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‘We’ve lost almost an entire year’: COVID-fatigued communities prepare for a distanced Purim

(JTA) — In any other year, the mask-decorating party planned for later this month at Congregation Beth El Ner Tamid in Broomall, Pennsylvania, would make perfect sense: Costumes are...

Discovery: Binding of the Vilna Gaon’s Tanach

In the last few days, an item of great historic significance was revealed in Jerusalem with the unveiling of the binding of the volume of Tanach used and learned...

Biden and Slabodka – Lehavdil

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It happened during the swearing in ceremony itself. “If you’re ever working with me, and I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect, talk down to...

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls for A National Return to Civility, Dialogue and...

The Rabbinical Alliance of America—Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis—calls for a national return to civility, dialogue and respect. Tragically, we live in challenging times in terms of...

How Did Moshe Rabbeinu Become Moshe Rabbeinu?

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rav Nenedick zt"l was Rav Aharon Kotler's Mashgiach in Kletzk. It is said of Moshe Rabbeinu in the Torah, “Bechol Baisi Ne’eman hu – in all My...

What Blessing Is Appropriate Upon Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine?

(JTA) — Jewish liturgy offers blessings for seemingly every occasion, from ritual moments (such as lighting Shabbat candles) to sublime experiences (seeing a rainbow) to mundane acts (going to the...

Musings of a Shliach From Montana: Keeping the Spirit Alive

This past Shabbos, we blessed the new month of Kislev. We normally celebrate the annual Chabad Lubavitch shluchim conference in New York at this time of year. Along with...

Trump Administration Plans In-Person Hanukkah Party

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump White House is throwing an in-person Hanukkah party, one of a series of recent events the administration has held despite coronavirus concerns. The reception...

More Than 1,000 Teens Participate in NCSY’s ‘One Shabbos’

  More than 1,000 teens participated in NCSY’s “One Shabbos” initiative, part of the global “Shabbos Project” celebrations held around the world this past weekend. From Thursday evening through Saturday...
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IDF kills at least 4 Palestinian terror operatives in West Bank arrest raid; 2...

(JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces killed at least four Palestinians during an operation to arrest terrorist operatives in the West Bank. Two Israelis were...

Aisav’s Tears and AOC’s Tears

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The headlines blasted how in today’s vote on Iron Dome funding – which passed 420-9, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) both...

YUConnects Celebrates 500th Engagement

YU’s unique relationship-building resource caters to entire Jewish community New York, NY, September 23, 2021 – What began 13 years ago as a local effort...

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