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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

  • הגאון מוילנא

    The Aliya of the Talmidei haGra

    Motty Meringer 01/06/2009 10:27

    One of the first aliyos of Jews to Eretz Yisrael in modern times was that of the talmidim of the Vilna Gaon. Together with them came several thousand Jews, who established Ashkenazi communities in Tzfat and in Yerushalayim.

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  • מאה שערים, צילום: שוקי לרר

    The Meah Shearim Neighborhood

    31/05/2009 17:10

    The Meah Shearim neighborhood is one of the most ancient neighborhoods in Jerusalem outside the walls of the Old City and serves as a symbol of Torah observance without compromises even in today's modern world.

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  • האדמור ממונקאטש

    Munkacz – an Empire of Torah

    Motty Meringer 25/05/2009 10:00

    From its humble anonymity, the town of Munkacz grew into a glorious landmark of Torah – home to some of our history’s greatest personalities

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  • הרב מנדלסון גאבד קוממיות זצל

    Moshav Komemiyus

    Motty Meringer 18/05/2009 14:00

    Moshav Komemiyus is a religious-Chassidic settlement that gained widespread publicity on account of the miracles its settlers saw in their fields during the year of Shemitta

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  • הישיבה בוולוזין

    The community of Volozhin

    Motty Meringer 17/05/2009 14:00

    The Jewish community of Volozhin was neither ancient nor even especially large; its claim to greatness was solely in the merit of the location within it of the ‘Mother of the Yeshivos’, and by virtue of the many gedolei Yisroel who served there as rav.

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  • קבר אחים בהונגריה

    The destruction of Hungarian Jewry

    16/05/2009 14:00

    The duration of the Nazi occupation of Hungary was the shortest of all the European lands that came under their domination during the Second World War, and yet within this period they managed, with the help of the Hungarians themselves, to murder some two-thirds of the Jewish population of the country.

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  • לוח ספירת העומר

    The Sefira of Yesod

    Motty Meringer 15/05/2009 12:00

    Forging a Connection with the Tzaddikim in our Midst

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  • The Travels and Travails of B’nei Yisrael in the Desert

    Motty Meringer 14/05/2009 10:00

    After receiving the Torah and building, setting up and inaugurating the Mishkan, the Travels of the Jewish Nation in the desert began – on the 20th of Iyar in the second year following Yetzias Mitzrayim (2448). They travelled in accordance with the divine command, which they determined by watching the movement of the cloud that paved the way before them

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  • הנודע ביהודה

    The ‘Noda b’Yehudah’

    Motty Meringer 11/05/2009 10:00

    The Gaon Rav Yechezkel Landau zt’l was one of the greatest leaders of European Jewry who gained renown as a result of his voluminous halachic rulings on all areas of Torah

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  • חומות העיר עכו [צילום: יחיאל]

    The Jewish History of Acre - Acco

    Motty Meringer 09/05/2009 10:00

    The city of Acre - Acco is located in the north of Israel and proudly carries the history of a small Jewish community which had been led by prominent Rabbis throughout the generations.

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