Pouring Away Ayin Ha’ra: The Work Of Rebbetzin Aidel Miller

By Barbara Bensoussan Blei gissen, the technique of pouring lead to nullify ayin ha’ra, the poisonous evil eye, has its source in the Gemara and been practiced for many years....

What Was Rav Aharon Saying?

By Yosef Sosnow How can one really discern a person’s deepest inner essence? We are all accustomed to saying what we want. Especially when it comes to spiritual matters, we assure...

Final Countdown: Who Will Be Mayor of the City of Gold?

If the candidate whose fans chant the loudest — and jump up and down the most — would win the Oct. 30 election for mayor of Jerusalem, then it...

Shooting Hoops on Shabbos By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

They can be found in virtually every neighborhood in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway.  Walk from Lawrence to Woodmere and you will find many dozens of them.  And,...

Leonard Steinman Running For State Supreme Court Justice

By 5TJT Staff The six members of the Board of the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority stared with serious expressions at the public audience before them as they each slowly...

A Guide To An Israeli Butcher Shop

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman When Americans travel to Israel for yom tov, they often do one of two things: A. They either bring their choice cuts of meats from the United...

Mortar From Gaza Explodes in Yard of Kibbutz Kindergarten

Palestinian terrorists on Tuesday launched their heaviest barrages against Israel since the 2014 Gaza war and Israeli aircraft struck back in a surge of fighting after weeks of border violence. There were no immediate...

Progress on Israeli Oil Field Halted to Study Security, Environmental Impact

JNS.org – After a cacophony of protests from citizens’ groups, environmental NGOs, local authorities and environmental professors, Israel’s State Comptroller will investigate a project getting underway to locate the processing...

Report: Jewish Population in Judea, Samaria Growing

According to a “West Bank Jewish Population Stats” report compiled by Yaakov “Ketzaleh” Katz,” former chairman of the National Union Party of Israel, the total number of Jewish residents...

Itzhak Perlman And Y.M. Helfgot At Park East Concert, December 16

The tradition of cantorial music has enhanced the prayers and worship of Jewish congregants around the world. Admired for his incredible range, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot has emerged as...
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Israeli COVID Vaccine Trials to Begin November 1

The governmental Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) has approval from the Israeli Health Ministry and the Helsinki Committee to begin testing its SARS-CoV-2...

Poll: Half of Americans Don’t Know What Antisemitism Means

(JTA) — Nearly half of Americans don’t know what the phrase “antisemitism” means. That’s one takeaway from two surveys published Monday by the American Jewish...

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