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Five Countries, One Message: Torah Leaders Rally In Support Of Dirshu’s Daf Yomi B’halacha July 2016

It happened when the venerated senior Rosh Yeshiva of the generation, HaGaon HaRav Aharon Leib Shteinman, shelita, walked into the stadium. The lump in the throat felt like a bowling ball and the tears welled up, as everyone in attendance realized this was a life-altering, world-changing occurrence. As the Rosh Yeshiva entered and slowly approached Read More »

By By Chaim Gold And Avrohom Pardes

Fire Prevention And Safety Steps For Your Home July 2016

“I can’t take that beeping noise!!” This is probably the #1 answer you get when you ask people why they don’t they have a smoke detector. Clearly, this is not a valid excuse. When you change the battery in your smoke detector, and it still beeps, it’s time for a new unit. A smoke detector Read More »

By Steven ‘handyman’ Safdieh

Health & Fitness Gadgets July 2016

Below are some of the latest fitness gadgets on the market. As you can see, there are quite a few truly unique devices to help you reach a healthier self. Sensoria Fitness Socks Billed as a “smarter way to run,” these hi-tech fitness socksfrom Sensoriafeaturepressure sensors that track your foot landing, running form, pace, distance, Read More »

Completing One’s Mission On Earth – A True Story Of Tikkun And Emunah July 2016

All of life’s questions have one universal answer – emunah. It is like a master key to life’s dilemmas. Emunah is the original biblical Hebrew term for a firm belief in a single, supreme, omniscient, benevolent, spiritual, and all–powerful Creator of the universe, which we refer to as Hashem. He alone cares for each of Read More »

Global Warming And Climate Change – Fact Or Fiction? July 2016

For those who feel more needs to be done to curb climate change, there’s good news coming from the top branch of government. On March 31, aproposal was introduced by President Obama to reduce US-produced greenhouse gas emissions by about one-third by 2025. Submitted to the United Nations, the plan was part of a greater Read More »

By Dave Gordon

The Kidneys The Ultimate Cleaning Machine July 2016

These days, most homes are equipped with more than one bathroom. Despite the enormous variety of baths, in size, shape, and color, that make every bathroom unique, there is one commodity that is common to every single bathroom. The object in question is small, unassuming, and costs little, but we couldn’t manage without it. Its Read More »

By Tuvia Cohen

The Hidden Truth About Vitamins And Supplements July 2016

That bottle of ginseng in your medicine cabinet may not contain what you think it does. In fact, it may not even contain ginseng at all... Thanks to an investigation by the New York Attorney General, revealed in late March, several big chain retailers were found to have stocks of herbal supplements that had suspicious Read More »

The Architect Of The Syrian Community Marking 10 Years Since The Passing Of Our Leader Hacham Baruch Ben Haim, Zt”l July 2016

On 24 Iyar, 5765 (June 2, 2005), our community mourned the loss of our revered leader and teacher, Hacham Baruch Ben Haim, zt”l. For 56 years, Hacham Baruch built, nurtured, and steered the Syrian community of Greater New York towards the prominent status it holds today. Now, 10 years later, we take a step back Read More »

By Leon Sakkal

Life In The Big City July 2016

Agudath Israel Advocates for “Level Playing Field” in School Safety for Yeshivot On April 14th, at a school safety rally sponsored by the New York City Council, and then at a City Council hearing, Agudath Israel leaders advocated for Introduction 65, a proposed amendment to the New York Administrative Code. This legislation, if passed, would Read More »

To You Health July 2016

Diet Soda Linked to Expanding Waistlines Drinking diet soda in an attempt to shed pounds may pack them on instead. Even worse, the artificial sweeteners they contain may promote the onset of type 2 diabetes. The discouraging news comes from researchers at the University of Texas in San Antonio. Dr. Helen Hazuda, professor and chief Read More »

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