Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Jewish

Ukraine Claims It Shot Down Iranian Suicide Drones Aimed At Uman

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NEW YORK (VINnews) —  Tens of thousands of Israelis marked Rosh Hashana with celebrations in the city of Uman, but at the same time Ukrainian sources claimed Tuesday that Russian f...

Origin Story: The Rosh HaShana Greeting

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It is the one greeting that has found its way into the codified minhagim of Klal Yisroel. The Ramah tells us (OC 582:9) that it is the custom,...

Hatzalah Of West Orange & Livingston Rebrands As Its Footprint And Fleet Expand

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NEW JERSEY – Hatzalah of Metrowest (formerly Hatzalah of West Orange & Livingston) proudly announces its formal expansion into Morristown and the growth of its fleet in West Or...

12 Things to Know for Erev Rosh haShana

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com) The Shla tells us (Rosh HaShana, perek Ner Mitzvah) that it is an obligation to go over the Tefillos so that we familiarize ourselves with...

WATCH: Hillary Clinton Compares Trump ‘Ranting and Raving’ to Hitler

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TEXAS (Yaakov M / VINnews) — This past week, Hillary Clinton compared Trump supporters to Nazis, and Trump himself to Hitler. Her absurd comparison was based on the fact that at...

RABBI ZVI GLUCK: A Fresh Start

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Ask any kindergartener to tell you what they learned about Rosh Hashana in school, and they will probably regale you with tales of honey-dipped apples, their best shofar imitations...

HILOWITZ: On Responses to Antisemitism (Op-Ed)

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This week I attended an event for recent refugees to America, which included a high- powered panel of officials in law enforcement, human rights and religious leaders of many fai...

A MUST Read – This Sunday is Maaser Day

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Most everyone has heard of Tax Day. It is the colloquial way of referring to April 15th, the day that taxes in the United States are due. Apri...

How The Miami Boys Choir Turned ‘Orthodox Pop’ Into A Tiktok Sensation

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NEW YORK (JTA) - “K-pop is over,” one Twitter user declared. “We’re listening to Orthodox Pop from now on.” With those words, the Miami Boys Choir has transformed over the last ...

Rabbi Michoel And Zisel Goldman, Chabad Of Kauai, Hawaii – The Westernmost Chabad House In The World

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Download PDF in Shabbas Although Shlichus did not motivate my initial visit to Hawaii, while there, I stumbled across the beginnings of a structured Jewish community. It was sum...

Antony Blinken’s Jewish Father, Former Diplomat And Banker, Dies

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NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s father, Donald, a former U.S. diplomat, investment banker and modern art collector, died on Thursday. He was 96. Blinken anno...

VIN EXCLUSIVE: Turx Speaks about White House Excluding Orthodox Jews from Event: ‘Very stupid move’

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In this exclusive VIN interview, Jake Turx of Ami Magazine and Newsmax describes how he and other orthodox Jews were snubbed by the White House and excluded from a so-called "u...

71 Things to Know About Rosh HaShana (you may print out)

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com THE SHLIACH TZIBBUR ***Why not subscribe to a weekly parsha newsletter about Emes - written by Rabbi Yair Hoffman.  Each week there are fou...

Crucial Halachos, Rulings, and The All-Encompassing JPEG Pruzbul

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com By Torah law, (Dvarim 15:1-2) the seventh year or Shmittah year also causes all debts to become null and void.  In other words, Shmittah does ...

Defying Ukraine’s wartime warnings, thousands of Chasidic pilgrims have made it to Uman for Rosh Hashanah (PICTURES)

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UMAN, Ukraine (JTA) — As he jogged up a hill in this central Ukrainian town, a Hasidic man in a black knee-length coat flicked through a pocket prayer book. He was heading towards ...

101-year-old Is Oldest To Make Aliyah From U.S. In Five Years

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - A 101-year-old woman who made aliyah from New Jersey last week is the oldest immigrant to move to the Jewish state from the U.S. in the last five years. Stella...

Preserving The Children’s Shoes Found At Auschwitz

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POLAND (JNS) - The International March of the Living announced on Thursday a global campaign with the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial to preserve ...

PODCAST: How do we crown Hashem as our King on Rosh Hashana? (Concrete, relatable strategies)

Sarah Pachter is an international speaker and author. She has been featured on podcasts, Radio, and is a regular columnist whose work has been translated into several languages...

SARAH PACHTER: Hashem is not Santa Claus

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Many of us approach Rosh Hashanah with fear and trepidation. After all, it is called the day of judgment, seemingly because our past actions and misdeeds are evaluated to determine...