Daf Yomi Highlights: Invaluable Reward

A few years ago, a Jewish individual put his portion of Olam Ha’ba, the World to Come, up for auction on eBay. The bidding started in the morning at...

Vayeira: The Boy Or the Bottle?

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman ותשלך את הילד תחת אחד השיחים —Bereishis 21:15 How we spend our money is usually a pretty good barometer of where our priorities lie. And it applies equally...

Hundreds Placed at Risk in Israel by Anti-Vaxxers

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com This past Tuesday, Israel’s Health Ministry announced that the outbreak of measles since the beginning of the year has risen to 882. Most of these...

Halachic Musings: A Prayer For Peace

Reuven was in charge of a college that had a strict policy. If you registered for a class, you had precisely one week to withdraw. If you did not...

Lech Lecha: Airport Story

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman Every rabbi has an airport story. Some rabbis tell so many incredible stories of providential encounters on airplanes and in airports that I sometimes wonder if...

Daf Yomi Key Concepts: Parashas Lech-Lecha, Menachos

  What if someone did something he thought was chillul Shabbos? The daf of last Shabbos (64a) discussed this question in the course of dealing with various scenarios of animals that...

Parashat Lech-Lecha: The Two Sides Of The Co(i)nvert

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute Avraham: Father Of Jews And Converts “You shall be the father of a multitude of nations …” (Bereishit 17:4–6). We learn in the name of R’...

The Steinsaltz Chumash: A Pioneering Masterwork Of Jewish Thought

Reviewed by Rochelle Miller As we prepared to celebrate the conclusion of another annual cycle of reading the Torah on Simchas Torah and begin the cycle anew, Rabbi Adin Even-Israel...

Halachic Musings: A Derashah Or A Drink?

https://youtu.be/b2M7ODsMpJM A man walked out of the sanctuary of the shul to an area where the other men were making Kiddush. This time, however, someone began to berate him. “You don’t...

Splashed by a Puddle on the Way to Shul

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Reuvain was always an early bird. Shimon was always late. Reuvain and his child were already on their way to shul on Shabbos. Shimon was on...

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A Night Of Gratitude: Hear About It, Learn About It, Experience It

On Tuesday, December 4, 8:15 p.m. Chazaq, Ohr Naava, Sheefa, and Aish Kodesh present an enlightening evening with Charlie Harary and Rabbi Shalom Yona...

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