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Yeshiva Darchei Torah Says: 'Let's Celebrate'

Yeshiva Darchei Torah Says: 'Let's Celebrate'
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Yeshiva Darchei Torah has been a trailblazer ever since it emerged onto the American Chinuch scene in 1972. Under the leadership of Rabbi Yaakov Bender, the Yeshiva is embarking today on a bold new initiative: to create a Faculty Simcha Fund of $1.6 million. This will enable hundreds of rabbeim, morahs and teachers to celebrate their simchos with peace of mind – so that they can fully focus on their sacred task of educating Hashem’s children. Join Yeshiva ...
(4 opinions  |   June 20 )

The Family Of A Great Mekubal Deals With Double Tragedy

The Family Of A Great Mekubal Deals With Double Tragedy
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Sometimes, the greatest tzadikim are the ones we hear very little about, until after they leave this world.  Such was the case with Rav Binyamin Basri, zt”l, a tzadik and mekubal who recently passed away. Rav Basri lived in Be’er Sheva and was a direct descendant of the Ben Ish Chai. Not only was he a brilliant Torah scholar, but he was a person of extreme kindness, and he helped countless people who visited him with many different problems. Rabbi Basri was ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 18 )

Save Up to 25% at the Shell Sheli Summer Stock-Up Sale

Save Up to 25% at the Shell Sheli Summer Stock-Up Sale
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Summer is almost here and it's time to stock up on shells!  At Shell Sheli's Summer Stock-Up sale, you save more when you buy more: Save up to 25% on your entire order when you spend more than $200.  This sale is store-wide, so shop Ladies, Kids, Maternity, or Plus Size. Shell Sheli's Summer Stock Up Sale Spend $50 - get 10% off. Spend $100 - get 15% off. Spend $150 - get 20% off. Spend $200 - get 25% off. (no code required) Pick all your ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 13 )

Rav Chaim Kanievsky's Promise: Only 24 Hours Left

Rav Chaim Kanievsky's Promise: Only 24 Hours Left
Only 24 hours Remaining to Receive a Special Blessing from the Gadol Hatorah on Shavuos! [COMMUNICATED CONTENT] CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME! With only 24 hours remaining, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky has promised to daven specifically for Parnassah, health, shidduchim, and success, for all who give to Kupat Ha’ir before Shavuos. This great charity will go directly to assist needy families of Torah scholars. With Shavuos almost upon us, there are many families who do not have enough ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 07 )

Obama To Endorse Clinton For President As Early As This Week

Obama To Endorse Clinton For President As Early As This Week
President Barack Obama could endorse Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary as early as this week, according to individuals familiar with his decision-making process. White House press secretary Josh Earnest would not specify what day Obama would endorse Clinton, who ran against him in 2008 and served as secretary of state during his first term. But he noted even the president said last week "we may have a better sense of where the race is headed" once California and New ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 06 )

Rav Lazer Brody Shlit”a Next Week in Deal, Teaneck, and Lakewood

Rav Lazer Brody Shlit”a Next Week in Deal, Teaneck, and Lakewood
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Starting this Sunday, Breslev Israel will be bringing “The Ultimate You” summer tour, featuring Rav Lazer Brody shlit”a, to Deal, Teaneck, and Lakewood. This emuna tour will be an exciting launch in a new direction for those who have seen Rav Brody previously. Joining forces with world-renowned psychotherapist Dr. Zev Ballen, Rav Brody will be hosting interactive style lectures that will focus on revealing the hidden elements that are preventing us from ...
(Add your opinion  |   June 02 )

This Week - Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor in New York

This Week - Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor in New York
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT]   A member of a Yad L'Achim rescue team who has delivered Jewish women and children from Arab villages and a former cult member who has made his way back to Judaism will be appearing in New York to tell their stories! Don't miss these important community events in your neighborhood (MONSEY, , QUEENS, BROOKLYN AND FIVE TOWNS / FAR ROCKAWAY). Yoav Goldfein, a Yad L'Achim expert on rescue operations, will be appearing on an American stage for the first time ...
(Add your opinion  |   May 26 )

Op-Ed: Frivolous Litigation Against Hasidic Communities is Discriminatory, And Should be Regulated

Op-Ed: Frivolous Litigation Against Hasidic Communities is Discriminatory, And Should be Regulated
[By Michael Fragin & Michael Tobman] Rare is the week that passes without a new legal action pitting a New York suburb against the Orthodox or Hasidic Jewish community. Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, Westchester, and Suffolk Counties have been host to a flurry of litigation centered around Orthodox Jews, their foundational religious needs, and, often, their housing needs. While American suburban life may not have contemplated the diversity presented by the Orthodox Jewish community, the ...
(Add your opinion  |   May 26 )

Minister Bennett Remains the Political Novice And Coalition Hindrance

Minister Bennett Remains the Political Novice And Coalition Hindrance
Bayit Yehudi party leader Education Minister Naftali Bennett according to many remains a political novice despite this being his second term in Knesset and on the cabinet. Numerous polls have shown few would trust him as Prime Minister or Defense Minister, yet he clearly envisions himself as the nation’s Prime Minister in a future election. After the signing of the deal between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, Bennett continues with his demands in order to gain ...
(Add your opinion  |   May 25 )

Win 2 Tickets to Meron and Merit a Yeshuah

Win 2 Tickets to Meron and Merit a Yeshuah
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Yeshuos Rashbi wants to give you the chance to actually come and join us this year in Meron. “During last year’s campaign, so many people reached out to us with their personal stories and challenges that they are looking for yeshuos. I started to think, wouldn’t it be amazing if we could give someone an opportunity to come daven themselves in Meron!” said Rabbi Yehoshua Biderman the founder of Yeshuos Rashbi. More than 430 years ago, the first Rashbi ...
(1 opinions  |   May 24 )