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Vizhnitz Rebbe: 'Torah obligation to wear a mask, obey Health Ministry'

Vizhnitz Rebbe: 'Torah obligation to wear a mask, obey Health Ministry'

Health Min. Yuli Edelstein visits hasidic rebbe, asking for help in stemming the spread of COVID-19 within the haredi community.Ben Shaul, 24/06/2020 13:10
Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Agudat Yisrael convenes, decides all factions will run one list to councils throughout country. Degel still threatens separate run.Mordechai Sones, 21/08/2018 03:46
Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

UTJ MK Menachem Porush heckled by extremist haredim as he attends circumcision in Bet Shemesh.Tzvi Lev, 29/04/2018 16:42
Vizhnitz Rebbe released from hospital

Vizhnitz Rebbe released from hospital

95-year-old hasidic leader returns home just before Shabbat.Haim Lev, 02/12/2017 20:06
Who sent falafels to the Vizhnitzer Rebbe?

Who sent falafels to the Vizhnitzer Rebbe?

Vizhnitzer Rebbe's home target of fake orders, with dozens of deliverymen, technicians sent in by unknown prankster.Michal Levi, 05/07/2017 12:23
Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

In gathering, head of Vizhnitzer dynasty calls upon followers to give up cell phones - even Kosher ones - and speak in Yiddish.Michal Levy, 25/10/2016 11:40
Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns passing of Rabbi

Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns passing of Rabbi

The Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns the passing of Rabbi Gavriel Tzvi Klein who died of an illness at the age of 64.Shoshana Miskin, 22/05/2016 17:14
Despite Opposition, Rebbes Meet IDF Soldiers

Despite Opposition, Rebbes Meet IDF Soldiers

A successful program where Hassidic leaders meet with IDF soldiers has been slammed by haredi extremists opposed to the State.Shimon Cohen, 10/09/2015 12:46
Vizhnitz Grand Rabbi Passes Away, Aged 91

Vizhnitz Grand Rabbi Passes Away, Aged 91

Leader of prominent hassidic sect and former Hagana fighter Rabbi Eliezer Hager passes away at his home in Haifa.Ido Ben Porat, 07/07/2015 21:03
Vizhnitz Rebbe Orders Youths to Enlist in IDF

Vizhnitz Rebbe Orders Youths to Enlist in IDF

In dramatic turnaround on previous decision, Vizhnitz yeshiva students told to enlist all together on a special day after long negotiations.Ari Yashar, 24/06/2015 11:56
Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Teen feared abducted by terrorists while on hike with friends discovered drowned in stream.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 10/07/2014 20:17
Vizhnitzer Rebbe Tells Men to Ignore IDF Summons

Vizhnitzer Rebbe Tells Men to Ignore IDF Summons

The instructions signal a break from the longstanding hareidi policy, to report to recruitment offices.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 22/04/2014 13:44
Father Killed, Four Children Hurt in Car Crash

Father Killed, Four Children Hurt in Car Crash

Thousands attend funeral for hassidic rabbi killed in car crash. “Go to heaven and ask G-d to forgive His people.”Maayana Miskin, 16/08/2013 12:05
Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb

The Rebbe of Spinka, Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, heading the largest Hassidic dynasty of that name, visited the Tomb of the Biblical Joseph. Hana Levi Julian, 04/10/2012 10:26
Vishnitz Leader Rabbi: Don’t Call me ‘Rebbe’

Vishnitz Leader Rabbi: Don’t Call me ‘Rebbe’

A Vishnitz dynasty rabbi shocked hassidim on the Sabbath and said, “Don’t call me ‘Rebbe” because he does not deserve the title. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 02/09/2012 09:01
Admor of Vizhnitz in Historic Shomron Tour

Admor of Vizhnitz in Historic Shomron Tour

Rav Israel Hager accompanied by hundreds of followers on first visit by Vizhnitz dynasty head in 45 years.Gil Ronen, 28/08/2012 11:25
Hundreds of Thousands at Vizhnitzer Funeral

Hundreds of Thousands at Vizhnitzer Funeral

A7 attended the funeral of the Vizhnitzer Rebbe whose ethical and ​​religious leadership touched the hearts of Israel.A7 Staff, 14/03/2012 17:49
Vizhnitzer Rebbe Passes Away at 95

Vizhnitzer Rebbe Passes Away at 95

The Vizhnitzer Rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, passed away in Bnei Brak Tuesday night at the age of 95.Elad Benari, 14/03/2012 07:15
Wedding of the Year for Vizhnitz Hassidim

Wedding of the Year for Vizhnitz Hassidim

Vizhnitz hassidim celebrated “the wedding of the year” of Chananiah Lipa Hager, the great grandson of the Vizhnitzer Rebbe.Yoni Kempinski, 09/12/2011 01:09
Balkan Vishnitz Music Comes to Life

Balkan Vishnitz Music Comes to Life

"Playing Vizhnitz" is a new album which brings to life the ancient gypsy melodies that inspired Vizhnitzer Hassidim.A7 Music Staff, 02/12/2011 11:03