Yochanan Gordon: Gimmel Tammuz Message for All

  Having celebrated the bar mitzvah of our oldest son, Nison, last week I was intending to write my own personal spin on the traditional blessing made by the father...

Back to Basics: Focusing on Unity

When Henry Kissinger became secretary of state, Golda Meir, then prime minister of Israel, wrote him a congratulatory letter, expressing hope for a solid relationship between the two countries....

Tevilas Keilim: Clearing The Confusion

The daf yomi cycle finished Mesechta Avodah Zara over Pesach. The end of the mesechta discusses the biblical mitzvah of tevilas keilim. Therefore, it is appropriate to point out...

Power of the Rebbe: Empowering the Individual

  By Rabbi Pesach Schmerling Chabad of Far Rockaway This Thursday, the 3rd of Tammuz, marks the 26th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, yet he continues to impact world Jewry and...

Purim: Ecological Wine and Kilei HaKerem, Part I

  By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute Purim is fast approaching, with wine featuring prominently. A salient theme in the Megillah is banquets and wine-drinking. There is also a mitzvah to...

Chief Rabbi of Morocco’s Heartrending Call: ‘We Must Keep Our Children!

In a lecture broadcast to thousands of viewers worldwide, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto delivers dire warning of assimilation * Economic crisis instigated by coronavirus pandemic endangers hundreds of children in...

Reactions to Rabbi Lamm’s Petirah

From the Orthodox Union: The Orthodox Union joins in mourning the loss of, and paying tribute to the memory of, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. An extraordinary leader, profound thinker, prolific...

Jedwab: Your Lack of Emunah Is Hurting Hashem

By Dr. Gila Jedwab I experienced something deeply personal and somewhat frightening recently. The Torah spoke to me, in my kitchen. Ideas popped into my head, in real time, and lined...

‘Rabbi Hutner and Rebbe’ to Hit Book Stores Ahead of Rabbi Hutner’s 40th Yahrzeit

  By Yochanan Gordon The author of "Rav and Rebbe," "The Real Shlomo," "Lakewood and Lubavitch," and "Satmar and Lubavitch," Rabbi Chaim Dalfin of Brooklyn, New York, has returned with another...

Yeshiva Aderes Hatorah: Unlocking Greatness

It’s night seder at Yeshiva Aderes Hatorah, affectionately referred to as “Senter’s” by the yeshiva’s talmidim, alumni, and admirers. The roshyeshiva is starting one of his nightly shiurim. All...
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