Halachic Musings: Persuasion and Hashkafa

“I’m telling you, your wife will love this Palm Beach timeshare. Just sign here.” “You are going to love this remote start feature and the six-CD changer.” “But aren’t CDs becoming...

Back to Basics: The Challenge Of Change

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon As we approach the end of the counting of the Omer, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of counting time. Just think of all...

Hundredth-Day Parties At Har Torah

The students at Yeshiva Har Torah had a blast celebrating their great achievement of being 100 days smarter on the 100th day of school. Teachers incorporated the concept of...

Yeshivat Torah V’avodah Appoints New Rosh Yeshiva

Bnei Akiva of North America (BANA) (www.bneiakiva.org) and Yeshivat Torah v’Avodah (YTVA) (www.tvaisrael.org) are excited to announce the hiring of Rav Yair Eisenstock (HaLevi) as rosh yeshiva to work...

Va’eschanan: The Never-Ending Voice

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman קול גדול ולא יסף A mighty voice that did not end. —Devarim 5:19 The Ten Commandments are repeated in this week’s parashah as part of Moshe’s review of the...

How Having A Yoetzet Halacha Makes For Comfortable Q&A

By Lisa Septimus About a year ago my friend was on the Long Island Railroad sitting behind a group of five young religious women who were talking and she heard...

Standing Up for the Elderly: Is it Sixty or Seventy?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the 5TJT.com There is a Mitzvah in the Torah to stand before an older person and to respect Torah scholars. The Mitzvah (see Sefer HaChinuch...

Find-A-Seder Thanks To UJA-Federation of New York

UJA-Federation of New York’s Find-a-Seder resource for 2018 is a comprehensive list of Passover Seders open to the community on the first two nights of Passover—Friday, March 30 and...

Bloom on Parashat Sh’mot: The Land Of Diversity

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute “I have come down to rescue them from the Egyptians and to bring them out of that land to a good and spacious land,...

Drilling Down Into Torah

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Although West Hempstead resident Dr. Abraham Borenstein is known for his outstanding dentistry, he hopes to retire soon in order to fulfill his lifelong dream of...
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