Before The Holiday

Do not neglect your exercise. Try to stick to your routine as much as possible, even though you have so much more to do. Remember, the cleaning will get...

Carl Shapiro, Brandeis benefactor who lost millions to Madoff, dies at 108

BOSTON (JTA) – Carl J. Shapiro, one of Boston’s most significant philanthropists and Brandeis University’s most generous donor, died March 7 at his home in Boston. He was 108. Shapiro...

Join A Special $500 Songwriting Contest

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The Midrash tells us that Hashem spends His time being mezaveg zivugim, matching people up—in short, being a shadchan. Rabbi Michoel Blaustein of Sinai Academy in...

Nafla Ateres Rosheinu: The Loss of Dayan yechezkel Roth zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This morning, Klal Yisroel lost one of its most eminent Poskim, Dayan Yechezkel Roth zt”l.  Dayan Roth was an extraordinary talmid chochom, a tzaddik, and had...

BDE: Rav Yechezkel Roth, zt”l, tzaddik, kadosh, posek, luminary

This morning, early Sunday, the shocking news came that Rav Yechezkel Roth collapsed at home. His holy Neshamah ascended on high a short time later. He had been unwell for a...

Himalayan Salt Cave Oasis

One aspect that makes AcuZen Wellness Center a true oasis in your own backyard is our Himalayan salt cave. Salt caves have been utilized in Europe for many years...

ZAKA Chairman and Founder Yehuda Meshi-Zahav selected as recipient of the Israel Prize in...

ZAKA Chairman and Founder Yehuda Meshi-Zahav selected as recipient of the Israel Prize in the field of Lifetime Achievement and Special Contribution to Society and the State Jerusalem, March...

Substance Use In Yeshiva High Schools

By Rabbi Tully Harcsztark and Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz School administrators often muse that the lack of data regarding our students and parent body creates a gap in our understanding....

My Startling Conversation With Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, zt’l

By Rabbi Benzion Scheinfeld Educator and Director of Camp Kanfei Nesharim Throughout my life, since high school, I had almost idolized Rabbi Dr. Twerski, zt’l. Here was a man who had...

Purim Diet Survival Guide

By Alice Hen Although Purim is only one day long, many dieters or people who are just careful with their intake during the year have a hard time on this...
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