Carlebach Remembered on His 26th Yahrzeit

By The Jerusalem Post We could all do with an injection of joy and light these days, something with which, for many, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach was synonymous. The feel-good factor will...

The High Holidays: Why Are We Here?

  By Sam Glaser My favorite comic strip gag of the season is Bart Simpson at the blackboard scrawling repeatedly, “I won’t count how many pages are left in the Machzor”...

Rainbow: A Song of Healing and Hope for the New Year

By Toby Klein Greenwald Shortly following the Gulf War, in 1991, I was invited to write a first-person essay on the war by Rabbi Matis Greenblatt, the literary editor of...

Why Everyone’s Talking About Livestreaming or Webcasting

By Zev Savetsky Triple S and V-Social Studios Offering Broadcast, Webcast, Interactive, Sound, Video, and Production Livestreaming, also called webcasting, are words very much on everybody’s lips today when the subject of...

Simple Nusach for Challenging Times: Conversation With Cantor Mayer Davis

  The Gemara in Berachos (daf 5) states, “Rebbe Chanina ben Dosa said: ‘If my prayer is uttered with fluency it is a sign that it was accepted.’” He was referring...

Cutting-Edge Glatt Kosher Cuisine: Seaview Caterers Presents “Dine ‘N’ Distance At 46 Locust

Seaview Caterers is redefining the dining experience, gifting our community with a fresh and exciting new concept in glatt kosher cuisine. Founded in 1962 by Jack and Paula Hochman,...

Eli Levin Launches Album Titled ‘Hear My Prayer’

By Tammy Mark Singer Eli Levin made a splash last week with the release of his debut album. The 36-year-old singer celebrated his birthday and his new album, Hear My...

Yochanan Gordon: Teshuvah as a Song

  Music has always been an important part of my life. I grew up an avid Avraham Fried fan; the type that would sit for an hour straight and listen...

Shwekey Adapts ‘We Are a Miracle’ for President Trump

(JTA) – The original song is about the repeated oppression of the Jewish people throughout history. The rewritten song is a prayer for Donald Trump to win re-election. Orthodox Jewish...

Yochanan Gordon: The Bar Mitzvah That Was

  Last week, I wrote about the date on which the bar mitzvah of our son, Nison, was initially scheduled to be celebrated, but which had to be rescheduled due...
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