Rav Reuvain Feinstein and Wife in Terrible Car Accident

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Unfortunately, Reb Reuvain Feinstein Shlita and his wife were in a terrible car accident.  Their names for Tehillim are Shalom Reuven ben Shima and...

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...

A Grand Reception For Mercaz HaTorah

Gourmet Seasons sponsored a reception, hosted by Yoeli Steinberg and Mayer Gold, this past Monday, February 29, to benefit Yeshiva Mercaz HaTorah of Belle Harbor. For more information about...

The Weekly Kvetch

By Klara Speaking of kvetches, no one tops the art of kvetching when it comes to Bnei Yisrael. They complained about everything! The water! The mahn! What’s taking Moshe so...

Kesser Torah Celebrates 32nd Annual Melaveh Malkah

Photo by Gary Koenig Guests of Honor at the 32nd annual melaveh malkah for Yeshiva Kesser Torah Rabbinical College of Queens, whose rosh yeshiva is Rabbi Elyakim G. Rosenblatt, included...

How Did I Come To Love Torah?

By Rabbi Yehuda Septimus “How did I come to love Torah?” is a question worth answering, because not every Jewish child does love Torah, even those whose parents want nothing...

Halachic Musings: Tom Longboat And Halachah

  By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This past week, Google featured Tom Longboat (1883-1949), a Native American (Iroquois) long-distance runner from Canada. He was a military runner in the First World War....

Record 2,000 attend Orthodox Union’s Day of Learning

In an event organized by the Orthodox Union, a record 2,000 people attended a day of learning at Citi Field, the New York Mets’ stadium. The event featured 45 classes...

Shalom Torah Academy Welcomes Josh Pruzansky

Shalom Torah Academy is proud to announce the recent hiring of Mr. Josh Pruzansky to serve as senior director of institutional advancement. Mr. Pruzansky comes with 28 years of experience...

Annual Breakfast For Yeshiva Gedolah Ateres Yaakov: A Growing Makom Torah

There is a makom Torah growing in the heart of the Lawrence-Cedarhurst community that provides a serious, yet warm environment for post-high-school bnei Torah aspiring to continue their growth...
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BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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