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Watch: Yom Kippur's Priestly Blessing in the great Vizhnitz synagogue

Foreign worker accompanying an elderly hasid to the Vizhnitz synagogue in Bnei Brak is moved by the Priestly Blessing and films the moment.

Yom Kippur's Priestly Blessing in the great Vizhnitz synagogue

Vizhnitz bans single young men from weddings

Vizhnitz Rebbe bans single young men from sect, followers plan special group to enliven weddings.

Hasidic sect bans single young men from weddings

The Vizhnitz initiative to lower wedding costs

New agreement with Bnei Brak hall caps amount of money members of hasidic group will spend on weddings.

The Vizhnitz initiative to lower wedding costs

Vizhnitz rebbe: Open all the schools

Rabbi Yisrael Hager, leader of Vizhnitz hasidic group, orders educational institutions to reopen, defying coronavirus lockdown.

Vizhnitz rebbe: Open all the schools

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.

Hasidic leader: 'Torah obligation to wear a mask'

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.

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

UTJ MK Menachem Porush heckled by extremist haredim as he attends circumcision in Bet Shemesh.

Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

Vizhnitz Rebbe released from hospital

95-year-old hasidic leader returns home just before Shabbat.

Vizhnitz Rebbe released from hospital

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.

Who sent falafels to the Vizhnitzer Rebbe?

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.

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

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.

Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns passing of Rabbi

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.

Neturei Karta Attack Vizhnitz Rebbe for Meeting IDF Soldiers

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.

Scholar-Warrior: Vizhnitz Grand Rabbi Passes Away, Aged 91

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.

Vizhnitz Rebbe Orders Youths to Enlist in IDF

Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Teen feared abducted by terrorists while on hike with friends discovered drowned in stream.

Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Vizhnitzer Rebbe Tells Men to Ignore IDF Summons

The instructions signal a break from the longstanding hareidi policy, to report to recruitment offices.

Vizhnitzer Rebbe Tells Young Men to Ignore IDF Summons

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.”

Father Killed, Four Children Hurt in Car Crash

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.

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb, Shomronplayer

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.

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

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.

Admor of Vizhnitz in Historic Shomron Tour

Hundreds of Thousands at Vizhnitzer Funeral

A7 attended the funeral of the Vizhnitzer Rebbe whose ethical and ​​religious leadership touched the hearts of Israel.

Hundreds of Thousands at Vizhnitzer Rebbe's Funeralplayer

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.

Vizhnitzer Rebbe Passes Away at 95

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.

Video: The Vizhnitzer Hassidim's "Wedding of the Year"player

Balkan Vishnitz Music Comes to Life

"Playing Vizhnitz" is a new album which brings to life the ancient gypsy melodies that inspired Vizhnitzer Hassidim.

Chilik Frank and Naor Carmi Bring Balkan Vishnitz Music to Life