FEATURED

Rav Shteinman Mourned By Jews Worldwide

The never-ending cycle of Torah study in Bnei Brak was at a standstill this week as the entire city mourned the loss of Maran...

Chazaq Celebrates Its Fifth Annual Dinner

On Monday night, December 4, Chazaq celebrated its 11-year anniversary with their fifth annual gala dinner, which highlighted the past year’s achievements and also...

LOCAL

Action-Packed Week At Yeshiva Har Torah

Mazal Tov to the second-grade students on their Chumash play The second grade students celebrated their receiving their very own Chumashim with a spirited Chumash...

1100 Enjoy Chai Lifeline’s Faces Of Hope Gala On December 4

The 2017 Annual Gala celebrating the work of Chai Lifeline internationally was an evening of laughter and tears, amazement and awe. Master Mentalist Lior Suchard...

Shalom Task Force Featured At International Conference On Abuse

Shalom Task Force presented at an international symposium in Israel, “Creating Safe Communities, Creating Hope,” which featured training sessions and lectures on a wide...

Romania’s Last King Dies At 96, Last Wartime Leader

Growing up in prewar Romania, my grandfather remembered when it was King Michael’s birthday – his face appeared on storefront windows; taverns offered free...

POLITICS

The True Meaning Of Chanukah

The first thing I remember about preschool was my part in the Chanukah “pageant.” It went as follows: Latkes, latkes, yum, yum, yum! Don’t you wish...

Now It’s Netanyahu’s Turn

Although I speak and write a lot, I am a man of action far more than one of words. I believe that every Jew should...

POTUS’ Monumental Declaration Of Jerusalem As Capital

The president of the United States made one of the all-time greatest moves by any president since Harry S. Truman recognized Israel’s statehood 70...

OPINION

Greasy Inventions

As a nation, we’re great at coming up with products that should exist and then selling them, especially when it comes to the yomim...

In Our Times

I will begin with a story that I just published in the Torch, the quarterly bulletin of the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills....

Let Your Dim Lights Shine: A Chanukah Story

“Darkness is not chased away with sticks, not even with cannons. One simply lights a small candle and the darkness flees before it.” The Chofetz...

Reaction

I do not need to discuss in detail the significance of the United States finally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, since I...

STYLE & LIVING

How To Be Everything: A Guide For Those Who (Still)...

This book will help you:  Identify your strengths as a multipotentialite  Tailor a career and life path to your out-of-the-box lifestyle How To Be Everything...

Do You Hurt The Ones You Love?

Have you ever been emotionally wounded by someone you love? Your mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, or best friend? We do tend to...

Chapter 19: Caught

Recap: Miri found the letter and calendar in Mrs. Mintz’s old house. She is driving away when she fears someone is following her. I noticed...

Not Too Close For Comfort?

 I’ve mentioned many times that I have never won when playing Jewish Geography. I never attended sleep-away camp, didn’t attend seminary in Israel, and...

TORAH

Chanukah: The Power Given To Man

“The main reason for the decree against the Jewish people was because the kohanim became lazy in their service.”  – Bach, Tur Shulchan Aruch 670 ***** Almost...

‘Protestant B’

In the fall of l990, cataclysmic events were taking shape and the world was on edge. Things were heating up in Kuwait between the...

One Tiny Sign Makes All The Difference

“They sat to eat food; they raised their eyes and they saw, behold! A caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, their camels bearing...

Good Fences

On Thursday, November 9, a group of our students in Heichal HaTorah made a small model graffiti-marked wall, symbolic of the Berlin Wall, which...