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

  • Pillar of Greatness: The Maharal of Prague

    Barak Sarig 08/09/2009 10:15

    The Maharal of Prague, the great teacher Rabbi Lowey was born in the year 5272 and passed away 97 years later. Even though he was known as the Maharal of Prague it's said that it's more correct to call Prague, 'Prague of the Maharal'.

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  • The Ben Ish Chai

    Avi Lazer 03/09/2009 09:00

    The undisputed leader of his time – he lived in Baghdad, but his net spread over all Eastern Jewry

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  • Rebbe Simcha Bunim of Peshischa zt’l

    Motti Meringer 01/09/2009 17:33

    A powerhouse of Mussar, Reb Simcha Bunim of Peshischa blazed a new path in the Derech of Chassidus. His teachings were the foundation of the Chassidic dynasties established by his many students: Kotzk, Gur, Vorki, Alexander, amongst others

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  • Rabbi Pinchas Shapiro of Koritz

    M. Shorek 30/08/2009 13:20

    Rabbi Pinchas Shapiro of Koritz was a disciple of the holy Baal Shem Tov and was thought of as one of the greatest tzaddikim of his generation.

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  • Hagaon Harav Meir Simchah haKohen of Dvinsk ztz”l

    Avi Lazar 24/08/2009 12:00

    The works ‘Ohr Somayach’ on the Rambam and ‘Meshech Chochmah’ on the Torah by Hagaon Harav Meir Simchah haKohen, the rav of Dvinsk, have been accepted by all streams of Jewry across the world.

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  • Hagaon Harav Shraga Feivel Mendelovitz ztz”l

    M/ Shurak 23/08/2009 14:00

    Rabbi Shraga Feivel Mendelovitz ztz”l was one of the founders of the modern Torah world in the United States and was instrumental in bringing about a revolution in Yiddishkeit on the American continent

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  • The ‘Damesek Eliezer’ of Vizhnitz

    M. Shorrick 22/08/2009 21:34

    The Damesek Eliezer was known as the father and lover of Israel, leader and powerful orator. He worked tirelessly for the cause of Torah and the glory of Judaism and Chassidus.

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  • Chagai Hanavi

    M Shukar 21/08/2009 09:00

    On the first of Ellul in the year 3406 the prophet Chagai transmitted his first prophecy, in which he reprimanded the Jewish people for their tardiness in erecting the second Beis haMikdash. According to the poskim it is fitting to recite the verses of this prophecy on this day.

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  • Harav Shmuel Salant

    Barak Sarig 19/08/2009 12:00

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  • Sparks of Greatness: The ‘Mateh Efraim’

    Neta Ninari 18/08/2009 10:50

    Over the years as Rav Zalman Efrayim Margulies plumbed the depths of the Torah, he compiled the Sefer ‘Mateh Efrayim’. It was so widely acclaimed by all Torah scholars, that eventually he himself became known by the name ‘Mateh Efrayim’

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