Shock in Ponevezh Yeshiva After Bochur Disappears and Seemingly Joins IDF

A Ponevezh Yeshiva student has gone missing from Yeshiva and his parents' home for the last two weeks. There have been a number of...

HATE IN LONDON: Van Driver Tells Chareidi Man ‘Hitler Was Great’ [VIDEO]

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A truck driver passing through London's predominantly Chareidi neighborhood of Stamford Hill, rolled down his window and began yelling Anti-Semitic statements at...

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...

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...

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...

Charedi Boy Seriously Injured After Falling Off Cliff in Scotland

A Charedi resident of London, was airlifted to the hospital in Scotland on Wednesday after he fell more than 40 feet off of Kincraig...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Mekubal Rav David Batzri Hospitalized

It was revealed on Wednesday that Mekubal Rabbi David Batzri, who is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Kabbalistic Yeshiva known as Hashalom in Israel,...

Fears of Missionary Onslaught in Israel Over Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Over the course of the next few days, with the pinnacle being on Yom Ha'Atzmaut itself, hundreds of Missionaries from numerous countries are scheduled...

Jewish Work On Shabbos in Israel; Will Litzman Pull Out of Government?

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman spoke to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday and told him that he would resign from the government if Jews...

Car Cleaning Crew Kicking off Pesach Cleaning with At-Your Home Service

Although the weather is frigid and Purim was just a few days ago , believe it or not Pesach is just around the corner!...

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...

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...

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...

New Details On The 13 Yemeni Jews Deported To Arab State

The 13 Jews recently deported from Yemen as part of a deal with the Iran-backed Houthis, are currently in Egypt, Kan News reported on...

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...

Mazel Tov On Our First Bonei Olam-Vzakeini Baby(ies)!

Our Very First Bonei Olam-Vzakeini Baby! PIN # SMO332 הודו לה' כי טוב! Just over a year ago, Vzakeini was established. $1 and 1 tefilah each week...

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....

Brazilian Police Raid Church Of Pastor Who Prayed For Another Holocaust

Brazilian federal police raided the Rio de Janeiro church on Friday of the pastor who led his congregation in praying for a second Holocaust...

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...

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...

Germany: Nazi Guard Deported From US Agrees To Be Questioned

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee has agreed to be questioned by German prosecutors as they re-examine whether there is...

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...

Last Jewish Doctor In Iraq, “The Doctor Of The Poor,” Passes Away

One of the last Iraqi Jews in Baghdad, a doctor who treated the poor free of charge, passed away at the age of 61,...

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...

U Of Penn Refuses To Reschedule Shavuos Commencement

The University of Pennsylvania announced it is not rescheduling its commencement ceremony, scheduled for one of the days of Shavuos, despite a petition requesting...

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...

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...

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