WATCH: Rav Berel Lazar Jumps, Dances With Thousands Of Mispallelim In Moscow

Thousands of Jews joined the Yom Kippur tefillos at the main shul in Moscow, the Marina Roscha shul. After Ne'ilah, the Chief Rabbi of Russia,...

Report: Libya Secretly Converting Ancient Shul Into Library [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

Libyan authorities have quietly made a decision to convert the ancient shul in the Old City of Tripoli into a modern library, according to...

Gedolei Yisrael Welcome Participation as Daf HaYomi B’Halacha Marches Towards Dirshu World Siyum of...

Not long before his passing, HaGaon HaRav Aharon Leib Shteinman zt”l, who was an enthusiastic supporter of Dirshu’s programs, voiced his feelings about the...

Rav Lazar: “It’s Incomprehensible, A Nightmare, It’s Never Been So Difficult Here”

Rav Berel Lazar, the Chief Rabbi of Russia, spoke about the difficult situation in Ukraine and Russia in an interview with Yisrael Hayom that...

Suspect In Stabbing Of Boston Chabad Shliach Held Without Bail

A man suspected of stabbing a rabbi eight times near a Jewish day school in Boston was held without bail Friday at his arraignment...

77 Years After Auschwitz, Jews Honor Those Who Rescued Them

Andrzej Sitkowski was 15 years old when his mother told him that she had been asked by a neighbor to hide a little Jewish...

CHASDEI HASHEM: Jewish Reporter Sentenced To 11 Yrs. Of Hard Labor Is Released

Danny Fenster, a Jewish-American journalist and son of Holocaust survivors who was sentenced by a Myanmar court on Friday to 11 years in prison...

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...

Ukrainian Ambassador Denies Claims Of “Rosh Hashanah B’Uman”

Since the report earlier this month that Ukraine will not allow Breslover chassidim into the country for Rosh Hashanah, there have been varying reports...

Antisemitism Surged To Record High In 2021

A Jewish civil rights organization’s annual tally of antisemitic incidents in the U.S. reached a record high last year, with a surge that coincided...

Cholent Question Stumps Jeopardy Contestants

The contestants on a Jeopardy episode that aired this week were stumped by a photo of cholent, JTA reported. The photo was a clue in...

German Soccer Club Bans Fan For Anti-Semitic Abuse

Union Berlin has identified a person it says was one of the perpetrators of antisemitic abuse against Maccabi Haifa fans and banned him from...

RIP: John Brown, Non-Jew Who Purchased NY’s Chametz For 44 Years, Died

John Joseph Brown, 88, died peacefully last week at his home in Queensbury on February 6, 2021. John was an army veteran and a...

EU Court Of Human Rights Rejects Appeal To Save Alta Fixsler’s Life

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rejected the Fixsler family's appeal to save Alta's life. The ECHR sent a letter to the Fixlers on...

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...

All About Lying – And How to Prevent It

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com A woman who is in the process of a divorce had explained to her husband that her lawyer had...

WATCH: Palestinians From Jenin Find Shelter In Ukraine At Chabad

bDr. Yaqoub Abu El-Rob, a Palestinian doctor fleeing Ukraine, and his family found refuge with Chabad in Anatevka, a village west of Kyiv, where...

A Tale Of A Cookie: Dutch “Jew Cookies” Are Renamed

Jodenkoeken, a dessert staple in the Netherlands since the 19th century, translates as "Jew cookies." It's not clear how the flat round shortbread cookies came...

European Jew Buys Hitler’s Watch For $1.1 Mil At Maryland Auction House

A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that once belonged to Adolf Hitler for $1.1 million. Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City had estimated...

Banner With “Jewish Pig Soldier” Being Removed At German Art Show

An Indonesian art collective’s banner that was widely criticized as containing antisemitic elements was covered up at a major art show in Germany and...

Germany Expands Pensions To More Holocaust Survivors

The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis said Wednesday that Germany has agreed to extend compensation to...

Holocaust Survivors Harness Social Media To Spread Knowledge

Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide,...

Chabad Shaliach In Tokyo Who Prepared For Thousands Is Disappointed

As Tokyo hosts a no-crowd Olympics in the shadow of the coronavirus, Rabbi Mendi Sudakevich is feeling disappointed, Ynet reported. Rabbi Sudakevich, who has been...

12 Syrian Jews From Brooklyn Visit Damascus

Twelve Jews from Brooklyn who left Syria decades ago recently visited Damascus with the encouragement of the Assad regime, Israel's Kan News reported on...

Mazal Tov! Chabad Rav Of UAE Rav Levi Duchman Is Engaged

Chabad Rav of the United Arab Emirates Rav Levi Duchman celebrated his engagement this week to Léa Hadad of Brussels. The l'chaim took place on...

Woman Now Thought To Be Afghanistan’s Last Jew Flees Country

For years, Zebulon Simentov was known as the “last Jew of Afghanistan,” the sole remnant of a centuries-old community holding court in Kabul’s only...

Chinese State Media Publishes Anti-Semitic Caricature Of Tony Blinken

The Chinese state-owned news agency Xinhua published a caricature of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken with appalling anti-Semitic imagery. The caricature, which accompanied a...

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...

“The Meadow Flowed With Blood:” Sites Of Nazi Massacres Of Jews Dedicated In Poland

The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of their Jewish neighbors executed in 1942. They remembered...

March Of The Living Honors Medical Workers Battling COVID-19

Like so many mothers, Raul Artal’s insisted that her son was going to be a doctor. But there was a history — and heroism —...

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...

ASTOUNDING: Russian Generals Travel To Remote Village To Pray At Jewish Kevarim

In a surreal scene, 15 Russian decorated former top army officers and military personnel traveled this week to the village of Lubavitch - in...

U.S. Court Denies Appeals: “Russia Must Return Chabad Archive”

Two rulings from the US Court of Appeals for the D. C. Circuit last week support the efforts of Chabad to recover seforim and...

“Shalit Deal Will Be Child’s Play:” Israelis Fear Reports Of 100s Of Lev Tahor...

Israelis with relatives in the Lev Tahor cult, who are currently trying to reach Iran, are terrified of the possible consequences of hundreds of...

JEWISH KEHILLA WORRIED: Argentina Seizes Venezuelan Plane For Ties To Iran’s IRGC

As Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro visited Iran over the weekend, a Venezuelan-owned cargo plane was detained by Argentine authorities at Ezeiza Airport in Buenos...

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