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