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Over the Rainbow – Efrat

Things I've done in Efrat that I would never do in Jerusalem:

Hallandale Beach Mikvaos Project Moving Quickly

The three Mikvaos Mei Menachem under construction in Hallandale Beach are being built at a rapid pace, and should be completed, G-d willing, in time for the Jewish New Year 5769.

Yossi Ezra’s Return To Hebron

A few weeks ago, I bumped into some journalists in the Avraham Avinu neighborhood.

Tisha B’Av Program In Flatbush

For more than 25 years, the Tisha B'Av Program, together with a smaller lecture program on the 17 of Tammuz, has inspired members of the community to focus on the significance of the Three Weeks.

Bar Mitzvah In The Tundra

For every Jew alive today, even the most unobservant, it's necessary to only go a couple of limbs up the family tree to find an observant predecessor.

Sefer Torah Presented To NYU Medical Center

The void in the "Mrs. Miriam Lubling Hospitality-Bikur Cholim Room" at the NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan has been filled.

Detroit Students Make History At Hidon HaTanach

"The eight finalists include Elizabeth Goldmeier, Yeshivat Akiva, Southfield, Michigan; Dovi Nadel, Yeshivat Akiva, Southfield, Michigan"

Police Prepare For Passover

Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly held his annual pre-Passover meeting with rabbis and community leaders Tuesday to discuss preparations for the upcoming holiday.

Help Wanted. Must Live In Israel

The option of doing business with Israeli-based service providers has recently become much easier.

Weinbaum Yeshiva High School Students Attend YUMUN

Fifteen students from Weinbaum Yeshiva High School in Boca Raton, Florida, recently attended the Yeshiva University's National Model United Nations.

The Building of an Eruv – An Electrifying Experience in More Ways than One!

"The source of blessings is You, Hashem, our A'Mighty, King of the Universe who has kept us alive, sustained us, and brought us to this time."

MakeAShidduch Foundation: Building The Community One Shidduch At A Time

About a year ago, one of Jeff and Karen Cohns' frequent Shabbos guests returned home from a date distraught and dismayed.

Thompson Celebrates Jewish Heritage

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr., in conjunction with the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of NY and the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, recently convened his annual celebration of Jewish Heritage at New York's City Hall.

Chaya Aydel Seminary To Offer Teachers’ Licenses

The Chaya Aydel Seminary in Hallandale Beach, Florida is renowned for its excellence in higher Jewish education and community outreach.

Chaya Aydel Seminary To Offer Teachers’ Licenses

The Chaya Aydel Seminary in Hallandale Beach, Florida is renowned for its excellence in higher Jewish education and community outreach.

Lighting A Fire In The Snow

Judaism The Gentle Way At Winter Camp F.R.E.E.

Beneath Barrage Of Missiles, A Glint Of Humor And Hope

SDEROT, Israel - A small workingclass town lying just a short distance from Israel's border with the Gaza Strip, Sderot is a city filled with residents crying desperately to be heard.

Sweet Home Savannah

There's the old joke about two Jews deserted on an island who build three shuls. Like many attempts at humor, there is a certain degree of truth to this adage.

The Teshuvah Journey: The Miracle Sukkah Of Afghanistan

For Rabbi Nosson (Mark) Sachs, a Reserve Chaplain in the U.S. Army, building a Sukkah last year in Afghanistan against all odds showed him Hashem's hand more clearly than almost any other experience of his life.

Old Cemetery In Lodz Exposed

         It is said that Poland is one large Jewish cemetery. While that is not 100 percent true, anytime people dig in Poland, they...

Free Them Now: Rallying For Israeli POWs

Last year thousands of people publicly protested the kidnapping of three Israeli soldiers - Cpl. Gilad Shalit, Master Sergeant Ehud Goldwasser and First Sergeant Eldad Regev - by Hamas and Hizbullah terrorists.

Oceanside, N.Y. – To Be Young Again

Youth is the key to a Jewish community. Sure, there are snowbird synagogues, but bocce ball and bingo aren't going to attract young couples.

Twenty-Third Annual Holocaust Memorial In Brooklyn

Last Sunday the Holocaust Memorial Committee, located in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn held it's 23rd annual Holocaust memorial gathering.

Hollywood, Florida – Hooray For Hollywood

When most people think of Hollywood, they think "lights, camera, action," along with images of movie stars, celebrities and the Lakers.

A Kosher Cowboy In Montana

There's a popular saying that wherever there's Coca-Cola, there's Chabad.

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