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IMPORTANT MESSAGE From Flatbush Hatzolah About Family Members In Hospitals

Important message from Flatbush Hatzolah for those with family members in the hospital over Yom Tov and Shabbos: Flatbush Hatzolah has spoken to our Rabbonim...

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...

BDS Founder Omar Barghouti: “It’s Okay To Use Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine”

Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, said that if Israel invents a vaccine for the coronavirus, BDS...

Watch: Israeli Doc Implores The World Not To Allow COVID-19 Patients To Die Alone

Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv will be the first hospital in the world to allow families of coronavirus patients to part from their dying...

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...

Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Makes 76th Annual Siyum On Entire Torah [PHOTOS]

Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky made his annual Siyum on Kol HaTorah Kulah on Erev Pesach. This is reportedly his 76th Siyum cycle at which...

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...

Anti-Chareidi Ex-Mayor Ron Kobi: “Daven For The Tzaddik Harav Kook”

Following the news that Hamekubal Harav Dov Kook was hospitalized after falling ill with the coronavirus, the city of Tiverya has put its secular...

Messed Up Matzah: Better Check Them

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Yes, you had better check that Matzah. This is for two reasons:  The first is to fulfill a Torah Mitzvah...

Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital In Bnei Brak: “We Can’t Accept Any More Patients Who Need...

In the wake of the severe outbreak of the coronavirus in Bnei Brak, the local hospital stated on Tuesday that they are unable to...

“Mah Nishtaneh” to Be Sung by Thousands of Children on Their Porches for Those...

An initiative supported by Hagaon Harav Chaim Kanievsky has been launched in Israel to lessen the loneliness of those spending the Seder alone, including...

Knesset Approves Lockdown & Erev Pesach Curfew, J-m To Be Divided Into 7 Zones

The Knesset approved the nationwide lockdown announced by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday evening. The lockdown bans Israelis from leaving their cities or yishuvim...

Former Chief Rabbi Of Israel Hospitalized With The Coronavirus

The former Chief Rabbi of Israel, HaRav Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, began feeling ill this week. He was taken for tests to Sha'arei Tzedek Hospital on...

Shin Bet Arrests Israeli For Spying For Iran

The Shin Bet stated on Tuesday that it arrested an Israeli citizen last month who has been communicating with Iranian intelligence agents to provide...

‘A Lot Of Pain.’ NY Has Biggest 1-Day Jump In Virus Deaths

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The state’s death...

CORONA VICTIM: HaRav Leibel Groner ZTL, Longtime Secretary Of Lubavitcher Rebbe

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Yehuda Leib ("Leibel") Groner, who was a secretary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe ZATZAL for...

Trump Blasts World Health Group, Defends Early Virus Steps

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to freeze U.S. funding to the World Health Organization, saying the international group had “missed the call” on...

When Leaders Are Stricken In Office, How Do Nations Act?

The measure of a nation — its DNA, or sometimes its political system — becomes more visible when its leader is stricken in office....

KIDDUSH HASHEM – HEROES THANKING HEROES! Flatbush Hatzolah Delivers THOUSANDS Of Meals To Hospital...

There isn't a person who isn't grateful to the heroes of Hatzolah, who have been responding to literally thousands upon thousands of COVID-19 emergencies....

Wisconsin Voters Wait For Hours, Others Stay Home Amid Virus

Despite federal health recommendations, thousands of Wisconsin voters waited hours in long lines outside overcrowded polling stations on Tuesday so they could participate in...

Israel: 9,408 Cases, 71 Deaths Including 37-Year-Old, 92-Year-Old Man Recovers From COVID-19

There are 9,408 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel as of Wednesday morning and 71 fatalities, six more than Tuesday night. A total...

IDF Soldiers In Bnei Brak “Armed” With Hebrew-Yiddish Dictionaries

No one knows how long the lockdown on Bnei Brak will continue and according to Major General Roni Noma in an interview with Yisrael...

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...

The Novaminsker zatzal: An Appreciation

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Nafla Ateres Rosheinu!  What a grave, grave, shock. We are all yesomim now - all of Klal Yisroel. The...

Modeling Coronavirus: ‘Uncertainty Is The Only Certainty’

A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus...

Grisham Out As Press Secretary, Will Head First Lady’s Staff

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving her post nine months into the job after never holding a single press briefing. Grisham will be...

Navy Official Apologizes For Calling Fired Captain ‘Stupid’

The Navy’s acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he called the fired commander of the coronavirus-stricken USS...

NYC Virus Deaths Exceed 3,200, Topping Toll For 9/11 Attacks

New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11, health officials said...

Update On United Hatzalah Founder Eli Beer

Dear Supporters and Friends of United Hatzalah, Eli, our beloved President and Founder, is currently stable and showing signs of improvement in Miami University Hospital....

GOOD NEWS & BAD NEWS FROM NY: 731 Deaths In One Day, But Numbers...

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak. The state’s death toll since the beginning...

CORONA VICTIM: Dr Elliot Samet Z”L, Leading Frum Pediatrician Of Passaic

The Passaic Jewish Community is in shock on Tuesday morning upon hearing of the Petira of Dr Elliott Samet Z"L. He was in his...

CORONA VICTIM: Hagaon HaRav Nachum Cooper ZT”L Of Flatbush

The Flatbush Community is reeling from the news of the petirah of Hagaon HaRav Nachum Cooper ZT"L from coronavirus yesterday, at age 58. As Rav...

Tel Aviv Azrieli Tower Lit Up With Words of “Shema Yisrael Hashem Elokeinu Hashem...

A skyscraper in the secular bastion of Israel, the city of Tel Aviv, boasted an encouraging message amidst the coronavirus crisis. The Azrieli Tower was...

Watch: Kan News Features Chareidi “Coronavirus Hotels”

In light of the high rate of confirmed coronavirus cases in Chareidi communities in Israel and the difficulties that large families in small apartments...

BDE: The Novominsker Rebbe, Zt’l, Head Of Agudas Yisrael & Moetzes Gedolei Torah, Is...

*IMPORTANT* The Agudath Israel & The Novaminsker Yeshiva sent YWN the following important message: We are devastated and brokenhearted to report the petirah of...

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BDE: The Novominsker Rebbe, Zt’l, Head Of Agudas Yisrael & Moetzes...

*IMPORTANT* The Agudath Israel & The Novaminsker Yeshiva sent YWN the following important message: We are devastated and brokenhearted to report the petirah of...