LAFD: Hatzolah Responders Create Public Safety Issue

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Hatzolah has received pushback from the Los Angeles Fire Department and its firefighters’ union as the Orthodox Jewish emergency response service has tried to obtain...

Ohel Sarala Spreads Chizuk Across the World

By Rav Aryeh Zev Ginzberg Recently, the Torah world commemorated the first yahrzeit of HaRav HaGaon Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman, zt’l. Upon the shloshim of his passing, there were hundreds...

NYPD Hosts Active-Shooter Workshop for Community

  Following the horrific tragedy in Pittsburgh and rise in antisemitic hate crimes, community members from all different backgrounds came together for a lifesaving educational evening, an NYPD active-shooter training...

Jewish Agency Partners With PR4PR to Help Children at Risk in Puerto Rico

The Jewish Agency for Israel announced a partnership with PR4PR to build a Project TEN Center in San Juan. Through this historic partnership, the two organizations will focus on...

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...

Race For Courage Raises $250,000 in Miami

By Bracha Ten Victory!!! Race for Courage has just come back from an extraordinary marathon weekend in Miami, Florida. Over 100 people and 50 runners joined Team Courage for the...

Israeli Rescue Team in Brazil Finds Bodies, No Survivors

More than 100 Israeli soldiers from the IDF Home Front Command who were sent to Brazil to help search-and-rescue teams hunt for hundreds of missing people will be returning...

JFNA to Distribute $4.6M in Federal Funds for Holocaust Survivors

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Jewish Federations of North America will distribute some $4.6 million in federal funds for Holocaust survivors. The funds will be distributed from the organization’s Center...

Community Supports Achiezer CommUNITY Gala

On Sunday, January 6, the community came out in force to support the essential work of Achiezer. The gala, chaired by Uri Dreifus, Dr. Azriel Hirschfeld, and Adam Okun,...

Founder of Israel’s Adi Organ-Donor Card Dies

Dvora Ben Dror, the creator of the Israeli organ-donor card, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 93. She founded the Adi card after her son, Adi (Ehud) Ben...

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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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