Harav Nissin Kaplan in Los Angeles

Rav Nissin Kaplan, maggid shiur in the Mirrer Yeshiva inĀ  Yerushalayim, was in Los Angeles for Shabbos. Rav Kaplan spoke at a number of...

Hundreds Attend Levaya of Rebbetzin Shneebalg a”h

Seven-hundred people attended the levaya this past week of Rebbetzin Blumer Schneebalg a"h, wife Rav Menachem-Mendel Schneebalg of Manchester. The Rebbetzin was 83. The...

Harav Chaim Stein to Spend Shabbos in Los Angeles

Harav Chaim Stein, Rosh HaYeshiva of Telshe Yeshiva in Cleveland, Ohio, will spend this Shabbos, Parshas Vayikrah, with the Los Angeles Jewish community. Rav...

Skverer Rebbe to Visit Kever of His Father zt”l, On the Yahrtzeit, Today

Today is the 41st yahrtzeit of the previous Skverer Rebbe, Rav Yaakov Yosef Twersky zt"l, who was niftar in 1968. The current Skverer Rebbe...

Harav Yaakov Zakheim zt”l

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Harav Yaakov Zakheim zt"l, longtime rov of Agudas Yisroel of Midwood, on Bedford...

NAFLAH ATERES ROSHEINU: Maran Hagaon Harav Elya Svei zt”l

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Maran Hagaon Harav Elya Svei zt"l, the Philadelphia Rosh Yeshiva, who until...

The Steipler’s Fifth Kos On Pesach Night, Gebrochts

Rav Yaakov Yisroel Kanievsky, the Steipler Gaon zt"l, drank five cups of wine during the seder on Pesach. This was in accordance with the...

Thousands Have Their Tefillin Checked; Significant Percentage Found Posul

Following the publication of remarks in a letter by Maran Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, reading, "All yirei Shomayim who are uncertain whether their tefillin...

The Arizona Wheat Controversy

Harav Aharon Teitelbaum of Satmar and others, for a while now, have been using Arizona wheat exclusively for all his Pesach needs. In recent...

P’sak for Those in EY Traveling to Eilat for Pesach

The Kol Halacha newsletter in Eretz Yisroel has reported a p'sak of Maran Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv regarding those who choose to travel south...