Dei'ah veDibur - Information & Insight

A Window into the Chareidi World

15 Sivan 5761 - June 6, 2001 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly








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Sharon's Next Moves

From the beginning of the current Palestinian-initiated violence on erev Rosh Hashana this past year, it was common wisdom that PA head Yasser Arafat was trying to use his weakness in the field to defeat Israel on the world media stage. It was clear that his strategy was to provoke Israel more and more, to try to use Israel's military effectiveness in order to bring world pressure against Israel, by introducing an international observer force in order to "protect" the Palestinians from Israeli military might.

Beis Yaakov: Advancing or in Decline?
by Rav Tzvi Cohen

"The exalted aspiration of the last generation's gedolei Yisroel, in keeping with the guidelines set before Bais Yaakov's founder, was to etch yiras Hashem and faithful adherence to halacha onto the clean slate of young benos Yisroel, and to avoid exposing them to knowledge and advanced studies that do not foster avodoso Yisborach."

Learning Torah: Easy Come, Easy Go
by Rabbi Nosson Zeev Grossman

The Western World's enthusiasm for using educational software has been steadily declining. A research study reached the conclusion that the millions of dollars invested annually in introducing educational software throughout the U.S.A. are causing more damage than good to American students.

Remember What Hashem Did to Miriam
by L. Jungerman

Commentary, discussion, analysis, criticism, expert's opinion, condemnation where leniency is allowed -- all these constitute gossipmongering.

Politica - Knesset to Undergo Inspection
by E. Rauchberger

The collapse of the Versailles reception hall and the resulting tragedy has caused considerable anxiety within government ranks. Municipal authorities went into a panic and began inspecting reception halls and other public facilities within their jurisdictions. No mayor wants to be accused of failing to learn the lessons of the Versailles tragedy or to face charges of negligence after a similar disaster takes place in his city.

Collaboration with Antisemites

by Yitzchok Roth

You see them whenever there are people in need, be it a disastrous traffic accident, a large-scale catastrophe or a murderous terrorist incident. It's not hard to pick them out among the rescue forces.

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