“This Bride Did Something Really Great”

“This bride did something really great. This week she got married and decided to go to the local nursing home in Ashdod, near the police station,  to give the residents a bit of simcha, joy in their lives. She arrived at the nursing home with some friends, and one of the workers there […]

TODAY IN HISTORY: December 24, 1913, Birthdate of Bernard Manischewitz, the last member of his family to preside over the worldwide kosher food empire that began when his grandfather opened a small matzo bakery in Cincinnati

Mr. Manischewitz was president of the B. Manischewitz Company for 26 years, until he supervised its sale to a group led by Kohlberg & Company in 1990. At the time, it had $1.5 billion in annual sales and exported its products, from gefilte fish to borscht, around the world. It […]

FAST DAY: 10th of Tevet

Tenth of Tevet (Hebrew: עשרה בטבת, Asarah BeTevet), the tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tevet, is a minor fast day in Judaism. The fast commemorates the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylonia (Bavel). Like other minor fasts, Asara B’Tevet begins at dawn (first light) and ends […]