Baba Sali's Bracha
The yahrtzeit of the holy BABA SALI, RAV YISRAEL ABUCHATZEIRA zt”l, is this coming Thursday. (CLICK HERE)
The Baba Sali zt”l was very close to Yad L’Achim and encouraged us in our work every step of the way. Shortly before his passing, he penned a letter of great inspiration and encouraging Klal Yisrael to support Yad L’Achim. He included a bracha to all who support Yad L’Achim – from the letter -
הנה בא לפני גודל המעשים של ארגון יד לאחים. . ...
Urgent Letter Issued By Rav Chaim Kanievsky on Behalf of Anonymous Talmid Chacham
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This month, Rav Chaim Kanievsky issued a personal plea on behalf of an anonymous man reportedly drowning in debt. The identity of this talmid chacham is unknown. However many are struck by the strong nature of Rav Chaim's appeal, as well as the temporary nature of the campaign. Donations will be accepted for 48 hours only, which in conjunction with Rav Chaim's impassioned words, implies a dire urgency.
The letter in circulation translates:
"A close friend, one of ...
WATCH LIVE HERE AT 9:00PM ET: President Obama's Farewell Address
Since George Washington, U.S. presidents have often delivered a final address to the American people as a way to share both their reflections on their time in office and their outlook on the future of our country.
As his time in office comes to a close, President Obama will return to Chicago to deliver his Farewell Address on January 10, 2017 at 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST.
Kallah Suffers Tragic Loss
A kallah's dreams are shattered by the tragic and sudden death of her father.
This devastating loss occurred this past Sukkos when a loving and attentive father of 10 children developed a severe infection which rapidly spread to his heart and killed him within one week.
His widow and children are reeling from the shock of his death. His wife is suddenly faced with the terrifying responsibility of providing for a large family on her own and now, the expense of her first child's ...
WikiLeaks: Russia Hacking Report Was Political Document
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday denounced last week's U.S. intelligence report on Russian hacking, calling it a politically motivated "press release" that provided no evidence that Russian actors gave WikiLeaks hacked material.
In an online news conference, Assange said the report is vague and that U.S. intelligence officials should be embarrassed by the 25-page, declassified document. "This is a press release," Assange said. "It is clearly designed for political effects."
The Gedolim Are Gathering Today at Rav Chaim Kanievsky's Home
Today is the day: Zos Chanukah. It is written in the seforim hakedoshim, that until this point, one can still transform & change the gzar din. However, today is the deadline. After Zos Chanukah something colossal is sealed, and can no longer be unsealed.
Many are shocked to see the teaching of HaRav HaKadosh Yisroel MiRuzhin which says, 'What tzaddikim can accomplish on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, ordninary people can accomplish on Chanukah."
The haunting tunes & imagery of ...
Rav Chaim Kanievsky Rules to Say Tehillim on Shabbos For Rav Shteinman
by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times
According to a release from Agudath Yisroel, in light of Rav Shteinman's condition's sudden turn to the worse - Maran Harav Chaim Kanievsky shlita, has requested that Klal Yisroel daven and say Tehillim, even on Shabbos and b’tzibur.
Women should daven at the time of hadlakas neiros.
We should all increase Torah learnin.
For the refuah shelaima of Harav Aharon Yehuda Leib ben Gittel Feige,
As a zechus for his refuah shleima ...
Gedolei Yisroel to Gather Together at the Home of Rav Chaim Kanievsky This Zos Chanukah
It is a truly a sight to behold. Gedolim in Torah from all over Eretz Yisroel will gather in the holy home of MaRan Sar HaTorah Rav Chaim Kanievsky, to daven together as one. What cause could be so important that they will all choose to come together, you ask? For the yeshuos and parnassah of those who donate to Kupat Ha'Ir.
Donors to Kupat Ha'ir help to support impoverished & struggling talmidei chachamim and their families. These talmidim have gone to Rav Chaim Kanievsky pleading for ...
Talmidim of Harav Nissan Kaplan Crowdfund to Build Shul for Beloved Rebbe
Harav Nissan Kaplan, a Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivas Mir in Yerushalayim, has had an impact on the lives of hundreds of his talmidim for more than two decades. Now these talmidim in a bold gesture of “hakoras hatov” are uniting behind the efforts to build a new Bais Hamedrash/Bais Haknesses for their esteemed Rebbe. Harav Kaplan has accepted a community request to become the Mara D’asra of the Kehilla Givat Hamivtar in the Ramat Eshkol area.
Through crowdfunding the talmidim already raised ...