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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Place

  • 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

  • ארכיון המשפחה

    HaGaon Rav Eliyahu Dushnitzer zt’l

    Motti Meringer 12/08/2009 12:00

    The multi-faceted character of this great Tzaddik personified untold greatness, sterling qualities and a G-dly spirit that resonated from deep within. His passing is mourned anew each year on the 22nd of Av, 5709

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  • Sir Moshe Montefiore

    Motti Meringer 07/08/2009 10:00

    "Protector of the Jews" was the nickname earned by the kindhearted and considerate man, Sir Moshe Montefiore, who worked tirelessly for World Jewry in general, and for the Jews of Eretz Yisrael in particular.

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  • Serge Attal

    The Alter of Kelem

    03/08/2009 14:41

    The three Torah Giants who were given the name "Alter" were Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel, Rav Yosef Yoizel Horovitz and Rav Simcha Zissel Ziv(Broide)

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  • רבי שלמה יצחקי, רש``י

    A Fire from the West – Rashi haKadosh

    Motty Meringer 21/07/2009 16:05

    ‘Teacher of Israel’ – this was Rabbenu Shlomo Yitzchaki, the holy Rashi whose commentary encompasses the entire Tanach and a large share of the Talmud, granting him generations of ‘sons’ who study his Torah

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  • Crowning Glory of 19th Century Hungary

    Avi Lazer 20/07/2009 17:40

    Rav Shlomo Ganzfried – ambassador of the Hungarian community and sentinel at the guard-post of Torah and Judaism; his famous works illuminate the study of Halacha until this day

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  • סמטה בצפת, אתרוג

    Rav Moshe Cordovero – the Ramak

    Barak Sarig 15/07/2009 11:39

    The Ari haKadosh testified that the Ramak never tasted sin his entire life; he died with a pure and untainted soul. In his 48 years he became the greatest master of the mystical world of Kabbalah

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  • ארכיון אתרוג

    Rav Shlomo Kluger, the Maggid of Brody

    Motty Meringer 22/06/2009 11:09

    A determination to preserve the customs of his ancestors permeated the halachic rulings of the great Gaon Rav Shlomo Kluger ztz”l, also known as the ‘Maggid of Brody’.

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  • wikipedia

    Don Yitzchak Abarbanel

    Barak Sarig 11/06/2009 15:24

    At a time of terrible decrees against the Jewish people, including the infamous expulsion from Spain, Rabbeinu Don Yitzchak Abarbanel, the great scholar and advocate for his brethren, suffered together with his people.

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  • סריקה מעיתון יתד נאמן.

    HaRav Gedaliah Nadel

    08/06/2009 17:15

    Rav Gedaliah Nadel was a true talmid chacham who was exceptionally brilliant with a creative mind

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  • The Beis Halevi

    Motty Meringer 28/04/2009 10:00

    The method of Brisk, which is followed by most of the Lithuanian Yeshivas today, began its journey under the guidance of Rabbi Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveitchik, founder of the Brisk dynasty, who passed away on the 4th of Iyar, 5652.

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