Community Mourns the Loss of Dr. Marvin (Mordechai) Pollack z”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The Borough Park and Five Towns/Far Rockaway communities mourn the loss of an extraordinary individual: Dr. Marvin (Mordechai) Pollack, z”l. Dr. Pollack was a...

Honoring Elie Wiesel On The Anniversary Of His Passing: Revisiting Oprah Winfrey’s Interview

By Michele Justic In 2012, Oprah Winfrey sat down with Elie Wiesel, with whom she shared a decades-long friendship and many life-changing experiences, for her Emmy Award winning series, “Super...

Popular Conservative Columnist Charles Krauthammer Has Passed Away, Age 68

After recently announcing his final column weeks ago due to a battle with terminal cancer, the world was saddened to learn of the passing of Charles Krauthammer on June...

Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, Creator of ‘Shoah’ Documentary, Dies at 92

French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film “Shoah,” a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, has died in Paris at the age...

Marking Two Years Since The Death Of Elie Wiesel

A memorial plaque to the celebrated Nobel Prize Laureate, renowned worldwide for his efforts on behalf of Holocaust remembrance, was unveiled at the Chamber of Holocaust on Jerusalem’s Mount...

Remembering Milton Kramer

By Rabbi Pesach Schmerling The Far Rockaway/Lawrence community and the Chabad Lubavitch movement lost a great man last week when Reb Yechiel Michel ben Reb Chaim Shneur Zalman HaLevi Kramer...

Terror Victim Ari Fuld Laid to Rest in Kfar Etzion

Thousands of people gathered at the Kfar Etzion cemetery just before midnight on Sunday to eulogize and lay to rest Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four living in...

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Millions of Jews Worldwide Pause to Observe Yom Kippur

The holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, was set to commence at sunset on Tuesday. The holy day will see Israel come...

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have ended, and now we look forward to Sukkot. While we were all grateful for the opportunity to daven...

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Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria’s Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what...

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