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12,000 Bnei Yeshiva Will be Allowed into Israel

Despite a futile attempt by the Opposition, backed by the media, to rake in political capital regarding the decision allowing the entrance of students to Israel, Professor Roni Gamzu, the government advisor heading the fight against Covid 19, decided this past Monday to allow the entry to Israel of thousands of foreign students coming to study in yeshivos and other educational institutions.

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A Reminder about the Importance of Halachic Medical Directives

Despite his status as a prominent Flatbush rov, Rabbi Yehuda Metzger* never signed any proclamations. However, the one paper he did sign proved to be of vital importance, and ultimately a tremendous gift to his family now, ten years later, during the corona virus outbreak.

That document was a halachic medical directive...

 

 

 



Appreciating the Importance of Being Jewish

The yesod hayesod, the basis of the possibility of having an Am Yisroel, the most important thing that children can be taught in cheder, both boys and girls, is Ato bochartonu. If we do not appreciate what it means to be Jewish, the Ato bochartanu, the rest of Torah disappears.

Torah cannot exist until there is an understanding, an acceptance, an awareness and an appreciation of Ato bochartanu. We say it in the posuk, "Torah tzivoa lonu Moshe morasha kehilas Yaakov." The Torah is a morasha Kehilas Yaakov.

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What We Must Do Now

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In a talk in Yeshivas Ponovezh during the Yom Kippur War, HaRav Shach zt"l said: "We find in several places in the Torah that acts of chessed and kindness have the power to prevent cruelty, and precisely these are the acts which one must perform at a time when brutality is rampant. How much truer this is regarding acts between man and his fellow man, for even if one causes another pain, the victim should realize that only by being kind and merciful towards his oppressor, can he prevent him from continuing to hurt him."

Therefore, it is our obligation at this time to increase the measure of chessed and benevolence towards others. ...

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