Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Rabbi Kanievsky: Millions of children stuck at home 'in spiritual danger'

Rabbi Kanievsky: Millions of children stuck at home 'in spiritual danger'

Lithuanian haredi sage criticizes government failure to work to reopen education system: 'boredom and idleness lead to sin.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2021, 3:35 PM
'Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky was not humiliated on Eretz Nehederet'

'Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky was not humiliated on Eretz Nehederet'

In response to complaints against satirical sketch lampooning rabbi, Second Broadcasting Authority replies, denying it mocked Jewish leader.Yonatan Gottleib, 2/2/2021, 5:23 PM
Uproar after Eretz Nehederet mocks Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Uproar after Eretz Nehederet mocks Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

MK Moshe Gafni says showrunners can 'burn in hell' for imitating leader of Lithuanian haredi community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2021, 6:49 PM
Jewish man who became observant in prison pardoned by Trump

Jewish man who became observant in prison pardoned by Trump

A year and a half ago, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blessed man who agreed to keep the commandments in prison. Yesterday he was released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2021, 3:49 PM
'My father, Rabbi Kanievsky, instructed me to receive vaccine'

'My father, Rabbi Kanievsky, instructed me to receive vaccine'

Rabbanit Koldetzky, daughter of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, receives second dose of Covid vaccine in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2021, 10:39 AM
MK Kahana blessed by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

MK Kahana blessed by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Yamina MK meets with leader of Lithuanian haredi community. says Torah united the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2020, 2:33 PM
Rabbi Kanievsky instructs haredi girls' schools to reopen

Rabbi Kanievsky instructs haredi girls' schools to reopen

Despite opposition from Health Ministry, leading haredi rabbi calls on haredi educators to fully reopen girls' schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2020, 2:21 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky recovers from coronavirus

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky recovers from coronavirus

Leader of non-hasidic haredi Jewry declared healthy after being diagnosed with coronavirus earlier this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2020, 5:24 PM
Minister Omar Yankelevich condemns Rabbi Kanievsky illustration

Minister Omar Yankelevich condemns Rabbi Kanievsky illustration

Diaspora Minister outraged by illustration in Haaretz against Rav Kanievsky: 'No room for hatred, portraying brothers as disease spreaders.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2020, 8:09 PM
MK Gafni tells PM: Leave our schools open, no harm will result

MK Gafni tells PM: Leave our schools open, no harm will result

Degel HaTorah MK clarifies that his party intends to abide by the ruling of its spiritual head, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky.Y Rabinovitz, 10/18/2020, 10:58 PM
Police close haredi schools opened in defiance of regulations, fine principals

Police close haredi schools opened in defiance of regulations, fine principals

Schools opened following a ruling by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, after negotiations with the government broke down.Y Rabinovitz, 10/18/2020, 6:40 PM
Rabbi Kanievsky orders opening Torah studies in haredi centers

Rabbi Kanievsky orders opening Torah studies in haredi centers

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky instructs principals of Talmud Torah and Yeshivot Ketanot without boarding schools to begin studies as usual tomorrow.Mordechai Sones, 10/17/2020, 8:54 PM
Plan to reopen haredi schools frozen

Plan to reopen haredi schools frozen

Senior haredi rabbis freeze plan to reopen schools Monday, push for agreement with government to reopen education system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2020, 10:53 PM
Rabbi Kanievsky: Reopen the schools

Rabbi Kanievsky: Reopen the schools

Leading haredi rabbi calls for the reopening of schools, but says reopenings should be coordinated with the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2020, 8:50 PM
Watch: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky collapses during celebration

Watch: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky collapses during celebration

Leading rabbi with coronavirus collapses during Simchat Beit Hashoeva, appears to quickly recover.Yehonatan Gottleib, 10/11/2020, 1:59 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky experiencing "dangerous stage of coronavirus"

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky experiencing "dangerous stage of coronavirus"

