The Legacy of HaRav Chanina Herzberg, zt’l

HaRav Chanina Herzberg was niftar on motzaei Shabbos, December 15. He was the Menahel of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of South Shore for nearly 40 years. Growing up in East New...

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...

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...

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...

Rona Ramon, Widow of Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies of Cancer

Rona Ramon, widow of late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and the mother of late IAF pilot Assaf Ramon, passed away on Monday. Ramon was married to the first Israeli astronaut...

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...

Marcel Weissman, A’H

By Larry Gordon We lost a good friend this week in Marcel Weissman of Lawrence; he was 84-years-old. A learned, erudite, and friendly man, Mr. Weissman possessed a unique insight...

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More Hate Groups Equals More Antisemitism

(JTA) — The number of active hate groups in the United States is at a record high — and many are antisemitic in nature. That...

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protester Will Go on Trial

One of the “yellow vest” protesters who assailed the French Jewish intellectual Alain Finkielraut with antisemitic abuse on a Paris street last weekend will go...

AIPAC, AJC Condemn Far-Right Kahanist Party in Netanyahu Deal

Two major pro-Israel US groups expressed alarm over the past day following the political deal brokered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week...

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