Billionaire Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, and his wife Susan promised on Friday to give $36 million to assist in the efforts of rebuilding the city he grew up in.

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 […]

“Today I had treatment in Dallas. When I arrived at the infusion room at Texas Oncology at Presbyterian to get my treatment each chemo chair had a beautiful gift bag full of goodies.”

“A pair of socks, notepad and pen, lotion, a few snacks, a bottle of water, tissues and chapstick. I asked the nurse if a group of students made these for the patients. She said that it was a teenage boy who did this for his bar mitzvah celebration. She really […]

HOWDY #TELFIE! Texas A&M University Tefillin Selfie

“Rabbi Matt Rosenberg (@rabbimattr) is the rabbi and director of Hillel at Texas A&M University (@aggiehillel) in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M is one of the largest universities in the US but is known as one of the friendliest (everyone says “Howdy!”), most pro-Israel and philo-Semitic campuses in the country. Rabbi Matt invites y’all to check […]