Gedolim


Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah Meet in Yerushalayim

The Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah of Agudas Yisrael in Eretz Yisrael, discussed on Sunday how to advance the law that enables yeshiva students to continue their Torah studies, as well as…

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Harav Yechiel Nisselbaum, z”l

One of the last remaining talmidim of the Chofetz Chaim, Harav Yechiel Nisselbaum, z”l, was niftar Monday, 4 Kislev, at age 103. Reb Yechiel was born in the town of…

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Moetzes Directs MKs Regarding Coalition Agreements

The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of Agudas Yisrael met on Monday evening in Yerushalayim, and directed the Agudas Yisrael MKs regarding the details of the coalition agreements. As is known, UTJ…

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Outcry Over Renewed Threats to Vilna Cemetery

Jewish groups reacted with alarm to a statement by Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkerslius regarding construction planned for one of Jewry’s most sacred sites, the Snipisek Jewish Cemetery in Vilnius.…

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Hagaon Harav Yehudah Aryeh Treger, zt”l

It was with great sadness that the Torah world and particularly the community of Antwerp learned of the petirah of Hagaon Harav Yehudah Aryeh Treger, zt”l, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas…

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Hagaon Harav Chaim Greineman, zt”l

The Torah world was stunned at the news of the petirah of Hagaon Harav Chaim Greineman on Friday, Shevi’i shel Pesach. He was 91. Thousands attended the levayah in Bnei…

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Harav Levi Rabinovitch, zt”l

On Motzoei Shabbos, Klal Yisrael, and Yerushalayim in particular, was pitched into mourning by news of the petirah of Harav Levi Rabinovitch zt”l, one of the celebrated poskim of the…

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Harav Yehoshua Schiff, zt”l

On Erev Shabbos, 17 Shevat, the olam haTorah suffered a major loss with the petirah of Harav Yehoshua Schiff, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivah Bais Shraga in Monsey, where he was…

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Hagaon Harav Chaim Epstein, zt”l

The American Torah world suffered an immeasurable loss Tuesday night with the petirah of Hagaon Harav Chaim Leib Epstein, who transmitted the Torah of his rebbeim in Mir and Lakewood…

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Jewish Groups Have Fond Memories of Cuomo

Former Gov. Mario Cuomo, who died Thursday, was a friend of the Orthodox community and had the “historic distinction” of being the highest elected official to personally appear before the…

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