Here's My Story: I was born in Melbourne to Holocaust survivors from Poland who arrived in Australia in 1949.
Here's My Story: When I was seventeen, the Nazis invaded Poland. After several years, they herded all the Jews of my hometown, Radom, into a ghetto. From there, little by little, most were sent to the Treblinka extermination camp where they were murdered in the gas chambers.
13 pallets of One By One books have arrived at JEM's offices from China. The 9,000 books are now being packaged, boxed, and shipped out.
Here's My Story: In 1972, I began to serve as El Al’s chief security officer at JFK airport in New York. Later that year, I was approached by Chabad representatives who asked for permission to set up a counter in the corner of our terminal.
My Encounter has produced a moving story of the Rebbe and a social worker which brings to light the Rebbe's ideology about dealing with special needs children.
Here's My Story: In my youth, I had shown a strong talent for drawing, but, as a yeshivah student, I never had the opportunity to be exposed to the world of art. In fact, art was anathema in my eyes.
My story begins many years ago in the Old City of Jerusalem where I live—a stone’s throw away from the Kotel—with my husband, a Sephardic rabbi. As is common here, we are often asked to host strangers for Shabbat meals, and so it was on this particular Friday evening.
Here's My Story: In the late 1950s, at a time when the Iron Curtain was almost impenetrable, I served as the first secretary of the Israeli Embassy in Moscow. While officially I was playing a diplomatic role, I was actually tasked by the Israeli government with creating a link with the Jews trapped in the USSR.
Here's My Story: I was born and educated in Jerusalem, becoming ordained the fourth-generation rabbi in my family. With the encouragement of my mentor and teacher, Rabbi Ben-Zion Meir Chai Uziel, the chief rabbi of Israel, I went to serve initially as rabbi in Lima, Peru.
Here's My Story: I grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, in a traditional though not a Torah-observant home. But when I was a kid, my uncle, Dr. Rodney Unterslak, returned to South Africa having become religious while living in England, and he greatly influenced me.