And Now For Some Good News Amid the Chaos!
Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Mazal tov to Elan Ariel ’10 on his engagement to Loren Miller. Mazal tov also to Elan’s brother, Adam ’08.     Mazal tov to... Read More...
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Thursday, 12 March 2020
Congratulations to Rav David Milston '83 on the publication of "A Pesach Haggadah" - with illustrations by Shira Greenspan.   A welcomed... Read More...
This Week's MTovs!
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Mazal tov to Adin Goldstein ’12 on his engagement to Noa Bloch. Mazal tov also to Adin’s brother, Aryeh ’10.   Mazal tov to Yoni... Read More...
Happy to Begin the Week with Good News!
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Mazal tov to Rav Mordechai and Debby Friedman on the birth of a grandson, born to Yitzchak and Roni Friedman. Mazal tov also to Uncle Yaakov... Read More...
Mazal tovs to Share!!
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Mazal tov to Michael '77 and Debra Berkowitz on the birth of a granddaughter, Meital (Vin), born to Miryam and Roi Shaer!      Mazal... Read More...
Tu Bishvat Sameach - Let's Share Some New Mazal Tovs!!
Sunday, 09 February 2020
Mazal tov to Yehuda ’08 and Esther ’10MO Cohn on the birth of Adina Lital. Mazal tov to aunts and uncles, Rav Micky Siev ’95, Rabbi Eli... Read More...
This week's Mazal Tovs!!
Monday, 03 February 2020
Mazal tov to Eli Cohn ’14 on his engagement to Talia Goodman. Mazal tov also to Eli's sister Dina '17MO.     Mazal tov to Evan Edelstein... Read More...
Some more Mazal Tovs - BH!
Monday, 27 January 2020
Mazal tov to David Adelsberg ’01 and Jocelyn London on the birth of Ora Chaya. Mazal tov also to David’s brother, Sammy ’05.   Mazal... Read More...
Mazal tov x2
Thursday, 16 January 2020
Mazal tov to Yosef Brander ’12 on his engagement to Hannah Korelitz.   Mazal tov also to Yosef’s siblings, Rabbi Tuvia ’06, Yoni ’07,... Read More...
Congrats to Rabbi Avron Swartz '08MTA!
Sunday, 12 January 2020
Previously serving as Rabbi at Yeshiva College of South Africa, Rabbi Avron Swartz reports that alongside teaching at Herzlia, he is now the... Read More...
Semachot to Celebrate!
Tuesday, 07 January 2020
Mazal tov to Ben Atwood ’14 on his engagement to Rachel Rosenberg.   Mazal tov to Rav Ari ’86 and Chaya Shames on the marriage of their... Read More...
IMAGE Congrats to Michael Eisenberg '89 upon Publishing a New Book!
Wednesday, 01 January 2020
Etz HaChaim veHaKesef - Sefer Shemot Kol Echad Moshe Rabbeinu (Hebrew) Michael Eisenberg '89     Congrats to Michael Eisenberg '89 upon... Read More...
Let's Catch Up - Grandchildren, Children, Engagements and Aliya!
Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Mazal tov to Rav Mordechai and Debby Friedman on the birth of a granddaughter Tamara Oriya, born to their children Calil and David Friedman.  ... Read More...
B"H we have mazal tovs to share!
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Mazal tov to Cobi Nadel ’15 on his engagement to Ayelet Reiss ’15MO. Mazal tov also to Cobi’s brothers, Dovi ’10, Yoni ’13, and Yossi... Read More...
And some more mazal tovs for opening this week!
Monday, 25 November 2019
Mazal tov to Hillel ’11 and Shoshi Davis on the birth of Arbel.   Mazal tov to Elly Marcus ’16 on making aliya.   Mazal tov to Rav... Read More...
IMAGE Congratulations to Rabbi Judah Kerbel upon becoming the new Rabbi at Queens Jewish Center!
Monday, 25 November 2019
Congratulations to Rabbi Judah Kerbel '13 upon becoming the new Rabbi at Queens Jewish Center, Forest Hills.    “I’m not looking for a... Read More...
Bar and Bat Mitzva News!
Monday, 25 November 2019
Congratulations to Rav Moti '92 and Rabbanit Laurie Novick (Director of the Deracheha learning initiative) upon the upcoming bat mitzva of their... Read More...
IMAGE Congrats to Rabbi Ari D. Kahn upon Publishing Explorations Expanded
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Explorations ExpandedRabbi Ari E. Kahn '80Kodesh Press 2019 Explore Sefer Bereishit and discover breathtaking layers of originality and profundity.... Read More...
Mazal tov to Asher and Anat Altshul!
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Mazal tov to Asher '93 and Anat Altshul upon the recent bat mitzva of their daughter Talya Adi. May she continue to grow מחיל אל חיל!!   Read More...
IMAGE Congrats to Shalom E. Holtz upon publishing "Praying Legally"
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Congrats to our alumnus Shalom E. Holtz '94 upon publishing "Praying Legally." Praying LegallyShalom E. Holtz '94Brown Judaic Studies, Nov 2019 In... Read More...
Mazal tovs to share!
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Mazal tov to Josh Weissmann ’14 on his engagement to Sarah Grzebinski.       Mazal tov to Isaac Dayan ’14 on his engagement to... Read More...
IMAGE Congratulations to Rav Netanel Buchs '02H!
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Hatzlacha Rabba to Rav Netanel Buchs '02H (machzor 35), Ram at Migdal Oz, on being appointed Rav of Kehillat Darchei Tzion in Modiin. As a Modern... Read More...
Mazal tov to the Orzech and Ament Families!
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Mazal tov to Pinny '82 and Ann Orzech and to Jeremy '90 and Niva Ament upon the engagement of their children Ari and Yakira. May they be zocheh to... Read More...
More news to share!
Monday, 11 November 2019
Mazal tov to Jacob Chefitz ’08 on his engagement to Arielle Stein.   Mazal tov also to Jacob’s siblings, Avi ’14 and Gabriella ’17MO.... Read More...
A new month with new mazal tovs!
Tuesday, 05 November 2019
Mazal tov to Seraphya ’06MTA and Arielle Berrin on the birth of Hadar Elishama.   Mazal tov to Kenny ’09 and Yael Anhalt on the birth of... Read More...
