Hoshana Rabbah, Shmini Atzeres, and Simchas Torah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman HOSHANA RABBAH   Hoshanah Rabbah is a very holy and special day. It means the “great salvation” and is celebrated on the seventh day of Sukkos. The judgment...

Special Hachnasas Sefer Torah At Bais Tefilla Of Inwood

By Adam Mayer Intrinsic in every sefer Torah hides an extraordinary light imbued with the pure luminescence of the Ribbono shel Olam. A pure light that comforts the weary, emboldens...

Dirshu Chizuk L’Lomdei Torah, November 8—10

By Chaim Gold In approximately two months, Dirshu will hold its second annual Shabbos chizuk l’lomdei Torah, Shabbos Vayeitzei, November 8—10. The Shabbos will bring Dirshu participants from across the...

Priority-1’s Torah Academy: A New Year Starts

The first week of school at Torah Academy got off to a great start. Following a delicious lunch at Carlos and Gabby’s, the students were addressed by the rosh...

Yeshiva Har Torah Prepares For New Year

In the preschool at Yeshiva Har Torah, children have been hard at work learning and preparing for the Yomim Noraim. They prepared honey dishes, baked delicious treats, created cards,...

Madonna Finishes Writing Torah in Honor of Son Rocco’s Bar Mitzvah

Madonna at 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. Photo: wiki commons. This past weekend Madonna helped her son Rocco celebrate his Bar Mitzvah in New York City, and on Monday she reported...

An Evening To Benefit Yeshiva Nishmas HaTorah

By Liba Lieberman Yated Ne’eman As the rain poured down on Thursday evening, June 13, over 200 members of the community came out in the daunting weather for an evening to...

FROM THE EDITOR: That Attack On Torah

by Larry Gordon - The Torah is the blueprint of creation, the plans, so to speak, that Gd reviewed before creating this universe that we live in and explore. Torah...

A Torah Guide for the Digital Age: The Ten Tenets of Social Media

by Rabbi Gil Student Technology is changing faster today than at any other time in history. These developments affect our lives in many wonderful, and sometimes not-so-wonderful, ways. As we try...

Islamic Terrorists Bomb Egyptian-Gaza Border Base

Islamic terrorists destroyed part of an Egyptian security building at Rafiah Saturday night, challenging Cairo’s control over the Sinai after the ceasefire with Israel. No one was injured in...
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Jewish Professor Sues Pace University for Discrimination

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former professor has sued Pace University in New York for discrimination, claiming observant Jewish and older teachers were pushed out...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds Comedian Chloe Fineman

NEW YORK (JTA) — Comedian Chloe Fineman will be one of three new cast members on “Saturday Night Live” for the show’s 45th season. Fineman,...

MVP Boys Basketball Camp’s 11th Year

  MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox boys’ basketball camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah and Carol Rhine, celebrated...

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