Lakewood’s Techum Shabbos Battles

October 21, 2016 9:14 am
By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times In Lakewood, New Jersey, a battle rages. The battle is a halachic one and is...


October 21, 2016 3:20 am
-Communicated- The Zohar writes that the judgement is sealed on Hoshana Rabbah – Join the tefillah on Hoshana Rabbah for a Piska Tovah  -for...

Watch: Trump Roasts Hillary at Alfred E. Smith Dinner Last Night

October 21, 2016 8:48 am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump roasted his rival Hillary Clinton during the Alfred E. Smith charity dinner. Trump joked about the "nasty woman" comment...

Night of Jeers and Barbs as Trump and Clinton Share Yet Another Stage for...

October 21, 2016 7:18 am
It was bound to be awkward from the beginning. On a night in which Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would meet for perhaps the final...

Russia Taunts US With Biggest Military Offensive Since The Cold War

October 21, 2016 6:47 am
Russia has begun its biggest surface deployment since the end of the Cold War as it aims to effectively end the war in Syria...

Israeli Mountain Climber Dies in India

October 21, 2016 6:09 am
An Israeli hiker was killed while walking along a cliff next to the Ganges River in northern India this week, Ynet reports. Ariel Freeman, 50, from...

Iran Seeking “Many Billions of Dollars” in Ransom to Free U.S. Hostages

October 21, 2016 5:49 am
Iran is seeking billions of dollars in payments from the U.S. in exchange for the release of several U.S. hostages still being detained in...

RABBEINU HAGRA ZT”L: The Vilna Gaon, On His Yahrtzeit, Today, 19 Tishrei

October 21, 2016 3:23 am
"Who can count, who can measure, The bounds of his heart's breadth? His novel Torah insights are endless, Into Hashem's perfect Torah, All as clean as fine meal, As...

Hikind Praises NYC DOT Commissioner Trottenberg for Installing New Traffic Signage in Front of...

October 21, 2016 2:17 am
Brooklyn, NY - Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) praised NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Brooklyn DOT Commissioner Keith...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 19 Tishrei

October 21, 2016 12:18 am
Rav Aaron, the Sadigerer Rebbe, the Kedushas Aharon. (1913), son Rav Yisrael of Sadiger; father of Reb Mordechai Shalom Yosef. He died tragically, just...

Simchas Torah After Sukkos, Not After Shavuos

October 20, 2016 11:43 pm
By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Chazal established Simchas Torah to be celebrated on Shemini Atzeres in Eretz Yisroel or the day after Shemini Atzeres in Chutz L’Aretz. Why isn’t Simchas Torah celebrated on Shavuos? Shavuous is the time when we received...

Photos: Jews in US Military Celebrate Yom Tov

October 20, 2016 11:10 pm
Faced with extended tours of duty, Jewish soldiers all over the world face unique challenges in maintaining their Jewish identities, heritage and basic fundamental...

Israel’s Antiquities Chief Compares UNESCO to Islamic State

October 20, 2016 9:47 pm
Israel Antiquities Authority Director Yisrael Hasson said this week that the UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem holy sites put the UN organization in the same league...

Watch: Chol Hamoed Fun, Sukkos 5777

October 20, 2016 9:16 pm
At an amusement park: Frisbee with a shtreimel: {}

Watch: Hillary Campaign Bus Dumps Human Waste in Atlanta Street

October 20, 2016 8:46 pm
Lawrenceville police are investigating a claim that involves a Democratic National Committee tour bus illegally dumping human waste in between campaign stops. WATCH: {}

Why Was the Name of Rav Lau’s Daughter Changed?

October 20, 2016 8:13 pm
Israeli Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Rav Dovid Lau has changed the name of his daughter, who got engaged last week, following the guidance Rav Chaim...

Chareidi Boy Wanders Into Arab Neighborhood

October 20, 2016 7:46 pm
A boy recently wandered into an Arab neighborhood in east Yerushalayim but was rescued by a local resident before he came to harm. "My son...

First Torah Settlement In Poland Since The Holocaust

October 20, 2016 7:16 pm
Rav Pinchas Pump, a founder of the Bnei Yissachar Institutions in Dinov, southern Poland, plans to establish the first Torah settlement in Poland since...

Lieberman: My Oneg Shabbos is Watching Football

October 20, 2016 6:43 pm
Speaking to students at the West Bank's Ariel University, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman recently presented his twisted view of what Judaism is about and...

Report: Rabbis Conduct Sham Weddings

October 20, 2016 6:12 pm
According to an investigation by Israel’s Channel 2, Israeli couples who marry overseas, which generally happens when one spouse is not Jewish, often hire...

