The Shekel May Rise Considerably Against the Dollar
The American dollar has dropped against the shekel by about
six percent from its highs of last month. The official middle
bank rate (sha'ar yatzig) is now about NIS 4.65 per
dollar, about where Bank of Israel economists said they
wanted it to be.
"The Berlin Syndrome" of the Thirties -- in London of
One fine day, Dr. Miriam Shlesinger, lecturer in the
Languages department of Bar Ilan University and former
chairman of Amnesty International's Israeli division,
received a letter from the editor of the scientific journal
The Translator, published in Britain, which stated in
no uncertain terms: "If you don't resign, I will fire
by Yated Ne'eman Staff
The Price of Truth
R' Yaakov is sitting in his corner surrounded by a group
of young boys who are listening intently as his voice
reverberates with warmth and spirit.
by Yochonon Dovid
Omol Hatorah vs. Outreach
I once asked my grandfather, HaRav Shach (shlita)
zt"l how the sin of bitul Torah can be atoned
for. He answered that Rabbenu Yonah was mechadesh that
the study of Torah is as effective as death in atoning for
the severe sin of chilul Hashem (as Chazal said about
the descendants of Eli). All the more so can bitul
Torah be rectified by limud Torah.
by Rav Avrohom Yeshaya Bergman
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