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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...

his haredi Orthodox mom is the face of a new Adidas campaign

(JTA) — In 2016, Beatie Deutsch placed sixth in the Jerusalem half marathon. Watching Deutsch, an Israeli born in America, you would have never guessed that she had taken...

Omri Casspi, first Israeli player in NBA, retires from professional basketball

JTA) — Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to make it to the NBA, has retired from playing basketball professionally. Casspi, 33, began his career with Maccabi Tel Aviv, an Israeli...

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. Are they also blocking education?

 — In October, one day after Facebook announced that it would ban Holocaust denial, Izabella Tabarovsky received an unexpected message from the platform. A 2019 post of hers promoting an...
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Ukraine’s Jews prepare to commemorate the Holocaust as Russia’s war drums thunder

(JTA) — The military standoff between Russia and Ukraine is escalating as Jews in both countries prepare to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on...

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(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Sheldon Silver, who for two decades wielded enormous power as the speaker of the New York State...

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