Mazel Tov

Mazal Tov to Rebbetzin Freida and Rabbi Yehoshua Hecht, upon the birth of a grandson – to their daughter Shoshana & husband Rabbi Yossi Ostfeld of Toronto, Canada.

Also, Mazal Tov to grandparents, Rabbi Eren and Leah Ostfeld of Canada, and to great grandmother Mrs. Tzivia Jacobson, of Brooklyn NY. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Learning Opportunities in Eretz Yisroel

Yeshivas HaTfutzos Toras Yisrael on Mount Zion, Jerusalem, famously known as Diaspora Yeshiva, invites the distinguished members of the Rabbinical Alliance of America to consider the yeshiva at this time for young Jewish men (ages 18-25) who are on the journey of teshuva and seeking a place of dedicated learning. Space is available for a number of new students to join the yeshiva beginning with the upcoming zeman, following Succos. For more information, please visit[...Click headline above for more...] 

RAA Halacha Journal Schedule

For 5783, we are moving Halachic Discussions, RAA’s English halacha journal, to a regular schedule. Below are the planned issues and deadlines. I am sharing this schedule with you so you can plan ahead and can feel free to submit articles without being asked. Each issue will have a topic but will also have a section for articles on any subject. Please submit as many articles as you want for any and all issues. As a reminder, all articles must be in English and already edited. We have limited capacity to edit. Also, all articles must be electronically submitted because we have no capacity to type. [...Click headline above for more...]