New Simcha Hall Opens in Inwood

After the purchase of the VFW building (and Imperial ballroom) by Bais Tefila of Inwood this past Lag B’Omer, the building has undergone a complete makeover, and this week,...

Halachic Musings: Kallah Drums Up Controversy In Bnei Brak

Videos and news items have been circulating of a kallah playing the drums at her wedding reception in Bnei Brak. First the chassan joined the band as a vocalist;...

Sarah Dukes Premiers ‘Yesterday Again’ a Song of Love and Loss

By Michele Justic Acclaimed composer Sarah Dukes released her new single, “Yesterday Again” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This marks the first time Dukes composed lyrics to accompany her...

Sarah Dukes: Just By Being You

By Sarah Dukes I am excited to share my brand new single. This is a heartfelt song of inner worth and intrinsic value, from parent to child. You are valued....

Priorities

Photo Prose: Your Opinion Please By Gary Rabenko What are your photographic priorities? How important is proper decorum and unobtrusiveness during the chuppah? Some studios not only have a half-dozen crewmembers in...

Times Square Kumzitz Honors Ari Fuld

  On October 24, close to 1,000 people gathered in Times Square for a night of unity in memory of R’ Ari Fuld, Hy’d, who was murdered over a year...

The Man With The Golden Voice

Up Close With Gershon Veroba By Rochelle Maruch Miller Gershon Veroba has spent much of his professional career bridging the gap between Jewish and secular music. A consummate professional and perfectionist,...

The Jewish War On Music

By Gershon Veroba Music holds a very odd position with the Jewish community. Both feared and worshipped in the more Orthodox and Chassidic circles, Jews often maintain a strange relationship...

On The It List: ‘HaKol MiShamayim’ By Mordechai Shapiro

By Rochelle Miller Described by renowned composer and producer Yitzy Waldner as “a breath of fresh air … who has the ability to do things with his voice no one...

Alex Clare, Gad Elbaz Perform Together

By Moshe David “This Sunday, March 10, 2019, history will be made,” says Zvika Bornstein, producer and director of the upcoming concert. Two legendary performers from totally different backgrounds will...
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Former YU Chancellor Rabbi Norman Lamm Dies at 92

NEW YORK (JTA) – Norman Lamm, the prolific author and Modern Orthodox rabbi who headed Yeshiva University for nearly three decades, died Sunday. He...

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  Every one of us was shattered each time we heard about another member of Klal Yisrael who succumbed to the coronavirus. We cried and...

HASC Group Home Celebrates Yosef’s Drive-By Bar Mitzvah

In the Mill Basin community of Brooklyn sits an unassuming house. This house is unique, though. While many communities sport one or several group...

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