AUDIO: Karlin-Stoliner Rebbe: “What Happened To Us? How Are We The Ones Endangering Lives?”

The Admor of Karlin-Stolin, HaRav Baruch Meir Yaakov Shochet, blasted those who do not adhere to the Coronavirus guidelines for their actions in a...

Motzei Shabbos News Round-Up From Israel

Israel's Health Ministry updated that over the course of Shabbos, 1,386 people were found to have contracted the Coronavirus. The positive results were among...

Two Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza

The Color Red siren sounded in the southwestern region of Israel on Sunday evening when two rockets were fired by terrorists at Israel. The...

Israel Railways To Make Train Tickets Available Before Shabbos For Religious Passengers

Following a public outcry, Israel Railways has modified their ticket selling platform to allow for religious Jews to be able to purchase tickets in...

Police Issue 1,000 Fines In Israel During Yom Ha’Atzmaut Lockdown

Over the course of the 27-hour enforced lockdown on Israelis during Yom Ha'Atzmaut to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus, police issued 1,091...

President Rivlin Congratulates The Winners of The Annual Israel Prize

On Wednesday, as part of the official Yom Ha'Atzmaut celebrations, President Reuven Rivlin sent his congratulations to the winners of the Israel Prize for this...

WORRYING: 38 New Cases of COVID-19 In Belzer Neighborhood in Yerushalayim

Health Ministry Officials have noted a dramatic and worrying rise in the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the Belz neighborhood of Yerushalayim. 38...

Israel’s Population Closes In on 9.2 Million On Eve of Independence Day

72-years-young and Israel is hitting its highest population numbers ever. According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, as reported by Globes business news website,...

Why Did the Slabodka Yeshiva Move to Hevron?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com The Slabodka Yeshiva is called the “Mother of Yeshivos” for a reason.  In the United States, the heads and...

Minyanim: An Observation by Rav Yitzchak Berkowits Shlita

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Rav Yitzchak Berkowitz Shlita is one of the most prominent Poskim in Eretz Yisroel and is the go to...

Can We Listen to Music During Chol HaMoed Sefirah?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times “Hey, I thought you are keeping the first Zman.” “I am.” “So, you can’t listen to that...

Oh No!! Finding Oatmeal Cereal in the Diaper Bag!

(by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) Normally people smile when they see the cheerful picture of the Gerber baby.  That's why...

7 Things to Know About the Chad Gadya

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) Everyone grew up with it.  It signifies the end of the Pesach Seder. And every...

The Korban Pesach: A Guide – Just in Case..

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com This guide is presented, as a last minute "just in case."  It is presented in honor of an old...

Watch this! Educational Video for Frum Community With Hatzolah Warnings

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com This video was dedicated for the refuah shleimah of a family member of the author. It has a Hatzolah...

No Shabbos HaGadol Drasha? Learn About Eruv Tavshilin!

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com This week, Shabbos HaGadol, most Rabbonim would have spoken about the upcoming need to make an eruv tavshilin.  So...

12 Shabbos HaGadol Psakim from HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Miller Shlita

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com One should not order Chametz before Pesach from Amazon etc. to be delivered after Pesach. There are two...

Watch This!! New Tape Revealed of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zt”l Giving Shiur...

As a gift to Klal Yisroel suffering in the COVID-19 Pandemic, a new tape was just revealed of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zt"l.  The...

United Hatzalah Delivers Kimcha D’Pischa Early In Israel Due To Coronavirus

United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel have initiated a campaign working together with social services of local and regional councils to deliver food packages to...

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...

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