Matanos L’Evyonim: An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The mitzvah of matanos l’evyonim on Purim is discussed in the Gemara at the bottom of Megillah 7a. The mitzvah is to give at least one...

Purim At YILC

After the reading of the Megillah, Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst held a fantastic Purim party with lots of food for all and wonderful activities for the children. It was...

Back to Basics: Our Preoccupation with Chametz

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon The Exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt is a defining moment in the birth of our nation, and every part of the Torah’s description of...

From Island To Israel

This Purim, Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchak (the Island Shul), once again partnered with Daniel Meyer of the International Young Israel Movement to send mishloach manot packages to the men...

Haredi Soldiers Distributed 2,000 Mishloach Manot To Patients While On Army Leave

While on holiday leave from the army, Haredi soldiers from the Netzach Yehuda Brigade chose to devote their long-awaited vacation day to visiting the sick in hospitals around Israel...

The Mitzvah Of Mishloach Manos

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There are four types of people in the world: Those who prepare their mishloach manos many days before Purim; those who prepare the day before Purim;...

Chametz for Sale

There is a well-known and widely used technique to free oneself from violating the prohibition of owning chametz on Pesach — selling one’s chametz to a gentile. Famously, the Vilna...
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Watch & Laugh: Chanale Vs. Chametz

5TJT.com is pleased to feature the hilarious and inspiring videos of Chanale Fellig-Harrel, a recent olah from Miami Beach. In addition to providing a humorous look at the aliyah...

Find-A-Seder Thanks To UJA-Federation of New York

UJA-Federation of New York’s Find-a-Seder resource for 2018 is a comprehensive list of Passover Seders open to the community on the first two nights of Passover—Friday, March 30 and...

Unmasking The Purim Paradox

By Yochanan Gordon The month of Adar is synonymous with joy and festivities. And while there is great depth and significance to the joy of Purim, it is the type...

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