Health Ministry Tells Media That Vaccines Will be Distributed According To Priority List

A press conference was held on Thursday by the CEO of Israel's Health Ministry, Chezi Levi, together with the head of the Health Ministry's...

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...

TERROR: 2 Israelis Shot Dead in Barkan Industrial Park; Palestinian Terrorist On The Loose

(VIDEOS & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Two Israelis were shot dead and a third was wounded Sunday morning in a terror attack at the Barkan...

Gafni Threatens to Shut Down Knesset Finance Committee Over Lack of Appropriate School Funding

MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ), who heads the Knesset Finance Committee, threatened that should the coalition agreement regarding the non-state run but state-recognized (NSRSR) schools...

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...

Mayor DeBlasio Releases Plan To Close ‘Rikers Island’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced hopes that his administration will eventually be able to close the Rikers Island jail...

Couple Shot in Ofra: Our Baby United The Jewish People, Terror Will Not Break...

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)  Amichai and Shira Ish-Ran, the couple who were shot in the terror attack at Ofra junction last week and subsequently lost...

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,...

Czech President Announces Embassy Move to Jerusalem: ‘The Time Has Come’

Milos Zeman, the President of the Czech Republic, has become the latest foreign leader to announce his intentions to move his country's embassy in...

1000 Bedouin Families To Be Relocated To Make Way for Southern Branch of Highway...

Highway 6 is making more progress towards Israel's southern regions. In order to clear a path for the new segment, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel...

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...

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...

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...

Toldos Avraham Yitzchak Protest on Sunday Due to Incarceration of the Rebbe’s Grandson

With Rosh Hashanah shopping in full swing in Jerusalem’s Geula neighborhood, Toldos Avraham Yitzchak on Sunday afternoon, 26 Elul, beginning at 1:15PM from the...

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...

MDA Blood Drive in Jerusalem Due to Critical Shortage

Due to a severe blood bank shortage, Magen David Adom is holding a blood drive in Jerusalem on Wednesday, 8 Marcheshvan, and on Thursday,...

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...

Netanyahu to Be Questioned by Police for Sixth Time on Sunday

It has been reported that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will once again be questioned by police with regards to his involvement in what is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hamas Prepares All Out Attack on Gaza Border Fence; IDF Says They are Prepared...

Israel's security services are assessing the current situation on the Gaza border in light of Yom Yerushalayim and the opening of the U.S. embassy...

Frum Man Suddenly Dies On Flight From Madrid To Miami; Was On Trip With...

A newly married young man from Eretz Yisroel was suddenly Niftar on board a flight from Madrid to Miami. The man, who has been identified...

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...

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...

DEVELOPING STORY: HAFTR Prague Mission Delayed at JFK to land Minutes Before Shabbos

The Hebrew Academy of Five Towns and Rockaway Poland Prague Mission in memory of Abraham Scharf Z"l was scheduled to return early Friday from...

Israel Puts Speed Cameras On Hold For Now

Israeli Police have been instructed by the Deputy Attorney General Mumi Lamberger to cease issuing tickets based on speed cameras catching cars traveling above...

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...

TERROR IN SWEDEN: Truck Crashes Into Stockholm Department Store, 3 Dead

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says everything indicates that a truck which has crashed into a major department store in downtown Stockholm is "a...

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...

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...

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...

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