NYC Mayor-Elect Adams Lights Menorah with Chabad of Ghana [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams on Wednesday evening lit a menorah with Rabbi Noach Majeski and the Jewish community of Ghana, as he continues his...

Watch the White House Chanukah Lighting (2 minutes) and the Kiddush Hashem by Rabbi...

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt was a guest at the White House Chanukah lighting.  It is this author's view that...

Fakhrizadeh Elimination Didn’t Slow Iran’s Nuke Program, Israeli Official Says

The assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh last year did not accomplish what Israel hoped to achieve, an unnamed Israeli official was...

Hamas: Qatar Will Resume Paying Salaries By Sending Fuel To Gaza

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have reached an agreement by which Qatar will resume subsidizing the salaries of public employees by sending fuel to the impoverished...

They Davened Shacharis In Yeshiva And Got Engaged

Like in every yeshivah, Yeshivas Rina Shel Torah in the northern Israeli city of Karmiel has a number of older bochurim who have been...

A Gun, A Note & IDs: Chabad Shaliach Under Threat

A Chabad shaliach found a bag outside his home on Friday morning containing a gun, a threatening note, and identity cards issued in a...

What if the United Nations were to Reprint the Christian Bible?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It is sort of a repeat of the Greek move that instigated the background to Chanukah. Yesterday, the UN General...

Mysteries Of Omicron Variant Could Take Weeks To Untangle

A pandemic-weary world faces weeks of confusing uncertainty as countries restrict travel and take other steps to halt the newest potentially risky coronavirus mutant...

Putin Demands NATO Guarantees Not To Expand Eastward

President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow would seek Western guarantees precluding any further NATO expansion and deployment of its weapons near his country’s...

WATCH: “What Is A Dead Giveaway That A Person Is A Missionary?”

A Jew from Phoenix, Arizona called the TeNaK Talk broadcast last week and told Rabbi Tovia Singer about how his community was forced to...

Baldwin To ABC About Shooting: ‘I Didn’t Pull The Trigger’

Alec Baldwin told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos in an interview airing Thursday that he did not pull the trigger on a prop gun he was...

President Biden Holds Annual Chanukah Party at White House

PhotpA hastily-arranged, mostly-virtual Chanukah party was held at the White House this evening, with President Biden and First Gentleman Doug Emhoff making appearances at...

NTSB Issues Safety Alert To Subways, Rail Over Wheel Defect

The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday issued a safety alert to subway systems and commuter railroads over a wheelset problem that led to...

Powell: Fed ‘Not At All Sure’ Inflation Will Fade Next Year

In a fresh sign of his growing concerns about inflation, Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve can’t be sure that price...

WATCH THIS: Stalled Car Triggers Frightening Chain-Reaction Crash on California Highway

Two people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a series of pre-dawn crashes triggered by a stalled car on a freeway in the South Los...

Think Your Encrypted Messages Can’t Be Seen? Think Again

Law enforcement can gain some amount of access to the content of encrypted messages such as on WhatsApp, iMessage, and Line, a newly discovered...

Hundreds Of NYC Jailers Face Suspension Over Vaccine Mandate

New York City’s troubled jail system is facing more turmoil: the suspension of hundreds of corrections officers for failing to meet a Tuesday night...

Kahana Reveals Giyur Plan: “Solution For The .5 Million Non-Jewish Israelis,” He Admits

Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana revealed his giyur reform plan on Wednesday morning, spurring a furor of outcries and condemnation. The plan allows for any...

Jewish Journalist Freed By Myanmar Lights Menorah In Detroit

An American journalist who was recently freed after spending nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar helped light one of eight Hanukkah candles...

Fed Survey Finds Supply-Chain Shortages Boosting Inflation

Many parts of the country were hit by supply chain disruptions and labor shortages in November, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday. In a survey of...

German Leader Speaks At Chanukah Event For Holocaust Survivors At Kosel

Several dozen Holocaust survivors marked the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday with a menorah-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem’s Western Wall that paid tribute to...

FRIGHTENING: Breslover Chasidim Nearly Lynched after Mistakenly Entering Ramallah [VIDEOS]

Two Israeli are lucky to be alive after getting lost, winding up in Ramallah, and being nearly lynched by a crowd of Palestinians. The pair,...

WATCH IT HAPPEN: British Jews Attacked on Bus as They Headed to Chanukah Party

A bus packed with frum Jews on their way to a Chanukah get-together was attacked by individuals who appeared to perform Nazi salutes. A video...

Blinken Says Russia Could Move On Ukraine ‘On Short Order’

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin could quickly order an invasion of Ukraine if he had a pretext...

Simulated Plane Crash Held At Ben Gurion Airport With Emergency Responders Treating 250 Injured...

On Tuesday November 30, 2021 an emergency exercise was held at the Ben Gurion Airport. The drill, titled "Eagle" simulated the crash of passenger...

Young Man Burned in Kitchen Fire Near Tziyon of Rebbe Nachman in Uman

An Israeli man in his 20s suffered burns to his face on Monday after a fire broke out in a hotel kitchen near the...

Fourth Student Dies From Michigan High School Shooting

A fourth student, a 17-year-old boy, died Wednesday from wounds he suffered when a sophomore opened fire at a Michigan high school a day...

Justices Signal They’ll OK New Abortion Limits, May Toss Roe

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled it would uphold Mississippi’s 15-week ban on abortion and may go much further to overturn the...

IT HAS ARRIVED: First Case of Omicron COVID Variant Detected in US

A person in California who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron...

Leading Dati Leumi Rabbanim Decry Kahana’s Giyur Plan

Leading Dati Leumi Rabbanim of the Irgun Rabbani Toras HaEretz HaTova gathered at a conference on Sunday at the ancient shul in Motza to...

SEE THE VIDEO: Explosion In Brooklyn leaves 6 Injured, Dozens Homeless

An overnight explosion blew through the lower levels of a Brooklyn home leaving six people injured and displacing dozens of nearby residents, according to...

THE VIRAL VIDEOS EXPLAINED: Throwing Towels And Objects At Person Lighting Menorah? This Minhag...

Multiple videos are making the rounds on social media this Chanukah of people throwing items at the person lighting Menorah in Shul. One of...

Despite Opposition, Israel’s Gov’t Approves Shin Bet Tracking Of Omicron Carriers

Amid fears of the new Omicron COVID variant, Israel's government on Tuesday approved the resumption of the controversial Shin Bet phone tracking program to...

HATE IN NYC: Public Menorah Display in Queens Toppled and Smashed In Same Location...

A menorah installed by Chabad at an intersection in Queens was toppled, prompting calls for action by Jewish community leaders as well as elected...

Russell Berrie Foundation Dedicates New Lifesaving Tool to Bergen Hatzalah

The Russell Berrie Foundation, a visionary philanthropic organization based in Teaneck, NJ, recently donated a LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System to Bergen Hatzalah’s lifesaving...

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