Michael Dell was born in 1965 in Houston, to a Jewish family whose surname reflects the translation into English of the original German/Yiddish Thal (“valley” or “dale) modern common-noun spelling Tal) upon the family’s immigration to the United States. Charity is nothing new to the Dell family. In 2014, they […]

On August 29, 1897, the First Zionist Congress, called together by Theodor Herzl, was held in Basel, Switzerland. The Zionist Organization (ZO – later renamed the World Zionist Organization) was thus formed. Theodor Herzl, the visionary behind modern Zionism, was elected the ZO’s first president and the Basel Program, a […]

“My grandfather on the right Aaron Moskowitz served in the IDF post WW2 in the war of Independence in 1948. Looking at these young men with smiles on their faces, one would never know what they endured. #survivors聽#注诐讬砖专讗诇讞讬#lonesoldier @humansofjudaism” Source: Sara Leibowitz

“This picture was taken in a displaced persons camp about a year after she was liberated. She performed in plays as a way of lifting the moral of other survivors. Although my grandmother believes it鈥檚 important to remember the past, she also understands the importance of moving forward and celebrating […]

“The language wasn’t the only thing unfamiliar. I remember the first time I put on Tefillin. 鈥榃hat are these boxes,鈥 I thought to myself. I was clueless!鈥 “They mean a lot more to me today.” Dovid takes out his new Tefillin, a gift from the Rabbi. You can smell the […]