By Daniel C. Juster, Director
In spite of great odds, persecution, the Holocaust and secular assimilation, the people of Israel have been preserved as identifiably Jewish though they were exiled around the world in the diaspora for two thousand years. This is a fulfillment of God's promise ...
"Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for light by day and the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night - only if this fixed order departs from before me, declares the LORD, then shall the offspring of Israel cease from being a people before me forever" (Jeremiah 31:35-36) ...
Modern Orthodox Rabbi Stuart Weiss of Ra'anana, Israel, recently sounded an alarm concerning whether the world's largest diaspora Jewish community will maintain its Jewish identity in coming generations (Jerusalem Post feature on October 17th). He quoted from the statistics of a major survey of Jewish people in North America. The report noted that over 70% of non Orthodox American Jews intermarry. The great majority of intermarried couples do not raise their children to be Jews ...
- Israel - a Ray of Hope
- The Holocaust and Persecution are not Sufficent Answers
- So What is the Answer?
- A Closing Statistic and Our Great Opportunity
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Daniel Juster's Article in French: La Diaspora et L'avenir de La Communaute Juive
Marty Shoub: Welcoming Him Together
I Was a Stranger and You Took Me in: A Tribute to Katya Morrison
Shavei Tzion: A Holocaust Survivor's Story
Asher Intrater: Fatih Through Love
Levya: Beit Natanel
Weekly Torah commentary: Vayechi
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah nor the ruler's staff from between his feet until Shiloh comes and to him [shall be] the obedience of the peoples.