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Posts Tagged: Carlebach Shul

June 21, 2015 12:34 pm

Strength and Humility: The Paradox of Life

On June 16, 2015, The Carlebach Shul of Manhattan's Upper West Side held its annual dinner. The following are excerpts from a speech I gave...

May 10, 2015 11:11 am

The Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

On June 16, I will be honored by the famed Carlebach shul - but the real tribute is due to the famed Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, a...

September 30, 2013 4:49 pm

‘Soul Doctor’ and the Awesome Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

I can't remember exactly the first time I heard Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach sing, or the first time I met him, but I do remember feeling...

March 15, 2012 11:07 am

Claire Danes, and Record Tourism in Israel

It is absolute cause for celebration that a record number of tourists - 232,000 - visited Israel in February 2012, according to the...

November 13, 2011 11:21 am

Lord Get Me High: Chabad Ohel and the Carlebach Shul

In 2011, a career survey revealed that behind being a commercial pilot, working in Public Relations was the most stressful job in America - for...

October 31, 2011 4:16 pm

Coca-Cola And Chabad: Marketing Authentic Judaism

It's often said that one can find two items all over the world - Coca Cola and Chabad, as even Oprah Winfrey discovered this week,...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


Republican Senator Expects Trump to Pull Out of Iran deal: CBS

Republican US Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May. "The Iran deal...


Security Guard Critically Wounded in Old City Stabbing Attack

A 30-year-old security guard was critically wounded in a stabbing attack on Monday evening in the Old City of Jerusalem. The attack reportedly took place on Hagai Street near the Jewish...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...