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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 )

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(Add your opinion  |   July 28 )

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

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

Tisha B'Av on The Yeshiva World : BJX
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(Add your opinion  |   July 22 )

KollelBudget: More Deals at the Best Prices Online

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(Add your opinion  |   July 20 )

Conservatives To The Rescue: Obama's Health Care, Trade Wins

Conservatives To The Rescue: Obama's Health Care, Trade Wins
Cracking the often-lamented partisanship of Washington, a Republican-led Congress and a conservative Supreme Court chief justice delivered back-to-back victories for President Barack Obama's ambitious trade and health care initiatives. The Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, thus salvaging Obama's top domestic policy achievement. A day earlier, Republican leaders helped maneuver legislation that ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 25 )

NYC: Despite Tough Albany Deal, De Blasio Declines To Hit Back

NYC: Despite Tough Albany Deal, De Blasio Declines To Hit Back
Mayor Bill de Blasio is declining to criticize what many perceive as a bad deal for New York City in the state Legislature. De Blasio said Wednesday that final negotiations are ongoing and that he will reserve judgment until the legislation is adopted. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the heads of the New York state Senate and Assembly announced the framework of a legislative deal on Tuesday. The deal did not honor de Blasio's hopes for much tougher rent regulations or a total overhaul of an ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 24 )

Feldheim Book Week Ends Today

Feldheim Book Week Ends Today
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] For the past two weeks, thousands have enjoyed 20% Book Week savings on all Feldheim English titles. Many have filled their shelves with great Torah literature and will enjoy the benefits for years to come. Here are some of the most recent titles that the Torah world has been waiting for: Make The Three Weeks a meaningful and enriching experience with Moadei Hashanah: The Three Weeks and Tishah b'Av. With his characteristic brilliance and fervor, Rav Shimshon Dovid ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 22 )

PHOTOS: Arson in Church Fire Near the Kinneret

PHOTOS: Arson in Church Fire Near the Kinneret
Fire investigators and police are probing a fire in a church during the night in Kfar Nachum, not far from the Kinneret. There are reports of damage to a visitor’s room, prayer area and other areas of the church. Five fire apparatus responded to the call which came in at 03:50 on Thursday morning 2 Rosh Chodesh Tammuz. Investigators saw graffiti on outer walls of the church including “Idol worshippers” leading them to fear arson. Police Chief Yochanan Danino expressed outrage over ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 18 )

Things To Know About Rick Perry

Things To Know About Rick Perry
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is entering the 2016 race for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday. Key things to know about him: ___ THE BRIEF The longest-serving governor in Texas history, Perry was a Democrat who became a Republican and an early adopter of tea party conservatism. He donned his signature cowboy boots, "Freedom" and "Liberty," and strode into the 2012 presidential race late, bragging about his state's strong job-creation record and flexing fundraising muscle. ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 04 )

Yesh Atid Candidate Takes Arad Mayoral Election

Yesh Atid Candidate Takes Arad Mayoral Election
The Yesh Atid party candidate in the Arab mayoral elections, attorney Nissan Ben-Chamu emerged the victor in the local race. SMS text messages were sent to Russian speaking voters on Election Day explaining Gerre Chassidim are voting in large numbers and “they will win if you don’t get out and vote for Ben-Chamu”. On the party’s official Facebook page there is also a posting that does not speak of the chareidi tzibur fondly. “Gerre Chassidim have filed a petition to the Supreme ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 03 )

Prevention Pioneer Presents Seminary Safety Program at Torah Umesorah Convention

Prevention Pioneer Presents Seminary Safety Program at Torah Umesorah Convention
BY Michal Eisikowitz STAMFORD, CON   NECTICUT—On Friday, May 15, over forty high school mechanchos gathered at the annual Torah Umesorah convention in Stamford, Connecticut to learn about a new program designed to ensure the personal and physical safety of seminary girls. Created by Debbie Fox, LCSW, founder of Safety Kid and a well-known activist in safety education, the interactive workshop is based on content laid out in Fox’s recently released guidebook, ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 02 )

Punishing Storms In Texas Test Government Emergency Response

Punishing Storms In Texas Test Government Emergency Response
Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people dead and a similar number missing. Crews will resume searches Wednesday for the 11 people who have now been missing for three days in the small tourist town of Wimberley, where the usually calm Blanco River swelled to an ocean-like squall that crested three times above flood stage. In ...
(Add your opinion  |   May 27 )