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15 Iyar, 5784 - May 23, 2024 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly











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Fake Rabbonim on the Internet , Vayechi 5784

Classical Bitochon Speeches of HaRav Shach and HaRav Shteinman zt"l , Lech Lecha 5784

The Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics Reports , Rosh Hashana 5784

What Could be Wrong with Watermelon? , Korach 5783

No Planting During Shmittah! , Mishpotim 5783

Chutznikim Living in Israel are Asked to Become Israeli Citizens for the Elections , Masei 5782

Software Company to Hire Chareidim in Tsefat , Mattos 5782

Tales of Shemittah Miracles , Behar 5782

HaRav Dov Lando Wrote in Support of Vaccination for Children , Voera 5782

Fighting the Fake News about the Coronavirus Vaccines , Shemos 5782

Shmittah Comes to Har Sinai , Noach 5782

HaRav Boruch Povarsky kissed the Hand of a Shmittah Farmer — and Told Stories about His Moving to Israel , Korach 5781

A Home of His Own for Every Ben Torah: Working on the Shidduch Crisis in Israel , Tazria-Metzora 5781

Support the Shmittah Observers , Vayakhel 5781

Forecast: An Israeli Covid Vaccine by July 2021 , Lech Lecha 5781

Proper Levels of Vitamin D in the Body Help Prevent Covid , Noach 5781

Many Now Say 10 Tehillim Per Day , Bereishis 5781

Maran HaRav Chaim Kanievsky shlita's Call to Learn 2 Halachos of Shmittah Every Day , Bereishis 5781

Proper Fast Preparation for Yom Kippur , Rosh HaShonoh 5781

Shocking Problems about Shechita , Bolok 5780

Dirshu Announces Shas Siyumim , Reih 5779

New Beis Din of Kohanim , Bamidbar 5779

Alleviating the Shidduch Crisis - in the USA and in Israel , Bechukosai 5779

New Shidduch Help Initiative in Israel , Kedoshim 5779

Most Cigarettes are Probably Chometz , Metzora 5779

New Cheap Apartments in Bnei Brak and Beit Shemesh , Zav 5779

Warning Against Dangerous Purim Toys, Vayikra 5779

Gedolei Yisroel Warn about Dangers of Excessive Drinking, Pekudei 5779

Learning Programs In Memory of HaRav Shteinman are Now Available by Email, Mishpotim 5779

An Egg a Day Keeps Diabetes Away, Yisro 5779

Shatnez is a Bigger Problem than is Generally Recognized, Bo 5779

Today the Ministry of Health has the Power of Beis Din, Vayeishev 5779

Don't Fly from America to Israel from Thursday Afternoon, Vayishlach 5779

Rabbonim Recommend Flu Shots , Lechlecha 5779

24 Hospital Beds at Maayenei Hayeshua for Eating Disorders, Shofetim 5778

Financial Education Firms Collapsed - And the Students Lost a Lot of Money, Bolok 5778

Beware Chinese Talleisim, Bolok 5778

Campaign to Encourage Everyone to Join Areivim, Acharei 5778

Cigarettes May be Chometz and are Forbidden on Pesach, Zav 5778

Questions at the 13th Annual Chinuch Gathering in Eretz Yisroel, Bo 5778

The First School for Autistic Children Opens in Bnei Brak , Vayigash 5778

How Does the "Areivim" Fund Work?, Bolok 5777

A Letter from HaRav Chaim Kanievsky shlita About Terumah in Chutz La'aretz, Chukas 5777

Every Fish Must Be Checked for Kashrus, Tazria 5777

A Disposable Diaper Gets a Hechsher!, Vayechi 5777

Kohanim Will Have to Leave Israel Through Cyprus for 2 Weeks, Noach 5777

Security Tips for Yomim Noraim at Agudath Israel Shul Meeting, Ki Sovo 5776

We Will Protect Israeli Citizens who are Also American Citizens, Shelach 5776

Yarchei Kallah for Working People Sponsored by Orchos Yosher, Behaalosecho 5776

Israel is Demanding that all Gemachim with American Connections Comply with FATCA, Nosso 5776

Preparing a Yahrtzeit Candle When Shavuos is on Sunday, Nosso 5776

Notice from Rabbonim about Printing Tefillas HaShelah, Bamidbar 5776

Organizing the Bein Hazmanim for Bnei Yeshivos, Shemini 5776

A Letter from Hatzalah: Whoever Drives After Drinking or When Tired on Purim is Responsible for Bloodshed, Zav 5776

Halachic Psak to Undergo a Colonoscopy, Tetzaveh 5776

Take a First Aid Course , Terumoh 5776

International Medical Halachic Hotline: HRB, Vayishlach 5776

Jerusalem Workshops in English to Deal with Fear, Toldos 5776

Reflections on Shmittah Observance, Yom Kippur 5776

New International Center for Halachic Medicine, Nitzovim 5775

Wednesday End- of-Shmittah Gathering, Nitzovim 5775

Checking the Kashrus of Shofaros for Free, Ki Seitzei 5775

Ashkenazic Jews are at High Risk for West Nile Fever, Voeschanan 5775

Gedolei Yisrael, Dayonim and Rabbonim Sign Halachic Ruling on Tefillin Straps, Voeschanan 5775

Discussions with the Treasury Ministry about Shmittah Budget Cut, Devorim 5775

Nurse Paging System for Shabbos, Mattos 5775

Tefillin Retzuos Made of Bonded Leather, Mattos 5775

Reform in Mental Health Treatment, Shelach 5775

Summer Fruit, Shelach 5775

KIDDUSH HASHEM: , Behaalosecho 5775

A Cry and Plea to the Jewish People, Bechukosai 5775

Hetter Iska is Not Valid for High Interest Loans, Bechukosai 5775

Kosher Digital Water Meters, Behar 5775

Old Shabbos Arrangements do not Work for New Refrigerators, Emor 5775

A Shmittah Miracle - 5775, Tazria 5775

An Effective Proposal for Klapping Homon Ben Hamedoso Ho'Agogi, Kisiso 5775

Research Shows: Smoking Shortens Life by Ten Years, Kisiso 5775

Impressive Gathering at Foundation of World Project Shutafim LaTorah, Mishpotim 5775

