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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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  •  Yechiel

    The minhag of the area

    30/09/2009 15:39

    In the cycle of Daf HaYomi, maseches Bava Basra has been recently started in the learning schedule. The first mishnah concerns itself with two people who are joint owners of an area which they wish to divide between them by means of erecting a fence.

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    The Avraham Avinu Synagogue

    23/09/2009 14:00

    The ‘Avraham Avinu’ synagogue in Hebron was build around five hundred years ago. During the riots of 5689 (1929CE) it was destroyed by the Arabs, and was only rebuilt much later during the reconstruction of the Jewish residential area of Hebron.

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  • A Synagogue, Hospital or Palace?

    16/09/2009 12:00

    The oldest synagogue in the United States of America has also been used at times as a British hospital, and was one of the only two buildings which survived the destruction wrought by the British in the area. There exists a legend regarding its escape from destruction, related to the three crowns depicted over the aron kodesh.

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  • Built with Sweat and Tears: Nes Tziona

    08/09/2009 13:00

    In the central region of our small country, between Rishon l’Zion and Rechovot, lies a town that is the essence of all Jewish yearning for the Holy Land – the city of Nes Tziona.

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    The Churva Synagogue

    01/09/2009 13:00

    The synagogue known as ‘the Churva of Rabbi Yehuda haChassid’ is situated in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, near the Quarter’s main square. The synagogue has undergone many transformations, having being built, destroyed and rebuilt a number of times.

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    The Ohr haChaim Synagogue

    25/08/2009 12:00

    The Ohr haChaim Synagogue is located on Ohr haChaim Street in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, and was founded around 230 years ago by Rabbeinu Chaim ben Attar ztz’l, known as the Ohr HaChaim

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    The Madras Ruins

    12/08/2009 14:00

    The Madras Ruins, or Churvat Madras as they are called in Hebrew, refer to the remnants of an ancient agriculture settlement in the Judea region. The Madras Ruins are considered to be one of the largest sites in the region that have survived from the days of the Second Temple, the Mishna and the Talmud.

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  • יחיאל

    The Ancient Synagogue of Gush Chalav

    22/06/2009 12:00

    The ancient synagogue of Gush Chalav is found in the upper Galil region of Israel

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    After Rabban Gamliel to Yavneh!

    15/06/2009 12:00

    In the center of the country, between the cities of Rechovot and Ashdod, the city of Yavneh is situated. In the heart of Yavneh, in the midst of a large park, stands an ancient grave which is attributed to Rabban Gamliel.

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    Batei Machse

    25/05/2009 12:00

    The neighbourhood of Batei Machse was built by the ‘Kollel of Holland and Germany’, to benefit the poor of Yerushalayim. In the War of Independence it was the last Jewish stronghold in the Old City; from this neighbourhood the last remnants of the Jewish fighters were taken into Jordanian captivity.

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