The Pediatrician and Kashrus

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There are times when babies fail to thrive because of various medical reasons.  When this happens, there will be occasions when a pediatrician or an allergy...

The Shidduch Crisis Explained

By Simon Lichtenstein Recently there have been some requests to lay out the hard facts of the shidduch crisis. Here they are. The problem. The number of non-chassidishe Orthodox young women...

The Case of the Fifty Expelled Yeshiva Bochurim

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com There is a story in the frum Jewish websites that has many in the Torah world up in arms.  A Mesivta, somewhere in Lakewood,...

Schlissel Challah – An Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The custom of Schlissel Challah has become very widespread, not only in the Chassidish world but in many other communities as well. Two years ago, an article...
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Keep Breathing: A Testimonial by Ari Fuld, zt’l

By Ari Fuld I am having a hard time breathing. Last night, a Jewish father was on his way home when he was brutally murdered by a terrorist. Twenty-two bullets...

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that he plans to open a...

Parker Jewish Institute Hosts Two-Day U.S. Air Force Pararescue Workshop

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation hosted a two-day workshop of the U.S. Air Force Pararescue Medical Operations Advisory Board (MOAB), November 13 and 14. Participants included...

Priority-1 31st Anniversary Dinner Raises Spirits

Priority-1 would like to thank the community for the incredible outpouring of support at the Priority-1 31st anniversary dinner. With more than 300 attendees, the event was an astounding...

A Healthy Passover Must-Have That Can’t Be ‘Beet’

Nature’s nutritional powerhouse is now vacuum-packed and ready to sweeten any occasion. Kosher for Passover and all year long, Gefen’s organic beets are cooked, peeled, and ready to eat....

Rav Aharon Kotler, זצ״ל The Early Years

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Every so often, individuals emerge in Jewish history who, by dint of their personality and intellect, profoundly change the topography of Jewish life. One such person...
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BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The director of Hadassah hospital in Israel said his institution’s branch in Moscow is a “partner” in the development of what...

Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe Touched Sephardi Jewry Worldwide

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz both issued warnings to Palestinian terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons...

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