Announcement: Dr. Erica Brown at Lincoln Square

Hear Dr. Erica Brown speak about “Making God’s List: Life Homework for the Three Weeks” in conjunction with the publication of her new book, In the Narrow Places: Daily Inspiration for the Three Weeks. Lincoln Square Synagogue Sunday, June 12th at 7pm Dr. Erica Brown is a writer and educator who works as the scholar-in-residence for the Jewish Federation of ...

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Announcement: Billboard to Free Gilad Shalit

Help Pay For Billboard Near U.N. About Gilad Shalit / For almost five years, the Gilad Shalit has been held captive illegally, in isolation, in unknown conditions. Hamas has forbidden him contact with the outside world, communication with his family, and basic humanitarian access from the Red Cross. These are clear violations of International Law, the Geneva Conventions and common human decency. As we approach the five year anniversary of his capture, the Palestinians are

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Announcement: Yom Yerushalayim in Queens

The Vaad LChizuk HaTorah is pleased to present a shiur by Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman Monday May 30 (Yom Yerushalayim) 10:00 AM men and women invited Congregation Degel Israel 144-02 68th Drive Kew Gardens Hill (Announce your simchah or Torah lectures by clicking on the button in the top right corner of Hirhurim. See here for readership statistics and here ...

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Announcement: BT Cover Design Competition

Announcing a Design Competition: Create a cover image for a book about ba’alei teshuva Dr. Sarah Bunin Benor is finishing her book, Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism (forthcoming, Rutgers University Press), and she is looking to the public to help design the book’s cover. The book is based on research in an east ...

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Announcements: The Challenge of Bitachon

We are pleased to invite you to a very special lecture for men and women Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser: The Challenge of Bitachon – Staying Close To Hashem East Side Torah Center/ Young Israel Synagogue Of Manhattan 317 Henry Street (off Grand, on the Lower East Side Of Manhattan) Monday evening May 23rd 9:15 PM (followed by Maariv) Sponsors The East ...

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Announcements: Mazal Tov Nachum

I’m sure the Hirhurim readership joins me in wishing mazal tov to longtime commenter Nachum Lamm on his engagement to Efrat Benn. We wish the two of you many years together full of Torah and happiness. (Announce your simchah or Torah lectures by clicking on the button in the top right corner of Hirhurim. See here for readership statistics and ...

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Announcements: Fifth Avenue Synagogue Yom Iyun

Fifth Avenue Synagogue Yom Iyun Fifth Avenue Synagogue, located at 5 East 62nd Street in Manhattan, is hosting a Yom Iyun on Sunday, May 15. Admission is free and a complimentary breakfast will be provided. There will also be a children’s program. The Yom Iyun begins with a Mishna class at 8:00 a.m., followed by Shacharit at 8:30. Breakfast, accompanied ...

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Announcements: Shavuos With Yeshiva

Spend Shavuos With the Yeshiva at the Hudson Valley Resort RIETS Shavuos Yarchei Kallah Tuesday, June 7 – Thursday, June 9, 2011 Share in the Torah wisdom of Yeshiva University Richard M. Joel Rabbi Hershel Schachter Rabbi Yona Reiss Rabbi Michael Rosensweig Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter Rabbi Aharon Kahn Rebbetzin Smadar Rosensweig Rabbi Elchanan Adler Rabbi Kenneth Brander Dr. ...

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Announcements: YCT Yemei Iyun

YCT Rabbbinical School invites the entire community to the ninth annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought in memory of Riva Koschitsky z”l Dedicated by Tamar and Eric Goldstein Sunday, June 26-Monday, June 27, 2011 24 Sivan-25 Sivan, 5771 Maaynaot Yeshiva High School 1650 Palisade Avenue Teaneck, NJ 07666 Join us for a unique event of communal Torah study ...

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Announcements: Two May TorahWeb Events

Two May events from TORAHWEB.ORG Sunday, May 15 – Cong. Shomrei Torah, 19-10 Morlot Ave., Fair Lawn, N.J. 8:00 PM – Rav Mordechai Willig – Parents, Kids, Spouse & Me: Who Comes First? 8:45 PM – Rav Hershel Schachter – The Priorities Crisis: Allocating Our tzedaka & Chessed Resources Properly Monday, May 30 – Cong. Beth Abraham, 396 New bridge ...

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