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky's household updated that during last night (Thursday) and this morning, the Rabbi's temperature has increasedArutz Sheva, 10/9/2020, 3:12 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky's household: 'His condition is excellent'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky's household: 'His condition is excellent'

Household of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, who tested COVID positive, publishes picture of rabbi in sukkah. 'His condition is excellent, b"H.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2020, 10:35 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky diagnosed with coronavirus

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky diagnosed with coronavirus

Leading haredi rabbi tests positive for the coronavirus, is said to be in good condition.David Rosenberg, 10/2/2020, 11:13 AM
Ronni Gamzu apologizes: 'I respect and honor Rabbi Kanievsky'

Ronni Gamzu apologizes: 'I respect and honor Rabbi Kanievsky'

Coronavirus commissar retracts criticism against Rabbi Kanievsky after clarifying the rabbi gave no instruction to stop tests in yeshivas.Mordechai Sones, 9/7/2020, 4:49 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: Yeshiva students should remain on campus until holidays

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: Yeshiva students should remain on campus until holidays

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky instructs yeshiva students to remain on campus to avoid risk of spreading coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2020, 12:40 PM
Rabbi Kanievsky: 'Don't test yeshiva students for coronavirus'

Rabbi Kanievsky: 'Don't test yeshiva students for coronavirus'

Post-high school yeshivas should not test students, so as not to disrupt yeshivas' learning, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 2:40 PM
Rabbi Kanievsky: Don't rush to send students into isolation

Rabbi Kanievsky: Don't rush to send students into isolation

Senior haredi rabbi tells educators they must keep yeshivas open, not to rush to order students into quarantine.Michal Levi, 9/1/2020, 1:56 PM
Haredi leaders: 'Don't sit in a study hall which doesn't keep coronavirus restrictions'

Haredi leaders: 'Don't sit in a study hall which doesn't keep coronavirus restrictions'

Leading haredi rabbis urge public to avoid attending events, avoid places of study which do not adhere to Health Ministry standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 9:37 AM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: 'Our sins caused us to be chased from our synagogues'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: 'Our sins caused us to be chased from our synagogues'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, prominent haredi rabbi, explains why he thinks synagogues and study halls shut, calls for stricter standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 1:12 PM
Letter from leading Rabbis: “Those Who Stand At Death’s Door”

Letter from leading Rabbis: “Those Who Stand At Death’s Door”

A letter from Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky & the Vizhnitzer Rebbe has circulated around the globe this week. The Rabbis call to help those in need.Vaad Ha'Rabanim, 3/29/2020, 6:45 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blesses Netanyahu aides

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blesses Netanyahu aides

'With G-d's help and the rabbi's blessing, we will see salvation soon,' Jonatan Urich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 2:50 PM
Help converts pay for their wedding - and get a special blessing

Help converts pay for their wedding - and get a special blessing

A soon-to-be married couple of converts who left their old lives and home abroad to move to Israel need your help to cover wedding expenses.Sponsored Content, 7/8/2019, 6:06 PM
Donate $1 and get rare brocha from Harav Chaim Kanievsky

Donate $1 and get rare brocha from Harav Chaim Kanievsky

Donate $1 for the wedding of these geirim and get a rare brocha from Harav Chaim Kanievsky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 5:50 PM
'Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky is my Prime Minister'

'Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky is my Prime Minister'

Haredi MK surprises audience by declaring that 'his' Prime Minister is Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 3:00 PM
United Right chief Rafi Peretz meets with Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

United Right chief Rafi Peretz meets with Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Channel 2 News reporter Yair Sherki: 'I don't remember such a close relationship between the NRP leader and haredim.'Sara Rubenstein, 6/14/2019, 7:48 AM
Jewish Home chief meets with Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Jewish Home chief meets with Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

The meeting was also attended by Degel Hatorah chairman MK Moshe Gafni.Hezki Baruch, 5/16/2019, 4:54 PM
Haredi rabbis protest Eurovision Sabbath desecration

