Nachamu, Nachamu, Ami

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Being joyous and celebrating Shabbos Nachamu is a custom with deep historical roots.  The Maharil in his Minhagim (27) explains that the entire nation...

Choosing Yam HaTorah For Your Son

It is that time of year again. Yeshivas are hosting their open houses, and parents find themselves faced with the decision of which school would be the best fit...

Madonna Finishes Writing Torah in Honor of Son Rocco’s Bar Mitzvah

Madonna at 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. Photo: wiki commons. This past weekend Madonna helped her son Rocco celebrate his Bar Mitzvah in New York City, and on Monday she reported...

Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah meeting held at Agudath Israel Headquarters

The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah and select others met yesterday at Agudath Israel Headquarters. L to R: Rabbi Elya Brudny, Rosh Yeshiva, Mirrer Yeshiva; Rabbi Dovid Feinstein, Rosh HaYeshiva, Mesivta Tiferes...

Simchas Torah At Camp HASC

There was an incredible amount of simcha in the air at the Camp HASC Simchaton. Close to 300 people gathered on the beautiful grounds of their summer home, the...

Business Halacha: Who Should Be Believed?

  Mr. Lander had sued Mr. Braun in beis din. They stood before Rabbi Dayan and his colleagues. Rabbi Dayan turned to Mr. Lander. “You are the plaintiff,” he said. “What...

Business Halacha Institute

Storyline: Damaged Sefer Menachem entered Sofer’s Seforim Store. “I’d like a sefer on the laws of Pesach that’s user-friendly,” he said to Mr. Sofer. “A popular new sefer just came out:...

Mesivta Yam Hatorah: The Menahel’s Point Of View

By Rabbi Eli Zoldan During our recent parent—teacher conferences, I was approached by a ninth-grade parent who said to me, “What did you do to my son?” The parent continued,...

Back to Basics: The Chabad Mission Statement

  In preparation for the 24th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, on gimmel Tammuz (Shabbos, June 16), I will be dedicating three essays to his teachings and the worldwide...

Insights on The Torah

Reclaiming Our Free Choice By Five Towns Marriage Initiative The Midrash Rabbah on Parashas Bo (13:3:2) says that when Pharaoh witnessed the plagues and did not take their lessons seriously, he...

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By URI BOLLAG After Prime Minister Netanyahu and Education Minister Naftali Bennett concluded their meeting it became clear that Israel will hold early elections. A date...

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(JTA) — The United States will vote “No” on a UN resolution criticizing Israel’s control of the Golan Heights instead of abstaining as it...
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US Air Force concludes international conference in Israel

(Arutz Sheva) - The US Air Force held its F-35 UGWG (Users Group Working Group) in Israel this past week. This is the second year...

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