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Misaskim’s Nichum Aveilim List UPDATED

The daily Nichum Aveilim list - courtesy of Misaskim has been updated. Click HERE to view the list, or look for the Nichum Aveilim...

The Money is All Gone – a Hashkafic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com “I am telling you, your wife is gonna love this Palm Beach timeshare.  Just sign here.” “You are going to...

Israel Moving to Biometric Passport

Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit and Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On have agreed on the new biometric passport, which will be printed in the coming year. While...

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. ...

WATCH: Border Patrol Officers Dance With Stolen Sifrei Torah They Recovered – Police Say...

Thousands of Bnei Brak residents joined in celebration in the return of the four stolen sifrei Torah to the Orchos HaTorah shul. As YWN had...

Erez Halfon Joins Nefesh B’Nefesh

Nefesh B’Nefesh announced the appointment of former Director General of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, Erez Halfon, as Vice Chairman of the organization. Halfon...

Chanukah Stabbing Suspect Indicted On Federal Hate Crimes

A federal grand jury handed up hate crime charges Thursday against the man accused of stabbing five people with a machete during a Hanukkah...

Kavod Acharon For Professor Librescu

                  (More exclusive pictures of this Kiddush Hashem by clicking HERE) Shortly after the devastating news broke of the massacre at Virginia Tech, the family of...

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...

PHOTOS: Massive Turnout At Chai Lifeline Lakewood Annual Reception

More than 2,000 members of the Lakewood kehilla filled Ateres Chana Hall last week to show their support for Chai Lifeline and the many...

Misaskims Nichum Aveilim List UPDATED

The daily Nichum Aveilim list - courtesy of Misaskim has been updated. Click HERE to view the list, or look for the Nichum Aveilim...

AN EASY MITZVAH! Please Read And Help This Broken Family For Sukkos

A young child - less then five years old - was stricken with a horrible disease. The healthy happy child, was hospitalized from one...

cRc’s Recommended Over The Counter Medicines

Kashrus Updates           By Rabbi Sholem Fishbane Kashrus Administrator of the Chicago Rabbinical Council http://www.crcweb.org   www.twitter.com/crckosher cRc’s  Recommended Over The Counter Medicines The following are general guidelines for...

Coming Not-So-Soon: Northern Jerusalem Bus Station

A new bus station is planned for northern Jerusalem, a project undertaken by the Transportations Ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality. The additional station is...

2,370 Terror Attacks against Residents of Yehuda & Shomron in 2019

According to the annual report by the Israel advocacy group known as Boomerang, Arab terrorists have carried out 2,370 terror attacks against Israeli inside...

Merchant Cash Advances and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times It is a relatively new business, where huge, huge profits are being made. Merchant...

Chanan Sand is Engaged 6 Years After Terror Attack

Chanan Sand, the young choson who planned to marry Nava Appelbaum HY”D, who was murdered along with her father Rabbi Dr. David Appelbaum HY”D...

Former NYS Assemblyman Sam Hirsch Arrested in Flatbush

Mr. Samuel Hirsch, who was a NYS Assemblyman from 1977 through 1982 was just arrested in front of Eichlers Seforim Store on Coney Island...

Theft During IDF Ceremony

While senior IDF officers were enjoying the moment, the ceremony marking the change in the central command, someone was busy sifting through pockets and...

Two additional NYS Troopers shot – 1 killed

Yesterday, YW reported (HERE) about a NY State Trooper who was shot in the chest, in Margaretville .  It is now being reported that...

Petira of Rebbitzen Chaya Gurwitz A”H

We regret to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Chaya Gurwitz A"H - the husband of Rav Shmuel Chaim Gurwitz Shlita, Dayan on...

Israel Causes Diplomatic Row on Behalf of Gilad Shalit

Israeli officials on Tuesday took a step forward on behalf of captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, preventing 15 French diplomatic officials accompanied by Jerusalem...

Rav Yehoshua Yaakov Leeder ZTL In Honor Of His Shloshim

I can just picture his expression. A slight, shy smile. Eyes opened wide but perplexed. Why did they all come? Why were they all...

Amsterdam: Charedi Community Welcomes Horav Pinchas Padva As New Rov

Close to 200 people attended the reception for Horav Pinchas Padva, the grandson of Horav Henig Padva zatsal from London, who recently was appointed...

Levaya of Rabbi Gershon Appel Z”L

RABBI DR. GERSION APPEL zl Yeshiva University Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Jewish Studies, was niftar on Shabbos. Funeral will be Sunday, December 14, 2008...

Beit Lid Memorial Dedication After 13 Years

A memorial to the victims of the 1995 Beit Lid double suicide bombing attack is scheduled to be dedicated on Tuesday, after 13 years...

Synopsis Of Rav Malkiel Kotlers Trip To Australia

(Click on images to ENLARGE them) Rav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler, rosh yeshiva of Bais Medrash Govoah, recently visited Melbourne, Australia, on a re-dedication trip...

Photos: Horodenka Einikle Bar Mitzva

Click HERE to see photos of the Bar Mitzva of the Einikle of the Horodenka Rebbe Shlita in Manchester, UK. All photos taken by...

Satmar Rebbe Visits Flatbush

The Satmar Rebbe Shlita from Williamsburg will be making a monumental visit to Flatbush at the home of the well known banker Mr. Moshe...

170mm Katyusha Rocket Struck Ashkelon

The rocket that caused significant damage to a Ashkelon school in the Shabbos rocket attack was 170mm, the first of its kind to be...

PHOTOS – Hachtara in Sterling Forest for R’ Chaim Meir Roth

Click HERE to see photos taken at the Hachtara in Sterling Forest for R' Chaim Meir Roth Shlitah.

Photos: Harav Tzvi Yosef Bursztyn in Los Angeles

(By Rabbi Arye D. Gordon) Harav Yoel Bursztyn, Menahel of the Los Angeles Bais Yaakov graciously hosted the annual gathering in Los Angeles...

Lakewood: 3 Charged In Check Fraud

Police arrested a 19-year-old township man and three co-conspirators in a check writing fraud case which left multiple bank branches out several thousand dollars, the...

Thousands Attend Belz Yahrzeit Tisch

Thousands of chassidim were on hand on Monday night for the yahrzeit tisch for Rav Yissachar Dov of Belz zt”l, taking part in a...

Photos: Chasunah of Son Of Rav Yisroel Neuman

Click HERE to see photos of the Chasunah of the son of Rav Yisroel Neuman Shlita; Rosh Yeshiva Lakewood. The Chasunah took place in...

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