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Photo Essay: Scenes from the Life of Rav Chaim Greinemann zt”l

Sunday April 12, 2015 2:51 AM

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Rav Chaim Shaul Greinemann zt”l

Saturday April 11, 2015 11:30 PM

chaim-greinemanIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Chaim Shaul Greinemann zt”l of Bnei Brak on Friday, Shevi’i Shel Pesach. He was 89. (more…)

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Photos: Yidden Visit Home of Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman in Bnei Brak to Wish Him Ah Gutten Moed

Thursday April 9, 2015 8:25 AM

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Photos: Rav Chaim Kanievsky Visits Rav Chaim Meir Wosner

Thursday April 9, 2015 7:13 AM

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Photos: Kabbolas Pnei Rabbo with the Rov of Yerushalayim, Rav Shlomo Amar

Thursday April 9, 2015 6:12 AM

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Photos: Attendees at Levayah of Hachosson Yitzchok Samet z”l See Destruction of Kever of His Cousin, R’ Avrohom Vallis z”l

Thursday April 9, 2015 5:10 AM

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Photos: Rav Shmuel Auerbach Delivering a Shiur and Greeting Yidden on Chol Hamoed

Thursday April 9, 2015 3:21 AM

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Photos: Rivers of Tears at Levayah of Hachosson Yitzchok Samet z”l

Wednesday April 8, 2015 8:33 PM

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OU Statement On “Gebaken Noch Pesach” Label Issue

Wednesday April 8, 2015 12:40 PM

ou-emblem2The OU gave Matzav.com the following statement regarding the pastries at JFK Airport whose wrappers stated “Gebaken noch Pesach tof shin ayin hey“:

“The Orthodox Union certifies Reisman’s Black & White Cookies.  A (more…)

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מכה כפולה ומשולשת: ANOTHER LEVAYA TRAGEDY: Hachosson R’ Yitzchok Samet z”l

Wednesday April 8, 2015 2:15 AM

yitzchok-samet19:15 a.m.: IL: It is with immense sadness that we report the passing minutes ago of hachosson R’ Yitzchok Samet z”l, an 18-year-old chosson from Toldos Aharon. Yitzchok is the second fatality whose life was claimed by the (more…)

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False Stories Go Viral Following Matzav Story On “Gebaken Noch Pesach” Labels on Baked Products at JFK

Tuesday April 7, 2015 9:38 PM

reismans-cookie1A story first reported here on Matzav.com has since spawned a number of false claims and fallacious reports, both on online websites as well as on Twitter and WhatsApp.

As reported first here on Matzav.com earlier today, a yeshiva bochur at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City early this morning spotted a basket of chometzdike kosher pastries for sale at a   (more…)

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“Gebaken Noch Pesach” Found on Baked Items at JFK - On Pesach

Tuesday April 7, 2015 5:48 PM

reismans-cookieA yeshiva bochur at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City early this morning thought his eyes (more…)

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Rav Wosner’s P’sak: Do Not Bring Aron into Bais Medrash

Tuesday April 7, 2015 2:16 PM

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Following the tragedy that took place at the levaya of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l with the trampling death of Reb Mordechai Gerber z”l of Elad, some are (more…)

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Tefillos for Those Injured at Rav Wosner’s Levaya

Tuesday April 7, 2015 1:21 PM

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All are asked to continue davening for those injured at the levaya of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner z”l.

While Klal Yisroel has been mourning Reb Mordechai Gerber z”l, (more…)

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Photos: Rishon L’Tzion Rav Yitzchak Yosef Greets Chol Hamoed Visitors at Great Synagogue of Yerushalayim

Tuesday April 7, 2015 11:50 AM

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Photos: Rav Moshe Shternbuch Delivers Chol Hamoed Shiur at Kehillas Meshech Chochmah in Modiin Illit

Tuesday April 7, 2015 10:46 AM

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The Chofetz Chaim’s Brachah to Rav Wosner’s Father

Tuesday April 7, 2015 4:14 AM

rav-wosnerIn the video recently released of the Chofetz Chaim at The First Knessia Gedolah on August 15, 1923, one of the rabbonim who were supporting the great tzaddik was Rav Teitelbaum, who was very close to the Gadol Hador. (more…)

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Photos: Thousands in Chevron for Chol Hamoed Pesach Celebration

Monday April 6, 2015 9:18 AM

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Video and Photos: Tens of Thousands Attend Birchas Kohanim at the Kosel

Monday April 6, 2015 8:40 AM

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: El Hamaayan Kabbolas Pnei Rabbo Event in Yerushalayim

Monday April 6, 2015 6:26 AM

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Photos: Rav Chaim Meir Wosner Visits 14-Year-Old Bochur from Ashdod Injured at Levayah of His Father, Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l

Monday April 6, 2015 4:11 AM

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Photos: Kabbolas Pnei Rabbo Event for Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Rav Dovid Lau at Bais Haknesses Yeshurun in Yerushalayim

Monday April 6, 2015 3:08 AM

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More Photos: Broken Hearts at Levayah of Reb Mordechai ben Reb Avrohom Eliezer Gerber z”l

Monday April 6, 2015 2:22 AM

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More Photos: At the Levayah and Kevurah of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l

Monday April 6, 2015 12:46 AM

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Photos: Thousands Attend Levayah of Reb Mordechai Gerber z”l

Sunday April 5, 2015 9:43 PM

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Photos: Over 100,000 Attend Levayah of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l in Bnei Brak

Sunday April 5, 2015 9:34 PM

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Head of Dan Police Takes Blame for Levayah Tragedy

Sunday April 5, 2015 9:24 PM

rav-wosner-levaya1The head of the Dan police district, Commander Shimon Lavi, was in charge of security at the levaya Motzoei Shabbos of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l. His team of 300 officers oversaw (more…)

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Reb Mordechai Gerber z”l, Niftar at Rav Wosner’s Levaya

Sunday April 5, 2015 9:10 PM

mordechai-gerber[Video below.] Bnei Brak - The levaya of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l turned tragic when a yungerman, caught in the massive crowd, was trampled to death. (more…)

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The Sacrifice of Rav Wosner’s Mother

Friday April 3, 2015 5:14 PM

shmuel-wosnerAs Klal Yisroel mourns the passing of the great manhig and posek, Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l, we share the now-famous story about Rav Wosner’s mother: (more…)

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עולם התורה באבל • נפלה עטרת ראשנו • BORUCH DAYAN EMES: Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l

Friday April 3, 2015 1:17 PM

rav-shmuel-wosner1:05 p.m. EST: It is with immense sadness that we report the passing several minutes ago of Rav Shmuel Halevi Wosner zt”l, senior posek, author of the Shevet Halevi and rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin in Bnei Brak. Rav Wosner was niftar just as Chag HaPesach descended upon Eretz Yisroel.  (more…)

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