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Yom Tov Inspirations Thoughts On The Period Between Purim and Pesach Based Upon A Shmuess From Rav Yaakov Yitzchok HaLevi Ruderman ztl Rabbi Moshe Boylan INSPIRING MESSAGES FROM GEDOLEI YISROEL FLATBUSH RABBONIM As we now are in the Tekufah period between Purim and Pesach it behooves us to understand the Avodah appropriate for this time. Rav Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman ztl Rosh Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, Baltimore explained that in this time period there must be by everyone a strong chizuk strengthen

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PAR S H A Inspirations Thoughts On Parshas Vayakheil Based Upon The Shmuessen Of Maran Rav Shmuel Berenbaum ztl Rabbi Moshe Boylan INSPIRING MESSAGES FROM GEDOLEI YISROEL FLATBUSH RABBONIM Vehanesiim Haiviu Ais Avnei Hashoham Veais Avnei Hamiluim Laeifod Velachoshen And the Nesiim brought the stones of the Shoham and the stones of the Miluim for the Aifod and the Choshen Shemos 35,27. Meforshim say that the Nesiim received these things from the Annenai Kavod clouds of glory, and then brought

Yom Tov Inspirations CONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 INSPIRING MESSAGES FROM GEDOLEI YISROEL FLATBUSH RABBONIM Keeping this in mind, we can understand what Chazal mean that Hashem was not Mevateir on Bitul Torah. The other aveiros which the Yidden did deserved punishment but would not warrant a destruction which was similar to the destruction of the world. Only a lack of Talmud Torah, which is the foundation of the entire creation would warrant such a severe punishment which was comparable to the dest

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Yahrzeits Rav Elya Boruch Finkel ztl, It is now four years that Rav Elya Boruch Finkel ztl has not been with us. He was a beloved rebbi and father to thousands of talmidim. He was a central part of Yeshivas MirYerushalayim for decades. He taught his talmidim how to learn. He taught talmidim how to think. He taught talmidim how to live. His love for Torah was contagious. And his greatest desire was to continue to be that rebbi and father to more talmidim. But on 24 Adar 5768, when he was only

Yahrzeits of the Week DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF LEIBY KLETZKY AH Hesped on Moreinu Rav Menachem Manis Mandel ztl On His 6th Yahrtzeit 22 Adar Friday, March 16 by his son the Rosh HaYeshiva, Rav Shloime Mandel shlita The FJJ is grateful to Harav Shloime Mandal Shlita, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshiva Mesivta of Brooklyn, for providing the following hesped on his illustrious father ztl. My primary desire is to address both the family and talmidim and talmidos of my father zecher tzadik vk

Yahrzeits all around, in and out of school. Indeed you were everyones Zaidy in school, but somehow you made sure that you and I could share just that little wink or smile or knip on the cheek. My memories in school go on and on, all the years I was so proud to be your granddaughter , and all the times you displayed unbelievable chachmah and sensitivity. The way you treated Bubby, in school was a lesson that is imbedded in my mind. The respect with which you said because Bubby said so or because

Yahrzeits Yahrzeits licensed to the Flatbush Jewish Journal by Manny Saltiel Anshe.org of the Week DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF LEIBY KLETZKY AH 21 Adar Rav Elimelech of Lizhensk, author of Noam Elimelech, 17171787. Learned under the Maggid of Mezritch. Among his students were Rav Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apta, The Chozeh of Lublin, the Maggid of Kozhnitz, and Rav Menachem Mendel of Rimanov. Rav Yitzchak Elchonon Spector, rav of Kovno 18171896, lived in Kovno 18661896. The 3rd son of

Yahrzeits Reb Reuvain ztl was the son of Rabbi Shimshon Grozovsky, the leading dayan of Minsk. He attended Yeshiva Knesses Yisrael, known as the Slabodka Yeshiva, and studied under Harav Moshe Mordechai Epstein and Harav Nosson Tzvi Finkel. In 1919, Rabbi Grozovsky married the daughter of Reb Baruch Ber Lebowitz. After his marriage, he moved with his fatherinlaw to Kaminetz and continued to learn at the Yeshiva there under the tutelage of Reb Baruch Ber, whom he considered his main Rebbe. Rabbi

Yahrzeits Yahrzeits licensed to the Flatbush Jewish Journal by Manny Saltiel Anshe.org CONTINUED FROM PAGE 82 of the Week DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF LEIBY KLETZKY AH political assassination in modern Israeli history. Dehaan changed his lifestyle and became a chareidi Jew, and Rav Aharon Fischer named his newborn son Yaakov Yisrael after him. Rav Aharons father was Rav Shlomo, av beis din of Karlsburg, Hungary, and author of Neiros Shlomo and Korbanei lachmi. Rav Yaakov Yisrael learne

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Election CONTINUED FROM PAGE 88 2012 DS I oppose samegender marriage and Lew Fidler supports it. I believe in a traditional family structure. I believe that a marriage should be between one man and one woman. I completely disagree with my opponents desire to redefine marriage, to fund groups that promote such ideas, and his desire to teach it in all our schools to our children. MM How will you improve safety and security in our area DS We need to help the local organizations like the Shomrim. W

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Israel The Spymaster Meir Dagan On Irans Threat YWN News responsible. The Obama administration agrees that theres time to wait. Obama Already theres too much loose talk of war. Dagan I heard very carefully what President Obama said. And he said openly that the military option is on the table, and he is not going to let Iran become a nuclear state. Stahl So let me try to sum up what I think youre now saying. And youre saying, Why should we do it If we wait and they get the bomb, the Americans wi

Israel The Spymaster CONTINUED FROM PAGE 90 News NEWS AND EVENTS IN ABOUT ISRAEL ITS PEOPLE Arab world, do you know what they call you They call you Superman Dagan I dont have my costume. In Supermans time, Mossad was credited with a string of daring, exquisitely executed, covert missions and assassinations from Damascus to Sudan. But glory turned to scorn at a Dubai hotel in 2010 during an operation to kill a top arms courier for Hamas. What the 27 Mossad agents didnt know was that the hot

World Taliban Vow Revenge For US Soldiers Shooting Rampage VIN News YWN NEWS AND EVENTS IN ABOUT THE WORLD McCain Calls For Airstrikes On Syria Sen. John McCain called Monday for the United States to lead an international effort to protect the Syrian population by carrying out piloted airstrikes on Syrian government forces. Providing military assistance to the Free Syrian Army and other opposition groups is necessary, but at this late hour, that alone will not be sufficient to stop the slaug

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Rav Pam on the Parsha CONTINUED FROM PAGE 6 Many construction projects start with bold and magnificent plans. When the project is finally completed years late, with vast cost overruns, and with so many changes that the finished project bears very little resemblance to the one originally planned by the architects, one wonders what happened Did the vasisa become vayaas Many people are inspired to improve themselves during the introspective period of Elul and the Yomim Noraim High Holidays. They r

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