Bloom on Mishpatim: An Entire Year of Shabbat

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute “Six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield; but in the seventh you shall let it rest and lie fallow....

U.K. Orthodox body condemns shul for allowing women to hold Torah

(JTA) – Britain’s umbrella body of Orthodox communities is condemning a London Orthodox synagogue that allows women to hold Torah scrolls. Earlier this year, Golders Green United Synagogue began giving...

Slovie Jungreis-Wolff To Address Largest Torah Gathering In South Africa, April 7—10

By Fern Sidman Slovie Jungreis-Wolff, acclaimed relationships and parenting instructor will, iy’H, be a featured speaker at South African Jewry’s 2016 annual national convention known as Sinai Indaba, to be...

Torah: Our ‘Central’ Experience

The cornerstone of Central’s day-to-day school experience is an emphasis on Torah learning as the focus of its educational, spiritual, and philosophical endeavors. The new beitmidrash, literally and metaphorically...

From The Chassidic Masters: Error Of The Spies

  The Torah portion Sh’lach relates how the men sent to spy out Eretz Yisrael returned and reported that the country was unconquerable. The Jewish people, they said, would be...

Daf Yomi Insights: Wine and Honey

  By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow This article is in the zechus of a refuah sheleimah for Minna Chana bas Sara Feigeh. The Daf (Menachos 58a) discusses the prohibition of mixing honey into...

Hanacha K’Halacha Program Visits MAY

Mesivta Ateres Yaakov received a visit from the Tefillin Awareness Project during which qualified sofrim reviewed the external kashrus of talmidim’s tefillin. Following Shacharis, Reb Avrumi Schechter, founder of the...

Top Rabbis Urge Jews Not to Kiss Mezuzot Due to Coronavirus

Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi ruled on Wednesday that Jews should not touch or kiss mezuzot, so as to avoid infection by the coronavirus, and the president of the Conference...

From Where I Stand

Bar Mitzvahs and Parshas Vayakhel By Rabbi Yossy Goldman “See G-d has appointed Betzalel, the son of Uri, the son of Chur of the tribe of Judah.” —Sh’mos 35:30. Chur, Betzalel’s grandfather,...

Halachic Musings: All The Rage

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman They are the latest “rage” in entertainment, so to speak. Instead of “escape rooms,” indoor skiing, or axe-throwing venues, people are now paying money to enter...
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