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NSHA Celebrates ‘Chai’ Years of Students Chanting Megillat Esther

A milestone at the North Shore Hebrew Academy (NSHA) Middle School in Great Neck will be reached when 18 eighth-graders and four alumni, both Ashkenazic and Sephardic, will chant...

V’nahafoch Hu: A Purim Initiative

By Helen Wolff, Rina Friedman, Laurie Adler, and Bonnie Polansky Think before you deliver! Let us look around this year, and in the years to come, and think before we...

Arieh and Devorah Lea Raichman: Rabbi and Rebbetzin of the Jungle

Nestled deep in the Amazon rainforest lies one of most isolated Jewish communities in the world. Located where the Solimões and Negro rivers join to form the Amazon —...

Torah Academy For Girls 55th Annual Dinner, February 20

According to dinner chairmen Eliyahu Berger and Yehuda Biber, the 55th annual dinner of Torah Academy for Girls promises to be an event that will touch the hearts of...

84th Yartzeit of Sara Schenirer

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman They were a group of forgotten neshamos. An entire segment of Klal Yisroel that was neglected. No one cared about their chinuch. And, as a consequence...

Congregation Ohr Torah To Welcome New Rabbi

Congregation Ohr Torah of North Woodmere will welcome our new rabbi, Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen, this Shabbos, September 8. Congregation Ohr Torah was founded over fifty years ago by new...

Environmental Group Wants Israeli Right-Wing Group to Stop Using Same Name

(JTA) — They each have a vision, albeit very different ones. The Jewish environmental group Hazon has issued a cease-and-desist order demanding a new right-wing Israeli organization stop using the...

A Moshe Rabbeinu for Each Generation

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon In honor of the 11th of Nissan next week, which is the Rebbe’s birthday, I would like to share some thoughts about our Rebbe. I find that it...

Women of the Wall Shoved, Spat On at 30th Anniversary Event

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Protests by several thousand haredi Orthodox demonstrators turned into a melee as demonstrators spat on and shoved members of the egalitarian Women of the Wall...

Hebrew Language, Culture Take Center Stage in March

The Council for Hebrew Language and Culture in North America is launching a month-long festival as part of its mission to promote Hebrew as a common global Jewish language. Called Hagigah...

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Rav Yerucham Olshin’s New Purim Sefer

A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Until now, Purim was not as geshmak as the other Yomim Tovim throughout the year.  Why was...

From The Purim Press Service

Omar Sheitel Missing Since she assumed her Congressional seat in January, Representative Ilhan Omar has been seen wearing very colorful but also modest head coverings...

From The Editor: An Educational Experience

We were on the move just about all day long. We were in Albany for a day last week with Teach NYS, a subdivision...

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