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IDF Rabbinate Facing Major Streamlining

IDF Rabbinate Facing Major Streamlining
IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eizenkott has announced he is cutting the number of positions for officers serving in the IDF Rabbinate by 25%, Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) reported on Tuesday, 10 Elul. The cut is part of the IDF multiyear fiscal efficiency program. In addition to the military rabbinate, there is a 25% cut planned for the Education Corps and a number of positions in the crops will be eliminated entirely. The master economic plan is dubbed ‘Eitz HaSadeh’ and most of the ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 26 )

On Rav Pam's Yahrzeit, Dare We Tell The Children "No?"

On Rav Pam's Yahrzeit, Dare We Tell The Children
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] On Rav Pam’s yahrzeit, dare we tell the children “no”? Today, 28 Av, is the yahrzeit of Rav Avrohom Pam ztvk”l, Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Vodaath and the visionary founder of Shuvu-Chazon Avrohom. When there was a need for more Shuvu schools, but funds were in short supply, he challenged “How can we say ‘no’ to the children?” That challenge echoes today, as hundreds of traditional French families are making their way to Israel, where their children ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 13 )

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(Add your opinion  |   August 10 )

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(4 opinions  |   August 05 )

Deputy Education Minister Porush Concerned Children of French Immigrants May Not Receive Torani Education

Deputy Education Minister Porush Concerned Children of French Immigrants May Not Receive Torani Education
Officials in Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush’s office are concerned that some of the children from newly-arrived immigrants from France will not receive a torani education but they will be placed in non-religious schools by state officials. It is reported that there are many rabbonim who are concerned with the future of the children of the new arrivals, fearing they will be placed in secular schools as has been done to many immigrants in the past. Gedolei Torah have spoken out ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 02 )

The 21 Sections of Parshas VaEschanam

The 21 Sections of Parshas VaEschanam
by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Dedicated in honor of the yartzeit of the author's mother, Sarah bas HaRav Eliyahu, this week There are 21 Parshios in this Sidrah. 1. Moshe pleads to enter Eretz Yisroel What was the reason that Moshe Rabbeinu was not allowed to enter into Eretz Yisroel even after this plea? Rashi explains that it was on account of Moshe Rabbeinu’s words, “Hear ye, you rebellious ones.” The lesson from this Rashi is that no matter how ...
(1 opinions  |   July 31 )

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(Add your opinion  |   July 29 )

Tisha B'Av On the Yeshiva World: Project Inspire's Radio Feed

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(Add your opinion  |   July 26 )

Tisha B'Av on The Yeshiva World - Torah Connections / Flatbush Tisha B'av Program

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(Add your opinion  |   July 22 )

Tisha B'Av on The Yeshiva World : BJX

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(Add your opinion  |   July 22 )

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(Add your opinion  |   July 20 )