Unprecedented Lands Left Fallow during Shmittah, Mishpotim 5775

Chizuk Journey for Shmittah, Beshalach 5775

Visit of Gedolei Torah and Chassidus to Shmittah Fields, Bo 5775

HaRav Dov Landau Visits Shmittah Observing Farmers, Shemos 5775

Jerusalem Farmers Who Keep Shmittah Will not Pay Arnona, Vayechi 5775

Farmers Cease Working their Lands on the Basis of Emunah, Vayeishev 5775

Daas Torah: The Rabbonim of Modi'in Illit Recommend the Flu Vaccine, Vayishlach 5775

Keeping Shmittah and all Its Halochos, Toldos 5775

Sephardic Gedolim: "Do Not Rely on the Heter Mechirah!", Chayeisoro 5775

Israel Electric Company Rectifies Planned Shmittah Violation, Vayeiro 5775

Shmittah: Every One Has to Try, Vayeiro 5775

Shmittah: The Vision of the Chazon Ish, Vayeiro 5775

100 Shmittah Cans Set up in Bnei Brak, Parshas Noach 5775

Hundreds of Farmers Attend Kabbolas Shmittah Event,Nitzovim 5774

Check Your Shofar, Kisovo 5774

All Concur that the Heter Mechirah is Worthless, Kiseitzei 5774

Ranks of Shmittah-Committed Swelling, Voeschanan 5774

Bnei Brak Municipality to Set up 100 Shmittah Disposal Bins, Voeschanan 5774

Importing Vegetables in Shmittah, Devorim 5774

Letter from HaRav Chaim Kanievsky shlita, Masei 5774

"Shmittah Farmers Create Kiddush Hashem", Korach 5774

Heightened Interest Among Municipal Rabbis and Kashrus Bodies Regarding New National Shmittah Committee, Nosso 5774

"The Mitzvah of Shmittah Relates to Every Individual", Behar 5774

Announcement Regarding Impurity of Kohanim, Metzora 5774

For an Easy Birth, Parshas Shemini 5774

Filtered and Supervised Offices with Internet Opened, Parshas Kisiso 5774

Har Yonah Torah Community, Parshas Kisiso 5774

Jerusalem Municipality to Exempt Agricultural Lands Observing Shmittah from Taxes, Parshas Terumoh 5774

Upsurge of Activity to Strengthen Shmittah Farmers, Parshas Mishpotim 5774

Major Conference Regarding Upcoming Shmittah, Parshas Beshalach 5774

Vaccination of All Children Against Polio Endorsed by Rabbonim, Parshas Nitzovim 5773

Buy a Shofar with a Good Hechsher!, Parshas Kiseitzei 5773

Study Shemiras Halashon and Interpersonal Relations during the Three Weeks, Parshas Pinchas 5773

With regard to the new sponge designed to wash dishes called "Shabbatclean", Parshas Chukas 5773

British Jews Have Religious Rights at Work, Parshas Acharei 5773

Impressive Showing at Chinuch Gathering in Modi'in Illit , Parshas Bo 5773

Ma'azanim Organization: "To Imbue the Awareness of Economic Balance Among Families" , Parshas Vayigash 5773

Unique Gathering of Dozens of Halachic Authorities on Halacha and Psychiatry in Bnei Brak , Parshas Vayigash 5773

Kiryat Bnei Torah Will Participate in the Tender for Beit Shemesh Gimmel , Parshas Vayigash 5773

Meeting at the Home of HaRav Chaim Kanievsky about Personal Ramim , Parshas Mikeitz 5773

Mishmere t Shabbos Announces Fix for Digital Refrigerators, Parshas Mikeitz 5773

Vital Information from Net-Out, World Headquarters for Severance from Internet , Parshas Vayeishev 5773

Chanic hei Hayeshivos Kehilla Founded in Har Yonah Housing Project of Natzeret Illit , Parshas Vayishlach 5773

"Ibaneh" - New Umbrella Organization for Singles , Parshas Vayeitzei 5773

Bug Free Vegetables Have No Excessive Pesticides, Parshas Toldos 5773

Forms Station Created in Modi'in Illit to Provide Vital Government Services, Parshas chayeisoro 5773

Registration for "Achuzat Netiv" on Har Yonah, Parshas Lechlecha 5773

The Cry of the Ink, Parshas Kiseitzei 5772

New City of Charish On its Way, Parshas Kiseitzei 5772

A Committee for Reasonably Priced Apartments in Charish , Parshas Kiseitzei 5772

Ariel Sharon Park, One of the Largest in the Country, Adapted to the Chareidi Public , Parshas Shoftim 5772

Development of the Archaeological Site in Modi'in Illit , Parshas Rei 5772

Major Step in Avoiding Pitfall of Interest, Parshas Pinchas 5772

This Week: Huge Reforms in Public Transportation in North and Central Jerusalem, Parshas Chukas 5772

The Bnei Torah Public Will be Included in Offers for Trade-in of Old Electrical Appliances, Parshas Korach 5772

An "Alei Siach" Initiative: The First Hostel for Young Autistic Children, Parshas Behaalosecha 5772

MK Rabbi Gafni Meets With Food Processors to Lower Food Prices , Parshas Nosso 5772

Rav Chaim Kanievsky: "Driving While Fatigued is Life Threatening" , Parshas Bechukosai 5772

The Court Dismissed the Provocative Petitions Against the Plan for Charish, Parshas Acharei Mos-Kedoshim 5772

Rabbonim Warn Against Chilul Shabbos Caused by Digital Water Meters, Parshas Tazria- Metzora 5772

London: Avreich Defrauded During Fundraising Drive, Parshas Tazria-Metzora 5772

Knesset Delegation Lobbies European Parliaments about Shechita, Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei 5772

Thousands of Safrus Products were Printed and Sold as Kosher, Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei 5772

Letter From Leading Poskim on Water Arrangements in Apartment Buildings, Parshas Tetzaveh 5772

