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News and updates about Rabbi Kanievsky

Meet Rabbi Kanievsky's 'successor'

98-year-old Rabbi Edelstein is the natural heir to Rabbi Kanievsky Z”L.

Meet Rabbi Kanievsky's 'successor'

Bennett: Meron tragedy must not be repeated

Prime Minister stresses: 'All precautions must be taken so that the tragedy of Meron is not repeated.'

Bennett: Meron tragedy must not be repeated

Prayers and tears: Hundreds of thousands gather for Rabbi Kanievsky's funeral

As crowds stream to Bnei Brak to accompany the leading Rabbi on his final journey, authorities urge public to observe safety precautions.

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Thousands gather at Rabbi Kanievsky's residence, Bnei Brak roads blocked ahead of funeral

Thousands of faithful are paying their final respects to the revered rabbi, with roads and highways blocked off for the funeral procession.

Thousands gather at Rabbi Kanievsky's residence, roads blocked

Rabbi Kanievsky orders closure of haredi elementary schools

PM speaks with grandson of Rabbi Kanievsky, who says his grandfather instructed the schools to shut down for several days.

Rabbi Kanievsky orders closure of haredi elementary schools

'Isolate the haredim, cut them off,' says Prof. Gabi Barbash

"The haredi problem is truly difficult to address," says former Health Ministry director-general. "They have politicians in a stranglehold."

'Isolate the haredim, cut them off'

Matan Torah and Da’at Torah

With all the uncertainty about implications of the Coronavirus crisis, the courageous voice of Rabbi Rabinovich will be sorely missed.

Matan Torah and Da’at Torah

The haredi sector and coronavirus: Just the facts, please

To Ron Jager: It is sad that what began as a factual piece concerning COVID-19 descended into lambasting all of Haredi society. Opinion.

The haredi sector and coronavirus: Just the facts, please

Coronavirus: Rabbi Kanievsky's home closed to the public

Household of haredi leader announces daily receptions at the home are temporarily canceled. Questions can be sent via fax.

Coronavirus: Rabbi Kanievsky's home closed to the public

Exile or Aliyah? – That is the question

Exile or Aliyah? – That is the question

Rabbi Kanievsky’s medical miracle

Doctors said the unborn baby had a severe heart defect, but Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky insisted again and again: “The boy is healthy.”

Rabbi Kanievsky’s medical miracle

Rabbi Kanievsky rules pot kosher - even for Pesach

Leading haredi rabbi declares marijuana kosher for Passover, just months after Orthodox Union certifies cannabis as kosher.

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Rabbi Kanievsky tells medics: Don't save terrorist

In meeting with heads of United Hatzalah, leading haredi rabbi says that if it is clear who the terrorist is, don't save him.

Rabbi Kanievsky instructs paramedics: Don't save terrorists