Those who knew the 47-year-old anchor of CNN’s ‘The Lead’ back at Jewish day school just outside Philadelphia are not surprised to see where Tapper ended up.
Yisroel Stein is no longer an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, married or male. The only American Hasid to come out publicly after gender transitioning, he is now Abby – ambitious student, popular speaker and community activist.
The website featured photos of people acting inappropriately at Berlin’s Holocaust memorial, photoshopped with graphic scenes from Auschwitz in the background.
New site offers twist on culture of taking selfies at Berlin’s Holocaust memorial, juxtaposing past and present to send damning message.
The name of his most famous song would seem to stem from his spiritual quest, but its biblical imagery is merely a vehicle for his dark view of love.
Esther Farbstein is the leading Haredi scholar on the Shoah, shining a much-needed light on the struggles of observant Jews during WWII. But she worries that the Holocaust has become too big a part of modern Jewish identity.
Ironically, it seems the Jews took the custom of shaking tree boughs in celebration from a dire enemy 2,000 years ago.
Ancient maps collected in the book ‘The Shape of the Land’ reveal that, even after the true geography of Israel was known, Jewish cartographers still looked to the Bible for inspiration.