Torah Brought To Life At HANC

By Elana Lefkowitz, Junior HANC High School prides itself on its rigorous and innovative academic program with the goal of instilling a love for learning throughout its curriculum. Students are...

Germany to receive first new Torah for kids edition in 50 years

(JTA) – A publisher from Berlin is preparing to launch the first German-language children’s edition of the Torah since 1964. The first volume of of “Tell your Children — The...

In Honor of Hanukkah: 7 Jewish-American National Heritage Sites

National park history and Jewish-American history have frequently gone hand in hand. From the founders of Touro Synagogue – the oldest synagogue in the United States – to the...

Over 13,000 at “Kever Ruchel” as Celebrations Begin (Music Video)

More than 13,000 people visited Rachel’s Tomb (Kever Rachel) on Thursday as the anniversary of the Biblical matriarch’s passing approaches. This year the anniversary of the matriarch Rachel’s passing falls...

5TJT Responds to VIN

A recent VINNEWS editorial discussed the Siyum HaShas that was held this past Wednesday night at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  While it correctly extolled the unprecedented  Kiddush Shaim...

Chabad Purchases Manhattan Building for $42 Million

Chabad of Midtown Manhattan has closed on the purchase of a 12-story, 60,000 square foot building in New York City for $42 million, in one of the largest real...

Congregation Beth Israel Ends 7 years of Hurricane Katrina-Induced Wandering

Seven years after Hurricane Katrina toppled a nearby floodwall and drowned their Lakeview synagogue, and after a seven-year journey praying in hotel meeting rooms, then in rooms borrowed and...

Storobin to Felder: Let’s Put Politics Aside for Metzitzah B’Peh

This morning, State Sen. David Storobin (R-Brooklyn) reached out to his Democratic challenger, Simcha Felder, with a simple request: let’s put politics aside, and work together to preserve the...

At Famed Israeli Kibbutz, New Torah Scroll Makes Its Mark

By Mindy Rubenstein The famed Kibbutz Degania Alef on the shores of the Kinneret in northern Israel has received a noteworthy new gift. The kibbutz, Israel’s first, established in...

MAY Torah Bowl Team Is Undefeated!

Extracurricular activities at Mesivta Ateres Yaakov do not stop at sports teams and literary works. The Ateres Yaakov Eagles Torah Bowl Team is one the longest-standing extracurricular programs at...
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BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Sen. Lindsey Graham says a group of progressive Democratic congresswomen are “a bunch of communists. They hate Israel. They hate...

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