Said Toscanini: "I am doing this for humanity." The IPO has earned a reputation as one of the pre-eminent orchestras in the world: over the decades it has featured Isaac Stern, Leonard Bernstein, Yehuda Menuhin and Itzhak Perlman.One profound moment came in 1991 when Zubin Mehta conducted the orchestra during a Scud missile attack.The Chafetz Chaim wrote: "If you try to influence others to improve, at times they might insult you for your efforts.So before you approach someone, realize you may be insulted and try to accept it.You should find these in any Jewish bookstore, or at In 1936, the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra performed its inaugural concert, consisting of 75 Jewish musicians from major European orchestras who had made aliyah.The opening concert (of the "Palestine Orchestra," as it was then known) was conducted by the great Arturo Toscanini, who had escaped the rise of fascism in his native Italy.It was obvious that she didn’t fit in with the cool kids. At first, I found it curious, but after a while, I realized that Emily’s experience was merely an extension of the Ok Cupid experience in general. When we create a profile, we’re projecting a certain type of image. Well, she was famous, for one thing, and dead for another. Men do tend to fetishize famous dead women, especially if the woman in question has a head full of neuroses. If most modern men met these women in real life, they would call them crazy, but somehow, in the safety of death, they become worthy.
A friend and I were at lunch, discussing our frustrations with online dating, when I suddenly realized the ridiculousness of our conversation. I decided, right then, that I needed to do something to alter the course of our conversation.
There were also emails from men who were utterly confused, who wrote things like, “Why?
” and “I don’t get it.” One 22-year-old guy questioned me about my profile pictures, two 19th-century photographs of Dickinson: But, for me, the most intriguing emails came from men who treated me like I was just an ordinary single lady, lookin’ for love. Every woman who has participated in online dating knows them.
As far as commentary and instruction on Jewish prayer, nothing comes close to the Art Scroll Siddur (Mesorah Publications 1984).
It is translated by top-rate Jewish scholars, who understand the subtleties of the Hebrew language and have a great knowledge of Talmudic sources.