LeBron James attends Jewish NYC wedding — holding hands with a notorious rabbi

(JTA) — LeBron James likely draws attention at most weddings he attends. After all, the basketball superstar turned entertainment mogul is 6-foot-9 and one of the most recognizable sports...

Bob Saget, comedian and actor who played Danny Tanner on ‘Full House,’ dies at...

(JTA) — Bob Saget, the comedian and actor famous for playing a wholesome sitcom father figure but who never lost his flair for raunchy comedy, has died at 65. Saget...

Who is the real Berel Solomon, bad boy-turned Chassid and documentary filmmaker?

(December 21, 2021 / JNS) It is difficult to find just three words to properly describe Berel Solomon, a 33-year-old former nightclub owner and drug dealer-turned Lubavitcher Chassid. But...
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A Modern Chanukah Miracle

By Yochanan Gordon Well before founding this newspaper over twenty years ago, my father, the editor and publisher of 5TJT, began his career in the broadcasting industry in a nightly...

INBOX: Response to “Standing With Mordy Shapiro”

The writer "saw no issue whatsoever with men and women standing in place moving to the music" Apparently, the writer is unaware of many sources that prohibit mingling of the...

Standing with Mordy Shapiro

By Yochanan Gordon Reports yesterday, by a prominent Jewish News site, regarding mixed dancing at a Mordechai Shapiro concert at Binyamin Ha’umah last night, is an indication of the insidious...

HBO spotlights Amar’e Stoudemire’s journey from the NBA to Orthodox Judaism

(JTA) — A new episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” that aired Tuesday focused on Amar’e Stoudemire and the retired NBA star’s embrace of Orthodox Judaism. Stoudemire, who...

Alex Clare skipped touring with Adele because of Shabbat. Now the Orthodox pop artist...

(JTA) — British musician Alex Clare burst onto the pop music scene with his debut album in 2011, and was offered a chance to tour with megastar Adele. But the...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by global outage

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went offline for users across the globe, the social media giant said on Monday, as hours later it scrambled to restore...

Ryan Braun, former MVP and the all-time Jewish home run hitter, retires from Major...

(JTA) — Ryan Braun, the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder who slugged more home runs than any Jewish player in baseball history and won a Most Valuable Player award, announced his...
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