Second Annual Purim Party At Sephardic Congregation Of Hewlett

A jolly time was had by the large group who came to celebrate on Wednesday, February 28 at Sephardic Congregation of Hewlett (SCOH) under the spiritual leadership of Rabbi...

Purim Kvell

By Klara In the spirit of Purim and v’nahafoch hu, there will be no kvetching in this week’s column. So what’s the opposite of kvetching? Well, there’s praising, complimenting, and showing...

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...

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...

18 Things You Should Know About Simchas Torah

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It seems that there are a lot of people that are at a bit of a loss as to what Simchas Torah is all...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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