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Rabbi Haim Kanievsky

News and updates about Rabbi Haim Kanievsky

Several close relatives of Rabbi Kanievsky diagnosed with coronavirus

Spokesman clarifies that all those who continue to come into contact with the rabbi have already recovered from the virus.

Covid outbreak in home of Rabbi Kanievsky

Rabbis Kanievsky, Edelstein: Pray outside insofar as possible

Ahead of Sukkot, leading rabbis Rabbi Kanievsky and Rabbi Edelstein release instructions on communal conduct in light of coronavirus.

Rabbis Kanievsky, Edelstein: Pray outside insofar as possible

Report: Rabbi Kanievsky calls to pray without minyan

In light of high infection rate in city of Bnei Brak, city rabbis spoke with Lithuanian-haredi leader, who instructed to pray alone.

Report: Rabbi Kanievsky calls to pray without minyan

Listen Live! Yom Tefila and Yom Kippur Koton Wed 11:30 AM and 4:30 PM (EST)

Important spiritual Initiative in wake of coronavirus crisis

Listen Live! Prayer day initiated by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Rabbi Kanievsky campaigns for UTJ ahead of election

Leader of Lithuanian haredim travels around the country for flurry of UTJ campaign events in final days before election.

Rabbi Kanievsky campaigns for UTJ ahead of election

Sephardic rabbis furious: 'They forged our signatures. Liars.'

Senior Sephardic rabbis enraged after anonymous notices bashing Draft Law has their signature affixed on it.

Sephardic rabbis furious: 'They forged our signatures. Liars.'

Father kidnaps baby minutes before circumcision

Formerly religious father runs off with newborn son moments before circumcision where Rabbi Kanievsky was set to serve as 'sandak'.

Secular father kidnaps baby minutes before circumcision

'If the groom has a smart phone, cancel the match'

Paper publishes ruling by Rabbi Kanievsky, advising bride-to-be to cancel wedding with young man over non-kosher cell phone.

'If the groom has a smart phone, cancel the wedding'

Rabbi Kanievsky's Shavuot promise

For 72 Hours only from Kupat Ha’ir: Receive a special blessing from the Gadol Hatorah on Shavuot.

Rabbi Kanievsky's Shavuot promise

Rabbis Call for Early Shabbat for Kidnapped Teens

Rabbis from all streams issue united call for Jews to usher in Shabbat earlier as boys still missing after one week.

Rabbis Call for Early Shabbat for the Sake of Kidnapped Teens

Elections: Rav Auerbach Gets Threatening Note

Note left on Rabbi's car demanding he close list running against mainstream hareidi party in municipal elections.

Council Elections: Rabbi Auerbach Gets Threatening Note