With Highest Honors: Revisiting ‘Drilling Down Into Torah’

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Dr. Abraham Borenstein, a West Hempstead resident, received his semichah at the RIETS/YU Chag HaSemikhah Convocation on Sunday, March 19. In the March 10 edition of...

A Gantz Yahr Purim Torah

By Mordechai Schmutter (Warning: This article might not make sense. I don’t really drink on Purim, but I’ve had a lot to eat.) This week I’m going to take the time...

Heaven On Earth: Rabbi Elyashiv Z”L

It was at the beginning of the Pesach Zeman 1974 in Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim of Yerushalayim, when the Rosh Yeshiva, Harav Moshe Chait Z”TL called in a few of...

SLICE OF LIFE

Jews have a habit of incorporating the foods of the counties they’ve found themselves in to accommodate the laws of Kashruth. So it’s not surprising that many of the...

BMW Welcomes A New Sefer Torah

Despite record-high August temperatures, the streets of Cedarhurst and Woodmere were alive with sounds of jubilation as hundreds of men, women, and children braved the soaring temperatures to escort...

The Rebbe From Lubavitch

By R’ Nison Gordon, z’l Translated By P. Samuels Part 3 This article is one of a series in translation from a biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, written...

In Or Out? Lighting The Menorah

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Go to Eretz Yisrael for Chanukah and you will see Lucite or glass boxes containing menorahs for outdoor lightings. There is, however, a halachic hurdle...

Palestinian Authority TV: Jews Want to Conquer the World, Judaism is Extreme and Permits...

Interviewees on Palestine TV repeat classical anti-Semitic tropes, quoting from the Protocols of the Elders of Zion and alleging that Judaism is an extremist religion permitting the murder of...

Rogosnitzky’s New CD Sets Reveal the Soul of High Holiday Davening

By Sandy Eller Three times a day, we open our Siddurim and our hearts to the Ribbono shel Olam. As much as tefillah plays a large part in our everyday...

“Hitler” Store Agrees to Name Change Following Global Protests

The “Hitler” garment store located in Vastrapur, India has agreed to change its name due to “political pressure” and protests from both the local and international community. The shop owners...

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Israeli Startup Raises $11.5M to Improve Drone Precision Agriculture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRHy7js3sTA&feature=youtu.be Israeli startup SeeTree, which utilizes drones and artificial intelligence to enable precision agriculture for orchards, announced on Thursday that it has raised another $11.5...

Terrorist Attacks in Israel Decrease Sharply

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The number of terrorist attacks against Israelis dropped by 75 percent last month over November, but it was also the...

YAFFED’s Yeshiva Oversight Suit Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Rockland County-based education advocacy group challenging the constitutionality of a newly amended state law that...

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