Monthly Archives: April 2013

Leib Tropper: “Character First” project aims to develop good character

Well-known religious scholar and educator Rabbi Leib Tropper is involved in a new project called “Character First.” Based in Israel, the project aims to work with students and young adults to develop good character. According to Rabbi Tropper, much of … Continue reading

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Leib Tropper Provides a Brief History of Jerusalem’s Hurva Synagogue

Located in the center of Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter, the Hurva Synagogue once served as one of the city’s main houses of worship. The original construction began in 1700 and was led by Rabbi Judah the Hassid. In 1721, local residents … Continue reading

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About The Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

By Leib Tropper Standing for more than a century, Staten Island-based Rabbi Jacob Joseph School has a reputation for a stringent curriculum. The school educates young students in Orthodox Jewish tradition from nursery school age to 12th grade. Among these … Continue reading

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