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...

Growing In Torah And Mitzvos At Darchei

Yeshiva Darchei Torah is honored to impart a special chinuch to its many talmidim and is happy to share some special winter moments with the community. Pictured here: The...

A Celebration Of Torah

Photos by IVAN H. NORMAN The 23rd annual siyum of Yeshiva of Far Rockaway took place on Sunday, June 11. Close to 100 boys completed the Masechta Kiddushin.

Yochanan Gordon: Learning Through Distancing

  The previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, was imprisoned and tortured, both physically and emotionally, in Russia before making the move to the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn...

Renovation And New Torah Scroll Highlight QC Hillel Metamorphosis

Queens College Hillel celebrates major milestones in its recent efforts to “turn commuter into community.” Traditionally attended mostly by commuters, a resurgent Hillel and a growing residential culture on...

Parashat Tetzaveh: Contradictory Mitzvot and the Yoke Of Heaven

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute Judaism generally frowns upon drinking wine to intoxication; one could say that this is viewed even as repulsive. This is why we might be...

Rav Hammer Visits Har Torah

Rabbi Shalom Hammer visited YHT this week to discuss the importance of Thanksgiving and provide some reflections on Operation Protective Edge. Rabbi Hammer is a chaplain in the IDF...

Bereishis: It’s A Brand-New World

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman For a change, let’s talk a little philosophy. From the first verse of the Torah it seems that once upon a “time” there was nothing. Then...

RAA/Igud HaRabbonim Celebrates 10th Chag HaSemichah Of Kollel Ayshel

By: Fern Sidman A palpable electricity filled the air at the Aur Torah Sephardic Minyan of Staten Island on Wednesday evening, October 10 (Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan) as over 300 people...
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Back to Basics: Experiencing Matan Torah

Rabbi Tuvia Teldon gets his viewers ready for Shavuos by discussing the experience at Mt. Sinai. Rabbi Teldon’s Back To Basics series in the 5 Towns Jewish Times and 5TJT.com have earned tremendous acclaim....
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New Hampshire Lawmakers Approve Bill Requiring Holocaust Education

BY PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON (JTA) – New Hampshire will mandate Holocaust and genocide prevention education under a bill passed overwhelmingly by its House of Representatives. If Gov....

French Court: Painting Looted During Holocaust Belongs to Jewish Collector

JNS.org – A French appeals court ruled against an American couple that sought to get back the 1887 painting called La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking...

13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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