Haredi rabbis protest Eurovision Sabbath desecration

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky leads call for prayers in protest of Sabbath desecration caused by Saturday's Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/15/2019, 2:39 PM
Shas lawmakers oppose plan to merge with UTJ

Shas lawmakers oppose plan to merge with UTJ

Shas MKs say initiative to run together with their Ashkenazic counterparts would destroy Shas' unique identity, pledge to oppose the move.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 7:15 PM
Ambassador Friedman meets leading haredi rabbi

Ambassador Friedman meets leading haredi rabbi

US Ambassador David Friedman visits home of prominent haredi Torah sage and leading halakhic authority Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 11:50 PM
"My name wasn't always Chana"

"My name wasn't always Chana"

A convert's dream come true. She knew, even then, that there was something more to life.Sponsored Content, 10/22/2018, 3:10 PM
'Torah study eliminates need for smoke detectors'

'Torah study eliminates need for smoke detectors'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky dismisses need to prevent next fire tragedy, says Torah study provides enough protection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2018, 12:48 PM
Police demolish illegal Yerushalmi Faction synagogue

Police demolish illegal Yerushalmi Faction synagogue

Police drag out worshipers holed up in illegal Jerusalem synagogue associated with the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 3:00 PM
'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blasts Yerushalmi Faction over wave of anti-draft protests: 'They're empty, foolish people who insult great rabbis.'David Rosenberg, 10/23/2017, 8:27 AM
Rabbi Kanievsky supports head of NGO investigated by police

Rabbi Kanievsky supports head of NGO investigated by police

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky publicly visits head of the 'Matanat Chaim' NGO, under investigation for trading organ donations for money.Tzvi Lev, 10/9/2017, 4:42 PM
Misquoting Rabbi Kanievsky caused Shabbat desecration

Misquoting Rabbi Kanievsky caused Shabbat desecration

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky never actually permitted traveling on the Sabbath to escape Hurricane Irma.Tzvi Lev, 9/17/2017, 3:06 PM
Need to escape Irma? Haredi rabbi says you can travel on Shabbat

Need to escape Irma? Haredi rabbi says you can travel on Shabbat

Bnei Brak's Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky permits Jews in Hurricane Irma's path to evacuate on Shabbat.JTA, 9/8/2017, 1:47 PM
How One Gabbai Crowdfunded Rav Chaim's Newest Sefer

How One Gabbai Crowdfunded Rav Chaim's Newest Sefer

New 'Moadei HaGra"Ch' responsa a treasure for future generations.Kupat Ha'Ir, 6/22/2017, 5:06 PM
Rav Kanievsky calls to aid Torah scholar

Rav Kanievsky calls to aid Torah scholar

Urgent letter issued by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky on behalf of anonymous Talmid Chacham.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2017, 2:43 PM
The most critical 120 hours of the year

The most critical 120 hours of the year

Rav Chaim Kanievsky's promise: Donate to Kupat Ha'Ir and he will stand for you.Kupat Ha'Ir, 9/30/2016, 9:07 AM
Rav Chaim Kanievsky calls on public to act

Rav Chaim Kanievsky calls on public to act

Major rabbi asks for help saving a haredi man from debt collectors in honor of Lag Ba'Omer.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/22/2016, 9:48 AM
'Murdered Jews Make Atonement, Messiah Must Come'

'Murdered Jews Make Atonement, Messiah Must Come'

Leading hareidi rabbi hears harrowing details of Har Nof synagogue attack, how congregation rabbi saved 'by a miracle.'Ari Yashar, 11/21/2014, 2:06 PM
R' Kanievski: Prayers for Slain Teens Not in Vain

R' Kanievski: Prayers for Slain Teens Not in Vain

Leading hareidi Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky says prayers for the missing teens did not go to waste.Yaakov Levi, 6/30/2014, 11:29 PM