The chagim may be over but the mazal tovs keep on coming!!
Saturday, 26 October 2019
Mazal tov to Dovi ’02 and Dafna Miller on the birth of Yocheved Chana.     Mazal tov to Robert ’04MTA and Devorah Tockar on making... Read More...
Baruch Hashem it's hard to keep up with the good news!!
Wednesday, 02 October 2019
Mazal tov to Yonatan ’06 and Marlena Cantor on the birth of Talia Chaviva. Mazal tov also to Yonatan’s brothers, Rabbi Doniel ’08 and Nissim... Read More...
IMAGE Congratulations to Rabbi Chaim Jachter upon his new book From David to Destruction
Tuesday, 24 September 2019
From David to Destruction: Mining Essential Lessoms from Sefer MelachimRabbi Chaim Jachter '81 In From David to Destruction, Rabbi Chaim Jachter... Read More...
A whole bunch of mazal tovs!
Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Mazal tov to Rafe ’97 and Sharon Sasson on the birth of a boy.   Mazal tov to Doniel Fodiman ’18 on making aliya.   Mazal tov to... Read More...
IMAGE Congratulations to Michael Eisenberg upon publishing a new book!
Thursday, 19 September 2019
עץ החיים והכסףמיכאל אייזנברג, בני חו"ל 1989   Hot off the press is a wonderful book by our alumnus, Michael... Read More...
Mazal tovs in all shapes and sizes!!
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Mazal tov to Jonah Sieger ’12 on his engagement to Abby Bergman.     Mazal tov to Evan ’15K and Tova Levine on the birth of a boy and a... Read More...
Mazal tov to our newest Olim Avi and Eitan!!
Thursday, 05 September 2019
Mazal tov to Shana Bet talmidim Avi Braun ’18 and Eitan Oberlander ’18 on making aliya! May their adjustment be an easy one! Read More...
Mazal tov to Nati Faber ’16!
Thursday, 05 September 2019
Mazal tov to Nati Faber ’16 on his engagement to Emuna Keswick! May they be zocheh to build a bayit ne'eman beYisrael!! Read More...
3 Births and One New Engagement!
Sunday, 01 September 2019
  Mazal tov to Nathan ’14MTA and Talia Seidman on the birth of a girl.      Mazal tov to James ’13 and Judith Mindell on the... Read More...
IMAGE Congratulations to Rabbi Chaim Jachter upon the publishing of his new sefer!
Sunday, 01 September 2019
  We are pleased to report on the new release of a book on Sefer Melachim written by Rabbi Chaim Jachter '81 and edited by Nachum Krasnopolsky... Read More...
Capping off Bein Hazmanim with good news!
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Mazal tov to Ezra Cinamon ’16 on his engagement to Sara Raizel Jedwab ’16MO.   Mazal tov to Ben Sapo ’12MTA on his engagement to Carmella... Read More...
Never too late! Mazal tov to the Goldmans!
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Mazal tov to Shmuel '10 and Caroline Goldman upon the birth of their son Ethan Seth (a while back :)) Mazal tov as well to the grandparents, who let... Read More...
Mazal tov to Rav Doniel and Aviva Schreiber!
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Mazal tov to Rav Doniel and Aviva Schreiber! upon the birth of their grandson, born to Rivki 'MO2013 and Akiva Barron. Mazal tov to aunts and uncles,... Read More...
Mazal tov to David '98 and Aliza Stern!
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Mazal tov to David '98 and Aliza Stern upon making aliya this week, to our backyard, welcome to Efrat! May your acclimation be an easy one!! Read More...
Mazal tov to Doron ’02 and Miriam Hindin!
Monday, 12 August 2019
Mazal tov to Doron ’02 and Miriam Hindin on the birth of a boy.   Mazal tov also to Doron’s siblings, Rabbi Yair ’98, Eitan Hindin ’00,... Read More...
Mazal tov to the Mirvis Family!
Monday, 12 August 2019
Mazal tov to former rakaz bnei chul Rabbi Danny ’03 and Althea Mirvis on the birth of a girl.    Mazal tov also to Danny’s parents,... Read More...
Mazal tov to Rav Menachem and Thea Leibtag!
Monday, 12 August 2019
Mazal tov to Rav Menachem and Thea Leibtag on the birth of a granddaughter, Shilo Annael, born to their children, Binny and Frayda Leibtag. May they... Read More...
More births, more engagements! Tiding us over the 9 days...
Monday, 05 August 2019
Mazal tov to Avi ’03 and Lauren Kelin on the birth of a boy, Eyal Noam.   Mazal tov to Joseph Benedyk ’12 on his engagement to Gabi Parry.... Read More...
IMAGE Celebrating with Gush Alumnus, Rabbi Uriel Lubetski '91, our newest Oleh!
Monday, 05 August 2019
Celebrating with Gush Alumnus, Rabbi Uriel Lubetski '91 and family on their recent Aliyah.   Welcome Home, you guys!   Read More...
Mazal tov to Ariel Futter and Alexa Wender!
Monday, 22 July 2019
Mazal tov to Ariel Futter '10 and Alexa Wender upon their recent marriage! May they be zocheh to build a bayit ne'eman beYisrael!! Read More...
Mazal tov to Rabbi Benji ’04MTA and Renana Levy!
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
  Mazal tov to Rabbi Benji ’04MTA and Renana Levy on the birth of Amalia! May they be zocheh legadla leTorah, leChuppa, uleMa'asim Tovim. Read More...
IMAGE Mazal tov to our Newest Olim: Jonah Bash and Sammy Schoen!!
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
A Big Gush Welcome Home to  These. Guys.   Gush Talmidim '17, Jonah and Sammy made Aliyah!  They both plan to serve in the IDF this... Read More...
Spreading Good News!
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Here are some happy notations that we simply do not have room for in our upcoming bulletin! Vechen yirbu!! "We had two new grandchildren this year, A... Read More...
And Opening with More!!
Monday, 01 July 2019
Mazal tov to Thomas ’11 and Alyssa Cohn on the birth of Mordechai Shmuel.   Mazal tov to Seth Weiss ’14 on his engagement to Penina Meltz.... Read More...
Closing the Month with Mazal Tov's
Thursday, 27 June 2019
Mazal tov to Daniel Kaplan ’11 on his engagement to Eliana Feldan.  Mazal tov also to Daniel’s brother, Binyamin Kaplan ’15, and... Read More...

