Divorce Mediation

By David Teeter Many people have heard that using a mediator to help in a divorce is a less expensive alternative to litigation, but they are not sure what mediation...

Israeli Boy Chooses to Amputate Leg After Suffering From Rare Condition

An 11-year-old boy who was born with a rare orthopedic condition that constantly causes him pain will see his wish to have his leg amputated granted. Amit Vigoda, who was...

Happy Days

By Doni Joszef Happy days are here again . . . Adar calls for “increased happiness,” which is easier said than done. Clichés and tacky one-liners bombard us from every direction: “If...

Entry-Level Marriage

By Five Towns Marriage Initiative In this week’s parashah, Moshe commands the nation regarding the construction of the Mishkan and asks for people to come to work on its construction:...

Stopping The Madness

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Let’s picture the true story of a wonderful Bais Yaakov girl in high school. She has friends; she loves her Torah classes; she does well...

Unwrapping The Mystery Of Food Allergies

By A.B. While many of you may be able to relate to my story of parenting a child with a life-threatening food allergy, for many others it will seem so...

Stopping the Madness

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Let's picture the true story of a wonderful Bais Yaakov girl in high school. She has friends, she loves her Torah classes.  She does well in Limudei...

Ohel Launches ‘Devoted Dads’ Support Group

The problem of divorce in the Jewish world has gained much attention in recent years. With divorce rates climbing in the Jewish community, there is a good chance you...

Marriage proposal greets Miami marathon runner at finish

(JTA) – A marriage proposal awaited a runner at the finish line of the Miami Marathon. New Yorker Rachel Avisrur, who was running in Sunday’s marathon to raise money and...

A Time To Grow Up

By Rina Haller There are natural markers in life as to when one should advance to the next stage. It has come time for myself and my peers to bid...

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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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