Implementation of Free Nursery School Law Within Three Years, Parshas Mishpotim 5772

To Remove a Stumbling Block from Israel, Parshas Beshalach 5772

The Technology That Created the Problem Can Create the Solution, Parshas Beshalach 5772

Ghetto Workers Eligible Retroactively for Reparations, Parshas Vayeishev 5772

Dutch Senate to Consider Shechita Ban, Parshas Vayeishev 5772

Materna Launches Cholov Yisroel Formula for Hospital Use, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5772

Domestic Lulav Growers to Run Second Harvest Following Egyptian Ban, Parshas Nitzovim-Vayeilech 5771

Egypt Refuses to Supply Lulavim for Succos to Israel, US and Europe, Parshas Ki Sovo 5771

Movie- Free Flights Available to Destinations Worldwide, Parshas Ki Sovo 5771

Agriculture Ministry: Mehudar Milk Included in Price Regulation, Parshas Shoftim 5771

Tzanzer Rebbe: Avreichim Should Set Aside Time for Learning with Less Accomplished Lomdei Torah, Parshas Voeschanan 5771

Wedding Costs Focus of Gathering at Bnei Brak's Lederman Shul, Parshas DEvorim 5771

Government Announces War on Smoking: New Decrees Against Smokers, Parshas Nosso 5771

Eitza Counselling Staff Increased to Handle Summertime Inquiries, Parshas Behar 5771

Housing Groups Making Progress in Achisamach, Parshas Behar 5771

Employees Continue to Join Kosher Pension Plans, Parshas Pekudei 5771

120 Planners Gather for Conference on Ramat Beit Shemesh Dalet, Parshas Ki Siso 5771

Binat Halev and Merkaz Hachinuch Hold ADHD Workshop, Parshas Tetzaveh 5771

11,000 Apartments in Beit Shemesh Dalet Enter Detailed Planning Stage, Parshas Terumah 5771

Hospitals to Install Shabbos Doors, Parshas Terumah 5771

New Learning Cycle Starts for 'Chofetz Chaim' and 'Shmiras Haloshon', Parshas Yisro 5771

Seven More Indictments for Loud Music at Event Halls, Parshas Beshalach 5771

Experts Answer Questions on Alzheimer's, Parshas Voeiroh 5771

Bnei Aliyoh- Mo'ach Velev to Gather in Jerusalem, Parshas Voeiroh 5771

Dozens of Chareidi Passengers Land in Israel Minutes Before Shabbos, Parshas Shemos 5771

Mercaz Hachinuch Opens Modi'in Illit Branch, Parshas Vayigash 5771

Mayor Gutterman on Hand for Modi'in Illit Psychological Services Meeting, Parshas Vayigash 5771

First Chareidi Psychiatric Hospital Under Construction, Parshas Mikeitz 5771

Rabbonim Urge Public to Block 'Chareidi News Lines', Parshas Vayeishev 5771

HaRav Shteinman and Tzanzer Rebbe Address Annual Chinuch Conference, Parshas Vayeitzei 5771

Nazareth Illit Mayor Pushes Forward with Chareidi Development Plan, Parshas Toldos 5771

Emergency Call Buttons Free for Holocaust Survivors, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5771

Celcom Launches Work Center in Modi'in Illit, Parshas Noach 5771

Yad Shmuel Beis Din Set Up in Bnei Brak, Yom Kippur/Succos 5771

Kashrus Lemehadrin Sponsors Ma'aser Oni Seminar, Yom Kippur/Succos 5771

Mearas Hamachpelah to Remain Open 24/7, Parshas Ki Savo 5770

Rechovot Rabbonim Call for Boycott of Shweiki Concert, Parshas Ki Savo 5770

Several Sophisticated Sefer Torah Thefts, Parshas Shofetim 5770

Be Careful When Flying Erev Shabbos, Parshas Devorim 5770

Average Price for 4- Room Apartment in Jerusalem: $452,000, Parshas Mattos/Massei 5770

Deputy Health Ministry Announces Plan to Launch Mental Health Reform, Parshas Shelach 5770

Glasses and Hearing Aid Distribution, Parshas Shelach 5770

Health care Library Dedicated in Bnei Brak, Parshas Shelach 5770

Fish Chart, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5770

Psak by Top Poskim: Eating Fish With Anisakis Worms Forbidden by Torah Law, Parshas Emor 5770

Mor Investments Donates Ma'aser to Hatzoloh, Parshas Achrei Mos/Kedoshim 5770

New Sephardic Seminary to Open in Bnei Brak, Parshas Zav 5770

City Plan Approved for Charish, Parshas Vayikra 5770

Chaviv Runs Unique Purim Anti- Smoking Campaign, Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei 5770

Selected Airlines Operate Flights With No Movies, Parshas Tetzaveh 5770

Drinking Tips, Parshas Tetzaveh 5770

Apartments in Ramat Beit Shemesh Gimmel to Cost NIS 550-580,000, Parshas Terumah 5770

Registration for Goloventzitz Project in Ramat Beit Shemesh Begins, Parshas Terumah 5770

Postal Company Announces Arrangement to Distribute Gas Masks to Larger Families, Parshas Yisro 5770

Harel Pension Fund Managers Visit HaRav Eliashiv, Parshas Yisro 5770

Misgav Lekashish Sponsors Program Geared Toward Holocaust Survivors, Parshas Mikeitz 5770

Sunday Morning Sessions at the Agudah Convention, Parshas Vayeishev 5770

Dozens of Fraudulent Olive Oil Labels on Store Shelves, Parshas Vayeishev 5770

Ta'atzumot Opens English- Speaking Program for Parents of Special- Needs Children, Parshas Vayishlach 5770

Kehillas Bnei Torah in Gilo Opens Nursery School, Parshas Vayishlach 5770

Lev Tahor School for Autistic Students Gets New Wing, Parshas Vayeitzei 5770

Traffic Safety Campaign for Kids Under Way, Parshas Vayeitzei 5770

Alei Siach Launches High- Level Study Program for Learning Disabled Adults, Parshas Vayeiro 5770

