Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Jewish

Meet The Rabbi Who Made It Possible To Live A Jewish Life In The UAE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (JNS) - Levi Duchman, the chief rabbi of the Jewish community in the United Arab Emirates, celebrated his own wedding on Sept. 14. It happened to be the first ...

Amid Ian’s Wounds, Jews See Healing, Renewal In Yom Kippur

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Even though a destructive hurricane tore through his community just days earlier, nothing was going to stop Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz from holding prayer ser...

The Mitzvah of Eating Today

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times THE MITZVAH The Shulchan Aruch (OC 604:1) rules that there is a Torah Mitzvah on Erev Yom Kippur to do the following thr...

YAAKOV M: BP Candidate Goldman colluded with Trump Whistleblower. Who attacked NordStream? Kamala’s racist comments.

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In this exciting podcast episode, Yaakov discusses: Kamala Harris gets slammed for her racist comments against whites. Homeless people are suing city of San Francisco for "...

Jewish Gun Club Sues Gov. Hochul To Allow Concealed Weapons In Synagogues

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ROCKLAND COUNTY (JTA) - A group of Jewish gun owners filed a lawsuit last Friday against Gov. Kathy Hochul’s gun laws, saying they infringe on their religious freedom as well as th...

Remembering Dr. Steven Krauss zt”l Renowned Pediatric Dentist

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com DUE TO THE SHORTENED SHIVA - IF ANYONE HAS STORIES TO SHARE, PLEASE FORWARD THEM TO THE AUTHOR TO BE FORWARDED TO THE FAMILY [email protected]

When It is Medically Required to Eat on Yom Kippur

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Sometimes, both the doctor and the Rav will tell a person not to fast on Yom Kippur.  Under such circumstances, one must reach out to one's Po...

Chinese Censors Ban Printing Of Hasidic Woman’s Memoir Due To ‘Anti-Communist’ Content

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Hasidic book publisher Dovid Zaklikowski was looking forward to getting his latest title — the memoir of a Jewish woman who immigrated from the Soviet Union to the...

SHOCK VIDEO: Innocent Elderly Bystanders Attacked by Police Water Cannon

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On Sunday, an elderly couple in Jerusalem was brutally hit by a police water cannon. The couple did nothing wrong, they were innocent bystanders standing in p...

Merav Michaeli: Dan Region Light Rail Will Run On Shabbos, Chareidim Won’t Dare Cancel It

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After announcing Sunday that "the light rail will run on Shabbos", Israeli transport minister Merav Michaeli insists that this decision will not change even ...

DISGRACE: Brooklyn College Schedules Mandatory Faculty Training on Yom Kippur

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — Brooklyn College, which has been embroiled in controversy over antisemitism and discrimination against Jews, has scheduled a “bias training” course on Yom Kipp...

WATCH: 93-Year-Old Petah Tikva Pianist Reenacts Shir HaMaalos As Heard From Yossele Rosenblatt

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yosefa Fish, a 93-year-old pianist residing in Petah Tikva, is remarkably sprightly for her age. Fish has not forgotten an event which left an indelible impre...

President Biden wishes Rabbis and Jewish clergy well on High Holidays Zoom call

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WASHINGTON DC (JNS) — Shortly after hosting the White House’s first-ever Rosh Hashanah reception on Friday, U.S. President Joe Biden joined rabbis and Jewish clergy for a High Holi...

Berkeley Law Student Groups Ban Speakers Supporting ‘Zionism, Apartheid State Of Israel And Occupation’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In yet another example of anti-Israel sentiment present on university campuses in the US, a number of law student groups at Berkeley University have amended th...

Cellular Phone Store Torched In Arson Attack On Jerusalem’s Malchei Yisrael Street

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an appalling act of arson which occurred in Jerusalem's Geula neighborhood, a store selling cellular phones was set on fire and gutted after it apparently ...

Putin’s Draft versus Tsar Nicholas Cantonist Decrees

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com First off - I am in no way comparing the two.  Putin's recent draft reminds us of a far far different type of draft, a horrific one that occur...

Russian Jews Look to Relocate to Israel in Response to Putin Decree

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RUSSIA (VINnews) — According to Israeli media, officials are concerned that Vladimir Putin’s new “mobilization decree” could be devastating to the Russian Jewish community. The ...

Jewish Resident of Beitar Illit Viciously Attacked by Stone-throwing Arabs

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — On Motzei Shabbos, a resident of Beitar Illit suffered a bloody head injury after he was attacked by Arabs. The attack occurred in Husan, an Arab town across ...

Watch Mr. Roy Neuberger on Yom Kippur

Mr. Roy Neuberger has a unique take on contemporary events and the impending Yomim Tovim and the parsha.  He has been hailed by leading Rabbonim, Roshei Yeshiva and Gedolim for his...

UPDATED: 5 Towns Community Suffers Tragic Loss with the Passing of Dr. Steven Krauss – RL 76

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com DUE TO THE SHORTENED SHIVA - IF ANYONE HAS STORIES TO SHARE, PLEASE FORWARD THEM TO THE AUTHOR TO BE FORWARDED TO THE FAMILY [email protected]