Har Torah Bar And Bat Mitzvah Workshops

On two recent Motzaei Shabbatot, the sixth-grade girls and seventh-grade boys at Yeshiva Har Torah celebrated their respective bar/bat mitzvah workshops and melaveh malkah. Organized and planned by Rabbi...

U.K. Orthodox body condemns shul for allowing women to hold Torah

(JTA) – Britain’s umbrella body of Orthodox communities is condemning a London Orthodox synagogue that allows women to hold Torah scrolls. Earlier this year, Golders Green United Synagogue began giving...

Engineers, Economists, And Torah Scholars At MYHT

Students at Mesivta Yam HaTorah, under the guidance of their science teacher, Mr. Abitbol, have been working on an experiment to produce energy. The boys are working on two...

Mesivta Yam HaTorah’s Ninth-Grade Shabbaton

This past week, Mesivta Yam HaTorah had its annual ninth-grade Shabbaton. The Shabbaton began with indoor rock climbing, which was followed by an inspiring Shabbos filled with divrei Torah...

“Torah Is Our Life!”

By Esther Rubin The invitation was appealing, beckoning us to attend the Dirshu Shabbos Kinnus Olam HaTorah–a Shabbos that promised to rejuvenate my husband and me, physically and spiritually. Yet...

Coming Together To Honor The Torah

By N. Aaron Troodler One of the hallmarks of Judaism is the unique attachment that all Jews shares with one another. We may come from diverse backgrounds, different locations, and...

Hamas textbooks: Torah and Talmud ‘fabricated’

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Hamas has introduced new textbooks into schools in the Gaza Strip that characterize the Torah and Talmud as “fabricated,” The New York Times reported. Gaza schools...

Renovation And New Torah Scroll Highlight QC Hillel Metamorphosis

Queens College Hillel celebrates major milestones in its recent efforts to “turn commuter into community.” Traditionally attended mostly by commuters, a resurgent Hillel and a growing residential culture on...

Gedolim Visit Yeshiva Darchei Torah

Above, Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Rosh Yeshiva of the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia, with YDT Rosh Yeshiva Rav Yaakov Bender and talmidim of Yeshiva Darchei Torah. Rav Reuven Feinstein, Rosh...

Mesivta Yam Hatorah’s Father—Son Breakfast

This past Sunday, Mesivta Yam Hatorah held its annual Father-and-Son Breakfast. The goal of the breakfast was to foster a positive relationship between the school and the parents. It...
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