facebookfacebook facebook pj library campaign me ter

last update: August 30, 2015

Hit Counter 253




The Federation blog is meant to inspire our members to learn more, do more, and be more. We try to be more by providing another place for our members to share knowledge and build community.  We do this by sharing our simchas, our favorite books and jokes, items of interest in the news, fun videos, and member happenings. A community shares its celebrations and achievements as well as circling the wagons to be present for its losses.   Fortunately, we have been blessed with many recent celebrations that have been very inspiring.  Recently, Don Devorris was honored for by Penn State University with the distinguished alumni award, their highest honor.  Lynn Kaplan recently shared her story of family.  Our member happenings page honors our recent graduates.  Henry ......READ MORE.


Ian Housman

Traveler & Birthright Alumnus

  The Times of Israel
At Jerusalem stabbing site, protest tent marks new status quo

5 Israelis hurt in West Bank crash after car pelted with rocks

Praying for more than survival

Israelis worried but defiant as wave of stabbings continues

Osnat Lautman reminds us that the world is not so flat after all

  Moment Magazine
Religion & Violence // A Moment Symposium

When 400 Rabbis Marched on Washington

Q&A: Abbas’s UN “Bombshell”

Q&A: Animal Rights Activist and Holocaust Survivor Alex Hershaft

New German Film Revisits Groundbreaking Auschwitz Trials - Home
IDF troops kill 6 Palestinians who approached Gaza border fence

Five Israelis injured by Palestinian rock-throwers on West Bank road

This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits Israel

LIVE BLOG: Wave of terror hits Israel

WATCH: Police shoot female terrorist in dramatic standoff at Afula bus station

  Editorial and Opinion Feed
Ross Urges Israel To Be ‘Proactive’ With PA

Chain Of Command

Clamoring To Serve?

Proud Of Raisman

Brooklyn Energy Video - The Middle East
U.S. Training Elite Afghan Troops

Disarray in Middle East Imperils Obama's Policy Plans

Oil’s Decline Threatens Iraq’s Fight Against ISIS

Brooklyn Men Arrested in Plot to Join ISIS

Jury Finds Palestinian Authority, PLO Liable for Attacks headlines RSS
New tensions threaten Arab businesses recovering from trauma of Gaza war

Tel Aviv residents save the city's oldest ficus tree

Young woman killed, two others hurt in West Bank stabbing attack

Four Syrian nuclear scientists shot dead near Damascus

Netanyahu 'invites' Arab protesters to move to Palestinian Authority

Merry Shpitzvinkel!

Hanukkah: Fighting the Darkness with Light

Lights: An Inspiring Hanukkah Music Video

Hanukkah’s Last Light

Hanukkah: Rock of Ages

  Jew or Not Jew
Fish and Chips

Zack Norman

Ruth Dreifuss

Trevor Rosenthal

Elena Shushunova

  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
FEGS bankruptcy under federal investigation

Writer Molly Antopol wins Hadassah literary prize

Police clash with Jewish protesters in Jerusalem, Arabs in Nazareth

5 Palestinians reported killed in Gaza-Israel border riot

Stone-throwing settlers smash Palestinian minister’s car windows, PA says

Jewcy is Taking a Summer Sabbatical

OMGWTBIBLE: Luzer Twerksy on Leaving Orthodoxy, Acting, and—Yes—Torah

I Went to India, And I Found “Shanti”

OMGWTFBIBLE: In Which We See the Backside of God. Literally.

OMGWTFBIBLE: Have You Ever Read the Bible on Weed?

  Jewish Ideas Daily - Daily Features
You Only Live Twice

Religion and State in Israel

The Ten Commandments

Come Swing with Me

Secularism and Its Discontents

  Tablet Magazine
Why I Refuse to Boycott BYU as a Guest Speaker

Let the Palestinians Have Their State

Southern Rites: Gillian Laub's Segregated Prom

Brooklyn Libraries to Open on Sundays To Accommodate Orthodox Community

Israeli Water Purification Co. Helped a Boston Brewery Make Beer Using Water from the Charles River!











facts humor quotes weekly Torah portion book reviews movie reviews jewish powerpoints