Reimaging YBH After Hurricane Sandy

How Much Sleep Is Enough? July 2016

Babies seem to sleep too much, teenagers, too little. But how much sleep is really recommended for youngsters and why does it matter? Long neglected as an inevitable, yet useless, daily function, sleep is increasingly being recognized as a pillar of illness prevention and maintenance of good health, whereas insufficient sleep is associated with a Read More »

By Dr. Jack Sadacka

Surviving The Melting Pot July 2016

When the time came for Yaakov and his family to immigrate to Egypt, the spiritual future of the Jewish nation was at risk. Learning how they survived the Egyptian “melting pot” provides valuable guidance for us in our efforts to maintain our religious identity in a spiritually hostile culture. The news was too good and Read More »

By Rabbi Eli J. Mansour

Are Loud Parties Destroying Our Hearing? July 2016

They are the highlights of our social calendar. The weddings or bar mitzvahs of relatives and friends are a time for us to share in the happy occasion of somebody we love, enjoying some laughs, song and dance, and fine food and drinks.  It is perhaps no exaggeration to say that community semahot (happy occasions) Read More »

By David Mizrahi

Hundreds Gather For Historic And Inspiring “dirshu” Shabbat July 2016

It was just over three months ago that I had the privilege of attending the Dirshu World Siyum in Tel Aviv, which was undoubtedly the most inspiring Torah event of my life. Standing amongst 13,000 dedicated Torah scholars of all ages and backgrounds, just a few yards away from HaGaon HaRav Aharon Leib Shteinman, shlita, Read More »

By Shimmy Blum

Shaare Torah Seniors Respond To Hurricane Sandy July 2016

On Monday, November 5th, seniors at Shaare Torah Boys High School (STBHS) responded to a call for help from rabbis in Belle Harbor whose synagogue, Congregation Ohab Zedek, was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The night before, rescue workers found the basement bet midrash inundated with six feet of water, and, unfortunately, three Torah scrolls Read More »

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