Bringing Fall Flavors to Your Sukkot Table

We are twice blessed. Sukkot, the harvest festival — and sometimes called the “Jewish Thanksgiving” — takes place this year at the end of September, and two months later,...

Our Beloved Rabbi Gottesman, zt’l

By Rabbi Elliot Hecht Today is one of those days that I will remember for the rest of my life. It actually started last when I first heard that...

Despite Thanksgiving, Israel tops U.S. in turkey meat production

Thanksgiving turkey. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. ( As the U.S. prepares for the Thanksgiving holiday and the annual tradition of eating turkey, statistics from Israel’s turkey industry, Agriculture Ministry, and Foreign Ministry...

Calvary & NASCK Team Up For TEAM Shabbos

Calvary Hospital, together with the National Association of Chevra Kadisha (NASCK), is set to host another event for community rabbis on Thursday, January 12, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m., on its...

Is There a Divorce Pandemic Too?

By Jacob Rubinstein, Esq. We have seen the memes, we have surmised based on our mental narrative of society, and frankly, the statistics are substantiating the same: COVID-19 is hamstringing...

Tel Aviv Restaurant Goes Biblical

CTech – Next week, popular central Tel Aviv restaurant Igra Rama will go back in time. Between July 14-18, waiters donning biblical-era outfits will serve dishes made using ancient...

Shall We Wake the President?: Disaster Management from the Oval Office

Book Review by Michele Justic In light of the current Coronavirus Crisis, 5TJT is revisiting this book review, modified from the original printed in 2017. Tevi Troy has also published...

YUConnects: Building Healthy Relationships Toward Marriage

By Rochelle Maruch Miller YUConnects, the popular relationship-building initiative run by Yeshiva University, recently celebrated its 312th engagement! But impressive as that number may be, it is not nearly enough...

Dating Forum Sneak Peak: Bad Friends

5TJT Columnist Baila Sebrow answers a single woman concerned about her boyfriend's friends. When should someone put their loved one above their friends? Read the full column this week...

Purim Is Coming: What’s Your Theme?

By P. Samuels Now that Tu B’Shevat is behind us, the stores have dismantled their beautiful displays of fruit and have begun concentrating on the next yom tov, Purim. This...
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New Hampshire Lawmakers Approve Bill Requiring Holocaust Education

BY PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON (JTA) – New Hampshire will mandate Holocaust and genocide prevention education under a bill passed overwhelmingly by its House of Representatives. If Gov....

French Court: Painting Looted During Holocaust Belongs to Jewish Collector – A French appeals court ruled against an American couple that sought to get back the 1887 painting called La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking...

13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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