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Photos: Biur Chometz in Boro Park

Thursday April 17, 2014 7:33 PM




Video, Photos: 60,000 Take Part in Mass Birchas Kohanim at the Kosel

Thursday April 17, 2014 2:14 PM

birchas-kohanim[Video and photos below.] Tens of thousands of Yidden attended a mass Birchas Kohanim this morning at the Kosel. The large Birchas Kohanim is held every Chol Hamoed and draws tremendous (more…)

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Photos: Esther Hamalka Tish and Sefiras Ha’omer in Belz

Thursday April 17, 2014 1:20 PM



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How a Gentile Converted to Judaism Because of the Sale of Chometz

Monday April 14, 2014 12:06 PM

rav-moshe-shternbuchThe following story took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, and describes how a gentile converted to Judaism because of selling chometz.   (more…)


Photos: Biur Chometz 5774 with Rav Chaim Kanievsky

Monday April 14, 2014 10:14 AM



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Photos: Biur Chometz in Yerushalayim, Erev Pesach 5774

Monday April 14, 2014 10:01 AM

biur-chometz-in-yerushalayim-13[Photos below.] Yidden all over the globe gathered at homes and public places today to burn their chometz and then head off to make final preparation for the Chag Hamatzos. Below are photos of public (more…)

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Rav Chaim Kanievsky Makes Siyum on Kol HaTorah Kulah

Monday April 14, 2014 9:49 AM

rav-chaim-kanievsky-siyumAs is well known, Rav Chaim Kanievsky makes a siyum on kol haTorah kulah every year, completing Talmud Bavli, Talmud Yerushalmi, Tosefta, Sifri, Mishnayos, Shulchan Aruch, Rambam,  and other segments of Torah. (more…)

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Photos: Mechiras Chometz with the Badatz of the Eidah Hachareidis in Yerushalayim

Monday April 14, 2014 8:11 AM


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Photos: The Rishon L’Tzion, Rav Yitzchok Yosef, Baking Matzos

Monday April 14, 2014 7:40 AM



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Photos: Nichum Aveilim of MK Moshe Gafni Upon Passing of His Sister

Monday April 14, 2014 5:57 AM

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Poskim: No Problem with Chometz in Township-Owned Trash Bins

Sunday April 13, 2014 7:40 AM

shmuel-felderLakewood, NJ - Lakewood, an area of 26 square miles, has 217 miles of Township streets. It also has thousands upon thousands of garbage (more…)


Rabbi Yehuda Schwab zt”l

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:48 PM

rabbi-yehuda-schwab1[Levaya info below.] It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rabbi Yehuda Schwab zt”l of Monsey, who passed away on Shabbos following a protracted (more…)


A Message from the Kaliver Rebbe for Pesach 5774

Saturday April 12, 2014 9:09 PM

kaliver-rebbeThese days we seem to live in a results-oriented society where people expect practical action to yield tangible, predictable and often immediate (more…)

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Video, Photos: Mass Protests Over Arrest of Habochur Eliyahu Cohen

Thursday April 10, 2014 1:38 PM

hafganah-protest-eliyahu-cohen[Video and photos below.] Eliyahu Cohen, a talmid of Yeshiva Orchos Dovid in Yerushalayim, was arrested on Monday for disobeying orders related to enlistment in the IDF. (more…)


Rav Shalom Cohen Named Head of Moetzet Chachmei Hatorah

Wednesday April 9, 2014 9:12 AM

rav-shalom-cohenRav Shalom Cohen, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Porat Yosef in Yerushalayim, has been named the head of the Shas party’s Moetzet Chachmei (more…)

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Felder Introduces Vital Legislation Imposing Civil Penalty On Fraudulant Shaimos Truck Operators

Monday April 7, 2014 5:43 PM

simchafelderIn response to numerous reports of abuse by so-called shaimos truck vendors who take money to bury seforim and articles but fail to do (more…)

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Kohanim Concerns for Those Flying from Ben Gurion

Monday April 7, 2014 10:18 AM

ben-gurionA statement signed by several rabbonim has been issued regarding concerns for kohanim flying from Ben Gurion Airport. (more…)


Kosel Undergoes Kvitlach Cleaning Ahead of Pesach

Sunday April 6, 2014 2:34 PM

koselArmed with special wooden devices, Kosel employees today removed millions of kvitlach - handwritten notes, faxes and email printouts - from (more…)


Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff to Host Urgent Breakfast Meeting Regarding Har Hazeisim

Sunday April 6, 2014 9:11 AM

lieffThe current critical period for the future of Har Hazeisim and the unity of Yerushalayim will be the subject of an urgent breakfast (more…)

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Rav Chanina Meir Nadoff zt”l

Saturday April 5, 2014 10:06 PM

rav-chanina-meir-nadoffIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of the beloved and noted talmid chochom, marbitz Torah and adam hasholeim, Rav (more…)


Rav Wosner Will Not Deliver Shabbos Hagadol Drasha

Thursday April 3, 2014 4:09 AM

shmuel-wosnerRav Shmuel Halevi Wosner will not deliver a Shabbos Hagadol drasha this year as he has in years past to thousands of residents of Bnei Brak. (more…)


Chazzan Alter Dovid Yitzchok (David) Werdyger zt”l

Wednesday April 2, 2014 1:30 PM

david-werdyger-1[Shivah info below.] It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Chazzan ALter Dovid Yitzchok (David) Werdyger zt”l.

Born on October 30, (more…)


Photos: Rav Shteinman and Rav Chaim Kanievsky at Birchas Ha’illanos

Wednesday April 2, 2014 2:16 AM



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Siyum Hashas On the LIRR

Tuesday April 1, 2014 9:11 AM

lirr-siyumDaily commuters aboard the LIRR may already be familiar with the scene of the daf yomi classes aboard the two morning (more…)

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Daf Yomi Concludes Sukkah, Begins Beitzah

Tuesday April 1, 2014 7:33 AM

gemara-learningLomdei Daf Hayomi worldwide concluded Maseches Sukkah yesterday and are beginning Maseches Beitzah today. (more…)

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Rabbi Shabsi Raitzik Speaks About His Son z”l at Avos Ubonim Awards Event

Tuesday April 1, 2014 5:46 AM

raitzikLakewood, NJ - Avos Ubonim of Lakewood wrapped up another long and productive winter season, culminating in the (more…)


Photos: Rav Berel Povarsky Baking Matzos

Tuesday April 1, 2014 5:01 AM




Fifth Yahrtzeit of Maran Rav Elya Svei zt”l, Today, 1 Nissan

Tuesday April 1, 2014 4:07 AM

rav-elya-sveiToday, 1 Nissan, is five years since the passing of Maran Hagaon Harav Elya Svei zt”l, the Philadelphia Rosh Yeshiva, who until he became ill several years before his petirah had led Klal Yisroel in (more…)


Photos: Rav Chaim Kanievsky Bakes Matzos

Monday March 31, 2014 5:50 AM



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