What You Didn’t Know About the 17th of Tammuz

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com All fasts other than Yom Kippur and Tishah B’Av begin at alos hashachar (dawn).  If one had in mind that one was going to...

Dr. Yael Muskat Of Oceanside Appointed Director Of YU Counseling Center

Dr. Yael Muskat of Oceanside has been appointed director of the Yeshiva University Counseling Center for the Manhattan campuses. For the past six years, she has served as associate...

Local Schools Participate in Digital Citizenship Training

  Local and regional schools, including Shulamith High School, Midreshet Shalhevet, Torah Academy for Girls, Beth Rivkah Chabad, Caskey Torah Academy of Philadelphia, and Eitz Chaim Schools of Toronto, recently...

Sous Vide Turkey: Get A Perfectly Moist Turkey Every Time

If you’ve been paying attention to food trends lately, you’ve very likely heard of sous vide, even if you’re not completely sure what it is. Thanksgiving is the perfect...

Nazi Flag Found at Appalachian State University

Graffiti found at Appalachian State University on Sep. 30, 2018. Photo: Watauga County NAACP. A swastika and graffiti praising the Holocaust were discovered this week at Appalachian State University in North...

Welcome to Heimish Elizabeth, N.J.

Many factors have brought together the individuals who comprise the kehillah of Greater Elizabeth. Among them are the Jewish Educational Center and its comprehensive day-school system, the diversity and...

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...

Madraigos Hosts Fifth Annual Rosh Hashanah Program In Honors Haven

Once again, Madraigos will focus on young adults and families this Rosh Hashanah. In response to Madraigos participants’ calls for a meaningful Rosh Hashanah program, Rabbi Dov Silver, founder...

Heartbreaking Moment as Devastated Father Fought Back Tears as he Paid Tribute to his...

The father of one of the children slain in  yesterday’s Sandy Hook Elementary shooting offered forgiveness to the shooter,  saying his love went out to them as well. Robbie Parker,...

Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes

Agate Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes: 120 Holiday and Everyday Dishes Made Easy, by Laura Frankel. Ms. Frankel is the executive chef...
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New Podcast Digs Deeper Into Issues Affecting Our Communities

Introducing "From The Editor's Desk" a new podcast by 5TJT Editor and Publisher Larry Gordon delving deeper into some of today's issues. Mr. Gordon...

Netanyahu Welcomes First Commercial Flight From Dubai to Tel Aviv

JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Speaking during...

Assassins Kill Father of Iran’s Nuclear Program

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The...

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