Vayeira: The Acid Test

  By Rabbi Yossy Goldman Last week, Avraham received his marching orders from G-d: “Lech-lecha – go from your land, your birthplace, your father’s house, to the land I will show...

Sifsei Chen: Taking Olam HaTorah By Storm

  The newly reprinted sefer Sifsei Chen is fundamentally changing the learning of sifrei chassidus. In providing the groundwork and background for those unfamiliar with common themes in chassidus, the...

Parashat Lech-Lecha: Sodom and Jerusalem

By Dr. Yael Ziegler Sodom is the Bible’s model of how not to build a society. Though it is prosperous and tranquil, these advantages do not foster generosity or consideration...

More Than One Way to Connect to Hashem

By Mrs. Sara Munk I have always been taught that the Torah only shares with us exactly what we need to know. There are no extra details and no missing...

Lech-Lecha: Give Me The Soul!

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman The weekly parashah is enlivened these days with the arrival of Avraham on the biblical scene. Our founding father brings new life to the world as...

Halachic Musings: Ezras Nashim Vs. Hatzalah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a major controversy in Borough Park over an all-female Basic Life Support First Responders Agency (BLSFRA) and Hatzalah. Hatzalah is a remarkable organization that...

Dirshu Gears Up for World Siyum at NJPAC

  By Rabbi Nachman Seltzer I’m just going to say it as it is. The talmidei chachamim comprising the vast body of the Dirshu Torah army live lives of genuine mesirus nefesh...

A Tenth-Grader’s Letter to God

By Yochanan Gordon Being God’s people, we are often attracted to stories of positivity and depth we can use to maintain our strength in the craziness we encounter. Occasionally we...

Noach: My Kind Of Hero

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman The world loves a hero. Every season, Hollywood has to invent new heroes and superheroes to fill the box office coffers. And it works. Why? Well,...

Halachic Musings: See No Evil

  Finally, finally, the head of ISIS and his second-in-command met their end. A vicious, evil man by all accounts, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi got his just desserts in a remarkable...
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Student Leaders Welcome Prospective Students to SKA

  Student ambassadors greeted a record number of prospective parents and students from many metropolitan elementary schools at the Stella K. Abraham High School for...

Team Building at YOSS Mechina

  This week, Yeshiva of South Shore seventh and eighth graders were treated to an ODT workshop that focused on team-building skills. ODT is a...

SKA Student Priva Halpert Publishes in Science Journal

  Congratulations to Priva Halpert, a junior at the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls, whose science research work has been published in the...

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