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A Hero’s Story: Yoni Netanyahu By Moshe Phillips

A new movie about Yoni Netanyahu called Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story played in a suburban Philadelphia suburb late in July just minutes away from where the...

Yeshiva Nishmas Hatorah: Preparing Bachurim For Life

In these confusing times, it seems as if every week we are hit with another crisis or a deeper realization of an existing one. And while we are well...

Israeli Gov’t Forces Jews to Desecrate the Sabbath

Border police evicted Jews from the Mitzpeh Avichai outpost in the Hevron region on Saturday, residents of the area report. The outpost has been destroyed and rebuilt dozens of times....

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,...


The forthcoming installation of a new president at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah is scheduled to include a “Roundtable” entitled “Training New Rabbis for a New Generation,” featuring the newly installed...

Security at the Siyum Hashas

With the 12th Siyum Hashas just one week away, organizers of the massive event have stepped up efforts to ensure the highest standards of security in and around Metlife...

United Torah Judaism, Shas Mull Ultra-Orthodox Bloc

United Torah Judaism and Shas, the two ultra-Orthodox parties in the 19th Knesset, announced Friday that they might join forces to create a bloc that would oppose universal national...

Guma Aguiar, Still Missing, Left Tefillin on Boat

The case of missing pro-Israel multi-millionaire Guma Aguiar remains unsolved, but police revealed his tefillin, used for morning prayers, were found on his boat. Aguiar was last seen getting on...

Female Kosher Supervisors Deemed “Immodest”

Courses for female kosher supervisors shut down: Up to two years ago, women interested in working as kashrut supervisors in restaurants and different businesses in Israel would receive a...

At Famed Israeli Kibbutz, New Torah Scroll Makes Its Mark

By Mindy Rubenstein The famed Kibbutz Degania Alef on the shores of the Kinneret in northern Israel has received a noteworthy new gift. The kibbutz, Israel’s first, established in...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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