Parashas Va’eschanan: Loving Hashem

By R’ Mordechai Young Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski tells a story of a man eating fish and saying he loves fish. Someone told the man, “You don’t love fish....

Social Media Kings And Queens

  By Yochanan Gordon I agree that this is an odd title for an article on Tisha B’Av, but allow me to explain. It’s very easy to focus on mourning, sadness,...

Halachic Musings: The Great Shidduch Résumé Leak

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The story was broken by Avital Chizhik Goldschmidt of the Forward, but first appeared on a Facebook group called “FrumGirlProblems.” A shidduch-oriented social media network advertises itself...

Halachic Musings: When Tishah B’Av Falls On Shabbos

“Can we take those pre-fasting pills on Shabbos or is that considered hachanah?” “Do I really bring my Tishah B’Av shoes to shul on Friday?” “Is it true my cholent pot...

Jews Worldwide Join to Harness the Power of V’ahavta L’rei’acha Kamocha

By C. Nestlebaum HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, shlita, asked, “Is the mitzvah of v’ahavta l’rei’acha kamocha too demanding for us?” This Tishah B’Av, acquire practical tools to improve in the area of...

The 21 Days

By Rabbi Raymond Apple The fast of Tishah B’Av is the culmination of the Three Weeks, the time period known as “Bein HaMetzarim,” Between the Straits. This is based on a...

Halachic Musings: The Nine Days

From Rosh Chodesh Av: The Nine Days Eating meat and drinking wine. The Gemara forbids eating meat in the last meal before Tishah B’Av. Nonetheless, it is the custom not...

Parshiyot Matot / Masei: The Jordan River

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute This Shabbat we are celebrating the first anniversary of our weekly column in the 5TJT. For the coming year, G-d willing, we will continue...

Halachic Musings: Inducing Labor

  Notwithstanding the proliferation of halachah hotlines, it is getting harder and harder to get hold of a rav or posek during a critical time. One very common question that...

Beth Din of America Launches Blog to Clarify Rabbinical Court Process

The Beth Din of America, widely regarded as one of the leading Jewish religious courts in North America, has launched a blog dedicated to explaining the rabbinical court process...
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Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured on Sunday at the Orthodox Union’s third annual Torah New York at Citi...

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On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

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    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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