Rabbi Yossi Blesofsky

FAA prohibits flights to Israel airport for 24 hours
FAA prohibits flights to Israel airport for 24 hours
News Liam La Guerre 7/22/2014 at 4:51PM

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) told U.S. carriers on Tuesday not to fly to or from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, following a rocket strike that landed just one mile from the airport.

Op-Ed: The meaning behind Chanukah
News Queens Courier Staff 12/12/2012 at 10:32AM

BY RABBI YOSSI BLESOFSKY Chanukah — the eight-day festival of light that begins on the eve of the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev — celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of purity over adulteration, of spirituality over materiality. More than 21 centuries ago, the Holy Land was ruled by the Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks), [...]

Op Ed: The Myth of Relaxation
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 4/12/2012 at 3:22PM

By Rabbi Yossi Blesofsky A recent Wall Street Journal article discussed the results of a fascinating study. People who work under high pressure conditions will often take time off to get away from it all, relax and “decompress.” This, common wisdom assumes, is the way to alleviate the accumulative effects of stress. Alas, the study’s [...]