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8 Kislev 5763 - November 13, 2002 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly









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Action in Tulkarm, Nablus in Response to Beastly Attack
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

Meeting at Kibbutz Metzer on Monday, the site of an attack in which a Palestinian gunman killed two Jewish children and three adults the evening before, the Israeli Cabinet authorized military action in Tulkarm and Nablus.

Zimbabwe Jewry In Survival Mode As Country Disintegrates
by D. Saks, South Africa

Zimbabwe's small and aging Jewish community is finding it increasingly difficult to keep its institutions afloat as the mounting economic and political crisis in the country hits ever closer to home.

Vaad HaRabbonim LeInyonei Giyur
by Betzalel Kahn

The government decided to approve a decision by a team of ministers last week to grant citizenship to parents of soldiers ineligible to receive citizenship under the Law of Return.

New Initiatives for Maternity Care in London
by Yated Ne'eman Staff

The Hansy Josovic Maternity Trust (HJMT) is happy to announce that Mrs. Yael White has been appointed as its new Maternity Development Worker. This post was created by Mrs. Rachel Klein to further her longstanding involvement in the care of mothers and babies, with funding from SureStart and SRB6 as part of their ongoing commitment to improving services for the community.

British Ambassador visits
Netivot Olam Yeshiva in Bnei Brak

by Yated Ne'eman Staff

On a recent Tuesday, passersby in Bnei Brak may have seen a car bearing diplomatic license plates pulling up to the Netivot Olam Yeshiva. Emerging from the car was British Ambassador to Israel Sherard Cowper-Coles to the amazement of the onlookers, who were surely asking themselves: What is Her Majesty's Ambassador doing in the yeshiva?

HaRav Eliezer Lopian, zt'l
by S. Bruchi

Thousands of bnei Torah led by gedolei Yisroel participated in the levaya last Sunday night of HaRav Eliezer Lopian zt'l, one of the great builders of the Torah world in Europe and one of the leading marbitzei Torah of our generation.

Rav Moshe Akiva Druck z'l

Rav Moshe Akiva Druck z'l, long-time editor of Hamodia and a veteran of many struggles to uphold chareidi Judaism, passed away on leil Shabbos parshas Toldos at the age of 80.

HaRav Zalman Yosef Aloni Dubow, zt'l
by A. Cohen

HaRav Zalman Yosef Aloni Dubow, zt'l, rav and av beis din of Dublin, Ireland, was brought to rest in Jerusalem two weeks ago at the age of 88 following an extended illness.

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