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In Effort To Curb Charedi Outbreak – United Hatzalah Initiated Publicity Campaign for Charedim To Stay Home

United Hatzalah initiated a campaign aimed at explaining to the Charedi communities around Israel the importance of adhering to Health Ministry Regulations when it comes to Covid-19 Coronavirus. The campaign consists of tens of thousands of pashkvillim being posted in Charedi cities and communities, recorded phone calls targeting some 500,000 Charedim who do not use […]

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IDF Chief Of Staff Aviv Kochavi & 2 Top Generals Enter Self-Quarantine

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and two IDF generals entered self-quarantine on Tuesday after an IDF officer they met with was diagnosed with the coronavirus. Kochavi had a meeting with Homefront Command commanders last Sunday and one of the commanders was diagnosed with the virus on Tuesday, the IDF stated. “In light of this, […]

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Cedars-Sinai Hospital In Los Angeles Testing Possible Treatment New Drug For COVID-19

Cedars-Sinai announced Tuesday that it has joined an international effort to test an experimental antiviral drug as a potential treatment for COVID-19. The institution expects to enroll its first clinical trial participant this week, it said in a statement. Cedars-Sinai is among dozens of sites around the world participating in the clinical trial, sponsored by […]

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Are You Confident About Your Family’s Online Safety

Techloq has the internet safety of you and your family at our heart. The need for information and communication has rarely been more important than it is today. Our professional and family life has merged; more and more of us are confined to home…working from home, schooling from home, davening from home and shopping from […]

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HEARTBREAKING – TUESDAY NIFTARIM: Partial List of COVID-19 Victims

The following is a partial list of victims Niftar from the COVID-19 pandemic just from Tuesday morning until 9:00PM. Unfortunately, there are many more, but YWN does not have all the information. YWN has only published the names we were given. If you have any info to add, please contact YWN with the info. While many […]

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Flatbush: Petira of The Verdan Rebbe ZATZAL, The Z’kan Admorim

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Verdan Rebbe, HaRav Yosef Leifer ZATZAL. He was 95. The Rebbe collapsed suddenly in his home on Tuesday night, and was Niftar shortly after. The Rebbe, a Holocaust survivor, was the oldest Rebbe in the United States. His Bais Medrash is located on Avenue N […]

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US Consumer Confidence Sinks As Virus Begins Having Impact

U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month to its lowest level in nearly three years as the impact of the coronavirus on the economy began to be felt. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its confidence index dropped to a reading of 120 in March from February’s 132.6. It was the lowest reading since the index […]

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CORONA VICTIM: R’ Yitzchok Steinberg Z”L, Longtime Rebbe At Yeshiva Torah Temimah In Flatbush

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rav Yitzchok Steinberg Z”L. For over thirty years, Rabbi Steinberg was a beloved rebbi at Yeshiva Torah Temimah, teacher and director of the yeshiva’s boys’ minyan, bringing his expertise in chinuch and his love for talmidim each and every day. He was a dedicated mispallel at […]

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Rav Binyamin Finkel To Address Virtual Pesachim Yarchei Kallah.

Learning Continues For The Second Week Tomorrow, Wednesday, the 7th of Nissan, Rav Binyamin Finkel shlit”a, of Mir Yerushalayim will be giving divrei chizuk to lomdim around the world who’ve joined the Virtual Pesachim Yarchei Kallah. The Yarchei Kallah is Baruch Hashem going strong in it’s second second week, and more people join every day. Many are taking this opportunity to […]

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Israel Ranked As Safest Country To Be In During Corona Pandemic

According to a recent study conducted by the Deep Knowledge Group (DKG), Israel has ranked as the safest country to be in during the current Corona pandemic. The Deep Knowledge Group website gave Israel the highest marks of any country in coronavirus safety. Coming in first place with a ranking of 619, Israel made the […]

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Hagaon Harav Kanievsky Paskens: “Sreifas Chametz Only Through A Shaliach”

In light of the spread of the coronavirus, especially in Chareidi areas such as Bnei Brak, a shaila was asked to Hagaon Harav Chaim Kanievsky regarding Sreifas Chametz on Erev Pesach, B’Chadrei Chareidim reported. HaRav Chaim unequivocally paskened that due to the crowded conditions in Charedi areas, fulfilling Sreifas Chametz in the usual manner is […]

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AL EILAH ANI BOCHIYA: The Stones Of The Makom HaMikdash Are Sanitized

Every year before Pesach (and before Rosh Hashana), the notes in the Kosel are removed and the Kosel is cleaned for Pesach but this year an extra step was required. The Kosel was thoroughly cleaned on Tuesday for Pesach under the supervision of the Kosel Rav, Rav Shmuel Rabinowitz. Workers wearing gloves first removed the […]

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Marriott Says New Data Breach Affects 5.2 Million Guests

Marriott says guests’ names, loyalty account information and other personal details may have been accessed in the second major data breach to hit the company in less than two years. Marriott said Tuesday approximately 5.2 million guests worldwide may have been affected. The information taken may have included names, addresses, phone numbers, birthdays, loyalty information […]

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US Death Toll From The Virus Eclipses China’s Official Count

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 Tuesday, eclipsing China’s official count, as the deepening crisis in New York hit close to home for the governor when he disclosed, teary-eyed, that his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, has become infected. “But there’s a lesson in this,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said of his […]

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CNN’s Cuomo Says He Has Coronavirus, Has Shown Symptoms

CNN’s Chris Cuomo announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus but promised to continue doing his prime-time show from the basement of his home. Cuomo, who looked a little pale while doing his 9 p.m. Eastern show remotely Monday, said he’s had fever, chills and shortness of breath. “I just hope I […]

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Enhance your Pesach with Yeshivat Yishrei Lev’s innovative Self Study Guide!

Yeshivat Yishrei Lev in TelzStone, Israel, is excited to present this year’s edition of “Hilchos Pesach B’Pesach”! This Sefer is formatted in an original, daily, self-study style. Starting from Rosh Chodesh Nissan through the last days of Pesach, the Sefer presents a daily “Sugya” with guided “Mareh Mekomos” for both the layman, Yeshiva Bachur, and […]

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McConnell: Impeachment ‘Diverted Attention’ From Coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial distracted the federal government from the novel coronavirus as it reached the United States in January, despite warnings at the time from public health experts and members of Congress about the spread of the virus. McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, told conservative radio host Hugh […]

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