Yeshiva Har Torah’s Family Lag Ba’Omer Carnival

Little Neck, Queens, was the place to be this past Sunday for the first Yeshiva Har Torah Lag Ba’Omer Family Carnival. Over 600 members of the Yeshiva Har Torah...

Sefer Torah In Memory Of Chaim Kaminetzky, z’l

The life of Mr. Chaim Kaminetzky, z’l, was devoted to chesed. To Chaim there was no such thing as a small chesed; every act of kindness was of the...

The Order of Aliyos to the Torah

A translation of Biur Halacha #136 by Rabbi Yair Hoffman l’ilui Nishmas his father Dr. Nathan Hoffman z”l whose sixth yartzeit is 5 Iyar, Sunday evening. Please feel free to...

Putting G‑d Back In Torah

By Yochanan Gordon Having just concluded the Festival of Freedom, it would be apropos to retell a story I read over Pesach. Reb Shlomo Yosef Zevin, z’l, coauthor of the...

Torah book fetches record $3.87 million at Paris auction

(JTA) – A 15th century printed book of the Torah fetched a record $3.87 million at an auction in Paris. Three buyers attempted to outbid each other over the telephone...

Acheinu’s Kiruv Conference: Cultivating A Taste For Torah

By Chaim Gold Mesikus haTorah! How does one taste the sweetness of Torah learning? How can parents and educators inculcate in children and teens true enjoyment from learning Torah? How...

Interview of Rabbi Yitzchak Goodman on his New Translation of “Marvel’s of our Blessed...

YH: So Rabbi Goodman, I understand that you have recently translated what has been described as “Rav Aharon Kotler’s favorite Sefer.” RG:  Yes, I was always fascinated by that sefer,...

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...

Har Torah Celebrates 25 Years

While students are used to celebrating one another’s birthdays, it is not every day that they have the opportunity to celebrate the birthday of their school. But that is...

The IDF And Torah Scholars: A Response

By Barry Jacobson Thanks to Rabbi Yair Hoffman for taking the time to respond at length. I enjoy his writings because I have confidence that he performs his own open-minded...
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Kohelet: The ‘Wright’ Motivation

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