Jewish-American Among 21 Victims of Nairobi Terrorist Attack

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Jason Spindler, a Jewish American whose life was changed when he survived the 9/11 attack in New York, was killed in a terrorist attack in...

Unspoken Eulogy: A Hesped for Chaim Moshe ben Binyamin Tzvi

By Yochanan Gordon The following is a eulogy I wrote for my dear brother-in-law, Chaim Moshe ben Binyamin Tzvi, the morning of his levayah, just one week ago. Circumstances precluded...

Aliyah Chronicle: Remembering Rabbi Herzberg, z’l

By Shmuel Katz A couple of months ago, I received an email from Yeshiva of South Shore (yes, I am still on their email list) asking the community for tefillos...

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...

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...

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...

Eulogy for Rabbi Moshe Gottesman, zt’l

By Rabbi Jonathan Muskat Rav, Young Israel of Oceanside The following is the eulogy I delivered December 4 at the funeral. We are here to mourn the passing of Rav Moshe Gottesman,...

Medical Director of NY Hatzalah Killed By Car Walking Home After Shabbat

The Hatzalah emergency-response organization and the Jewish community of New York were plunged into mourning after Shabbat on Saturday when the medical director of the life-saving group’s New York...

Our Beloved Rabbi Gottesman, zt’l

By Rabbi Elliot Hecht Today is one of those days that I will remember for the rest of my life. It actually started last when I first heard that...

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

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