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...