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Gedolei Torah View on Har HaBayis: a Halachic Analysis

Gedolei Torah View on Har HaBayis: a Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Recently, President Yitzchok Herzog indicated to the leaders of the Shas party that one of the greatest political challenges… Read More ›

Spielberg’s very Jewish memoir film ‘The Fabelmans’ is one of the best of his career

Spielberg’s very Jewish memoir film ‘The Fabelmans’ is one of the best of his career

Out in NY and LA on Nov. 11 and countrywide the next week, the star-studded autobiography is its acclaimed director’s genesis story, full of references… Read More ›

Satmar Rebbe: Trumpism has infiltrated Judaism, twisted many minds

Satmar Rebbe: Trumpism has infiltrated Judaism, twisted many minds

The Grand Rebbe’s words came two days after the US midterm elections, during which Democrat Kathy Hochul became the governor of New York state, beating… Read More ›

UTJ MK: We will cancel harmful anti-haredi ‘decrees’ of previous gov’t

UTJ MK: We will cancel harmful anti-haredi ‘decrees’ of previous gov’t

Consultations with Herzog continue for the second day * Ram Ben Barak challenges Lapid for Yesh Atid leadership, then backs down.   United Torah Judaism… Read More ›

Elon Musk tweets meme featuring Nazi imagery

Elon Musk tweets meme featuring Nazi imagery

The tweet came amid a row of antisemitic remarks by US celebrities, namely rapper Kanye West and NBA player Kyrie Irving.   Elon Musk, who… Read More ›

Analysis: Fire on the Mount? How the new government might shift policy at flashpoint holy site

Analysis: Fire on the Mount? How the new government might shift policy at flashpoint holy site

Far-right leader Ben Gvir and others in his party are longtime advocates for increased Jewish prayer rights at the Temple Mount, and activists hope they’ll… Read More ›

Maloney Tries to Attract Satmar Vote with $94 Million in Federal Funds

Maloney Tries to Attract Satmar Vote with $94 Million in Federal Funds

  NEW YORK — Democrat Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, who is frantically struggling to win a tough race, is trying to persuade Chassidim to vote… Read More ›

FBI warns of ‘broad threat’ to New Jersey synagogues, urges caution

FBI warns of ‘broad threat’ to New Jersey synagogues, urges caution

The FBI said that this warning was a “proactive measure” and that it is still investigating the matter.   The FBI has put out a… Read More ›

US envoy congratulates Netanyahu on win, says he will enjoy ‘working together

US envoy congratulates Netanyahu on win, says he will enjoy ‘working together

Leaders of Italy, Hungary, India, Ukraine send well wishes to presumptive PM, as Anti-Defamation League criticizes expected inclusion of Ben Gvir, Smotrich in next cabinet… Read More ›

The Making of CNN’s Resident Racist:  Will Aaron David Miller Ever Apologize?

The Making of CNN’s Resident Racist: Will Aaron David Miller Ever Apologize?

By Aryeh HaKohen Katz It appeared on Thursday morning, as an op-ed on CNN.  The description of religious Jews by a supposedly well-respected analyst was… Read More ›

WATCH: Jewish Former NBA Star Amare Stoudemire discusses Kyrie Irving’s Antisemitic Tweet on ESPN

WATCH: Jewish Former NBA Star Amare Stoudemire discusses Kyrie Irving’s Antisemitic Tweet on ESPN

On ESPN Wednesday, Amare Stoudemire, an orthodox Jewish convert and former NBA star, was asked about Nets player Kyrie Irving’s recent controversial tweets. Amare on First… Read More ›

2 of 3 Arab factions predicted to enter Knesset, vow to oppose far-right ‘fascism’

2 of 3 Arab factions predicted to enter Knesset, vow to oppose far-right ‘fascism’

Exit polls show Ra’am, Hadash-Ta’al crossing electoral threshold and Balad just below as some voice fear over Religious Zionism’s strong showing   Exit polls released… Read More ›

Yeshiva Students Troll NBA Star Kyrie Irving at Nets Game, Following Antisemitic Tweet

Yeshiva Students Troll NBA Star Kyrie Irving at Nets Game, Following Antisemitic Tweet

BROOKLYN — A group of yeshiva students sat courtside at Monday’s Nets basketball game wearing pro-Jewish t-shirts, just a few feet from Kyrie Irving who… Read More ›

Herzog to US Jews: Respect Israel’s election results even if you don’t like them

Herzog to US Jews: Respect Israel’s election results even if you don’t like them

Addressing Federations’ General Assembly, president acknowledges concerns over far-right parties rising to power, but says Israel-Diaspora ties can weather it   President Isaac Herzog on… Read More ›

New Segulah for Increasing Child’s Income by $800 a Year

New Segulah for Increasing Child’s Income by $800 a Year

Well, it is more like a scientific segulah – the results of combining two studies together.  The most recent study (of the two) was published… Read More ›

Online anti-Semites see opening as Twitter is handed over to Musk

Online anti-Semites see opening as Twitter is handed over to Musk

‘Mr. Musk’s acquisition of Twitter may accelerate the pushing out of marginalized communities from social media,’ says ADL CEO as the social media outlet becomes… Read More ›

ADL sounds alarm over Musk Twitter control as Kanye tweets put antisemitism in focus

ADL sounds alarm over Musk Twitter control as Kanye tweets put antisemitism in focus

Developments at social media platform ‘have been troubling,’ says ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, as Jewish groups mark synagogue shooting anniversary with warnings over hate speech… Read More ›

Kayne West Escorted Out of Skechers Office in Los Angeles

Kayne West Escorted Out of Skechers Office in Los Angeles

  LOS ANGELES – Kanye West, was escorted out of the Los Angeles office of shoemaker Skechers, the company said Wednesday afternoon, as the fallen… Read More ›

Zelensky to Sharansky: Israel is one of few countries that can help defend our skies

Zelensky to Sharansky: Israel is one of few countries that can help defend our skies

Ukraine’s president meets members of Babyn Yar memorial board in Kyiv, pledges governments support for expansion of museum   Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky met with… Read More ›

Learn Tzedakah Like You Never Did Before:  Kovaitz Psakim of Rav Forcheimer shlita and More

Learn Tzedakah Like You Never Did Before: Kovaitz Psakim of Rav Forcheimer shlita and More

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com PROBLEM:  For some reason, practical seforim on Tzedakah halachos and rulings are few and far between.  RESOLUTION:  With the… Read More ›