WikiLeaks Emails: Hillary Clinton ‘Doesn’t Know What Planet She’s On’

October 20, 2016 5:44 pm
A new email released as part 12 of the Podesta Wikileaks dump reveals that long term Hillary Clinton confidante Neera Tanden complained about Hillary...

Trump: I’ll ‘Totally Accept’ the Election Results… ‘If I Win’

October 20, 2016 5:34 pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doubled down on his stated refusal to accept the results of the election, telling supporters at an Ohio rally...

WIKILEAKS: Podesta Says It’s OK for Illegals to Vote With Driver’s License

October 20, 2016 4:47 pm
In the latest Wikileaks Podesta documents, Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta says it is okay for illegals to vote if they have a driver’s...

Hillary Shocks By Leaking Nuclear Secret During Debate

October 20, 2016 3:48 pm
Hillary Clinton has a history of skirting the law. Laws are for the little people. She’s been accused during sworn testimony of disrespecting security agents and...

Sefer Torah Dedicated in Memory of Slain Dallas Police Officers

October 20, 2016 3:13 pm
Members of Chabad of South Austin/Young Jewish Professionals recently welcomed of a new Sefer Torah. “It’s so exciting for our congregation,” said Rabbi Mendy Levertov,...

Bennett: Judaism Trumps Math

October 20, 2016 2:42 pm
Before Yom Tov, Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett shocked liberals and Arabs by stating that studying Judaism is more important than the study of...

Israeli Exterminator Charged With Manslaughter

October 20, 2016 1:43 pm
Yosi Barkan, the exterminator responsible for the deaths of four-year-old Yael and one-year-old Avigail Gross in January 2014, is to be charged with manslaughter,...

Deri Suspends Deportation of a Jew’s Great-Grandson

October 20, 2016 1:13 pm
Before Yom Tov, on humanitarian grounds, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri rescinded the deportation of Samuel Gumeniuk, a Ukrainian orphan who moved with his uncle...

Watch: Krauthammer Upset with Trump Comment On Accepting Election Results

October 20, 2016 12:40 pm
Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer breaks down the final presidential debate in Las Vegas. WATCH: {}

Watch: Donald Trump Jr. On Final Debate: We Did Great

October 20, 2016 12:13 pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., rates his father's performance in Las Vegas. WATCH: {}

Watch: Rudy Giuliani: Hillary Clinton Should Be In Jail

October 20, 2016 11:43 am
Donald Trump supporter and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani says the Democratic nominee isn't qualified to be president. WATCH: {}

Watch: Gingrich On Final Debate: Donald Kept Scoring, Hillary Kept Failing

October 20, 2016 10:14 am
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich breaks down the showdown in Las Vegas. WATCH: {}

Video: Check It Out: The Traveling Sukkah

October 20, 2016 9:43 am

Drama: Father Runs Off with Baby at Bris in Front of Rav Chaim Kanievsky

October 20, 2016 9:15 am
An exceptional event took place on Tuesday afternoon at the Lederman Shul on Rechov Rashbam in Bnei Brak, where three brisos were slated to...

Watch: Trump On Abiding By Election: I’ll Look At It At The Time

October 20, 2016 8:42 am
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggests the presidential election is being rigged. WATCH: {}

Terrorist Cemetery In Yerushalayim Becomes Shrine For Palestinians

October 20, 2016 8:14 am
Lach Yerushalayim, an organization dedicated to asserting Jewish control over the capital, complained to Israel Hayom that a cemetery near Herod's Gate where terrorists...

Full Video Replay: The Third and Final Presidential Debate – Trump vs. Hillary

October 20, 2016 7:40 am
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees, participated in their third and final debate at the University of Nevada, Las...

2,200 New Classrooms in Yerushalayim

October 20, 2016 7:21 am
In response to a court appeal submitted by Yerushalayim's Parent Association on behalf of Arab parents, the Yerushalayim municipality told the court that it...

Rabbonim Oppose Enlarging Of Hotel in Bayit Vegan

October 20, 2016 6:44 am
Yerushalayim's planning and building committee rejected a plan to add 170 rooms to Bayit Vegan's 280 rooms Shalom Hotel. Led by Rav Azriel Auerbach, Bayit...

Trump at Final Presidential Debate: US Has Been ‘Outsmarted’ by Russia and Iran in...

October 20, 2016 5:41 am
By BB Portnoy Russia and Iran have “outsmarted” the United States in the Middle East during President Barack Obama’s time in office, Republican presidential candidate...