Seforim in Review: Yehge Chochma

Reviewed by Rabbi Yair Hoffman The Mesivta of Long Beach stands among the most prestigious Torah institutions in America. For over half of a century, it was led by one...

Missing Yeshiva Student Worries Torah World

by 5TJT Staff All of Klal Yisroel is praying for the safety of missing Yeshiva student, Aharon Sofer, originally from Lakewood, New Jersey. Aharon, 23 years old, went missing...

Yeshiva Har Torah Alumni Return To Give Back

As part of Yeshiva Har Torah’s 25th anniversary celebration, alumni have been returning to share their professions with the current students. On Tuesday, February 25, Dr. Avi Lermer (’98)...

Back to Basics: Our Preoccupation With Chametz

  In Sefer Sh’mos, we read about the Exodus of the Jewish People. It is a defining moment in the birth of our people, and every part of the Torah’s...

Salmon Hamantaschen

By Devorah Lerer As Purim is now upon us, I wanted to create a recipe that is both delicious and takes the various aspects of Purim into account. So after...

Review of Daf Yomi Key Concepts: Parashas Balak/Zevachim

Can we permit an item of questionable status based on a double doubt? We discussed this question on 74a in the daf this week. The major topic of our current...

Biale Rebbe Of Bnei Brak to Visit Five Towns

Barely a year has passed since the Biale Rebbe’s last visit to the Five Towns, yet hundreds are excitedly anticipating his return. Each year, when the Rebbe arrives at...

The Magnificent Nine Debuts

It will be a party to end all parties, with perhaps more creativity than any single Chanukah event since 8 days worth of oil were created out of 1. First...

Parsha Insights on Vayakhel: The Permanent Delight

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute “On six days, work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the L-rd;...

Baha’aloscha: Timeless Torah From Where I Stand

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman “And the Ark of the Covenant of Hashem journeyed before them”– Bamidbar 10:33 I believe, you believe, we all believe. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this. Yet not...

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The Way It Is: Programmed For Pesach

  It’s that time of year again. The season is here when we see the advertisements for Pesach programs. Most of us are still sweeping...

Trump Signs Proclamation Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looking on, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the...

Humor: Folding Money

  What would you do if you had $18,000 to burn? We should all have such problems. In case you were wondering, yes, that was me in...

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