Making It Work For iShine

  For the past 11 years, HAFTR has hosted iShine, Chai Lifeline’s afterschool program for children living with illness or loss in the family. When a recent fire caused a...

Kiddush on Schnapps:  A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is Shabbos morning.  You desperately need to hear Kiddush in order to eat or drink something.  Someone offers to make Kiddush for you and does...

Haifa: Hezbollah Sympathizer Appointed to City’s Security Committee

JNS.org – A Haifa city council member who was forced to forgo an appointment to deputy mayor following public outcry over his comments calling Hezbollah operatives “freedom fighters” and comparing...

Israelis Support Non-Orthodox, But Want Diaspora Jews to Butt Out

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Expanding the role of non-Orthodox Jews in Israel has long been a primary goal of American Jewish organizations, and it appears that a majority of Israelis...

Chanukah At Central

On Motzaei Shabbat, December 1, singer Simcha Leiner came to Central to kick off the Chanukah spirit! The gym filled with students, their families, and faculty, who danced and...

Hoops For Heroes Yashar LaChayal Tournament A Great Success

5TownsJewishTimes document. – Edited by BC IMG logo IMG Halb tier 1 champions Caption: HALB tier 1 champions The 2018 Hoops for Heroes Yashar LaChayal Yeshiva Day School 8th grade boys’ basketball tournament...

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...

YOSS Leads Torah Education Gatherings

The opening remarks of any gathering set the tone for inspiration and enthusiasm to all participants. In the past two weeks, Yeshiva of South Shore led three gatherings that...

Passing The Torch: From Physical Therapy To Physical Therapist

By C.S. Teitelbaum for AmiLiving Magazine Greg Marcolin has what to frown about. He has multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that attacks the body. One of those attack episodes...

MTA Juniors Spend Inspiring Shabbos In Yeshiva

By: Elishama Marmon (‘20) On Shabbos, November 9-10, Rabbi Mendelson’s Eleventh Grade shiur enjoyed a Shabbos in yeshiva with their rebbe. In addition to inspiring tefillos, lively Shabbos meals, and...
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Woodmere Fire Department Hosts Fire Prevention Day

  The Woodmere Volunteer Fire Department opened its doors on October 6 to members of the community at its annual Fire Prevention Day. The event...

Millions in Default Judgments Entered Against 5T Firm Cardis

Default judgments for defrauding investors out of at least $30 million have been entered against several Five Towns residents as well as other individuals...

Halachic Musings: 19 Sukkos Rulings of Rav Elyashiv

Sukkos is upon us, and we are bereft of the gedolim of yesteryear. Not to fret, however, because we still have sefarim that tell...

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