Bus Line to Mount of Olives Starts Operating, Parshas Noach 5770

Belzer Rebbe: Non- Kosher Cell Phones and Internet Pose Great Danger, Parshas Bereishis 5770

Mishmar HaTorah Meets to Discuss Tznius Issues, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5769

Rabbonim Warn Consumers to Beware of Talleisim Kettanim Without Proper Supervision, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5769

Rabbonim Say Sample Shatnez Testing Not Enough, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5769

Widespread Kashrus Problems in Shofars Manufactured in Morocco, Parshas Ki Sovo 5769

French Reparations Committee Receives 75 Requests Per Month, Parshas Ki Sovo 5769

As of Succos No More Cars Allowed into Old City, Parshas Ki Sovo 5769

30 Hotels Follow Directives Set by Rabbinical Committee, Parshas Shoftim 5769

Employment Bureau to Open in Modi'in Illit, Parshas Shoftim 5769

Gedolei Yisroel Reiterate Warnings to Avoid Unsupervised Trips and Places of Chilul Shabbos, Parshas Eikev 5769

Increase in Number of Imported Suits Containing Shatnez, Parshas Voeschanan 5769

Beterem Says Local Authorities Must Optimize Child Safety, Parshas Voeschanan 5769

Degel HaTorah Meeting in Jerusalem Centered Around Housing Issues, Parshas Devorim 5769

Degel HaTorah Public Service Bureau Opens MDA Complaint Center, Parshas Devorim 5769

Offices Set Up in Jerusalem to Arrange Visa Extensions for Yeshiva Students, Parshas Mattos-Massei 5769

Binyan Shel Simchah Project Alleviates Strain of Wedding Costs, Parshas Bolok 5767

Kiryat Degel HaTorah Slated for Ramat Beit Shemesh Gimmel, Parshas Chukas 5769

Cornerstone- Laying Ceremony for Magen Halev in Ashdod, Parshas Behaalosecho 5769

Bezeq Launches Kosher Phone Cards, Parshas Nosso 5769

Hatzoloh Fights Magen David Adom Efforts to Keep Volunteers Away from Emergency Scenes, Parshas Nosso 5769

Bus Service from Beit Shemesh to Gravesite of Dan Available Soon, Parshas Behar-Bechukosai 5769

Most Vacation Spots Have No Eruv, Parshas Behar-Bechukosai 5769

Yeshivos Apprised of Swine Flu Precautions by Agudath Israel, Parshas Acharei Mos-Kedoshim 5769

Ezer MiZion Expands a Beitar Illit Program, Parshas Tazria-Metzora 5769

Cleaning Fish is Risky Business, Parshas Zav 5769

Lod Resident Apprehended for Issuing Phony Kashrus Certificates, Parshas Zav 5769

Thousands Have Their Tefillin Checked; Significant Percentage Found Posul, Parshas Vayikra 5769

HaRav Eliashiv: Tefillin Compartments Must Be Separated, Parshas Tezaveh 5769

Nazareth Illit Trying to Draw Chareidi Residents, Parshas Tezaveh 5769

Gala Event to Mark Completion of Shmittah Year, Parshas Tezaveh 5769

Court Says Shmittah "Heter Mechirah" Land Sale Legally Invalid, Parshas Mishpotim 5769

New Call Center to Bring 150 Jobs to Modi'in Illit, Parshas Vayechi 5769

Money Market Funds in Israel Entail Halachic Questions, Parshas Vayigash 5769

Big Demand for New Shaver With Hechsher, Parshas Miketz 5769

New Threat to Shechitah in Europe, Parshas Miketz 5769

HaRav Eliashiv on Unapproved Shavers: "Every Effort Should Be Made to Publicize the Severity of the Matter", Parshas Vayeishev 5769

HaRav Eliashiv: "Those Who Wear Immodest Shaitels Transgress Das Yehudis", Parshas Vayishlach 5769

Hundreds of Shomer Shmittah Farmers from North Honored at Event to Mark End of Shmittah Year, Parshas Nitzovim 5768

Farmers Honored at Gathering to Mark End of Shmittah Year, Parshas Ki Sovo 5768

Yedidim Warns Families Returning from Simchas to Safeguard House Keys, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5768

Jerusalem Municipality to Boost Enforcement of Proper Treatment of Chickens During Kaporos, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5768

Gedolei Torah and Chassidus Honor Participants in Dinei Shevi'is Testing Program, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5768

Kever Rochel Open to Standard Vehicles, Parshas Shofetim 5768

Public Protests Landscaping Work Along Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Highway, Parshas EKev 5768

Hundreds of Educators at Ezer Mitzion Conferences on Attention Deficiency, Parshas EKev 5768

Rabbinical Committee Announces Kosher Investment Options, Parshas Voeschanon 5768

Beit Shemesh Organization Obtains Bilirubinometer, Parshas Voeschanon 5768

Rabbonim Warn About Atmosphere at Hotels and Bungalows, Parshas Voeschanon 5768

Committee Working to Protect Public from In-Flight Movies Sends Delegation to HaRav Kanievsky, Parshas Devorim 5768

Keren Shevi'is Board Meets to Discuss Agriculture Ministry Obstacles, Parshas Massei 5768

Tremendous Demand for Mikvo'os in Outlying Communities Around the World, Parshas Massei 5768

Degel HaTorah Provides Assistance for Jerusalem Residents Filing for Tax Discounts, Parshas Massei 5768

Bank Forced to Return Yeshiva Money Delayed Wrongfully, Parshas Mattos 5767

Keren Shevi'is Presents Financial Reports of Aid to Farmers, Parshas Mattos 5767

Claims Committee Obtains Reparations for Jewish Survivors of Siege of Leningrad, Parshas Mattos 5767

Rabbonim Call on Travelers to Choose Movie-Free Flights, Parshas Pinchas 5767

Rabbinical Transportation Committee Urges All Ladies to Follow Bus Guidelines, Parshas Chukas 5768

