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...

Even The Most Broken Pieces Can Be Put Back Together

By Chanie Hertz Torah Academy For Girls Ever since I was little, no matter where I went, people would stare at me. Some would laugh and others would pity me, whispering...

The Disappearing Jewish Woman

By Rabbi Gil Student Separate entrances. Sky-high mechitzos. Publications without pictures of women. Some people take the growing frequency of these and similar phenomena as a sign that women are...

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...

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...

Mesivta Yam HaTorah: The Menahel’s Point Of View

What Happened to Our Son? By Rabbi Eli Zoldan During our recent parent—teacher conferences, I was approached by a ninth-grade parent who said to me, “What did you do to my...

Choosing Yam HaTorah For Your Son

It is that time of year again. Yeshivas are hosting their open houses, and parents find themselves faced with the decision of which school would be the best fit...

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...

A New Era For Yeshiva Nishmas Hatorah

With much siyatta d’Shmaya, Yeshiva Nishmas Hatorah is finishing construction on its newly acquired building. Located in Old Woodmere, the building will house a beis midrash, shiur room, dining...

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,...
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