Calvary Launches Restoration Of Torah Scroll

On November 11, Calvary Hospital officially launched the restoration of a historic Torah scroll–technically a Holocaust survivor–at a kick-off event at the 92nd Street Y. Scroll No. 515, from...

OU’s Day Of Torah, January 15

Daylong Learning, Inspiration, And Thought-Provoking Discussion About The Future Of Orthodoxy This Sunday, hundreds of men and women are to gather to learn and engage in an unprecedented day...

Lag BaOmer At Yeshiva Har Torah

Yeshiva Har Torah had a week filled with fun and joy celebrating Lag BaOmer. On Tuesday, the whole school enjoyed the post-Lag BaOmer day at the park. It was...

Long Island Torah Network’s Chanukah Party

By Rabbi Elazar Grossman On the third night of Chanukah (Tuesday, December 8) the Long Island Torah Network hosted a gala Chanukah party at the Suffolk JCC. The joyous evening...

Explosion Of Torah Learning

Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum On January 6, 2015, YUTorah Online (, Yeshiva University’s website of Torah online, announced that it had reached a major...

Zusha: Lighting Up The World Through Music, Torah, And Unity

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Critically acclaimed for its innovative and exhilarating musical artistry, Zusha has been lauded as being “the future of Jewish music.” Dreamy, yet also danceable, Zusha is...

Tenn. security guard pleads guilty to defacing Torah scroll

(JTA) – A former hotel security guard pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for defacing a Jewish school’s Torah scroll and prayer books. Justin Shawn Baker, 25, admitted...

Grand Siyum HaShas At Yeshivas Ameilei Torah

Hundreds of yungeleit, gedolim, and talmidei chachamim from all over Eretz Yisrael gathered in August in Bnei Brak to participate in a siyum haShas l’ilui nishmas Rav Nochum Lasman,...

All-Star Line-Up For Partners In Torah Winter Retreat

By Rochelle Maruch Miller When Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau speaks, world leaders and heads of state listen. He is respected by Jews and non-Jews the world over, and has gained...

Daf Yomi Insights: Sacrificial Service

This week, daf yomi participants are beginning the perek of Gemara titled Eizeh Mekoman (Zevachim 47a), which starts out discussing the proper place for various sacrifices to be brought....

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Millions of Jews Worldwide Pause to Observe Yom Kippur

The holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, was set to commence at sunset on Tuesday. The holy day will see Israel come...

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have ended, and now we look forward to Sukkot. While we were all grateful for the opportunity to daven...

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Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria’s Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what...

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