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...

Growing Old: A Torah Perspective On Retirement

The Torah considers old age a virtue and a blessing. Throughout the Torah, “old” (zakein) is synonymous with “wise”; the Torah commands us to respect all elderly, regardless of...

Statement Of The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah Of America

Cheshvan 5776–“Open Orthodoxy” and its leaders and affiliated entities (including, but not limited to, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Yeshivat Maharat, and International Rabbinic Fellowship) have shown countless times that they...

Shnaim Mikra Program At Mesivta Yam Hatorah

This past week, the students of Mesivta Yam Hatorah began their trek to become experts in Torah. Over 75% of the student body committed to join the mesivta’s shnaim...

Torah Scroll Dedicated to Druze Israeli Policeman Killed Rescuing Jewish Worshipers in Palestinian Terrorist...

Zidan Nahad Seif with his infant daughter, shortly before his death in the line of duty. Photo: Courtesy. Ten months after his heroic death, an Israeli Druze police officer is...

BMW Welcomes A New Sefer Torah

Despite record-high August temperatures, the streets of Cedarhurst and Woodmere were alive with sounds of jubilation as hundreds of men, women, and children braved the soaring temperatures to escort...

Chazaq Dedicates Sefer Torah At 3rd Annual Dinner

By Daniel Perez Towering over Flushing Meadows, Terrace on the Park was a fitting venue for the third annual dinner celebrating Chazaq, the Queens-based kiruv organization that has inspired thousands...

TORAHCHANNEL RELEASES APP FOR YOM KIPPUR

 TORAHCHANNEL RELEASES APP FOR YOM KIPPUR First App Curating the Best Judaism Videos on YouTube NEW YORK, September 20, 2015 -- TorahChannelsm, one of the most popular Judaism channels on YouTube,...

Calvary Announces Plans To Restore Historic Torah

Calvary Hospital is embarking on a yearlong restoration of a Torah scroll currently housed at their Bronx campus. The goal is to bring this Torah–dating from 1880–back to kosher...

YINW Welcomes Sefer Torah

  The Young Israel of North Woodmere celebrated a hachnasas sefer Torah on Sunday, June 14, complete with entertainment for the children and a gala seudah.  
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