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The Drunken Brooklyn Cop and the Anonymous Hero:  A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It was a very bizarre scene involving an anonymous hero, a drunken cop, a guy at minyan and the video that captured it all. Apparently,...

Back to Basics: The Fifth Level Of Prayer

Having prayed for many years, I must say it is something I do enjoy. Yes, I know that it is the same text day after day, but somehow the...

Back to Basics: Keeping The Focus On Unity

When Henry Kissinger became secretary of state, Golda Meir, then prime minister of Israel, wrote him a congratulatory letter, expressing hope for a solid relationship between the two countries....

Illuminating Jewish Thought: Explorations Of Free Will, The Afterlife, And The Messianic Era

  Authored by Rabbi Netanel Wiederblank, a maggid shiur at Yeshiva University, Illuminating Jewish Thought: Explorations of Free Will, the Afterlife, and the Messianic Era, is the first volume in...

Back to Basics: Stop By to Give Hakaras Hatov to the Rebbe

  In preparation for the 24th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, this Shabbos, Gimmel Tammuz, I have dedicated three essays to his teachings and the worldwide organization he inspired....

Oceanside, Others Getting OU Challenge Grant for Women’s Programs

  The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, will underwrite the cost of 16 innovative programs in 11 states...

The Rebbe’s Love for Every Jew

By Rabbi Pesach Schmerling Director, Chabad Lubavitch of Far Rockaway This Shabbos, the third of Tammuz, marks the 24th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, zt’l. A Jew...

Regal Biblical Color ‘Tekhelet’ Returns to Modern Israel

A new exhibit exploring the mysterious color tekhelet, a vibrant blue dye mentioned 49 times in the Torah and later chosen as the central color of Israel’s national flag, opened...

YU Torah Tours Shares Love Of Torah for Shavuot

On Shavuot, more than 85 Yeshiva University students — including 28 from New York — traveled to 17 communities across North America to share their love of Torah and...

Is This the Time of Redemption? Rabbi Reuven Wolf Has Answers

By Basha Oka Botnick Sweeping changes are taking place. President Trump moved the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. New alignments are taking shape in the Middle East. Suddenly, Saudi Arabia is...

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Israeli Defense Minister Warns of Potential Military Operation in Gaza

Unless Hamas curbs its arson terrorism and border ‎riots campaign, Israel may have no choice but to ‎launch a full-fledged military operation in the...

Berlin: Facebook Must Adhere to German Holocaust Denial Laws

Facebook must stick to German laws which ban Holocaust denial, the Justice Ministry in Berlin said on Thursday after Mark Zuckerberg caused outrage by...

Night Flower: Chapter 12, Part II

By Esther Rapaport Be happy? Chaiky took the tray with the little bowls of salads and dips and walked to the table. She looked at...

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