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
Rabbi Gershon Edelstein: 'Why were so many haredim affected by coronavirus?'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein: 'Why were so many haredim affected by coronavirus?'

Leading haredi rabbi explains why, in his opinion, so many of the Israelis who contracted coronavirus were from the haredi community.Ben Shaul, 5/6/2020, 2:13 PM
Rabbi Edelstein: Take care to maintain precautions during prayer

Rabbi Edelstein: Take care to maintain precautions during prayer

Rabbinic leader says it's still better to pray alone if precautions cannot be maintained in group prayer, after restrictions loosened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 7:57 AM
Rabbi Gershon Edelstein: 'On Seder night, everyone should be in his own home'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein: 'On Seder night, everyone should be in his own home'

'The Talmud discusses a person holding a seder alone - he asks himself Mah Nishtanah, and answers himself too.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 7:58 AM
Leading haredi rabbi hospitalized

Leading haredi rabbi hospitalized

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein is 'weak but in good condition,' sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2019, 12:30 PM
Haredi rabbi: Secular people aren't happy

Haredi rabbi: Secular people aren't happy

Rabbi Edelstein, a leading haredi rabbi, says many Jews aren't happy, those who lead a Torah lifestyle should feel pity for them.Ben Shaul, 4/17/2019, 2:59 PM
Haredi rabbi: Security situation is 'dangerous'

Haredi rabbi: Security situation is 'dangerous'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein tells followers situation is dangerous, encourages them not to give up hope, and to continue praying.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 4:28 PM
Leading haredi rabbi meets special needs yeshiva students

Leading haredi rabbi meets special needs yeshiva students

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein welcomes adolescents studying in special needs yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 9:49 AM
Watch: Trump envoy receives blessing from Ponevezh Rosh Yeshiva

Watch: Trump envoy receives blessing from Ponevezh Rosh Yeshiva

Jason Greenblatt receives blessing from Rabbi Gershon Edelstein for success in peacemaking efforts.Gary Willig, 3/29/2017, 10:00 PM