Gan Chamesh Puts Its Own Spin on Shabbos Project

Gan Chamesh, Chabad’s Early Childhood Center, was inspired by the worldwide Shabbos Project to engage students in an exciting and creative challah-cover making workshop. The workshop and the Shabbos...

NYC Day Schools, Yeshivas Remain Open as Public Schools Close

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — Jewish schools and other private schools in New York City will remain open even as the city shutters its public school buildings starting Thursday amid a...

Rambam Says Thank You on Veterans Day

  Last week, Rambam Mesivta held its annual Veterans Day hakaras hatov assembly. Since the school’s inception in 1992, rosh mesivta of Rambam, Rabbi Zev Meir Friedman, has made it...

Touro to Offer Online Jewish Studies Degree

  Touro’s Graduate School of Jewish Studies now offers its master’s degree in Jewish Studies with concentrations in Jewish History and Jewish Education both in-person and online. All online classes...

HAFTR High School Hosts Virtual Debate Tournament

  By Meir Farkas, Sophomore HAFTR’s Speech and Debate Team continues in full swing, thanks to our wonderful coach, Mr. Alex Libkind. On Wednesday, November 4, HAFTR High School hosted a...

Rabbi Accused of Molesting Kids at Torah Temimah Dies of COVID-19

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — Joel Kolko, a Brooklyn rabbi who was accused of molesting students at the yeshiva where he taught for years, died of COVID-19 while in Israel, according...

Club Fair at Shulamith High School

    The teachers and administration at Shulamith High School take Einstein’s quote — “Creativity is intelligence having fun” — and breathe life into it. Student clubs, which all grades participate...

YU Open House Coming to a Screen Near You

  Welcoming Prospective Students to Undergraduate Open Houses This story of growth in the face of challenges will be proudly showcased during the University’s upcoming virtual undergraduate open houses later this...

Halachic Musings: A Tale of Two City Schools

  By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There exists an unsung group of heroes who are true role models for their dedication to education. They are the menahalim of our yeshivos whose desire...

Parashah at Shulamith

    Ask a child at Shulamith ECC what her favorite time of the day is, and she will inevitably answer “parashah.” The children sit enthralled as the story of the...
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Emirati Royal in Talks to Buy Jerusalem’s Beitar Soccer Club

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A member of the United Arab Emirates’ royal family has formally announced his interest in buying half of the Israeli soccer...

Court to Decide Whether Labor Can Cancel Primaries

The Tel Aviv District Court will rule on Sunday morning whether to prevent a Labor Party convention from deciding on Sunday afternoon whether to cancel the...

New Podcast Digs Deeper Into Issues Affecting Our Communities

Introducing "From The Editor's Desk" a new podcast by 5TJT Editor and Publisher Larry Gordon delving deeper into some of today's issues. Mr. Gordon...

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