Home Search

litvish - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

Gadera Council Head: We Don’t Have A Litvish Yeshiva – Video Proof Says Otherwise

The head of the Gadera Municipal Council denies there the presence of a litvish yeshiva in the municipality - "Let's talk facts and stop...

What is the Mesorah of the Litvishe Torah Community Regarding Maintaining a Beard and...

In the 1890s, when the trend to shave the beard was gaining popularity in the Litvish regions of Lithuania and Russia and beyond (due to various...

Agreement Reached In Elad Regarding Use Of A Building Among Chassidish And Litvish Mispallalim...

The beis din of HaGaon HaRav Nissin Karelitz issued an injunction order at the end of last week against the activities of the Imrei...

New Shidduch Initiative for Israel’s Litvish Community – Massive Computer Database

A new shidduch initiative has begun in Israel that is aimed at catering towards the Litvish community. The new initiative will see all the...

Israel: Chassidish Newspapers Critical of Litvish Tzibur for Failing to Protest Bnei Brak Chilul...

Persons passing the Tel Aviv light rail construction site in Bnei Brak on the first day of Sukkos did not see Chilul Yomtov, but...

As Degel Continues Negotiations With Shas In Beit Shemesh, Litvish Gabboim Speak Out Strongly

Gabboim of shuls in Beit Shemesh, affiliated with Degel Hatorah, have published a letter in which they accuse of local rabbonim of going against...

Degel Hatorah Still Contemplating A Litvish Candidate In Jerusalem Mayoral Race

While the secretariat of Agudas Yisroel is set to meet on Tuesday evening, 12 Menachem Av, at which time officials are expected to approve...

More Talks to End Machlokes Between the Litvish And Chassidish Factions of Yahadut Hatorah

Leaders of the Degel Hatorah and Agudas Yisrael factions that comprise Yahadut Hatorah are meeting on Tuesday 16 Iyar in an effort to continue...

Litvish vs Chassisidh Discussed at the Degel Hatorah Convention

It was a stormy session at the Degel Hatorah Convention in Kibbutz Chafetz Chaim on Wednesday, 27 Adar-II. Data was presented to participants documenting...

Rabbi Amsellem: The Torah was Not Given Exclusively to Ashkenazim And Litvish at Sinai

Rabbi Chaim Amsellem, who heads the Am Shalem party, is among the growing number of rabbonim and public officials commenting to the media following...

Litzman Blames the Litvish Camp for Drop in Numbers

MK Yaakov Litzman, who is a member of the Chassidish Agudas Yisrael faction of Yahadut Hatorah blames his Litvish colleagues in the Degel Hatorah...

Litvish Rabbonim to Attend Urgent Kenos to Discuss Chareidi Draft

Over 100 rabbonim shlita are expected to take part in a Monday afternoon 13 Teves 5774 gathering in Bnei Brak set to begin at...

Kol Korei from Litvish Gedolei Yisrael Shlita

Earlier in the week a kol korei calling on the chassidish tzibur to vote Agudas Yisrael was published in chassidish newspapers, as was reported...

Will There be Achdus in Litvish Camp Ahead of Elections?

Sunday’s meeting in Bnei Brak between HaRosh Yeshiva HaGaon HaRav Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita and HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Auerbach did not result in...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Chabad Delegation Visits Litvish Gedolim

(PHOTO & VIDEO LINK BELOW) A Chabad delegation on Thursday night is expected to meet with Litvish Gedolei Torah in Bnei Brak. The delegation...

History Is Being Made With Dirshu’s Siyum Hashas In Paris: 5,000 Tickets Sold Within...

The Siyum Hashas events are arousing great interest and enthusiasm on the part of the community, but we have never seen such an excited...

Petira of HaRav Yechiel Levenberg ZT”L

It is with great sadness that we report the news of the passing of HaRav Yechiel Levenberg ztz'l. He was Niftar on Friday morning. HaRav...

ADDRESSING HATE: FJCC Leaders Meet with NYPD Brass, Elected Officials to Address Rise in...

Responding to the increasing number of anti-Semitic attacks carried out against Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn, a security meeting convened by the Flatbush Jewish Community...

Just for You: The PUAHCare Article Series.

 Because your fertility journey is so much more than a medical experience.The PUAH CareLine is a dedicated hotline staffed by our team of fertility...

Baltimore Cong. Arugas Habosem Commemorates Triple Milestone With Dancing In The Streets [PHOTOS]

(By Margie Pensak) The excitement was tangible. It was written on the hundreds of faces - young and old, Chassidishe, Litvish, and secular-looking, alike -...

The New York City Ban on “Foie Gras” – A Halachic Analysis

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) The New York City Council is made up of 51 members.  They introduce and vote on legislation that controls...

B’chasdei Hashem: Two Missing Talmidei Yeshiva in Nachal Yarden Found Alive & Well

10:57AM: Authorities are reporting the two talmidei yeshiva missing since Monday evening in Nachal Yarden have been found alive and well B'chasdei Hashem. The...

Gafne & Others Hold a Secret Meeting with Petach Tikvah Mayor Greenberg

The chairman of the Yahadut Hatorah party, MK Moshe Gafne, who chairs the Knesset Finance Committee, held a secret meeting with Tel Aviv Mayor...

Chareidim Protest Against Beit Shemesh City Hall To Stop Mechina Yeshiva From Coming To...

Tens of litvish chareidim, reportedly from the Yahadut Hatorah community, entered Beit Shemesh City Hall and protested on Tuesday in an effort to prevent...

5 Bochrim Ousted From Yeshiva Found With Kosher Phones

Rosh Yeshivas Ohr Yisrael, HaGaon HaRav Yigal Rosen, expelled five bochrim from the yeshiva after they were found in procession of kosher cellphones. One of...

Degel Angry with Jerusalem Mayor Leon for Failing to Keep Agreement

The agreement signed between Degel Hatorah with Shas regarding the Jerusalem education portfolio has yet to be implemented despite the fact that Mayor Moshe...

Rav Landau Assumes Exclusive Responsibly For Kashrus & Marriage In Bnei Brak

Some are celebrating while others disappointed, but HaGaon HaRav Shimon Elituv of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel has decided that the responsibility for kashrus...

Emergency Kinnos In Ramot Yerushalayim Monday Night

Rabbonim in the Ramot area of Yerushalayim are called for urgent Kinnos on Monday night to address what they call "the ongoing disregard for...

A Hi-Tech Torah Jew

“We believe that a Jew can remain entrenched in the Torah world even while working in hi-tech or a law firm.” Harav Yitzchak Elkayem is...

What Shul is Right for You? The Staten Island Jewish Community Offers a Variety...

The Jewish community Staten Island offers a variety of different shuls for every type of community member.As part of the community’s efforts to encourage families...

Halachic Analysis: Reinterring a Deceased Parent in Eretz Yisroel

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) A father passes away and is buried in the local cemetery. The children move away. The mother moves to...

What Shul is Right for You? The Staten Island Jewish Community Offers a Variety...

The Jewish community Staten Island offers a variety of different shuls for every type of community member.As part of the community’s efforts to encourage families...

Rabbonim in Petach Tikvah Unite to Safeguard Kedushas Shabbos

The rabbonim of the Hadar Ganim and Ganei Hadar neighborhoods of Petach Tikvah from all the different communities; including litvish, chassidish, sephardim and dati...