A Sukkot Bar Mitzvah With The IDF

Mark and Felicia Bernstein of Woodmere were looking for a unique way to celebrate their son Sammy’s bar mitzvah. They wanted to make it a meaningful experience not only...

The World Of Choni HaMagil

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center In Masechta Taanis we find the famous story of Choni HaMagil, of how Hashem caused him to fall asleep and remain asleep...

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...

DRS Hosts Gilad Shalit

Last Friday, the DRS (HALB) Yeshiva High School had the tremendous privilege of hosting Gilad Shalit, along with the 13 fellow members of his Tzahal platoon, and their commanding...


Teshuvah, u’tefillah, u’tzedakah maavirin es roah hagezeirah. It is customary during the holy days of Aseres Yemei Teshuvah to increase the amount of charity we give to insure a...

Rosh Hashanah Seats

Mr. Zahtz had been sitting in the same seat for Rosh Hashanah for over two decades. A month before Rosh Hashanah, he approached the shul gabbai. “I’d like to...

YIWH And Sharsheret Lecture On Women’s Cancers

On Sunday, October 28, 8:00 p.m., the Young Israel of West Hempstead Sisterhood, in conjunction with Sharsheret, is sponsoring a free informative and important community event open to all...

Koshertroops At Kosherfest

Koshertroops went to Kosherfest, accompanied by several members of the United States Armed Forces, to thank their various donors. In attendance were Col. Dr. Steven November, Chaplain Maj. Bruce...

Welcome To Brooklyn: NY Islanders Moving to Brooklyn

The New York Islanders will leave Long Island for Brooklyn, sharing the new Barclays Center with the Nets, a league source told ESPN The Magazine's Craig Custance. The team has...

Rav Kotler And The Satmar Rav: A Friendship For The Ages

By Rabbi Yisroel Besser Does fire build or destroy? The answer is that fire can do both; it is an agent of destruction but also of construction. “For You, Hashem,...
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BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Wonder of wonders: “Fiddler on the Roof” is returning to the big screen. MGM will produce a remake of the iconic 1964...

Former YU Chancellor Rabbi Norman Lamm Dies at 92

NEW YORK (JTA) – Norman Lamm, the prolific author and Modern Orthodox rabbi who headed Yeshiva University for nearly three decades, died Sunday. He...

Opportunity to Write Sefer Torah, Benefit Misaskim

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