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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

  • Nati Shohat

    The Holiday of Sukkoth

    Motty Meringer 07/09/2009 11:01

    The holiday of Sukkoth is full of mitzvahs: the mitzvah of Sukkah, the mitzvah of the Four Species and the mitzvah of rejoicing in the holiday. This holiday is extremely cherished by the Jewish People, who do not hesitate to spend even large sums of money to fulfill all the mitzvahs in the best way possible.

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  • The Second World War

    Motty Meringer 06/09/2009 16:01

    The Second World War brought immense destruction to the whole world. The forces of evil were set loose, and the effects of the years of battle, especially on the Jewish people, can be felt even up until the present day.

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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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  • The Sadigur Chassidic Court

    Motty Meringer 31/08/2009 10:18

    House of Royalty: The Chassidic Court of Sadigur
    From the grand tree of Ruzhin, founded by the ‘Sabba Kadisha’ Rebbe Yisrael of Ruzhin, many smaller Chassidic courts branched out. The central court was Sadigur, which continued in the path of Reb Yisrael – serving Hashem with royalty and glory

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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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  • The Black Death

    Motti Meringer 28/08/2009 08:00

    The name ‘Black Death’ was given to the plague of pestilence that ravaged Europe seven hundred years ago. The collective suffering of Europe became the personal misfortune of the Jews, as they became the target of anti Semitic libels and pogroms which killed thousands of Jews

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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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