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Hot off the Press: "A Pesach Haggadah" by alumnus Rav David Milston, with illustrations by Shira Greenspan. A welcomed addition to any Seder table. For details, click here.

 


Bazak To This Very Day314

In To This Very Day, Rav Amnon Bazak, a leading figure in the contemporary renaissance of Tanakh study, offers a sophisticated understanding of Tanakh rooted in a firm belief in its sanctity. This book is a must-have for students of the Bible on every level, and especially for people of faith who are looking to grapple in a deep and honest way with fundamental questions regarding Judaism’s foundational text. 15% discount with the code THISDAY15. Active during the month of February.  To read a sample...   To order...


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WINTER 2020 ETZION UPDATE!!


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AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDINGS OF THIS SUMMER'S GALA YEMEI IYUN BE'TANAKH  ARE AVAILABLE HERE, ENJOY!

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BAR MITZVA DAY:
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BAT MITZVA DAY!
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WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE an updated version of The Writings of Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l is now available on the VBM.

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a life steady and whole

Recollections and Appreciations of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, zt"l
Edited by Elka Weber and Joel B. Wolowelsky

Available online here. 

    "In his absence, as in his lifetime, we continue to ask ourselves what he would think about the way we contend with our everyday challenges and what he would say about our struggle against torpor and faithlessness." - Rabbi Shalom Carmy
 

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In Memory of Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
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