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13 Marcheshvan 5772 - November 10, 2011 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly










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Efraim Halevy: 'Charedization a Greater Threat to Israel than Iranian Nukes'
by Yechiel Sever

"Charedization poses a greater existential threat to Israel than Ahmadinejad," said former Mossad chief Efraim Halevy during an IDF boarding school reunion.

70,000 Visitors at Kever Rochel on Yahrtzeit
By Yechiel Sever

An estimated 70,000 visitors arrived at Kever Rochel on Tuesday, 11 Cheshvan, the day of Rochel Imeinu's yahrtzeit, to pray for both individual and collective needs. The flow of visitors began on Motzei Shabbos, and swelled on Tuesday, continuing until the evening.

Siyum HaShas in Honor of HaRav Shach to Be Held at HaRav Eliashiv's Beis Medrash
By Yechiel Sever

The Siyum HaShas organized as an illui neshomoh for HaRav Shach zt"l will be held this year in the beis medrash of Maran HaRav Yosef Sholom Eliashiv shlita, Tiferes Bachurim, in the presence of gedolei Torah, including HaRav Eliashiv, leading roshei yeshivos,marbitzei Torah and thousands of bnei Torah from around the country.

Remains of the Sifsei Renonos Brought to Eretz Yisroel
By S. Bruchi

The aron of HaRav Reuven Ajini, rosh yeshiva of Eitz Chaim Yeshiva in Chaprou, Morocco, who passed away 70 years ago, was brought to Eretz Yisroel Tuesday, and a levaya was held from Jerusalem's Shamgar Funeral Parlor to Har Hamenuchot Cemetery.

HaRav Dov Schwartzman zt"l
by Yechiel Sever

Prominent figures in the Torah world, including HaRav Shmuel Auerbach shlita, HaRav Meir Tzvi Bergman shlita and HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt"l, were among thousands of bnei Torah attending the levaya for HaRav Dov Schwartzman zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Beis HaTalmud, who passed away Sunday night at the age of 91 after several years of poor health.

HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt"l
By Yechiel Sever

The Torah and yeshiva world was cloaked in mourning Tuesday following the sudden histalkus of HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt"l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Mir and a member of Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah, who expended every ounce of energy he had to teach Torah until passing away unexpectedly Tuesday morning at the age of 69.

HaRav Avrohom Leitch Rosenbaum, ztvk"l
In honor of his yahrtzeit, 17th Cheshvan

HaRav Avrohom zt"l was born in 5562 (1802) in Pressburg. His father, R' Yehudah zt"l, was a descendant of the Chavos Yoir.

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