Communicated: Chance to Live Jerusalem Dream at Ramat Givat Zeev One of the most high-profile, revolutionary real estate projects in Israel, Ramat Givat Zeev is nearing the first stage of completion. This brand-new, upscale neighborhood, is located just 15 minutes away  from the bustling heart…

Communicated: Chance to Live Jerusalem Dream at Ramat Givat Zeev

Los Angeles Undergrads Making Their Mark on Bar-Ilan University Laboratories Seventh Annual Bar-Ilan University/Yeshiva University Academic Summer Program Provides Invaluable Training and Hands-On Laboratory Experience to Science Majors from U.S. Universities Applying genome editing for gene therapy of genetic diseases of the blood and the…

Los Angeles Undergrads Making Their Mark on Bar-Ilan University Laboratories

Table for 8: Adas Torah’s Third Singles’ Friday Night Dinner and Oneg Ariella Teichman On Friday night, August 4th, singles from the L.A. community and beyond gathered together for a lovely evening planned by Rabbi and Mrs. Revah, Daniel Sacks, Nechama Simon, and Ariella Teichman.…

Table for 8: Adas Torah’s Third Singles’ Friday Night Dinner and Oneg

Weekly Daf Rabbi Shmuel Wise, Maggid Shiur at RealClearDaf.com How do we scare the witnesses from bearing false testimony? On 29a, the gemara made several suggestions as to what we say to the witnesses in order to instill fear in them from giving false testimony.…

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Pointing Inward, Not Outward Sarah Pachter I was walking my daughters to their ballet class, holding each of their hands in mine, grateful for the non-stroller stage of life that allows me to take my girls out of the car and walk with them, rather…

Torah Musings: Pointing Inward not Outward

Proactive Parenting: See It Their Way Dear Dr T., My fourteen-year-old wears me down. She loves to complain, and I just can’t get through to her. So we are both unhappy and frustrated: She is because I “don’t understand her,” and I am because she…

Proactive Parenting: See It Their Way

Dear readers, Elul – the name itself brings with it a wind of humility and self-reflection. It evokes the sound of the shofar and the yamim noraim beckoning us to become a bit more refined and sensitive to spiritual matters. Our cynical side says, “Yeah,…

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Hancock Park Synagogue Welcomes Hungarian Mayor On July 21st, Attorney Andrew Friedman, President of Congregation Bais Naftoli, hosted Mayor Peter Hanusi of Mateszalka, Hungary. Mayor Hanusi visited the West Coast with a five-member delegation led by Ambassador Balazs Bokor, former West Coast Consul General. While…

Hancock Park Synagogue Welcomes Hungarian Mayor

First Jewish school for children with special needs in our community Chaya Chazanow As the People of the Book, we value our children’s education highly. Jewish schools everywhere are increasingly taking great care to accommodate different children with many different learning styles. Yet here in…

First Jewish school for children with special needs in our community

CSS to Expand Its Services to the Los Angeles Jewish Community Yehudis Litvak Community Security Service (CSS) will be expanding its services in the L.A. area. Founded ten years ago in New York, CSS provides training in professional security techniques to any Jewish institution that…

CSS to Expand Its Services to the Los Angeles Jewish Community

Aside from tefillah, what is another halachah that requires a minyan? Rabbi Shmuel Wise, Maggid Shiur of RealClearDaf.com This week, on 15a, we learned about appraising land that had been donated to the Beis Hamikdash for someone who wishes to redeem it. The mishnah taught…

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Conflicting Messages Sarah Pachter When I was a teenager, I often read Seventeen Magazine. I’ll never forget reading an article about body image that highlighted how important it is to eat healthy food such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. I found it ironic that…

Torah Musings: Conflicting Messages

What Should I do? Dear Dr T., I have a problem with my two-and-a-half year old. He is always hurting his one year old brother. Even if I am playing with them both, the older one may just take a toy and throw it at…

Proactive Parenting: What Should I Do?

Dear Readers, We’re told that one of the greatest yamim tovim is Tu B’av. The Chassidic masters explain that this is to be understood in the context of “the greater the descent the greater the ascent that follows.” We first mark the Three Weeks culminating…

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