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A Special Letter of Chizuk from HaRav Chaim Kanievsky

A special letter of chizuk from HaRav Chaim Kanievsky, author of "Derech Emunah", addresses the situation and the difficult calamity. He replies to the many questions he receives regarding "Why has Hashem wrought this upon us?"

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An Avreich Who Saved Many

The man in the photo showed resourcefulness, jumped from the railing and dredged up one child after another. According to those whom he rescued, he must have saved many children and adults at the height of the calamity. He took a position and grabbed the children who were handed up to him from below. At the same time, he shouted to the crowd behind to stop advancing. As soon as the gates were dismantled, the man in the photo left his spot, not waiting even a moment to receive any credit. This was the report written by one of the eye witnesses and publicized together with the photo which roused so many.

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Remarks over the Tragedy

Mir lost four of its talmidim, all from chutz la'aretz who came to imbibe of the Torah and atmosphere of Mir Yeshiva and Yerushalayim. They went to Meron and did not return.

We asked the Mashgiach HaRav Binyomin Finkel for some perspective.

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Pictures: The Site of the Tragedy

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Agudath Israel Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Jackson Township

In the latest development in Agudath Israel's four-year legal battle, a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against Jackson Township, NJ's discriminatory and unconstitutional ordinances banning of yeshivos, dormitories, and interpretation of zoning laws prohibiting eruvin today. While a final ruling on the merits is still pending, the preliminary injunction is a strong statement by the court, considered an extraordinary form of relief in the legal system

 

 

 



Killing Oneself In Torah's Tent

This essay was first published twenty-five years ago.

"This is the Torah: a man who dies in the tent. . ." (Bamidbar 19:14). The gemora (Brochos 63b) expounds: "Reish Lokish said: `Where do we learn that Torah knowledge remains only with someone who kills himself over it? "This is the Torah: a man who dies in the tent."'" Rashi explains: "Where is the Torah to be found? With a person who kills himself in the Torah's tent."

There is a twofold problem with understanding this lesson of Chazal's, which is expounded in the parsha of poroh aduma. First of all, why did the Torah find it proper to teach us about diligence in Torah study specifically in the passage dealing with being metaheir someone from tumas hameis? Why was such an essential matter as the way to guarantee that Torah knowledge stay with someone after he has acquired it, not taught to us earlier?

 

 

 

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