Geula Event for Women in Woodmere February 26

  By Hinda Sheva Lieberman January 24, 2019 3:53 p.m. “It’s crazy.” “Are you for real?!?!” “Wow, wow, wow, this is mind blowing!” “Yupppp insane.” The day before: January 23, 2019 10:51 p.m. With urgency in her...

Calvary Hospital Participates in Torah Scroll Event in NYC

On Tuesday, February 5, Calvary Hospital participated in a remarkable gathering of Torah scrolls from Memorial Scrolls Trust (MST), many of them more than 100 years old. This first-ever...

Construction Almost Complete for First Mikvah in South Korea

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Seoul, South Korea, are completing the first mikvah in the country. Jewish women seeking ritual-bath services have thus far had to travel to China or Japan to use a...

Orthodox Rabbis Vote to Bar One of Their Own for Training Female Clergy

TEANECK, N.J. (Jewish Standard via JTA) — Pushing back against efforts by liberal Orthodox Jews to allow women to serve as clergy, an Orthodox rabbinical council in northern New Jersey is...

‘Mezuzah Week’ a Spiritual Revolution in Tel Aviv

A revolutionary campaign under the title “Mezuzah Week in Tel Aviv” has recently been launched by the Central Chabad of Tel Aviv, where residents will be able to check...


By Shari Glassman Past participant of NCSY’s JWRP/TJJ for Moms trip This past Shabbat my family and I, along with 30 other families, attended an unbelievably impactful evening at the Young...

Hank Greenberg Bat Sells for More Than $25,000

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A bat used by Jewish Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg sold at auction for over $25,000. The closed auction on the website of Lelands-Sports Memorabilia and Card...

Five Towns Tu B’Shevat Roundup

Tu B’Shevat Comes Early At Shulamith Lower Division Knowing that the chag would arrive during midwinter break, students of Shulamith Lower Division celebrated Tu B’Shevat a bit early this year....

Birthright Israel Sees Record Participation in 2018

Birthright Israel reached a new milestone in 2018, with a record 48,000 participants from around abroad and 8,300 Israelis. Birthright Israel, also known as Taglit in Hebrew, brings Jewish youths...

NASCK Consecrates Unique Florida Cemetery

    The National Association for Chevra Kadisha (NASCK) consecrated a nonprofit cemetery on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Lake Worth, Florida, dedicated to providing a dignified burial for every Jew,...

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A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for Until now, Purim was not as geshmak as the other Yomim Tovim throughout the year.  Why was...

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