Video: Sanz-Klausenburger Rebbe Visits Chevron

The Sanz-Klausenburger Rebbe of Eretz Yisroel visited the city of Chevron on Wednesday and davened at the Meoras Hamachpeilah. The Rebbe was accompanied...

Rav Chaim Kanievsky – It’s Painful To Bury A Child, Even If He Is...

When the Torah, in the parsha read yesterday in shul, writes the ten generations from Adam until Noach, it counts the years that each person...

Photos, Video: Bar Mitzvah of Grandson of Chacham Ovadiah Yosef

Last night, the bar mitzvah of a grandson of Chacham Ovadiah Yosef, head of the Shas party's Moetzet Chachmei Hatorah, was held. The...

Rav Elyashiv Returns Home for Shabbos

The posek hador, Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, was released earlier this afternoon from Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Yerushalayim after having been hospitalized earlier...

Wedding of Son of Rav Elya Chaim Swerdloff

Tonight, the wedding of Gershon Avrohom Swerdloff, a son of Rav Elya Chaim Swerdloff, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Gedolah of Paterson, will take place...

40 Rabbonim to Attend Fourth Eternal Jewish Family Dayanim Conference in NJ

Preparations are taking place for the fourth EJF Dayanim Conference, which is scheduled to take place November 8-10 at the Sheraton Meadowlands in Secaucus,...

Rav Zev Cohen zt”l, One Week Since His Petirah

Rav Zev Cohen, rosh yeshiva and menahel ruchani of Gateshead Yeshiva, was buried in Yerushalayim during Chol Hamoed Sukkos after passing away at the...

Rav Elyashiv Remains in the Hospital

Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv remains hospitalized at Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center in Yerushalayim and will, Matzav.com has learned, likely remain there until after Shabbos.  ...

Rav Avrohom Yeshayahu Kanievsky: My Zaida Has 1,500 Living Descendents

NPR News recently reported on the posek hador, Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, and interviewed Rav Avrohom Yeshayahu Kanievsky, a son of Rav Chaim Kanievsky....

Rav Lau Becomes New President of Encyclopedia Talmudis

At a moving ceremony, Yad HaRav Herzog, publisher of Encyclopedia Talmudis, chose former chief rabbi of Israel and chief rabbi of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Ra...