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9 Adar I, 5779 - February 14, 2019 | Mordecai Plaut, director | Tetzaveh-5779 Published Weekly

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For Every Jew Buried in Paris, the Bones of Another Jew are Dug Up

Rabbonim and public figures expressed their sharp protest, which included a call to world Jewry to take swift and powerful action against the dangerous phenomenon taking place in France where departed Jews are exhumed and in many cases, their bones cremated.



Chareidi Cities in Israel are Healthy Cities

A table published by the Israeli Ministry of Health showing figures of the health status in different Israeli cities, shows various aspects of the health of various sectors of the population according to demographic features, social and economic aspects, financial status etc. It is interesting that higher economic status does not always equate to better health, especially with regard to chareidi cities. On the whole the report found that the outcomes vary quite widely from city to city. The subject of the report was the inequality in various aspects of health.



Chareidi Internet News Sites - A Culture of Sin

The yetzer hora in our days works overtime. In order to increase his attempts to ruin the face and form of Yiddishkeit, he has found a tool and platform: to create a news-only website, which also includes rechilus and other undesirables. But how can it bring a chareidi Jew who shuns unsuitable publications and keeps himself clean from viewing news programs from the media which are accessible to every person in the world - to view this new news website?


Rain and Kinneret Watch

by Dei'ah Vedibur Staff

Our weekly report of the rain and the level of the Kineret - Winter, 5779.

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From Our Archives

Teshuvos About Kiruv Rechokim

by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Part 2

At one of the gatherings organized by Lev L'Achim, an opportunity was given for volunteers from all over Israel who have a more local orientation, to ask questions from the posek, HaRav Yitzchok Zilberstein. Herewith are some more of the questions and the answers given to them, told in HaRav Zilberstein's engaging style.

HaRav Moshe Feinstein -- In honor of his 15th yahrtzeit 13th Adar

by Mordecai Plaut

A strong tree has healthy roots. So too were the roots of R' Moshe Feinstein, strong and special from the start. His father, R' Dovid Feinstein, zt"l, was a grandchild of the Be'er Hagolah and of the brother of the Gra, R' Avrohom. His mother was Feige Gittel, daughter of the Gaon, R' Yechiel zt"l, rov of Kopolia.

Ten Years Since the Persian Gulf War: 1991-2001;

The Israeli Experience: Remembering the Miracles

by S. Fried

The first two parts of this series dealt with the political and diplomatic background of the war, and with the fighting itself. This part deals with the Jewish aspect, in which the Yad Hashem was so evident, giving examples of special Hashgochoh that people experienced.

An Ordinary, Exciting Life

by Mordecai Plaut

Last week the U.S. F.B.I. announced the arrest of Robert Philip Hanssen on charges of spying for the Soviet Union (and later Russia) for over 15 years. Hanssen was a trusted and high- level FBI counterintelligence agent with access to almost every intelligence secret that the United States government possesses. He used his trust and his access to turn over tremendous amounts of very secret, high quality information in exchange for money and diamonds.


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