Wide Distribution of Otzar Beis Din Produce, Parshas Chukas 5768

HaRav Shmuel Auerbach Visits Shmittah-Observant Farmers, Parshas Korach 5768

Acheinu to Open Counselling Centers Around the Country, Parshas Korach 5768

Joint Siyum for Shmittah- Observant Farmers from Negev Communities, Parshas Behaalosecho 5768

Shmittah- Observant Farmers Visit Gedolei Yisroel, Parshas Behar 5767

Enthusiastic Response to Keren Shevi'is Fundraising Drive, Parshas Bechukosai 5768

Modi'in Illit and Nearby Communities to Set Up Joint Industrial Park, Parshas Emor 5768

Store Rental in Geula Costs Four Times More Than in Downtown Tel Aviv, Parshas Emor 5768

>Hagemach Hamerkazi Expands: First US Branch to Open in Lakewood, Parshas Kedoshim 5768

Betzedek Starts Legal Claims Against Bus Companies, Parshas Tazria 5768

Gemach Merkazi Sets Fixed Dollar Rate, Parshas Tazria 5768

Strauss to Label Non- Cholov Yisroel Products, Parshas Tazria 5768

Gedolei Yisroel Attend Tsnius Chizuk Gatherings in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem, Parshas Tazria 5768

Counter- Terrorism Bureau Issues Pesach Travel Advisory, Parshas Shemini 5768

First Shmittah Park Set Up in Jerusalem, Parshas Vayikra 5768

Prohibited Landscaping Carried Out at Municipal Sites, Parshas Vayakhel 5768

Purim Antismoking Campaign for Kids and Teens, Parshas Vayakhel 5768

Founding Conference for Tevunah - Guidance for Family Budgeting, Parshas Vayakhel 5768

Campaign to Encourage North American and British Doctors to Make Aliya, Parshas Yisro 5768

Jerusalem Municipality Launches Plan to Build Communal Facilities in Ramot, Parshas Voeiro 5768

Education Conference at Nir Etzion Set to Begin, Parsha Voeiro 5768

Mesilla Completes Braille Chumash Project, Parsha Vayechi 5768

Concerted Efforts to Prevent Planting Along Trans-Israel Highway, Parsha Vayechi 5768

Torah Culture Week Opens in Jerusalem, Parsha Mikeitz 5768

Efforts to Persuade Bus Companies to Provide Mehadrin Service, Parsha Mikeitz 5768

Employment Center for Disabled Under Construction in Bnei Brak, Parsha Vayeishev 5768

Rabbonim and Educators Ask Public Figure to Take Action Against Unsavory Internet Content, Parsha Vayishlach 5768

Over 40,000 Jews Turn Out for Torah Day in France, Parsha Vayeitzei 5768

Agriculture Minister to Renew Vegetable Imports for Shomrei Shevi'is, Parsha Toldos 5768

MK Gafni Assails Kadima for Trying to Bypass Kashrus Laws, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5768

Agricultural Minister Driving Up Vegetable Prices for Shmitta- Observant Consumers, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5768

High Court Still Trying to Force Local Rabbis to Permit Sale of Heter Mechirah Produce, Yom Kippur 5768

Jerusalem Finishes Planting 80,000 Perennials in Preparation for Shmittah, Rosh Hashana 5768

New Rules for Torah Study in Kiruv Programs, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5767

Attempt to Impose Sale of Heter Mechirah Farm Produce, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5767

Chanichei Hayeshivos Establishes Beis Din, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5767

Otzar Beis Din Members Tour Moshavim in Central Israel, Parshas Ki Sovo 5767

Rabbonim Launch Keren Shevi'is Fundraising Drive, Parshas Ki Sovo 5767

Elul, 5767, on the Eve of the Shmittah Year, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5767

To All the Chareidim Ledvar Hashem in our Holy Land, Hashem Aleihem Yichyu, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5767

Preparing for a Fast, Parshas Devorim 5767

Celebrating the Goodness of Giving, Parshas Mattos-Massei 5767

Israel to Mint Two- Shekel Coin, Parshas Mattos-Massei 5767

Jerusalem Municipality Inaugurates New Approach Road To The Western Wall, Parshas Mattos- Massei 5767

Aguda of America Representatives Tour Moshavim to Assess Needs of Shevi'is Farmers, Parshas Pinchos 5767

Jerusalem Municipality Completes Shmittah Preparations, Parshas Korach 5767

Jerusalem Municipality Launches Program to Raise Awareness on Eligibility for Government Allotments, Parshas Korach 5767

The Need for Halachic Supervision Over Stock Market Investments, Parshas Shelach 5767

Degel HaTorah Helps Yeshiva Students Update Visas, Parshas Shelach 5767

Sos Tossis Shidduchim, Parshas Nosso 5767

Cabinet Approves New Chareidi Town in South, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5767

Special Shtar Mechiras Chometz for Non-Observant Owners, Parshas Zav 5767

The Sale of Chometz by Nonobservant Jews, Parshas Zav 5767

Government Earmarks NIS 103 Million for Shmittah Preparations, Parshas Vayikra 5767

Bnei Brak-Elad Road to Open This Month, Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei 5767

Government Backs Bill to Provide Equal Funding for Chareidi Education, Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei 5767

Users of Unapproved Cell Phones May Not be Able to Enroll Their Children in Educational Institutions, Parshas Mishpotim 5767

Chaim LaYeled Finishes Construction of Hostel for Lung and Psoriasis Patients, Parshas Mishpotim 5767

Tender for Jerusalem- Bnei Brak Bus Line, Parshas Vayigash 5767

Council for Beautiful Israel Awards Prizes to Five Chareidi Cities, Parshas Vayishlach 5767

Principals of Bnei Brak Talmudei Torah Found "Beis Midrash for Mechanchim", Parshas Vayishlach 5767

Volunteers at Public Institutions Eligible for Reimbursements, Parshas Toldos 5767

Swindlers Posing as Gemach and Tzedokoh Representatives Prey on the Innocent, Parshas Toldos 5767

Apartment Prices in Charish to be Controlled to Accommodate Chareidi Buyers, Parshas Toldos 5767

Economics or Wreckonomics: Supporting the Family or Destroying It, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5767

