Israeli Police Open Community Assistance Center for Chareidim in Yerushalayim

Israel's police have opened a community assistance and services center for Chareidim in Yerushalayim, the first of its kind in the country.  A number...

Fire Destroys New Building of Fallsburg Yeshiva Girls School

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Fire Destroys New Building of Fallsburg Yeshiva Girls School

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Emergency Fund Launched to Rebuild Desperately-Needed Building It was a structure that represented dreams and aspirations. The dreams of its founders and the aspirations of its...

Netanyahu Hands Out Ministries – Strife With Degel HaTorah As They Receive None

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu handed out additional ministerial positions to members of the Likud and Shas parties after he resigned this week from all...

8 Recent Rulings From Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein Shlita

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Should I go to the Siyum HaShas – when this will cause me s(significant) bitul Torah? Yes, one...

Gedolei Yisrael Call for Tefilos on Behalf of HaGaon Rav Solovechik

Gedolei Yisrael Shlita, headed by HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita and HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein Shlita on Tuesday call on the tzibur to be...

Fire Demands Evacuating Homes in the Northern Israeli Community of Shlomi

A fire burning out of control on Thursday morning compelled the evacuation of homes in the northern border community of Shlomi. A frontal command...

Bug-a-Salt:  A Halachic Analysis of 10 Pertinent Questions

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It is a toy, of sorts, or a device - that wives across America are purchasing for their husbands. ...

Forest Fire Burning Out of Control Near Mevassert Tzion

Ten fire apparatus from Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh are operating at the scene of a growing forest fire in a wadi near Shoshana Street...

4 Rockets Were Fired Towards the Golan Heights Early Tuesday Morning

Sirens sounded close to 5:00AM on Tuesday morning in the Golan Heights as rocket launches towards Israel were detected. At precisely 4:52AM, sirens sounded...

CEASEFIRE ENDS: Explosions Heard in Southern Israel as Terrorist Resume Rocket Fire

10:55AM IL: Explosions were heard a few minutes ago as Gaza-based terrorists resumed rocket fire into Gaza border communities, Negev and Netivot areas. A...

LIVE BLOG DAY 2 – UPDATED 6:46PM IL: Rocket Fire from Gaza Resumes

Israel during the predawn hours on Tuesday carried out a targeted assassination of Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza, Bahaa Abu Al Ata. This led...

Netanyahu Appoints Bennett As Defense Minister, Parties to Unite

In a dramatic move on Friday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu appointed New Right Party Leader Naftali Bennett to the position of Defense Minister in...

At Least 10 Rockets Fired at Israel from Gaza Over Shabbos

It was a difficult Shabbos for many residents of Southern Israel as Gaza-based terrorists fired 10 rockets into Israel in the hope of killing...

Capital One Bank Suffers Outage Affecting Direct Deposits & Account Access

Capital One is working to resolve a service outage affecting direct deposits and account access, officials announced Friday. The service outage was announced on Capital...

Police Call on the Tzibur to Assist in Locating a 13.5-Year-Old Missing Jerusalem Resident

Police on Thursday morning, October 31, 2019, have turned to the public seeking assistance in locating a missing person, 13.5-year-old Nachman Sharabi of Jerusalem. Nachman...

The Trump Colorado Mistake and Rav Avrohom Genakovsky zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com The president misspoke.  He stated that they were going to build a wall in Colorado which borders on New...

Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Zalman Ulman ZATZAL

Once again, aveilus in the Torah world following the petira of HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Zalman Ulman ZT"L, Av Beis Din Modi'in Illit. The rav...

Kretchnif Rebbe Hospitalized, Released & Hospitalized Again

The Kretchnif (קרעטשניף) Rebbe Shlita, who was released from a hospital on erev Yomtov and he was hospitalized again during Simchas Torah. Now he...

Hachana – What Can and Can’t we Do?

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times “Tatty, can you take out the dessert from the freezer now so it will thaw...

The Yom Kippur Goat – A Third View

The goats play a central, yet little understood, role in the avodah of Yom Kippur (no longer performed, but part of the Tefilos).  The...

READ WHY: “Oif Simchas” Cancels Tiveria Concert In Solidarity With Chareidim

Following the slew of media reports regarding the cancellation of the Motty Steinmetz and Mordechai Ben David concert in Haifa and the recent fiasco...

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...

Sharav: Fires Burning Out of Control in the Jerusalem, Haifa, Hadera, Beit Shemesh &...

Fires are being reported around Israel, the result of the extreme hot and dry climate accompanying the sharav heatwave around Israel today, Wednesday, July...

Charedi Women Banned For Protesting IDF Enlistment

A magesterial court in Tel Aviv issued a restraining order for numerous Charedi woman who had been arrested for protesting outside of the IDF...

Additional Manpower Requested in the Search for Missing Mevo Modi’im Man

Moshe Ilovitz, 37, of Mevo Modi'im, is still missing. He was last seen at the ttziyun of the Rashbi on Friday night before Lag...

Toddler Struck By Car in Meah Shearim

A two-year-old infant belonging to a Charedi family was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Jerusalem. The accident occurred on Shivtei Yisroel Street near...

ISRAEL UNDER ATTACK: 430 Rockets Fired Into Israel; IAF POUNDS Terror Targets [VIDEOS &...

Palestinian terrorists on Shabbos fired over 250 rockets into Israel, drawing dozens of retaliatory airstrikes on targets across the Gaza Strip in a round...

BARUCH DAYAN HAEMMES: Kaliver Rebbe of Eretz Yisrael Niftar at 96

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of the Kaliver Rebbe of Eretz Yisrael. The Rebbe was niftar in his Yerushalayim home a...

SHUL SHOOTING ATTACK IN CALIFORNIA: Woman Killed, Rabbi and 2 Others Wounded at Chabad...

A 19-year-old gunman opened fire inside a Chabad center near San Diego on Shabbos, the last day of Pesach, killing a woman and wounding...

FINAL VOTES COUNTED: New Right Not in Knesset; Yahadut HaTorah Loses a Seat, Likud...

The Central Election Committee has published the final tally of Knesset votes following Tuesday's election, and has confirmed that the New Right Party did...

IDF Reveals a Hezbollah Terror Cell is Operating in Syria, to Target the Golan...

The IDF on Wednesday revealed it uncovered a terrorist cell, operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group, which is instructed to target the Golan Heights. The...

KAHANA CHAI: Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir’s Candidacies Given Green-Light In Spite of AG’s Request To...

In spite of the fact that the Attorney General, Avichai Mandelblit, advised disqualifying the candidacies of Michael Ben-Ari and Itamar Ben-Gvir from Otzma Yehudit...

Man Seriously Wounded in Jerusalem Stabbing; Attacker On The Loose

A 43-year-old man was the victim of a Sunday morning stabbing attack in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo. The attack occurred at about...

All Polls Point to Likud

In the day since the Knesset announced that it would be holding early elections, numerous polling organizations conducted polls across the voter spectrum in...