Author: Yehuda Levi

Israel To Close Temple Mount To Jews ‘Until Further Notice’ Due To Muslim Rioting

Israel’s government closed the Temple Mount to Jews after a week of rioting by Muslims angered by Jewish visitation and pilgrimage to the holy site during Passover. Horrifying. This is what the @israelpolice has to deal with on the holiest Jewish site, the #TempleMount during #Ramadan pic.twitter.com/f5iPCB5J9M — Rabbi Yehuda Levi (@rabbiyehudalevi) April 21, 2022 Israeli …

Israel’s Political Crisis: Bennett Government Coalition Loses Majority As Whip Idit Silman Resigns 

Yamina MK Idit Silman announced early Wednesday morning that she is resigning from the government coalition. As a result, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government lost its 61 seat Knesset majority, putting his government in a tie with the opposition. This potentially enables the opposition to veto any coalition bills and If another MK were to …

Almost 1 Million People Attend Funeral Of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, Leader Of Hareidi Jewish Community

Between 750,000 and one million people flocked to Bnei Brak on Sunday for the funeral procession of Israel’s most influential Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Rabbi and Torah leader Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, according to police estimates. Rabbi Kanievsky, known as the “Prince of Torah,” passed away in his Bnei Brak home on Friday afternoon at the age of …

Snowballs Hiding Rocks: Jews Attacked In Jerusalem On Rare Snow Day

Snow fell in Jerusalem this Thursday as winter storm Elpis swept across the region. Elpis reached Israel Wednesday morning with heavy rains in northern Israel and along the coast, as snow fell all day on Mount Hermon and the northern Golan Heights. The storm gradually migrated south in the afternoon to central Israel. Jerusalem received …