Hop and Happy Mess: Falling in Love With Sukkot

For Yael Michaely, her husband Boaz, and their three young children, feeling at home in their new country began in earnest one autumn evening in 2004. For these Israelis recently...

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 to a near complete pause. Many...

United Hatzalah Provides Services in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

United Hatzalah provides medical security to the General Tikkun Klali ceremony in Uman, Ukraine. Teams including EMS volunteer EMTs, paramedics, and doctors, will be operating in the city of...

Daf Yomi: True Treasure of 10 Tzaddikim

One particularly moving part of the Yom Kippur Mussaf service is the story of the Ten Martyrs. Ten great tzaddikim were tragically killed by the Roman government, and their...

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...

Elul: Preparing for Greater Things

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Elul has arrived. Rosh Chodesh Elul has special significance in regard to connecting more with Hashem and developing “second chances.” On Rosh Chodesh Elul, Moshe went...

Crucial Message Of Tishah B’Av: We Must Take The First Step

By Yochanan Gordon Last week I wrote about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu taking to the internet to speak directly to the Iranian people. Instead of trying to negotiate with a...

Back to Basics: Is Today Tomorrow?

As we approach the conclusion of the counting of the Omer, it is an opportune time to reflect on the importance of time in our lives, and how the...
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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....

Hundreds of Thousands Make Lag B’Omer Pilgrimage

Hundreds of thousands of Jews from around the world ascended to the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, lovingly called “Rebbe Shimon,” for Lag B’Omer on Wednesday night and...

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Arabs Throw Firebombs At Transport Vehicle In Jerusalem

WATCH: Larry Gordon speaks with representatives of Ateret Cohanim in May 2018 By Ben Ariel Arutz Sheva - Arabs on Thursday night threw firebombs at a...

9th Lawmaker, Prominent Scholar Leave British Labour Over Antisemitism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former representative of British Labour in parliament and a prominent author on antisemitism quit the party over hate speech...

Poll: Gantz-Lapid Unity Party Running Six Seats Ahead of Netanyahu’s Likud

A poll taken just after the dramatic announcement that two leading Israeli opposition parties will merge for the country’s upcoming elections shows the new...

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