Bringing Back Bikur Cholim

By Neal C. Goldberg, Ph.D., and Rabbi Nachum Dinowitz Have you noticed how many articles, workshops, and refresher courses appear each year addressing issues such as taharas hamishpachah, tefillin, or...

Silbers Dedicate Achiezer Respite Room in LIJ Medical Center

Spacious, inviting; welcoming, with a huge modern refrigerator filled to capacity with fresh, appetizing food, built-in chargers for all kinds of devices, and a comfortable couch — the new...

Women Unite for Ohr Torah Stone’s ‘Women Moving Mountains’ Hike

Ohr Torah Stone’s second annual “Women Moving Mountains” (“Eshet HaMidbar”) hike brought together more than 300 women from across Israel to show their support and to advocate on behalf...

Chai Lifeline Enlists Supporters to Fight Childhood Illness March 12-14

  Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network, will launch a 48-hour “Join the Fight” campaign March 12 at noon. In the last year, Chai Lifeline provided critical support...

Ohel Opens Ohel Jaffa Family Campus In Flatbush

  Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services was pleased to invite the community to the official Grand Opening Celebration of the new Ohel Jaffa Family Campus, a Center of Excellence,...

Ladies & Lattes Presents Purim Illusionist

The senior sophisticates of the Five Towns and Far Rockaway Bikur Cholim’s “Ladies & Lattes” knew that they were in for an exciting time when they saw world-famous illusionist...

Second Annual NCSY Gala Planned for March 17

  NCSY will be hosting its second annual gala celebrating over 60 years of inspiring teens about Judaism. NCSY, which reached over 28,000 teens this year across the U.S., Canada,...

Yael Eckstein Steps Into Her Father’s Shoes

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Most of Yael Eckstein’s neighbors didn’t know that her father was the head of one of the largest charities supporting Jews in Israel and...

The Center For Integrative Healing

Aid L’Shalom works hand-in-hand with Bronx-based Bruckner Oncology, a comprehensive cancer treatment center headed by Drs. Howard Bruckner and Azriel Hirschfeld. The state-of-the-art center was completed in January 2016, thanks...

More Than $6.3 Million Raised for Victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

(JTA) — Thousands of givers have opened their hearts to those affected by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, donating more than $6.3 million to a fund for their benefit set...

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A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Until now, Purim was not as geshmak as the other Yomim Tovim throughout the year.  Why was...

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Omar Sheitel Missing Since she assumed her Congressional seat in January, Representative Ilhan Omar has been seen wearing very colorful but also modest head coverings...

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We were on the move just about all day long. We were in Albany for a day last week with Teach NYS, a subdivision...

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