Holocaust Survivor from Monsey Tells his Story for the First Time

SPRING VALLEY– Until Sunday, Eli Stern had never spoken about his experience during the Holocaust. He had never spoken about how the Nazis forced him and his family from their...

“Talmudic Wisdom For Today” – A Book Review By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

For those in the world of Jewish outreach, there exists a rather serious problem .  It is a problem that is so daunting that most people have thrown their...

San Diego Jewish teen Wins Google Science Prize

Jonah Kohn was trying to play a guitar riff for a friend in a noisy classroom when he put his teeth on the top of the instrument and realized...

What is a Siyum HaShas

When we hear about a sold out event at the Yad Eliyahu stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel, we assume that the crowd will be cheering on their favorite yellow...

The Advent of Hitler in India: Dr. Aafreedi: “The cure for this Paradoxical Phenomenon...

Hitler is considered a heinous historical by most of humanity, but in the last few years India has been witness to the advent in his popularity. Dr. Navras Jaat Aafreedi,...

Remains of Jews Massacred on Temple Mount Found?

The remains of thousands of Jews massacred by the Romans on the Temple Mount during the destruction of the Second Temple may have been uncovered, according to veteran archaeological...

Pelosi: Republican Jews Just Want to Save on Taxes

In a pot-stirring interview with Al Hunt, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that Jews who oppose President Obama’s treatment of Israel are faking concern over the Jewish...

Romney visits Western Wall in Jerusalem (Video)

Jerusalem (CNN) — Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney, joined by his wife Ann, made a previously unannounced stop at the Western Wall on Sunday while in Jerusalem meeting with...

Arabs Protest Israel’s Participation in Olympics

For millions of people across the world, the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games was a spectacular and moving symbol of unity. But there are some in the Arab...

A Translation of Alei Tzion in Rhyme By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

There is something that takes hold of you when you combine a slow dirge with rhyme.  Those that are not so fluent in the Hebrew lose the impact.   To...
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Halachic Musings: Can a School Confiscate Students’ Belongings?

The story seems a little far-fetched. A group of eighth-graders, it is said, collected money for a graduation trip. The amount was about $5,000. The...

Nassau County Holds Session on Woodmere Club Development on June 26

  The 5 Towns Civic Association and the Lawrence Association urge the community to attend the Nassau County scoping session regarding the proposed Woodmere Club...

Emergency Citizen Preparedness Training at Hempstead Town Hall June 30

  Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen will be joined by officials from the New York State Department of Homeland Security and emergency service personnel...

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