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26 Iyar 5762 - May 8, 2002 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly









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Bogus Announcements of Increased Aliya are Harmful to North African Jews
by S. Fried

Indiscreet publicity regarding the organization of a special "aliya operation" for Jews in Tunisia and Morocco following the terrorist bombing in Djerba could endanger Jews there who currently enjoy freedom and equal rights, warn immigrants from North Africa.

Large Rally for Israel in London; Increasing Sympathy for Israel's Plight
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

In perhaps the biggest-ever public gathering organized by British Jewry, tens of thousands gathered in London's Trafalgar Square last Monday afternoon for a pro-Israel rally.

Sharon in Washington to Present His Vision of Peace
by M. Plaut and Yated Ne'eman Staff

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon arrived in Washington on Monday to meet with US leaders and present his vision of a plan to reach stability in Israel's conflict with the Palestinians.

U.S. Foundation Set Up to Promote Beitar Illit
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Beitar Illit Mayor Rabbi Yitzchok Pindrus (Degel Hatorah) completed a one-week visit to New York to set up the Friends of Beitar Illit Development Foundation. He was accompanied by Deputy Mayor Rabbi Akiva Ovitz and City Council Member Rabbi Yaakov Weingarten.

Israel Has Nothing to Hide
by Yuval Steinitz

What changed Israel's initial decision to accept a United Nations "fact-finding committee" on the Jenin refugee camp into a furious rejection?

Students of the Beis Achiezer Yeshiva are Tested by Maran HaRav Yosef Sholom Eliashiv
by Betzalel Kahn

The visit of the students of the Beis Achiezer yeshiva of Ashkelon to the home of Maran HaRav Yosef Sholom Eliashiv was a stirring event which strengthened and uplifted them in ruchniyus. Maran HaRav Eliashiv examined the students and discussed the sugyos studied in the yeshiva with them for quite a while, marveling at the extent of their knowledge.

Distinguished Visitor at Beis Malka Girls' School
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Girls at Beis Malka D'Chassidei Belz school received an honored visit recently from Lady Jakobovits. The Rebbetzin has shown a keen interest in the development of the school since its founding twenty years ago, an acknowledgement which culminated last year in her agreeing to become Patron. She expressed great pride on seeing the newly refurbished Junior Block.

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