Daf: Torah For All

A review of some of this week’s daf yomi key concepts (Parashas Vayishlach – Menachos) Q. What is the nature of a person’s obligation to study Torah? A. This topic came...

Rav Hammer Visits Har Torah

Rabbi Shalom Hammer visited YHT this week to discuss the importance of Thanksgiving and provide some reflections on Operation Protective Edge. Rabbi Hammer is a chaplain in the IDF...

The Tochachah and the Torah

By Yochanan Gordon The precision of Torah is such that if one parashah is followed by a seemingly unrelated subject matter, it begs a question. Along these lines, when Parashas Emor...

Noach: The Problem With Preaching

From Where I Stand By Rabbi Yossy Goldman נח איש צדיק . . . בדורותיו Noach was a righteous man . . . in his generation. — Bereishis 6:9 Do sermons really work? Can the words...

Severe Violations of Torah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is a point of fact that we in the Chareidi community do not readily like to admit. There are times in history when complete...

Israel’s High Court Leans Toward Ruling Women Allowed to Read From Torah at Female...

The Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The High Court of Justice on Wednesday gave a strong indication that it will rule that women should be allowed to read...

Calvary Launches Restoration Of Torah Scroll

On November 11, Calvary Hospital officially launched the restoration of a historic Torah scroll–technically a Holocaust survivor–at a kick-off event at the 92nd Street Y. Scroll No. 515, from...

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...

Cohen Family Writes Sefer Torah

Earlier this month, the family of Yossef Cohen donated a sefer Torah in the merit of his mother, Esther bat Solika, z’l, to the Beit Midrash HaChaim VeHaShalom at 530 Central...

Daf Yomi Insights: When to Call It a Night

  Years ago, a Litvishe individual was on his way to Camp Sternberg, a girls’ camp in Narrowsburg, New York. Although there were married men on campus, it was always...
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