During World War II some 40,000 Jews found themselves under Japanese occupation in Manchuria, China and countries of South East Asia. Virtually all of them survived the war, but the Germans repeatedly pressured the Japanese to implement their "Final Solution." This is a famous story of how The Amshinover Rebbe, zt"l dissuaded the Japanese from complying with Hitler's dictate.
The current Covid pandemic has a silver lining: It has accelerated research into gene editing techniques that promise to put an end to many lethal hereditary diseases. But should man interfere in the work of God?
E-books are very convenient but they will never replace real books. Why?
It's all too easy to go through life without actually seeing what is all around us.
A common accusation against Jews is that they hold a divided loyalty. This is true but it's not the divided loyalty that most people think.
The BDS lobby is a powerful force in world politics. Where does its power come from?
The light of Chanuka becomes dark in Tevet but it never disappears.
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Paul O'Neill's tenure at ALCO Aluminum Company as CEO from 1987 to 2000 increased the value of the company's shares five times, and its market capitalization by $27 billion. How did he do it?
Sometimes people can be as destructive as a runaway train. How do you stop them? An insight based on Parshat Vayeshev.
Positive role models can only take us so far in our search for maturity. How do we step into the shoes of our mentors and become role models for others?
Bringing up normal, well-adjusted, and hopefully holy children, in our day and age seems to be a daunting task. How can we succeed against a world glitter and selfishness?