WATCH: HaRav Lau Visits Moldovan Shul Transformed Into Refugee Center

At the invitation of HaRav Pinchas Saltzman, Chief Rabbi of Israel HaRav Lau on Wednesday flew to Moldova, where hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian...

Holocaust Survivor Who Helped Found Dallas Museum Dies At 94

Max Glauben, a Holocaust survivor who tirelessly shared his story and was among the founders of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, died...

WATCH: Hundreds Of Jews In Tehran Celebrate Hachnasas Sefer Torah

As Jews around the world fret over the pending nuclear deal with Iran, frum Jews in Tehran held a joyous celebration on Sunday. The kehilla...

Biden Picks Daughter of Holocaust Survivor As Ambassador To Germany

President Joe Biden on Friday announced he’s nominating University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to serve as U.S. ambassador to Germany. Gutmann was born in...

TORAH AMID WAR: Hachnasas Sefer Torah Celebrated In Zelensky’s Birthplace

Even a raging war can't extinguish the flame of Torah. In Kryvyi Rih (Krivoy Rog in Russian), a city in the Dnepropetrovsk region of...

Roman Abramovich To Sell Chelsea, Donate Proceeds To Ukraine Victims

Russian-Israeli oligarch Roman Abramovich announced on Wednesday that he is selling the Chelsea Football Club and will be donating the sale proceeds to victims...

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. ...

Ida Nudel, Celebrated Soviet Jewish Refusenik, Dies Aged 90

Ida Nudel, one of the most prominent activists to campaign for the right of Jews to leave the Soviet Union in the 1970s and...

WATCH: Frightening Details: Singaporean Man Planned Stabbing Spree Of Jews

A Singaporean man was arrested for plotting a stabbing spree of Jews outside a shul in Singapore's central business district, security officials said on...

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...

Professor In Michigan Fired After Anti-Semitic Tweets

A science professor at a university in central Michigan who claimed sinister forces were targeting him and breaking into his home has been fired...

Van Gogh Seized From Rothschilds By Nazis To Be Auctioned For Expected $20 Million

A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in...

After 21 Yrs: Ben & Jerry’s Graphic Designer Quits Over Israel Boycott

Ben & Jerry's long-time graphic designer, Susannah Levin, quit her job last week after 21 years of working for the company in the wake...

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...

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...

18 Frum Girls Kicked Off 2 Flights In Amsterdam By Anti-Semitic Airline Official

Eighteen frum girls from New York were forced to spend Shabbos in Europe after they were kicked off flights twice from Amsterdam to New...

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...

“The Land Of Death:” Before Pesach, Jewish Kehilla In Rome Still In The Shadow...

Italy was dubbed "the land of death" this past year and the Jewish community celebrated Pesach last year under a dark shadow of gloom....

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...

In A First, Frum Jew Runs For Zurich Municipal Council Seat

In a first for a frum Jew in Switzerland, Jehuda Spielman is running in the upcoming elections for the municipal council in the city...

TRAGEDY: Owner Of Famous Hotel In Uman Niftar After Contracting Flu

Tragedy struck the Breslov community on Wednesday when Rabbi Yisrael Pinto, was Niftar. Rabbi Pinto was the owner of the "Orot" hotel in Uman...

CHASDEI HASHEM: Boston Rav Released From Hospital, Perp Identified As Muslim

Rabbi Shlomo Noginski, who was stabbed eight times outside the Shaloh House Jewish Russian Center & Synagogue in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts...

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...

You Won’t Believe these crazy flavors of hamantaschen are real!

Nothing wrong with strawberry, chocolate, and poppyseed. Even pizza and sushi hamantaschen are so last year. But we’re just saying, there’s always room for...

They Jokingly Asked Him If He Was Jewish & Were Shocked By His Answer

Last month, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Kratz, the shamash of 770, and Rabbi Yehuda Pevzner, the director of Mitzvah Tank NYC, parked their tank at...

WATCH: 16 Chassidim Detained For Over 10 Hours In Germany Without Charge

Sixteen Chassidim, including a group of five from New York en route to Vienna, were detained in the airport in Frankfurt on their way...

Why Did Herzog Tell The Emiratis About The Halachos Of Aveilus? [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

As Israel's first president to visit the United Arab Emirates, Yitchak Herzog''s trip was a historic one and he was greeted with great pomp...

Recently Married Jewish Couple Missing In Collapse

The remains of 11 people have been found after the collapse of a 12-story beachfront condominium building in Florida, authorities have said. The Associated...

Lapid Joins Kippah March in Berlin While Wearing “The Biggest Kippah He Could Find”

The Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party, Yair Lapid, joined protesters in the Kippah March on Wednesday afternoon in Berlin. Lapid had already been...

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...

SHOCKING! Christians Posting As Rabbanim Outed In Phoenix: Peformed Giyur, Taharos, Gittin

A Christian family, including a father and son posing as Rabbanim in the frum community in Phoenix, Arizona, were recently outed by the Beyneynu...

Families Of Last Victims In Condo Say Waiting Is Agony

Estelle Hedaya was the outspoken life of the party who loved travel and fashion. She lived on the sixth floor and quickly connected with...

Hope Amid Pain: Jewish Toddler Enters Bris Of Avraham Avinu In Moldova

Amid the pain and suffering of Ukrainian Jews fleeing from the war front came a moving story on Tuesday that symbolized the continuation of...

Schumer Obtains Visa For Alta Fixsler: “Photos Of Little Alta Melt My Heart”

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer obtained a US visa for two-year-old Alta Fixsler to enable her parents to bring her to the US...

REPORT: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Signs Get For Wife On Erev Yom Kippur

Afghanistan's last Jew, Zebulon Simentov, who was evacuated from Afghanistan earlier this month, signed a get for his wife in New York on Erev...

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