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;...

Silbers Dedicate Achiezer Respite Room in LIJ Medical Center

Spacious, inviting; welcoming, with a huge modern refrigerator filled to capacity with fresh, appetizing food, built-in chargers for all kinds of devices, and a comfortable couch — the new...

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...

More Than $6.3 Million Raised for Victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

(JTA) — Thousands of givers have opened their hearts to those affected by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, donating more than $6.3 million to a fund for their benefit set...

United Hatzalah Raises $5 Million With Help From Jay Leno

Thanks to the generous donations of contributors and the support of celebrity comedian Jay Leno, the first annual Los Angeles Gala of Friends of United Hatzalah on Thursday raised...

Pritikin Spa and Longevity Center Offers Kosher Retreat

Is it possible to feel like you’re 25 years old when you’re double or even triple that age? Like many people in their 50s and 60s, Alan Cohen and his...

Chai Lifeline Enlists Supporters to Fight Childhood Illness March 12-14

  Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network, will launch a 48-hour “Join the Fight” campaign March 12 at noon. In the last year, Chai Lifeline provided critical support...

Put a Little Wild in Your Hamentashen

From Kosher.com Face it: Mishloach manot is no laughing matter. Well, okay, it actually is. Purim is synonymous with fun — and not just because we’re commanded to be joyous....

Five Star Italy Will Plan Your Italian Dream Vacation

By Rachelle Stepner For me, visiting Italy for the first time was falling in love at first sight. My first trip was many years ago to Capri and the Amalfi...

Passover In Paradise: Jamaica

  From Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 28, Jews from all over the world with diverse backgrounds, will be celebrating the holiday of Passover. Passover is celebrated as a...

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