Category: Yeshivas

Aaron Sofer Z”L Found By United Hatzalah Volunteers Using GPS Technology

An extensive six- day manhunt for a missing American Yeshiva student came to an end at 5pm today when a United Hatzalah volunteer located a young man’s body among shrubbery in the Ein Kerem neighborhood of Jerusalem that is thought…

Shavuot – Do we really need to stay up all night?

Recently the Shavuot Song “Stay Up All Night” has spread and become popular. Some bored Kollel guys it seems made a Jewish song out of a Cha-cha.

Question is, do we really need to stay up all night? As I understand it, since Shavuot is the holiday of receiving the Torah we should simply learn more that night than other days. However with “a little extra” comes competition, and also, if you don’t learn the whole night you show everyone how much you learn the rest of the year. Therefore it’s become a whole-night madness.

I’ve personally had issues with this since, for myself, I have stayed up entire nights on at least a couple of Shavuot’s and ended up falling asleep on Shacharis during the reading of the Aseres HaDibros, which in my mind is more important than learning the whole night.


I Got Tefillin

“to put on tefillin is considered as if we are fulfilling all the Torah at that time (Shulchan Aruch)

This song was performed and recorded by Six13, their web site is This unauthorized video is by betosaadia and not affiliated with Six13.

“I Got Tefillin, and it’s wrapped on my left arm real tight…..”