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A Rebbe’s Work Is Never Done Dear Editor, I would like to add a footnote to Rabbi Hoffman’s article “Class Size: A Halachic Analysis” (March 11), specifically the reference to...

The Drunken Brooklyn Cop and the Anonymous Hero:  A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It was a very bizarre scene involving an anonymous hero, a drunken cop, a guy at minyan and the video that captured it all. Apparently,...

Jewish, Israeli Humanitarian Groups Step Up for Guatemala Volcano Victims

As the death toll from this week’s volcano eruption in Guatemala rose to 75 on Thursday, and with more than 200 people still missing, Jewish and Israeli aid organizations stepped...

Haredi Soldiers Distributed 2,000 Mishloach Manot To Patients While On Army Leave

While on holiday leave from the army, Haredi soldiers from the Netzach Yehuda Brigade chose to devote their long-awaited vacation day to visiting the sick in hospitals around Israel...

German Soccer Organization Donates $80,000 to Auschwitz Museum

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A German organization that two professional soccer players established to fight the coronavirus has donated approximately $80,000 to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland. The WeKickCorona Initiative,...

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Michael Cohen Sets Off for ‘Federal Jewish Heaven’

(JTA) — Michael Cohen, a former attorney and fixer for Donald Trump, reported to start his three-year term on Monday at a prison called “federal Jewish heaven.” Cohen will serve...

Longtime Israel Ally, Iran-Nuclear Deal Foe Menendez Being Pushed to Resign

BRADLEY MARTIN (September 28, 2023 / JNS) Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez (D-N.J.), a longtime supporter of Israel and critic of the Iran nuclear deal, is facing widespread calls for his resignation...

New report exposes Hezbollah missile sites near Beirut charity-run schools

(February 8, 2021 / JNS) A new report has shed light on Hezbollah’s systematic use of civilian infrastructure to shield its missile storage and launch sites in Lebanon. The report,...

Israel Health Minister: Lockdown Will Continue Past October 10

i24 News – Israel Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said on Tuesday morning that individuals and businesses should expect the country’s current lockdown to be extended past its current expiration...
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