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TRAGIC: Petira of R’ Yosef Neiman Z”L, Victim of Monsey Stabbing On Chanukah

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Monsey stabbing victim R’ Yosef Neiman Z”L. He As YWN reported at the time, R Yosef was brutally stabbed during the horrific Chanukah Monsey attack at Rabbi Rottenberg’s Shul. He was in and out of the hospital since then, and was Niftar on Sunday afternoon. Boruch […]

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The Youngerleit Are Being Hit Hard

Many are suffering tremendous financial losses, our Yeshivaleit and rebbeim among them. Keren Bnei Torah was started four years ago under the N’sius of R Elya Ber Wachfogel Shlita and with the support of all the gedolim in America with the goal of providing hundreds of thousands of dollars of financial support for B’nei Torah, […]

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CORONA VICTIM: HaRav Nachman Morgan Z”TL Of Los Angeles

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Nachman Morgan Z”TL, a pillar of the Los Angeles community for over 35 years. The Niftar was a Rebbe in Yeshiva Toras Emmes in Los Angeles for many years, and spent years learning Bichavrusa with Bochrim, Yungerleit, and children – literally day and night. He […]

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Tosher Community Asks Government To Help Them Enforce Quarantine

The Tosh Orthodox Jewish Community in Boisbriand is asking for help from Laurentian Public Health and the Boisbriand municipality police department to enforce a quarantine of their community of 4,000 people. Community officials made this decision after receiving the partial results of the tests that were carried out on a hundred people living in the […]

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Israel’s 14th Fatality: Mrs. Perel Weisel, Of Rechovot

Mrs. Perel Weisel, 94, passed away on Sunday at Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak after she tested positive for the coronavirus. Mrs. Weisel was born in Romania, B’Chadrei Chareidim reported. Her father, Rav Yaakov Shalom Rosenfeld, z’tl, was a Rav and had close ties with the Rebbe, Rav Eliezer Wolf of Kretchnif, and other […]

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UNPRECEDENTED: Kevura On Shabbos? Bucharest Community Receives Heter To Bury Meis On Shabbos Due To Gov’t Orders

Government authorities in many countries have issued orders to cremate all coronavirus victims and ZAKA organizations around the world are struggling to find solutions for Jewish meisim. In England, after much effort by both Jewish and Muslim religious leaders, the government agreed to include a stipulation to the law that victims whose families object to […]

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Quarantined? YIZKOR.com Can Help You Say Kadish For Your Loved One

Due to the current situation, many Jews are faced with the inability to say Kaddish. When a person passes away the soul ascends to the heavenly court where it must face judgment for all the actions performed during its lifetime. Based on this judgment, the soul will be rewarded for its merits and punished for its […]

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Israeli Gov’t Considering Imposing Closure On Chareidi Cities

According to current Health Ministry data, the four communities with the highest percentage of confirmed coronavirus cases are Chareidi, prompting the Finance Ministry’s Director-General Shai Babad to suggest locking down those communities at a government meeting on Sunday morning. Some reports said that the preparations have already been made and the authorities are just waiting […]

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UPDATE: New York State Nears 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths

New York state’s coronavirus death toll is nearing 1,000. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The state accounts for more than 40% of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. The number of disease-related deaths in the state jumped Sunday to 965 from 728 the day before, Cuomo said. The vast majority have been in New York City. Figures […]

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Age Is Not The Only Risk For Severe Coronavirus Disease

Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women. And as cases skyrocket in the U.S. and Europe, it’s becoming more clear that how healthy you […]

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Strasbourg, France: A Majority Of Jewish Community Of 20K Infected, Anti-Semitism Rising, Chief Rabbi Says

The city of Strasbourg in eastern France has one of the largest Jewish communities in France outside of Paris and according to the chief rabbi, a majority of the community is most likely already infected with the coronavirus. Chief Rabbi of Strasbourg, Rav Avraham Weill, told Israel’s Army Radio on Friday that one member of […]

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Specter Of 100K-Plus Virus Deaths As Trump Seeks Reopening

As President Donald Trump looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., his foremost infection disease expert says the country could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Anthony Fauci, speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, offered his prognosis as the federal […]

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Children Left Reeling After Shocking Death of Parent to Coronavirus

The Jewish communities of New York and New Jersey are reeling, as COVID-19 rips through its population, robbing us prematurely of many precious neshamos. New York’s coronavirus death toll is nearing 100,000, and Governor Andrew Cuomo estimates that there will be “millions of cases.” Funerals in Crown Heights have been postponed due to the high […]

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Relief Package Billions Can’t Buy Hospitals Out Of Shortages

The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won’t fix the problem facing doctors and nurses: a critical shortage of protective gowns, gloves and masks. The problem isn’t a lack of money, experts say. It’s that there’s not enough of those supplies available to […]

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PSAK HALACHA: HaRav Chaim Kanievsky: “Assur To Daven In A Minyan, Din Rodeif To Anyone Who Violates Health Ministry Directives”

In light of the rapidly increasing cases of the coronavirus in Bnei Brak and other Chareidi areas, Harav Chaim Kanievsky instructed the rabbanim of Bnei Brak on Sunday that each person should daven in yechidus and not in a minyan since it’s a matter of pikuach nefesh. Harav Chaim also condemned anyone who violates Israel’s […]

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Kamayoh protecting from Ayin horah and all harm and removing ayin horah remotely.

‘Sheva Tiheyenoh’ has the full written haskomoh of Hagaon Rav Mattisyahu Doitch shlita (Dayan of Bedatz Eidah Chareidis Yerusholayim, Moreh D’Asrah Ramat Shlomo) to supply the Kamayoh of the tzaddik Rav Avrohom Chamuy Ztz’l for protection not only from ayin horah, but according to Rav Chamuy’s own words- “tried and tested a thousand times…he will […]

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Israel: 3,865 Cases, 15 Deaths, 22-Year-Old In Serious Condition

There are 3,865 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel, with 64 in serious condition and 82 in moderate condition. A 15th death from the coronavirus was announced late Sunday afternoon by Sha’arei Tzedek Hospital when Rosa Sherman Arbel, a’h, 84, was niftar. Rosa’s family said that “she was a devoted mother and grandmother who […]

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