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In order to assist foreigners entering Israel the Israeli immigration authority has opened the email to assist with applications harigim-natbag@piba.gov.il


To locate missing relatives:

Ezer Metzion hotline: 036144660
They have reps on the ground at all of the hospitals.

 Zaka form to locate missing relatives
 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDymRMlF7HeFilw0k1kk3mE1phFR1d4qAvSVWGmS_D5Ekaxw/viewform


Nahriya Hospital Emergency Hotline: 1255141
Nahriya Hospital: 049850505
(12 injured)

Ziv (Tzefat) hospital: 046828838
Ziv Emergency Hotline: 1255161
(41 patients, of which 14 in serious condition, and some already released)

Poriyah Hospital: 046652211
Poriyah Hospital Emergency Hotline: 1255162
(27 patients)

Rambam Hospital in Haifa (still receiving patients transferred from Ziv)

(7 patients, of which 4 in serious condition)

Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusiam

Police Meron HQ - 110

Missing people hotline *1201

"Due to the many people in the United States that are frantically trying to contact loved ones who were in Meron and have been unable to locate them, Misaskim has opened their command center to try and assist people." Please call 718-854-4548 ONLY if you are missing an immediate family member and need assistance.
 



Link to Zaka form to locate missing relatives
 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDymRMlF7HeFilw0k1kk3mE1phFR1d4qAvSVWGmS_D5Ekaxw/viewform



There is intermittent cell service reception around Meron. Many people are safe but stranded as roads are closed. 30 kids are in a police holding facility in search of family members.

𝐈𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧, 𝐄𝐌𝐀 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐮𝐩 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐥  𝐏𝐓𝐒𝐃 𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐲!

Anyone who is emotionally affected by this tragedy can sign up for our service at EMA Care, and we can help you get through this trauma.
This service is entirely voluntary and therefore 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄. Sessions will be completely anonymous.

𝐀𝐧𝐨𝐧𝐲𝐦𝐨𝐮𝐬 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐮𝐩 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄 - https://lnkd.in/d9Bp8Jw
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #80 on: April 29, 2021, 09:16:28 PM »
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #81 on: April 29, 2021, 09:16:32 PM »
I was once by the ari'zl tzion On the night of the yartzeit, and i got the closest you can get to the tzoin and couldn't get myself out since everyone was pushing to get closer, some noticed and picked me up and passed me around screaming ילד ילד, (I was a bochur at that time) and bh got out, not that it was anything close to what happened tonight r'l but it brought back some memories
I had this in Meron about 15 years ago. Literally fought my way out of getting crushed to death. Reliving those moments now. Terrible. BDE. 
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #82 on: April 29, 2021, 09:23:58 PM »
In 1980 there was a terrible terrorist attack in chavron.

The people in charge of the lag baomer parade in Chevron asked the Lubavitcher Rebbe if they should cancel the parade that year.

The Rebbe responded the Mishna tells us that "מעבירים את המת מפני הכלה" and that the parade should go on as planed.

IMHO i think this comes to teach us that when faced with tragedy the answer is not to let it get us down, so to speak, rather to strengthen our service of hashem which in the case of lag baomer consists of being happy with RaShBiY joy.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #83 on: April 29, 2021, 09:45:38 PM »
I was once by the ari'zl tzion On the night of the yartzeit, and i got the closest you can get to the tzoin and couldn't get myself out since everyone was pushing to get closer, some noticed and picked me up and passed me around screaming ילד ילד, (I was a bochur at that time) and bh got out, not that it was anything close to what happened tonight r'l but it brought back some memories

As a bochur I thought it was fun to make my way through the crowds to kever rashbi, as I would get closer there was a point where I had literally zero control over which direction my body moved. It didn't occur to me how dangerous it could be.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #84 on: April 29, 2021, 10:03:50 PM »
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #85 on: April 29, 2021, 10:05:06 PM »
The New York Times cant control themselves. The blood hasn't settled yet, but they are talking about how public health officials warned against the event because of COVID.
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #86 on: April 29, 2021, 10:06:51 PM »
I just got a robocall. There will be tehillim in BMG tonight at 11:00, with call-in numbers.
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #87 on: April 29, 2021, 10:07:38 PM »
As a bochur I thought it was fun to make my way through the crowds to kever rashbi, as I would get closer there was a point where I had literally zero control over which direction my body moved. It didn't occur to me how dangerous it could be.

I remember this happening to me. Once I got up the kever, I literally had no control, the flow of the crowd pushed me in, and pushed me out. It never occurred to me I should be thanking hashem that I came out safe.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #88 on: April 29, 2021, 10:07:48 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #90 on: April 29, 2021, 10:12:39 PM »
Post here if we can help. The most important thing to remember is there are tens of thousands of people who are perfectly safe but can't communicate because people can't leave Meron and cell networks are down.

BH all immediate family members were located and are ok
still not sure about a few others but from what we heard doesn't seem like they were in that area
hopefully they have just gotten lost in the crowds leaving

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #91 on: April 29, 2021, 10:21:11 PM »
I remember this happening to me. Once I got up the kever, I literally had no control, the flow of the crowd pushed me in, and pushed me out. It never occurred to me I should be thanking hashem that I came out safe.

I was there one time. And your portrayal is a description of what I recall. Not even sure if my feet were touching the ground. I was probably 14 or 15 at the time.
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #92 on: April 29, 2021, 10:29:36 PM »
As a bochur I thought it was fun to make my way through the crowds to kever rashbi, as I would get closer there was a point where I had literally zero control over which direction my body moved. It didn't occur to me how dangerous it could be.
Had that too but wasn't dragged out my watch fell and I was left with 2 options, stay with the watch with reb Shimon or depart from it, it was a tough decision
But these inconveniences can't be compared to what happened tonight rl
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #93 on: April 29, 2021, 10:40:53 PM »
As a bochur I thought it was fun to make my way through the crowds to kever rashbi, as I would get closer there was a point where I had literally zero control over which direction my body moved. It didn't occur to me how dangerous it could be.
Had the same happen to me. Was forever scared to go near the Tzion after that.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #94 on: April 29, 2021, 10:42:35 PM »

See the date

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #95 on: April 29, 2021, 10:47:57 PM »
Please daven for
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Was in meron and they can't find him.

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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #98 on: April 29, 2021, 11:22:00 PM »
Rambam hospital in Haifa has unidentified patients 12 & 13 years old in serious condition. Their phone numbers are in the wiki, they have social workers staffing the lines. 
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Re: Tragedy In Meron!
« Reply #99 on: April 29, 2021, 11:25:59 PM »
I dont have the link, but kupat hair set up a fund for the victims