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19 Iyar 5763 - May 21, 2003 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly









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High Security Alert after Wave of Bombings
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Israel is now on the highest security alert with hundreds of police and security personnel establishing roadblocks around the nation's cities and towns after a wave of six suicide murderers killed twelve, Hy"d, over the past four days. We put our trust in the Shomer Yisroel, but we have to do as much as we can ourselves.

Thousands Celebrate Lag B'omer
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Tens of thousands of people went to Meron Monday night for the lighting of the traditional bonfire by the Boyaner Rebbe, while others celebrated by lighting bonfires throughout the country on the 33rd day of the Omer, Lag B'omer.

HaRav Yechiel Michel Feinstein, zt'l
by S. Baruchi

A pall of grief was cast over the yeshiva world upon receiving news of the histalkus of one the leading marbitzei Torah and mussar greats of the last generation, rosh yeshivas Beis Yehuda HaRav Yechiel Michel Feinstein, zt'l, on motzei Shabbos.

Rav Tuvia Goldstein, zt'l
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The Torah world lost one of its leading poskim, HaRav Tuvia Goldstein zt'l, rosh yeshivas Emek Halocho in New York City and an important conveyor of the teachings of gedolei hador from the previous generation, who passed away on Shabbos at the age of 86.

HaRav Chaim Moshe Yehuda Blau Zt"l
by M. Plaut

The Torah world was saddened and bereft by the passing of HaRav Chaim Moshe Yehuda Blau zt"l in Brooklyn on 3 Iyar at the age of 90.

Mayor Lupoliansky Receives Blessings from Gedolei Yisroel
by Betzalel Kahn

Jerusalem Mayor Rabbi Uri Lupoliansky, who heads the United Torah Jewry candidates list, visited the homes of gedolei Yisroel last week and received their blessings and full endorsement for the upcoming municipal elections in Jerusalem.

UTJ Launches Jerusalem Election Campaign
by Betzalel Kahn

"A limited number of work days still remain to the fateful election on 3 Sivan. We must prove the chareidi sector has the power to prevent the looming shadows of the government decrees from entering the gates of the City of Jerusalem," announced the United Torah Jewry election staff in a call intended to jolt the Jerusalem public out of its apathy.

Kol Torah Alumni Can Return To Jerusalem For Chanukas Habayis
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The yeshiva world will be witness to a unique, electrically- charged four-day event in Bayit Vegan (Thursday-Monday, June 12-16), when Yeshivas Kol Torah launches a "ruchniyus reconnect" with alumni from all over the world in order to dedicate a new building that is the centerpiece of the yeshiva's expansion plans.

Winner of Yated Subscriber Lottery Announced
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The Yitzchaki family of Sde Chemed Street in Kiryat Sefer won the drawing for a new apartment that took place at the Bnei Brak offices of Yated Neeman on the afternoon of Lag B'omer.

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