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22 Adar 5762 - March 6, 2002 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly









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U.K. Chief Rabbi's Warning of Rising Antisemitism Confirmed by Survey
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Jews in Britain are suffering from levels of antisemitism not known since the Holocaust, according to United Kingdom Chief Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Sacks. Also, a report just published by the Community Security Trust, an organization dedicated to Jewish security issues, found that antisemitism has risen sharply in the past two years.

Violence in Eretz Hakodesh
by Mordecai Plaut

The shaken residents of Eretz Yisroel tried to continue with their regular affairs, shaken by the rising violence and cruelty of the Palestinian attacks on innocent children, women and peaceful citizens.

HaRav Aharon Leib Shteinman on Chizuk Visit to France
by Arnon Yaffeh, Paris and Yated Ne'eman Staff

On Sunday 19 Adar, HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman arrived in France in order to strengthen the Torah institutions in Paris and Aix-les-Bains, and especially to encourage families to send their children to yeshiva ketanos. Though he remained in France for just over a day, his visit had a great impact.

Beis Yisroel: The Day After
by Betzalel Kahn

Naveh Chazan didn't expect his Shabbos bar mitzvah to end this way. Relatives from all over the country had come to spend Shabbos and celebrate with him in the Yeshivas Machaneh Yisroel Shabbos Guesthouse in Jerusalem's Beis Yisroel neighborhood.

Weekend of His'orerus
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

A kinus hizchazkus to commemorate the first yahrtzeit of the late Sunderland Rov and rosh yeshiva, HaRav Shammai Zahn, zt"l, culminated in a grand melave malkah in the Gateshead shul hall.

Adass Yisroel Melbourne Celebrates 50 Years
by Shlomo Boruch Abelesz

The Melbourne chareidi Kehilla Adass Yisroel celebrated 50 years since the official establishment of its mosdos hachinuch in 1952. It is the first time in the Kehilla's history that the members have allowed themselves such a `pat on the back' and it was a step taken only after much thought and debate.

The Yahrtzeit of the Holy Rebbetzin of the Dubno Maggid

To The Editor:

For many generations now, the name of the holy Rebbetzin of the Maggid of Dubno zt"l has escaped us. There has never been a mention of this tzadeikes in all the encyclopedia and Jewish Heritage volumes and in fact, some authors have confused the name of the Maggid's mother, the Rebbetzin Hinda zt"l (who was the daughter of Rabbi Nochum of Kobryn) with the name of his wife.

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