Migraine, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5767

Poverty Solutions at Mesila London Breakfast, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5767

State Budget Does Not Include Aid for Farmers During Shmittah, Parshas Vayeiro 5767

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Parshas Vayeiro 5767

Many Passengers Served Non-Kosher Meals on El Al Code- Sharing Flights, Parshas Lech Lecho 5767

Suits Imported from Turkey and Sold During Holidays May Contain Shatnez, Parshas Lech Lecho 5767

Shema Beni's New English- Language Hotline, Parshas Bereishis 5767

CAUTION, CHODOSH!, Succos Issue 5767

New Warrantee Regulations, Rosh Hashana/Yom Kippur 5767

HaRav Eliashiv Says Bnei Torah Should Separate Terumos and Ma'asros from All Food in Their Home, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5766

New Initiative to Confront Jerusalem Housing Shortage, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5766

HaRav Lefkowitz Warns Bnei Torah to Keep Cell Phones Off While Learning, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5766

The Joy of the Blessing, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5766

Yeshivas Ponovezh Opens 54th Yarchei Kallah, Parshas Eikev 5766

Readiness, Parshas Mattos-Mass'ei 5766

Pinworms, a Common Fact of Juvenile Life, Parshas Mattos-Mass'ei 5766

Apartments in South for as Little as NIS 60 a Month, Parshas Pinchos 5766

Internal Affairs Minister: Sheitels Allowed in ID Photos, Parshas Pinchos 5766

Shomer Shabbos Pamphlets Available, Parshas Pinchos 5766

Dehydration and Heat Stroke, Parshas Bolok 5766

Have a Fun and Free Vacation, Parshas Bolok 5766

Genizah in Eretz Yisroel, Parshas Chukas 5766

Young Woman Disguised as Chareidi Stole Dozens of Purses, Parshas Korach 5766

The International Cohen Committee, Parshas Korach 5766

IDF and Jerusalem Municipality Working to Combat Mosquitoes, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5766

Tens of Thousands of Rental Apartments to be Built Within Two years, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5766

Parchment Made by Non- Jews and Non- Observant Jews Sold as Kosher Klaf, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5766

New Library in Ramat Shlomo, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5766

Chof Hashaket in Haifa will Remain Separated Beach, Parshas Nosso 5766

Capital Gains Tax Appeal, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5766

Complaints Now on the Company's Tab, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5766

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Will Trade Shekel Futures Contracts, Parshas Emor 5766

New Chareidi City of Charish, near Hadera, Approved, Parshas Tzav/Pesach 5766

A Quinoa Update — The Gedolei Haposkim Prohibit It, Parshas Tzav/Pesach 5766

Bnei Brak Launches Purim No- Smoking Campaign for Youth, Parshas Ki Siso 5766

Gemach Merkazi Launches Kibbud Horim Plan, Parshas Mishpotim 5766

Call an Ambulance at 101, Not Hatzoloh, Parshas Mishpotim 5766

Investigative Report Reveals Public Opinion Surveys are Skewed, Parshas Mishpotim 5766

Protecting Sifrei Torah from Theft, Parshas Yisro 5766

Jerusalem Opens Special Kindergarten Enrollment Center, Parshas Yisro 5766

Egged Boosts Frequency of Jerusalem Bus Lines, Parshas Yisro 5766

Daf Yomi Shiurim on Commuter Buses, Parshas Yisro 5766

IDT Launches Drive to Hire 200 in Jerusalem This Month, Parshas Shemos 5766

KASHRUS UPDATE, Teves 5766, Parshas Vayechi 5766

Do-It- Yourself Strep Diagnostic Now Available, Parshas Vayechi 5766

Granny Was Right: Modern Day Folk Medicine, Parshas Vayigash 5766

Notice Regarding Kela'ei Hakerem, Parshas Mikeitz 5766

Hiddurim in Olive Oil for Hanukah, Parshas Mikeitz 5766

New Law to Limit Volume at Simchas, Parshas Vayeishev 5766

Tax Consultants will No Longer Need Bagrut, Parshas Vayeishev 5766

Rain Tent Erected at Kosel Maarovi, Parshas Vayeishev 5766

Eretz Yisroel, at All Costs, Parshas Vayeishev 5766

Gedolei Yisroel Call for Reinforced Efforts to Use Kosher Electricity on Shabbos, Parshas Vayishlach 5766

Amendment to Require Products to be Labeled Milchig, Fleishig or Pareve, Parshas Vayeitzei 5766

Writing for the Chareidi Public, Parshas Vayeitzei 5766

Mesillah Opens New Branch in Beitar Illit to Help Families Achieve Financial Stability, Parshas Toldos 5766

Ban on Tuna, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5766

Shas Being Distributed for Next Cycle Le'Ilui Nishmas HaRav Shach zt"l, Parshas Vayeiro 5766

Achsania Shel Torah Begins Operations in Jerusalem, Parshas Lech Lecho 5766

Israeli Water is Bug- Free, Succos Issue 5766

Shabbos Shuvoh Droshos Included Warnings to Avoid Unapproved Cell Phones, Succos Issue 5766

Health Ministry Recommendations Regarding Soybean Consumption, Succos Issue 5766

Observations: Simple Things that Hospitals Should Do, Succos Issue 5766

Lulavim to be Imported from Spain Instead of el-Arish, Parshas Ki Sovo 5765

Collective Supplementary Health Insurance Plan for Entire Chareidi Public, Parshas Ki Sovo 5765

Vaadas HaRabbonim LeInyonei Tikshores Approves Additional Cell Phone Models, Parshas Shoftim 5765

Kosher Vacationing, Parshas Voeschanan 5765

Premarital Genetic Screening Jewish Heredity Issues, Parshas Devorim 5765

Summer is Snake Season, Parshas Massei 5765

BUG UPDATE, Tammuz 5765, Parshas Mattos 5765

Hyperactivity — from a Different Angle Altogether, Parshas Pinchos 5765

The Other Half of Sitting Shiva, Parshas Pinchos 5765

Hatzoloh Warns Public to Exercise Caution in Heat, Parshas Bolok 5765

Kollel Shomrei Hachomos Operates Book-Lending Program, Parshas Bolok 5765

Enormous Chareidi Housing Project in Yeruchom, Parshas Chukas 5765

Chief Rabbinate Makes HaRav Adler and HaRav Efrati in Charge of Jerusalem Kashrus, Parshas Chukas 5765

