A Night with the Bochurim – Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger

By Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger It was the first such event in Lakewood, NJ, but like those ubiquitous “inaugural annual” yeshiva parlor meetings, I feel comfortable...

Seasons Supermarket, Chapter 11, and Rashi veZos HaBracha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Season’s Supermarket.  Chapter Eleven bankruptcy.  Rashi on Moshe Rabbeinu’s bracha regarding Shaivet Levi. What do they have to do with...

Corbyn Denounces Former UK Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn slammed Britain’s former chief rabbi on Sunday, calling his comments on Labour’s and his own antisemitism “beyond excessive”...

Rabbi Pini Dunner Remembers Ari Fuld Hy”d

By Rabbi Pini Dunner In March 2015, I received an email from Ari Fuld. A mutual friend had suggested that Ari get in touch with...

Covered

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Sukkos, the Yom Tov that commands us to be fully joyous, as the posuk (Devorim 16:14-15) states, “Vesomachta bechagecha vehoyisa ach...

The Man With the Tattoo at the Aron Kodesh

By Rav Yitzchok Fingerer, Morah D'Asra, BJX It was time for the Aron Kodesh to be opened for one of the most inspiring and poignant parts...

Are You an Eved Hashem?

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Are you an eved Hashem? It’s a question that commands our concern throughout the year, and, perhaps, with much greater urgency...

New York State’s Proposed Plastic Bag Ban: Assaulting an American Dream

By Angela Logomasini  I recently wrote a blog post about entrepreneur Eli Amsel, who reached out to me about how nanny state regulators and lawmakers have waged...

Kingship

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz My grandfather, Rav Eliezer Levin zt”l, who learned in the famed yeshiva of Kelm for seven years, once told me that...

The Greatest Achievement in Life

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Recently, ArtScroll put out a magnificent sefer from the teachings of Rav Chaim Kanievsky, shlit"a, on the Yomim Noraim.  In...