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Kaddish service by IDF

Kaddish service by IDF

The Nachal Charedi unit in the IDF are providing a service for those who need kaddish to be said for loved ones. Rabbi Schwartz, a father of a paratrooper with the brigade said: “Over the last few weeks I have been lost because I cannot say Kaddish for my mother. Then my soul was immediately […]

By April 7, 2020 Read More →
Zoom tips for Seder

Zoom tips for Seder

In “normal” years, a highlight of our extended family seder is when my brother in law Dan dresses up as an Eliyahu Hanavi-themed character. He sports a different costume each year, surprising and delighting the kids (okay, and the adults too!) Previous highlights have included a full cow outfit (Eliyamoooo HaNavi) and a Hawain Hula […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Ilana Harris – Tips how to make seder extra special this year

Ilana Harris – Tips how to make seder extra special this year

This year seder night will be different for all of us. Whether you had plans to be abroad or with friends or extended family, this year we find ourselves having seder with just our household. This may be your first time leading seder night so I wanted to share a few thoughts for seder in […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Israel lockdown – Tuesday until Friday

Israel lockdown – Tuesday until Friday

From Times of Israel: Israel is set for a nationwide lockdown in the lead-up to the Passover holiday, according to multiple reports, with ministers expected to approve the measure Monday night after ultra-Orthodox members of the cabinet reportedly opposed applying limits only to Haredi cities. The lockdown is set to take effect at 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, and […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Prof. Mark Steiner: ‘My learning buddy’ – The Shteiblech loses first regular to corona

Prof. Mark Steiner: ‘My learning buddy’ – The Shteiblech loses first regular to corona

The people I have heard about who have passed away from corona, who I actually know have ironically been in the UK. A dad of a school friend of mine and friends of my parents. That changed this afternoon, when I heard the sad news that Prof. Mark Steiner passed away this morning from this […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Prof. Mark Steiner – victim of corona –  BDH

Prof. Mark Steiner – victim of corona – BDH

I am very sad to announce that Prof. Mark Steiner, Professor of philosophy at Hebrew University and regular at the Katamon Shteiblech, passed away this morning, a victim of the Corona virus. BDH

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Israeli mother with corona gives birth – Mazal Tov!

Israeli mother with corona gives birth – Mazal Tov!

From Arutz Sheva: A 21-year-old woman diagnosed with coronavirus gave birth Sunday night in Tzfat’s Ziv Medical Center. The woman, who is from Jerusalem, was diagnosed with coronavirus during the birth, and is in mild condition. A statement from the hospital said that the woman had arrived at the hospital with stomach pains and a […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Total closure for Seder night?

Total closure for Seder night?

From the Jerusalem Post – The government is considering placing additional restrictions on the entire country ahead of Passover eve, a report by Channel 12 revealed, rather than rolling out lock downs on the eight cities and 15 neighborhoods currently under consideration.Some ministers also believe that imposing a total closure on the country on Seder […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Rabbi Pear – Pesach shiur  – today

Rabbi Pear – Pesach shiur – today

Monday night at 7 PM (Israel Time) Rabbi Pear will deliver a (post) Shabbat HaGadol drasha on the Shir Chadash Facebook Group.

By April 6, 2020 Read More →
Avi Dzik’s 7 tips to stay fit & sane during corona crisis

Avi Dzik’s 7 tips to stay fit & sane during corona crisis

Avi Dzik wrote these – Avi is a fitness and massage therapist. Contact him for more details: avi.dzik@gmail.com / 050713 1335. A very important way to boost your immune system is with regular exercise. While walking is 30-60 minutes a day is a baseline recommendations, it is also important to push yourself to do faster […]

By April 6, 2020 Read More →

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