Daf Yomi Insights: Building Blocks of Halachah

  A recent weekly periodical dealing with hilchos Shabbos shocked many families. The Hilchos Shabbos Initiative newsletter stated that it is forbidden for adults and chinuch-age children to play with...

Halachic Musings: Shaming Sheitels

A few weeks ago, in his weekly motzaei Shabbos shiur, the chief rabbi of Israel, Rav Yitzchok Yosef, shlita, voiced his opinion that sheitels are forbidden, even those with...

Musings of a Shliach From Montana: Keeping the Spirit Alive

This past Shabbos, we blessed the new month of Kislev. We normally celebrate the annual Chabad Lubavitch shluchim conference in New York at this time of year. Along with...

Daf Yomi: Seeking a Shady Exemption

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow During this pandemic, many minyanim have taken place outdoors. Some of these ad hoc minyanim don’t have enough chairs, and it can be very enticing to...

Ivanka Trump in the News and Halachah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Recently, some Jewish websites and print publications published a rewrite of a Vanity Fair piece on Ivanka Trump. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency's piece was penned by...

The Shabbos Rush

By Rabbi Nachum Katz In our fast-paced world, we are accustomed to seeing people rushing about. We rush to the train, we rush to work, we rush to carpool… Though...

Shliach From Montana: Always Protect Your Soul

It’s been a tiring few weeks for all of us. While I know there are still ongoing court battles and we don’t know how these legal cases will be...

Chayei Sarah: A Shidduch Well-Done

By Rabbi Mordechai Young When I was in elementary school, parent–teacher conferences were always exciting in that it was an opportunity to look for new places to hide from my...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, z’l: An Appreciation

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The world is shocked by the sudden loss of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, z’l. Former chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Rabbi...

Glimpse of a Gadol: Rav Dovid Feinstein, zt’l

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Klal Yisrael suffered a tremendous loss last week with the passing of Moreinu Rav Dovid Feinstein, zt’l. There will be much written, be’H, about the gadol...
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Emirati Royal in Talks to Buy Jerusalem’s Beitar Soccer Club

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A member of the United Arab Emirates’ royal family has formally announced his interest in buying half of the Israeli soccer...

Court to Decide Whether Labor Can Cancel Primaries

The Tel Aviv District Court will rule on Sunday morning whether to prevent a Labor Party convention from deciding on Sunday afternoon whether to cancel the...

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Introducing "From The Editor's Desk" a new podcast by 5TJT Editor and Publisher Larry Gordon delving deeper into some of today's issues. Mr. Gordon...

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