Protecting Lives

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, by someone with an affiliation to an anti-Semitic group, has caused the entire nation to...

Unmasking The Purim Paradox

By Yochanan Gordon The month of Adar is synonymous with joy and festivities. And while there is great depth and significance to the joy of Purim, it is the type...

A Guide To An Israeli Butcher Shop

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman When Americans travel to Israel for yom tov, they often do one of two things: A. They either bring their choice cuts of meats from the United...

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...

Power Of Prayer

By Larry Gordon They answer Amen to berachos and they daven together daily. This group of women, mostly from Far Rockaway and parts of the Five Towns, is a sorority,...

U.S. and Israel on Iran: Widening Gap or “Different Clocks”?

While Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren downplayed the reportedly widening gap between Washington and Jerusalem’s positions regarding the necessity and timing of possible military action against Iran’s...

Orthodox Girls Find Their Performance Spotlight At Camp Maor

By Simi Lichtman Gillian Herszage spends 48 weeks a year away from her best friends. As a ninth-grader from Columbus, Ohio, Gillian had spent most of her life straddling two...

Back to Basics: A Crisis Of Faith

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon Jews of all affiliations and people of all religions are not immune to experiencing a crisis of faith. Depending on the depth of one’s belief, there...

The Hidden World Of Shidduchim

By Rav Aryeh Zev Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center Over the past decade, when the calendar turned to Tu B’Av, known as the yom tov of shidduchim, multiple articles have appeared...

Fake Jews?

By Rav Aryeh Zev Ginzberg Once again, Klal Yisrael finds itself in the period of the calendar called “Bein HaMetzarim,” the three-week period climaxed by the painful day of Tishah...
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BY BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Morgenthau, who served as Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at 99. Morgenthau died Sunday...

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The Israel under-20 men’s basketball team defeated Spain 92-84 to win its second consecutive European championship. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulated the team and told...

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