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27 Nisan 5772 - April 19, 2012 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly










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HaRav Shteinman Explains the Most Common Problem in Shidduchim

In the Pesach edition of the Musaf Shabbos Kodesh of the Hebrew edition of the Yated Ne'eman, on the theme of being a Rov, there was an interview with HaRav Shteinman about the topic. In response to one of the questions, HaRav Shteinman took the opportunity to deliver his opinion on the topic of shidduchim. Here it is.

"How Can One Say `Asher Bochar Bonu' While Embracing the War Weapons of the Enemies of Torah and Jewry"
by Yechiel Sever

Special gatherings were held all over the country for general chizuk with particular attention to the destructive effects of modern technology. One of these was held in Ramot at the Mishkan Shraga beis medrash at the yeshiva bein hazmanim held there.

Public Prayers for the Recovery of Maran HaRav Yosef Shalom Eliashiv shlita Still in Full Force
by Yechiel Sever

On Tuesday 25 Nisan there was a chizuk rally and public prayer gathering in the beis medrash of Maran shlita. With the full support of our leading gedolei Yisroel, prayers continue to be said throughout the Jewish world for the recovery of Maran HaRav Yosef Shalom ben Chaya Musha Eliashiv shlita, as in these very days the top medical specialists and devoted staff of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center undertake renewed supreme efforts in trying to significantly improve his condition which is still defined as critical, and there is definite need to pray and seek heavenly mercy for the success of these attempts, for his sake and the benefit of all Klal Yisroel.

198,000 Thousand Holocaust Survivors Living Today in Israel
by G Leizer

A study released yesterday shows that some 198,000 Holocaust survivors are living in Israel today. In this past year, 12,000 died. Every hour, at least one more survivor is no longer alive.

The Precinct of the Rambam's Grave to be Renovated at the Cost of Millions of Dollars
by Yechiel Sever

The entire compound of the Rambam's gravesite will soon be undergoing reconstruction at a cost of millions of dollars.

Rain and Kinneret Watch
by Dei'ah Vedibur Staff

As of April 19 (27 Nisan) 625 millimeters of rain had fallen in the Jerusalem area during the current season (August 1 to date). This represents 121% of the average rainfall for this period and 116% of the average rainfall for the entire season in the Jerusalem area which is 537 mm.

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