What’s Next If Pakistan Frees Daniel Pearl’s Killer?

Pakistan is scrambling to manage the fallout from a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to free the Pakistani-British man accused in the 2002...

OUTRAGEOUS: Pakistan Court Releases Daniel Pearl’s Beheader

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the release of a Pakistani-British man convicted and later acquitted in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl...

Son Of Couple Murdered In Pittsburgh Synagogue Sues NRA for Rhetoric

The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s...

Austria Presents National Strategy Against Anti-Semitism

The Austrian government on Thursday presented a national strategy on fighting rising anti-Semitism that includes improving the protection of synagogues, improved education about Judaism...

Motzei Shabbos News Roundup From Israel

Israel's Health Ministry issued its daily report regarding Coronavirus statistics in the country. According to the report on Motzei Shabbos, 272 people died of...

HATE: “I Don’t Serve Jews:” France Investigates Food Courier Accused Of Anti-Semitism

French prosecutors are investigating complaints by Jewish groups in the eastern city of Strasbourg that one or more delivery drivers refused to take orders...

Motzei Shabbos News Roundup From Israel

Israel's Health Ministry published the statistics of new Covid-19 cases from the weekend. More than 5,433 people tested positive for the virus and an...

United Hatzalah Issues Safety Recommendations For Chanukah

Due to the many medical emergencies and tragedies resulting from laxity around candles and kitchen safety on Chanukah, United Hatzalah of Israel issued a...

In Moving Letter, United Hatzalah EMT Implores Parents To Learn First Aid After Saving...

Yesterday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Uziyahu, experienced something that no parent should have to go through. His son, only a year-and-a-half old, fell...

Kever Rachel Imeinu Shut Down Prior To Yartzheit

The Public Hilula in memory of Rachel Imeinu that takes places annually on her yarzheit will not be taking place this year in its...

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...

Charedi Boy With Confirmed Corona Attends Yerushalayim Talmud Torah Sends Other Students, Staff Into...

Special education schools in the Charedi world, as well as the rest of Israeli society, went back to school last week. In one Talmud...

Gerrer Rebbe Spotting Causes Huge Crowd At Levaya of Reb Efraim Landau in Yerushalayim

The Gerer Rebbe emerged after a month-and-a-half of not being able to see his followers due to the health restrictions in place in Israel,...

Schlissel Challah – An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times “Yes, Mommy, but what does the key mean? Why do we put it in the...

Chometz Now – Where May We Buy it?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Most people know to avoid Chometz sh’avar alav haPesach – Chometz that was owned by a Jew over Pesach...

How to Daven:  The Soviet Refusenik and the Mashgiach Rav Nosson Wachtfogel zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com The year was 1984, and the place was Beis Midrash Gavoah in Lakewood, New Jersey.  A special day of...

Gebrochts – an Overview

This Torah article is dedicated in memory of Elisheva Kaplan a"h and Yisroel Levin z"l, whose second Yartzeit is tonight. Miss Kaplan was the...

4 Changes That Were Made in the Bitul of Chometz

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times We say this Aramaic text just before Pesach every year. We recite it once in...

Analyzing Chometz:  Adapted from the Torah of Rav Dovid Kviat zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com During Yom Tov one must try to visit one’s Rebbe.  One of my Rebbeim was Rav Dovid Kviat zt”l....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

TRAGEDY: 4th Fatal Victim Of Flu In 4 Days In Israel

Another victim succumbed to the Flu in Israel on Wednesday binging the total number of deaths this week caused by the virus to 4....

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. ...

Motzei Shabbos News Round-Up From Israel

The deputy head of the Hamas terror organization told reporters that Hamas would be willing to discuss trading prisoners with Israel if Israel would...

Motzei Shabbos News Round-Up From Israel

Due to an unseasonal dry spell that is expected to blow over Israel this week, the Fire Department has issued a warning against any...

Australian President Asks Israel to Turn Over Suspected Charedi Sex Offender Malka Leifer

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called on Israel to come to a conclusion in the case against Malka Leifer and to decide whether or...

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...

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...

Finally, the data is in! (well, almost)

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com In 1943, the MBA program at Harvard Business School was completely suspended.  The reason for this was the need...

The Great Controversy Over the Bracha on Trees

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.COM It began today, on the first of the month of Nissan.  And the controversy continues.  Some follow ArtScroll.  But...

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