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2 Av 5769 - July 23, 2009 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly










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Letter from HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita About Verbal Abuse

The following letter was published — without any further comments — on the cover of the Musaf Shabbos Kodesh of the Yated Ne'eman, parshas Bolok, 5769.

It is well-known that in our holy Torah there are laws that relate to the relationship between a man and his Maker, and others that relate to the relationship between man and his fellowman. In the Ten Commandments there are laws that relate to the relationship between a man and his Maker and also restrictions on doing evil to his fellows.

Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah from Eretz Yisroel and the US Gather to Reorganize Chinuch Atzmai
By Yechiel Sever

Gedolei Yisroel, including members of the respective Counsels of Torah Sages of both Degel HaTorah and Agudas Yisroel in Eretz Yisroel, met with a substantial delegation representing the US Counsel of Torah Sages, to discuss ways of buttressing Chinuch Atzmai.

UTJ Demands Investigating Committee Form to Look Into Jerusalem Clashes
By Eliezer Rauchberber

An investigating committee will be set up to look into the clashes that have shaken Jerusalem in recent weeks, Deputy Education Minister Rabbi Meir Porush told a Knesset meeting held to discuss the issue this week.

Knesset Legislating Committee Passes Civil Marriage Bill for Non-Jewish Couples
By Yechiel Sever

The Ministerial Legislating Committee has approved a civil marriage bill proposed by Justice Minister Yaakov Ne'eman that would provide legal recognition for non-Jewish couples classified as having no religion.

Degel HaTorah Meeting in Jerusalem Centered Around Housing Issues
By Yechiel Sever

A Degel HaTorah board meeting in Jerusalem focused on the housing crisis in the chareidi sector and ways to significantly alleviate the strain on young couples trying to purchase an apartment.

Degel HaTorah Public Service Bureau Opens MDA Complaint Center
By Yechiel Sever

Following numerous complaints against Magen David Adom received by the Jerusalem branch of Degel HaTorah, the faction's Public Service Bureau has decided to open a nationwide complaint center.

Algeria Sets Up Organization to Represent Jews
By R. Hoffner

Algerian officials have confirmed the setup of an organization to represent the Jewish minority in the country. According to El Khabar, Algeria's widest circulation Arabic newspaper, the decision could lead to "violent reactions" by fringe extremists.

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