ready at all times
Posted on: April 17th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
“The mitzvah of drawing water for the baking of the matzah for the Seder comes only once a year. I do not care to share it with a horse.’’
Posted on: April 11th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
“You speak foolishly, daughter, how is it possible for a man who has not eaten for 10 years to live?”
Posted on: April 4th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
With enthusiasm, zemiros that had been purposefully collected for the evening were chanted.
Posted on: March 28th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
Bnei Yisrael marched out of Mitzrayim with a mighty hand under their great leader Moshe. This was not, however, their first attempt to escape from Mitzrayim and return to the land that G-d had promised their fathers.
Posted on: March 20th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
Rabi Pinchas’ piety and honesty were known far and wide. He would often say, “Even though our Sages (Yevamot 65b) declared that to preserve the peace, a person may change his words to ﬁt the situation, I will never utter a false word regardless of the consequences.” If he heard that one of his followers had uttered a false word, he would expel him from his presence.
Posted on: March 14th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
When Bnei Yisrael returned to their homeland they were a poor and weak group of people. Because of the great number of enemies and wild animals that had inhabited the land during their exile, they huddled together in a few areas, like Yerushalayim, in order to find protection.
Posted on: March 7th, 2014Kidz → Tales of the Gaonim
But not everyone is destined to taste of the fruit of this world and to enjoy its vintage. Among the inhabitants of this town lived a poor man, Nachumka.
Posted on: February 28th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
In the midst of his merrymaking, the king ordered his servants to bring out the golden vessels that were taken from the Beit HaMikdash by his father Nevuchadnezzar. The king and his men drank from them and praised the gods of gold and silver.
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