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22 Elul 5764 - September 8, 2004 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly









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Smoking on Yom Tov is Prohibited MideOraisa
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The following original halachic rulings were recently collected by an individual active in the area.

Bein Hashmoshos: A Possible Issur DeOraisa
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

After extensive research, including both written and verbal discussions with many worldwide renowned gedolei horo'oh, it is clear that one should refrain from doing any melochos deOraisa during bein hashemoshos (from sunset until nightfall) on every motzei Yom Tov.

Hamas Training Camp in Gaza Hit by Israel
by M Plaut and Yated Ne'eman Staff

A training camp of the Hamas armed wing located in Gaza City was attacked by IDF helicopters and warplanes, as well as tanks, killing 14 Hamas fighters. About 30 people were also wounded.

Ofek 6 Spy Satellite Launch Fails
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The launch of the Israeli intelligence satellite Ofek-6 failed on Monday when its Shavit rocket malfunctioned in its third and final stage. Ofek-6 was expected to provide Israel with intelligence data on countries in the Middle East, particularly Iran, which have ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs.

The Nautilus Passes
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The Nautilus, a joint American-Israeli weapons system, performed perfectly during a firing test in New Mexico, accurately intercepting and destroying mortar shells.

Religious Development in Givat Zeev
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Dozens of families and hundreds of Jews in Givat Zeev, a town located outside Jerusalem on the north, near the road to Modi'in Illit, are drawing closer to Torah and Yiddishkeit, following a range of local activities during the past year.

Instead of Cleaning Out the Stables, Shinui Set Up a Stable of Its Own
by S. Yisraeli

Shinui's image as a result of the Paritzky scandal will never be the same. Even within the party some sought to take advantage of the dismissal to bring up other problems plaguing the party, but they were hushed up in the best Bolshevik tradition.

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