Herzliya Beach Opens Following Special Arrangements With City of Bnei Brak, Parshas Chukas 5765

Bituach Leumi to Submit Multi- year Plan to Provide Handicapped Access to Mikvo'os, Parshas Chukas 5765

No Halachic Scales For The South African Kingklip Fish, Parshas Korach 5765

Rabbi Gafni Proposes Law Allowing Installation of Shabbos Clock in Stairwell Without Neighbors' Consent, Parshas Shelach 5765

Dollar Rises 12 Agorot in Three Months, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5765

Kashrus Certification Now Required for Over-the-Counter Drugs, Parshas Nosso 5765

Missionary Material Handed Out at Tel Aviv Food Festival, Parshas Nosso 5765

Lev L'Achim Renews Warnings Against Vacations at Nes Amim, Parshas Bechukosai 5765

Bank Leumi Share Grants Approved, Parshas Bechukosai 5765

Notzrei Loshon Binder Available, Parshas Bechukosai 5765

Why it is Now OK to Go to the Kosel Maarovi on Shabbos and Yom Tov, Parshas Behar 5765

International Kashrus Conference Opens in Jerusalem — Issurei Hano'oh Ingredients Possible in Medicines, Parshas Behar 5765

Fire Safety, Parshas Behar 5765

Repeat Warning Against All Cell Phone Use by Yeshiva Students, Parshas Emor 5765

Kosel Bus Lines will Run Until 1:00 AM, Parshas Emor 5765

Gathering in Givat Shaul to Mark End of Shivoh for HaRav Wolbe, zt"l, Parshas Emor 5765

Botei Din Ban "Drawer Plan" Housework System, Parshas Kedoshim 5765

A Detailed Halachic Guide Including Practical Advice for Erev Pesach Shechal Lihiyos BeShabbos, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Touring Safely: Bein Hazmanim Perils, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Quinoa Should Not be Used on Pesach, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Oat Matzo: From Scotland to the World, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Cigarettes Have Chometz!, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Checking Strawberries, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Magen David Adom Warns that Fish and Matzoh Pose Choking Hazards, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Travelers Beware when Taking Packages, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Parents, Children, and the Seder Table, Parshas Achrei Mos 5765

Surveillance Cameras in Old City Rendered Suitable for Shabbos Use, Parshas Metzora 5765

High Percentage of Orloh in Certain Summer Fruits, Parshas Metzora 5765

New "Kosher" Cell Phones Free of Content Services, Parshas Vayikro 5765

A Woman's Work, Parshas Vayikro 5765

Final Approval for Daylight Savings Time Law, Parshas Pekudei 5765

Tried and True Seguloh, Parshas Pekudei 5765

Various Events Scheduled to Mark Completion of Daf Yomi Cycle, Parshas Tetzaveh 5765

Just One Word. Amen, Parshas Tetzaveh 5765

Employment Project for Modi'in Illit Women Gains Momentum, Parshas Terumoh 5765

Bezeq Donated NIS 2.8 Million to Charity Organizations, Parshas Terumoh 5765

Arise Yerushalayim, the Holy City, Parshas Beshalach 5765

Changes in Egged Lines from Jerusalem and Bnei Brak to Tzfas and Meron, Parshas Beshalach 5765

Checking Dried Fruit, Parshas Beshalach 5765

BUG UPDATE, Tevet 5765, Parshas Voera 5765

Bill to Prevent Fake Sifrei Torah and Megillos, Parshas Vayechi 5765

XFone Offers Lowest Rate on International Calling, Parshas Vayechi 5765

The Vote of Orthodox Jews in the US Election, Parshas Vayigash 5765

Government Assistance for Apartment Buyers to Drop at End of December, Parshas Vayeshev 5765

BUG UPDATE, KISLEV 5765, Parshas Vayetze 5765

Line Ten Joins Jerusalem's Mehadrin Lines, Parshas Vayetze 5765

Stricter Car Safety Laws for Children, Parshas Chaye Soro 5765

Fourth Annual Shas Cycle in Memory of HaRav Shach Begins, Parshas Vayero 5765

Smoking on Yom Tov is Prohibited MideOraisa, Succos 5765

Religious Council of Jerusalem -- Council Chairman's Office, Succos 5765

Insects in Sechach, Succos 5765

Smoking on Yom Tov is Prohibited MideOraisa, Parshas Nitzovim- Vayeilech 5764

Bein Hashmoshos: A Possible Issur DeOraisa, Parshas Nitzovim- Vayeilech 5764

New Head of El Al Pledges Not to Fly on Shabbos, Parshas Ki Sovo 5764

Orloh Fruits from Current Harvest Season Found in Produce Markets, Parshas Ki Sovo 5764

Choosing the Music -- A Yiddishe Wedding, Parshas Ki Sovo 5764

Forms on Yeshivos Gedolos and Kollelim Due, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5764

Antismoking Organization Launches Broad Campaign, Parshas Shoftim 5764

Vetalmudo Beyodo: How to Become a Talmid Chochom, Parshas Shoftim 5764

Rabbonim Urge Public to Avoid Visiting Sites Open on Shabbos, Parshas Rei 5764

Don't Smoke, Parshas Eikev 5764

Beware of Yichud in X- ray Rooms, Parshas Vo'eschanan 5764

The New Zealand Dateline, Parshas Vo'eschanan 5764

New Child Allowances Take Effect, Parshas Devorim 5764

Hundreds of Condensed Shemiras Haloshon Shiurim Around the Country, Parshas Devorim 5764

New Amendment Requires Bathing Facilities to Provide Separate Hours, Parshas Mattos- Masei 5764

Two Other Supermarket Chains Announce They Will Remain Closed on Shabbos, Parshas Mattos-Masei 5764

