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Father-Daughter Podcast: Episode 2

Delve into the special relationship between 5TJT Publisher Larry Gordon and his daughter, Kiss The Kosher Cook founder, Malkie Hirsch. https://youtu.be/e8JlcSrfjfo

Battle of the Singers Links Benny and Mordechai With Yachad

More than 5,000 people tuned in as the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading organization for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, raised $150,000 during its virtual “Battle...

Orthodox Jews Join Protest at Gracie Mansion to Oppose Fireworks

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) – They set off car alarms, honked car horns and set off air horns. If they can’t sleep, they reasoned, the mayor shouldn’t either. Dozens of Orthodox Jews...

Long Island Shuls May Open Wednesday at 25% Capacity

(JTA) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that houses of worship in most of the state can reopen on a limited scale. Cuomo announced on Saturday that as New York’s recovery...

Why Mevo Modi’im Is Right for You

By Benjamin Eckman Mevo Modi’im (מְבוֹא מוֹדִיעִים) is centrally located in the heart of Israel. It is 30 minutes from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, 5 minutes from Modi’in and 10...

‘The Land Is in My Dreams’: Journey of a Song

By Toby Klein Greenwald This story appears to have begun in 1984 but, in truth, it began in 1967. That was when I read the book by Elie Wiesel, "The Jews...

COVID-19: Master Class in Disability Inclusion

By Elie Klein I am so proud of us. All of us. Though the coronavirus crisis bears an eerie resemblance to the pandemic portrayed in Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion (2011), one marked...

Federation Video Provides Global Link to Israel’s 72nd Birthday

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Actors Shira Haas, Ben Platt and Josh Malina were among the stars who joined a virtual ceremony on Wednesday celebrating Israel’s 72nd Independence Day. The hourlong ceremony,...

Edwin Black Show Caters to The New Remote Age

By Edwin Black Nothing will be the same as we enter our new age — the remote age. We can wish for a return to the jam-packed days that effervesced...

Looking Back at Israel at 70

A photo essay by Judah S. Harris The night of Yom Haatzmaut in 2018 was like every other year in Israel. There were celebrations across the country. Partying of different...
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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