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Shabbat Chayei Sarah at Yeshiva Shavei Hevron

  By Udi Zinar and Zalmi Unsdorfer This past Shabbat, we read Parashat Chayei Sarah, in which Avraham Avinu comes to Hevron to buy a burial place for Sarah Imeinu. That...

Jerusalem Gathering Marks Ethiopian Jewish Holiday of Sigd

JERUSALEM (JTA) — On a national holiday for Ethiopian Jews, before a crowd of tens of thousands, the president of Israel vowed that the citizens of his country will...

Impassioned Emunah Weekend With Project Eliezer

This past Shabbos, the Eliezer Institute held its Impassioned Emunah Weekend at the Crowne Plaza in Danbury, CT. A groundbreaking event, the weekend served as a critical platform to...

Applications Open for MATMIDOT Initiative from Midreshet Lindenbaum

  Midreshet Lindenbaum College for Women, part of the Ohr Torah Stone network of educational institutions, announces its MATMIDOT initiative for students interested in further advancing their learning, chesed opportunities,...

Chidon Tournament Champions Prep for Israel’s 60th Bible Quiz

In 1958, a one-time event was scheduled in Israel with the support of Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. It was a heavily text-based, extraordinarily difficult “Chidon HaTanach,” or Bible...

Back to Basics: A Crisis Of Faith

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon Jews of all affiliations and people of all religions are not immune to experiencing a crisis of faith. Depending on the depth of one’s belief, there...

First Person: Darkest Day in Pittsburgh

By Susan Jacobs Jablow, 18-year resident of Pittsburgh On Saturday morning around 10 a.m., as is typical, I was getting ready to leave the house with my kids to walk to...

Israeli Leaders Use Shooting to Pressure Government to Recognize Liberal Judaism

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli government minister and the country’s opposition leader called on Israel to recognize the liberal streams of Judaism in the wake of the shooting at...

Chabad of the Five Towns Shares Message After Pittsburgh Shooting

Our hearts are shattered by the heinous and horrific attack on our brothers and sisters in Pittsburgh. We mourn the 11 holy souls who were so cruelly torn from...

Statement from New York Board of Rabbis on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

The New York Board of Rabbis mourns those who were cut down today as they gathered for sacred Shabbat prayer. We offer our solidarity and support to the Jews...

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Controversy erupts over El Al flight diverted to Athens to accomodate Sabbath-observant passengers

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM (JTA) — An El Al plane travelling on Friday from New York to Israel diverted to Athens to allow Sabbath-observant passengers who...

In light of security situation, going to new elections ‘irresponsible,’ Netanyahu tells nation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named himself defense minister and said that going to snap elections would be “irresponsible.” “We are in...

MSH Wins Poetry Slam

By: Avygayl Zucker, MSH 2019 The MSH Poetry Slam Team has been preparing for the first Poetry Slam of the year for weeks! This meet...

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