יום חמישי ד' בתשרי תשפ"ג 29/09/2022
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  • The Mission Continues

    As in the past so it remains today - we were and still are under the selfsame commitment to adhere to the directions of the Gedolei Yisrael, who stand guard against breaches of purity threatening our camp. When we were required to ask – we asked. When we were instructed to depart – we left. The moment we are summoned back to raise the flag, every other consideration is pushed to the side and we answer: We are ready!

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בראי היום

  • Harav Yisrael Friedman zy”a, the Rebbe of Husyatin

    מוטי, ויקיפדיה העברית

    The ancestral chain of Harav Yisrael Friedman, the founder of the Husyatin chassidic court, originates with the holy Baal Shem Tov. The Husyatin chassidus has its roots in Galicia and eventually came to Tel Aviv, during the turbulent years between the two World Wars.

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  • Maccabi'im Gravesite

    In honour of Chanukah, we will discuss a fascinating, ongoing investigation attempting to establish the place of burial of Mattisyahu Kohen Gadol and his family.

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Reflections

  • Raising the Torch of Torah: Rav Isser Zalman Meltzer zt’l

    29/11/2009 09:59

    Rav Isser Zalman Meltzer was one of the giants of the previous generation; a beloved Rosh Yeshiva to thousands of Talmidim and author of the Sefer ‘Even ha’Ezel’ on the Rambam

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  • Harav Chaim Michel Dov Weissmandel ztz”l

    David Sofer 24/11/2009 10:08

    Harav Chaim Michel Dov Weissmandel was the chareidi rav of the kehillah of Nitra in Slovakia. During the period of Churban Europa, he dedicated himself to efforts to save what he could of European Jewry. To his great sorrow, he was not given the assistance he hoped for from the Jews of the free world, which possibly could have stalled or halted the extermination of the Jews of Hungary and Czechoslovakia.

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  • Rav Shmuel Eliezer Eidels – The Maharsha

    David Sofer 23/11/2009 11:26

    Rav Shmuel Eliezer Eidels was one of the greatest commentators of all time. His works are printed at the end of the Gemara and many of the Acharonim (later commentators) toiled extensively to understand his teachings

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  • Trailblazer in the Desert: Rav Aharon Kotler zt’l

    Avi Lazar 19/11/2009 09:00

    Rav Aharon Kotler was the founder of the Torah world in America, and the undisputed leader of American religious Jewry

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  • Master of Repentance: Rabbenu Yona of Gerona

    Avi Lazar 16/11/2009 10:41

    One of the greatest giants in Torah and Mussar during the Middle Ages, and author of the Sefer ‘Shaarei Teshuva’, a phenomenal work designed to arouse the soul to repentance

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  • Baron Avraham Binyamin Edmond d’Rothschild

    Motty Meringer 11/11/2009 08:00

    One of the founders of the Jewish Yishuv in Eretz Yisrael in modern times was Baron Avraham Binyamin Edmond d’Rothschild. Baron Rothschild assisted with the establishment of many settlements, including Mazkeret Batya, Rishon Letzion, Zichron Yaakov, Petach Tikva, Metullah, as well as many others.

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  • Rabi Shalom Dovber Schneerson ztz”l

    Barak Sarig 07/11/2009 20:00

    “I am now ascending to Heaven and I am leaving you my writings.” With these words, Rabi Shalom Dovber Schneerson, known as the Rebbe Rashab, completed his mission in this world.

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  • Harav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch ztz”l

    Barak Sarig 06/11/2009 09:00

    In bitter times when many floundered and left the true path, and the number of those who truly sought the way of Hashem was only diminishing, Rabi Shimshon Raphael Hirsch stood in the breach, exercising his whole might for the defence of the Jewish people and the Torah, to return the glory to Yiddishkeit and return the hearts of Jews to their Father in Heaven, under the banner of “Truth will endure – Falsehood will vanish.”

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  • Maran HaGaon HaRav Shach ztz’l

    Motti Meringer 03/11/2009 15:14

    Maran HaGaon Rabbi Elazar Mann Shach ztz’l was unique in his generation, a remnant of the Generation of Knowledge. He led the Lithuanian yeshivah world for many years, and generations of disciples passed through HaRav Shach’s hands; tens of thousands who looked up to him as their Rav followed his bier on its way to his final resting place.

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  • יח``צ

    Harav Shlomo Carlebach

    David Sofer 03/11/2009 08:00

    Harav Shlomo Carlebach was a singer, musician, composer and a great master of the emotions. He travelled around the world singing his songs and telling his stories – and through this, many Jews were brought back to their heritage.

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