Kosher Beach in Herzliyah Reopens, Parshas Pinchos 5764

Gedolei Yisroel Warn Against Birthright Trips to Israel, Parshas Bolok 5764

Security Escort for Visitors at Mount of Olives, Parshas Bolok 5764

BUG UPDATE, SIVAN 5764, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5764

The Importance of Sheitels in our Troubled Times, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5764

New US Report Links More Diseases to Smoking, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5764

The Importance of Sheitels in our Troubled Times, Parshas Nosso 5764

Shearis Yisroel Rabbonim Begin Checking Kashrus of Different Types of Wigs, Parshas Nosso 5764

On Wigs and Wings..., Parshas Nosso 5764

Righteous Women, Parshas Nosso 5764

The Great Sheitel Kiddush Hashem, Parshas Bamidbar 5764

High Percentage of Orloh in Summer Fruits, Parshas Bamidbar 5764

Realtor Exclusivity Limited to Six Months, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5764

Building Contractors Accuse State of Taxing Apartment Buyers Excessively, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5764

Survivors From Western Europe, Hungary May Now Be Eligible for Claims Conference Pensions, Parshas Emor 5764

Investigation Underway to Evaluate Certain Sheitels, Parshas Emor 5764

Bikur Cholim, Parshas Emor 5764

About Packaging Dates, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5764

The Value of a Prutoh, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5764

Gedolei Yisroel Warn Against Series of Books Containing Alterations in Siddurim and Chumoshim, Parshas Tzav/Pesach 5764

More About Ritalin, Parshas Yisro 5764

Bedikas Hamozone Cahalochoh, Parshas Beshalach 5764

Agriculture Ministry to Alter Insurance Contract to Protect Farmers Who Keep Shmittah, Parshas Voeiro 5764

Mayor's Revolutionary Plan to Lower Housing Costs in Jerusalem, Parshas Shemos 5764

Response of Rav Vaye and Rav Shmulevitz to Letters by Rav Landau against Specially-Grown Vegetables, Parshas Shemos 5764

Sparing Jews from Financial Losses, Parshas Shemos 5764

The Mishna Berurah Amud Yomi Program, Parshas Vayechi 5764

Israel to give away Hebrew Version of Open Office, Parshas Vayechi 5764


Upcoming Conference on Bukharan Jewry, Parshas Vayeishev 5764

Instructions for Kohanim Entering Hospitals, Parshas Vayeitzei 5764

Bolstering Efforts to Prevent Sale of Orloh, Parshas Vayeitzei 5764

Insect-Free Vegetables Grown Hydroponically, Parshas Vayeitzei 5764

Problematic Shemittah Wine, Parshas Shmini 5763

USA Shmittah Update, Parshas Vayikra 5762

Shemittah Concerns Still Trouble USA, Parshas Mishpatim 5762

Gala Shearis Rally Marks End of Successful Shmittah Year, Parshas Shemos 5762

U.S. Shmittah Product Category List, Parshas Vayeishev 5762

Further U.S. Shmittah Issues, Parshas Vayishlach 5762

U.S. Shmittah Advisory, Parshas Toldos 5762

The Gaon Said to Write a Prusbul Throughout the World, Parshas Nitzavim 5761/Rosh Hashana- Yom Kippur 5762

In Honor of Shmittah and its Heroes, Parshas Nitzavim 5761/Rosh Hashana- Yom Kippur 5762

Observations: OU Gives Kashrus Certification to Heter Mechirah Products, Parshas Shoftim 5761

Otzar Beis Din Grape Juice Distributed, Parshas Shoftim 5761

Proper Shemittah Observance, Parshas Shelach 5761

Gedolei Haposkim Urge Use of Otzar Beis Din Fruit, Parshas Shelach 5761

Bs"d, Iyar 5761, Parshas Shelach 5761

Bs"d, Iyar 5761, Parshas Shelach 5761

Politica, Parshas Nasso 5761

This Shabbos: Fundraising Around in the World on Behalf of the Shmittah- Observing Farmers, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5761

Helping the Gibborei Hakoach, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5761

Vegetables from the Aravah, Parshas Emor 5761

The Heter Mechirah Debate / Can Good Come from Evil?, Parshas Vayikra 5761

Hundreds of Farmers Join Keren Shevi'is Kollelim, Parshas Terumah 5761

Five Million NIS Transferred to Shmittah Observant Farmers, Parshas Terumah 5761

The Struggle for Shmittah Observance This Year: Jewish Produce, the Heter Mechirah, Sefichim and Geuloh, Parshas Mishpotim 5761

Issues of Shmittah 5761: Shelichus, the Arava and More, Parshas Mishpotim 5761

Rishon Letzion Issues Order Granting Kashrus Certification to Marketers of Sefichin Produce, Parshas Vo'era 5761

HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Urges Support of Shmittah Observant Farmers, Parshas Vo'era 5761

American Roshei Yeshiva and Rabbonim Hold Emergency Meeting for Keren Shevi'is, Parshas Vayigash 5761

The "First" Shmittah: The Chazon Ish's Role In The Renewal Of Shmittah Observance, Parshas Vayishlach 5761

Lettuce Under Fire, Parshas Vayeitze 5761

A Sacred Call: To our Brothers of Sephardi and Oriental Descent, Parshas Vayeitzei 5761

We Need Rain for Shmitta, Parshas Toldos 5761

Large Eida HaChareidis Rally for Shmitta Observing Farmers, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5761

Otzar Beis Din of Shearis Yisroel Set Up, Parshas Vayeiro 5761

What Will We Eat?, Parshas Lech Lecho 5761

Keren Hashevi'is Executive Board Meets, Parshas Noach 5761

What Will We Eat?, Parshas Noach 5761

The Laws of Shevi'is, Parshas Bereishis 5761

The Laws of Shevi'is, Succos 5761

Farmers Declaration on Erev Rosh Hashonoh, Succos 5761

Thousand of Farmers Will Observe Shmitta Starting on Shabbos Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashana-Yom Kippur 5761

Letter By HaRav Yosef Sholom Eliashiv About Shmitta, Parshas Nitzavim- Vayeilech 5760

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