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RACING IN THE STREETS By Larry Gordon

Everywhere we turn these days the talk is about upcoming elections.  Not in Venezuela where Hugo Chavez---the freely elected dictator---won a resounding victory.  Neither is it about elections in...

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....

Ambassador Dermer At YU Commencement: ‘Restore Jewish Pride’

On Thursday, May 25, Yeshiva University’s Class of 2017 celebrated YU’s 86th Commencement along with friends and family in The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City....

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...

Mercaz Hatorah’s Annual Chanukah Mesibah

Yeshiva Mercaz Hatorah of Belle Harbor celebrated Chanukah with a special mesibah. Pictured above: Rav Shmuel Zev Dicker, rosh yeshiva, introducing guest speaker Rav Yehoshua Cooper, menahel of...

The Satmar Rebbe zt”l— An Appreciation By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Those that knew the Satmar Rebbe, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum zt”l,  loved him.  After the Nazi beasts yimach shmam almost completely destroyed European Jewry, the Rebbe faced one of the...

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...

Anti-Israel Protesters Target Synagogue in Venezuela

Leaders of the Jewish community in Venezuela said about 50 anti-Israel protesters gathered outside the country’s largest synagogue on Thursday to demonstrate against the recent Israeli airstrikes in the...

District in crisis: East Ramapo’s Public Schools Controlled By Chasidic Jews

One week after East Ramapo became the only school district in the region to see its budget defeated by voters, school board Vice President Daniel Schwartz warned at a...

“Virtual Vigil” of Torah Study Launches in Honor of Kidnapped Teens

NEW YORK NCSY AND PARTNERS LAUNCH “VIRTUAL VIGIL” OF TORAH STUDY AND PRAYER FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF MISSING YESHIVA STUDENTS IN ISRAEL Jews across Israel and the world are...

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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...

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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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