The Following is VIA HuffingtonPost.com “The second best answer you can give anyone is admitting no’” I had the pleasure of interviewing Ira Zlotowitz. Ira is the founder and president of Eastern Union Funding, one of the nation's strongest and most active commercial mortgage brokerage firms. Yitzi: Thank you so much for...
“When everyone else has given up on you, it’s hard not to give up on yourself.” Struggling with learning disabilities and battling school bullying - like horrible nicknames such as “retard” - Ben discovered early on that kids can be cruel to children with differences like autism. With no...
Originally from New York, Rabbi Eli Scheller has spent a significant amount of time in Israel, training as an outreach professional, lecturing and leading Shabbatons. Rabbi Eli’s keen understanding and appreciation of people, and penchant for music, led him to spearhead an organization of repute to inspire teens at...
Please say Tehillim for Chana Rochel bas Sara who is among the victims in the Las Vegas massacre. Sources confirm to Yeshiva World News that she was shot in the face and is awaiting surgery. A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of...
The impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico is still leaving many in dire straits. Nachum checked in with Rabbi Mendel Zarchi, Executive Director of the Chabad in San Juan, Puerto Rico on this morning’s JM in the AM for an update on the very difficult situation the Jewish...
Ivanka Trump was spotted shopping for a Lulav & Etrog set for Succot in Deal, NJ. She was reportedly seen at the Etrog Center with her son Joseph, 4, and 2 secret service guards. Ivanka reportedly was just window shopping because she left without purchasing anything. For the rest of the...
They are cooking hundreds of freshly cooked Yom Tov meals for the residents of Key West suffering from the recent Hurricanes..
 It didn't happen in Communist Russia or in a concentration camp: the hero didn't know Sara Schenirer, and he never saw seen the face of the Chofetz Chaim. It happened on erev Yom Kippur of 2016, a new world in which it sometimes seems that so many Jewish instincts have...
Small forward Omri Casspi, who signed a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal with the team in July, sat out out Golden State’s exhibition Saturday evening against Denver to observe Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Omri Moshe Casspi (Hebrew: עומרי משה כספי‎‎, born June 22, 1988) is...
"Walking to Kol Nidrei Erev Yom Kippur on the holy streets of Jerusalem with the amazing Pini Einhorn and an awesome choir. What a beautiful and uplifting davening. As we were walking to the historical Heichal Shlomo, we were singing on the street. We found ourselves walking besides this...
Unbelievable - Mi K'Amcha Yisrael! Should be an EZ and meaningful fast for all!

Kaparos in the Hospital

And these babies have not even had a second to sin..
The employees of Grand & Essex Market of Teaneck, NJ wish all of us a Shanah Tovah!
Dear friend, It has been a long week since the last update. It certainly feels like we are in another year... During hurricane Maria the AT&T towers in PR were damaged and the more reliable provider was out on most of the island. Yesterday signal strengthened. We have no words...


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