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Sep 21, 2011

Quote Of The Day

Quote Of The Day

All my life I grew up in secular cities, and I raised my children in secular cities. All my children are thank God God-fearing and learn Torah - in the merit of having grown up in secular cities! Specifically because of the need to deal with a different atmosphere, and understanding the importance of living in such a city, that gives the spiritual and Torah strength...

  --- Chief Rabbi of Holon Avraham Yosef

Rav Yosef said this at a haschnassat sefer torah ceremony at the Yeshivat Hesder of Holon


  1. This is fine (perhaps) as long as the seculars don't try to stop a religious resident from wearing/eating/doing any of his religious requirements.... not what they're doing in Modiin

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  3. " not what they're doing in Modiin"

    It should be pointed out, here and now, that the report quoted by Neshama is

    T H R E E Y E A R S O L D.

    It was published on http://muqata.blogspot.com on 5 October 2008. The issue was dealt with then, appropriate conclusions were drawn and it is egregious, to say the very least to drag that boobah meiseh up - yet again.

  4. he should speak with his housing minister who is a big believer in segregation

  5. Neshama,

    As opposed to chareidim trying to stop religious people from getting a Jewish education, which is going on right now in Beit Shemesh.

    Of course, overcoming the opposition that the high schooler from Modiin faced probably made his Judaism stronger, not weaker.

  6. he was my grandmother's next door neighbour in Tel Aviv for years....

    right in the heart of Sheinken


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