Max Rosenstock: ‘The Strongest Man in the World,’ Therefore the Strongest Jew in the World

In the 1920s, Mendel “Max” Rosenstock became known as “Max the Strongman” and “The Strongest Man in the World.” A Romanian Jew who immigrated to the U.S., Rosenstock toured the country performing amazing feats of strength. What made him even more extraordinary was that he reportedly stood five-feet-two-inches tall. (In 1931, the Jewish Daily Forward…

An Orthodox Jewish View of the Importance of Ecology and Sustainable Growth from Aish HaTorah

Tikkun Olam (“repairing the world’) is an important tenet in Judaism — and that includes with regard to environmental degradation and sustainable growth. All streams of the Jewish religion are concerned about ecology. Here we present one Torah-centered view from Aish HaTorah (“Fire of the Torah”), an Orthodox educational organization and yeshiva. See the article…

Tunisian Muslims and Jews

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