Torah or Menorah?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman To learn or not to learn? That is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind of halacha to light the Chanukah licht at home thus leaving...

Ben-Gurion Told Leading Rabbis: I Wish I’d Studied More Torah

By Hillel Fendel The Jerusalem-based Kedem Auction House has put up for sale an original typed protocol of two meetings between the Council of Torah Sages and Prime Minister David...

Strengthening Torah

Above, participants at the Khal Machzikei Torah annual dinner and Siyum HaShas.

Purim At YILC

After the reading of the Megillah, Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst held a fantastic Purim party with lots of food for all and wonderful activities for the children. It was...

Germany to receive first new Torah for kids edition in 50 years

(JTA) – A publisher from Berlin is preparing to launch the first German-language children’s edition of the Torah since 1964. The first volume of of “Tell your Children — The...

BHI Money Matters: Turning To The Guarantor

Q. At what point can the lender turn to the guarantor to collect from him? A. The lender must sue the borrower first, even if he does not have known...

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...

Yeshiva Har Torah Students Advance To National Finals Of Chidon HaTanach

Two Yeshiva Har Torah students–sixth-grader Eden Eini and seventh-grader Zachary Kalker–have qualified as national finalists for the Chidon HaTanach. The national phase of the Chidon, which some have called...

Insights on The Torah

Reclaiming Our Free Choice By Five Towns Marriage Initiative The Midrash Rabbah on Parashas Bo (13:3:2) says that when Pharaoh witnessed the plagues and did not take their lessons seriously, he...

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...

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Controversy erupts over El Al flight diverted to Athens to accomodate Sabbath-observant passengers

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM (JTA) — An El Al plane travelling on Friday from New York to Israel diverted to Athens to allow Sabbath-observant passengers who...

In light of security situation, going to new elections ‘irresponsible,’ Netanyahu tells nation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named himself defense minister and said that going to snap elections would be “irresponsible.” “We are in...

MSH Wins Poetry Slam

By: Avygayl Zucker, MSH 2019 The MSH Poetry Slam Team has been preparing for the first Poetry Slam of the year for weeks! This meet...

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