Shaare Torah Future Scholars Program

Shaare Torah’s Future Scholars Program July 2016

Shaare Torah launches groundbreaking initiative for exceptional students Shaare Torah Boys High School is ready to take the next step in its growth as a school, with an initiative that promises to provide a specialized learning experience for exceptional students. Administrators and educators at the Brooklyn-based school have created a program, set to formally launch Read More »

By Dave Gordon

Bringing Summer Fun To A Whole New Level! July 2016

By: Dave Gordon As summer looms right around the corner, most of us are already making plans and dreaming about that obligatory jaunt to the Jersey Shore, going to a ball game, taking a splash in the pool, or getting to the tennis courts. Summer is the time for “fun in the sun,” to take Read More »

By Dave Gordon

Letters – June 2015 July 2016

Bet Din Files I, and I imagine most (or all) readers, were very disturbed by the story told in last month’s “Files of Bet Din” article, about a prominent rabbi who was found to have leveled baseless allegations against an experienced and qualified mashgiah purely for the sake of establishing a reputation for stringency. Libel is a grievous Read More »

This Month’s Topic: Meteorology July 2016

What makes a tornado spin? Tornadoes, also called twisters, are violent storms with the fastest winds on the planet. Tornadoes are tall, thin funnels of spiraling winds that stretch down from cumulonimbus clouds and touch the ground. Most tornadoes come from thunderstorms; however, most thunderstorms do not make tornadoes. Tornadoes are much smaller than hurricanes Read More »

Finding A Cure For The Jealousy Bug July 2016

A look at the dangerous effects of this devastating disease, and what can be done to defeat it. This malady is by no means a new type of ailment, as it has been around for over 5,000 years. Most people are quite aware of the cause and effect of this 'green-eyed' disease, but only a Read More »

By Rabbi Eli J. Mansour

Governor Cuomo Introduces Education Tax Credit Program At Yeshivat Shaare Torah July 2016

On May 17th, Yeshivat Shaare Torah was treated to a special visit by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Over 300 people gathered at this major event, where the governor addressed a community issue that hits close to home. “There is nothing more important today in my job – or in my life as a parent Read More »

By Esther Djmal

Honoring The Community’s Top High School Athletes July 2016

The last pitch has been thrown, the deciding basket has been swished, the clinching empty-netter has been wristed, the final touchdown has been thrown, the last volleyball has been spiked, and the final soccer ball has been kicked. The exciting2014-15 high school sports season has come to an end. But before our coaches and athletes Read More »

To You Health July 2016

Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pleasure and Pain A new study has found that acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, most forms of Midol, and more than 600 other medicines, reduces not only pain, but pleasure, as well. The authors of the study say that while acetaminophen has long been widely known to blunt psychological pain, their Read More »

Life In The Big City July 2016

Mayor de Blasio Releases One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City The de Blasio administration just recently released its latest project, “One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City,” a comprehensive plan for a sustainable and resilient city for all New Yorkers, that addresses the profound social, economic, Read More »

The Significance Of A Name July 2016

1  What is the importance of one’s name? A person’s name has great significance. It is not merely a means of identifying an individual; it signifies a person’s very essence, including his life’s mission and character traits. Just as one opens aprogram on his computer by entering a specific code or password, similarly, great rabbis Read More »

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