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5 Kislev 5772 - December 1, 2011 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly










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Hypocritical Attitude to Chareidi Community
By Eliezer Rauchberger

Speaking during the debate about three no-confidence measures, MK Rabbi Gafni spoke about what he called the ruling coalition's two- faced attitude towards the chareidi community and its representatives in the Knesset.

Grave Desecration in the North at Golani Junction
By Yechiel Sever

After a long period of quiet, with the exception of one excavation in the North one month ago that was stopped immediately, the Antiquities Authority has now renewed digging at Golani Junction.

Netanya: Hundreds Protest Plans to Open Mall on Shabbos
By L.S. Wasserman

Hundreds of residents from Ir Yamim, Ramat Polag and Kiryat Nordau in Netanya united to form a working committee to prevent the Ir Yamim Shopping Mall from opening for business on Shabbos and Jewish holidays. They contacted all of the officials involved in the matter, demanding that the mall keep its doors shut on Shabbos.

Torah Learning on Shabbos Night
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

We are very pleased to share with the public a regulation/commitment the bnei Torah of Elad and other residents, that has led to a big boost of thousands of hours of Torah study on Shabbos night.

Germany Extends Payments to Ghetto Workers
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

After extended negotiations, the German government has agreed to a demand by the Claims Committee to expand eligibility of ghetto survivors to receive payments from the German national insurance system. Holocaust survivors who worked in ghettos even not under forced conditions will also be eligible for German national insurance payments, as well as a one-time payment of 2,000 euros.

Rabbi Gafni Calls on Government to Increase Assistance to Small and Mid-Size Businesses
By Eliezer Rauchberger

The Knesset Finance Committee called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz to increase government assistance to small and medium-size businesses.

HaRav Isser Zalman Meltzer, ztvk"l
In honor of his yahrtzeit 10 Kislev

After having nine children who died at a young age, Reb Boruch Peretz Meltzer zt"l and his wife Miriam Reisel a"h took it as a good omen when on 5th Adar, 5630 (1870) their son Isser Zalman was born. Perhaps this son, born in a month of joy, would merit a joyous, long life.

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