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Author Topic: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION  (Read 594187 times)

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9000 on: February 12, 2024, 09:59:07 AM »


Not sure who הרבנית ליפסקר is in this context.

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9002 on: February 12, 2024, 10:40:20 AM »


Not sure who הרבנית ליפסקר is in this context.

It is Mrs. Lipsker from The Shul in Bal Harbour, where this event happened.

They also were at Chabad in the 5 Towns, but he is confusing the two stories.

ETA: https://chabad.org/6315766
« Last Edit: February 12, 2024, 10:45:21 AM by zh cohen »

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9003 on: February 12, 2024, 10:56:10 AM »
https://www.jdn.co.il/j_world/2139708/

(Google translated)

A week ago: the daughter ordered tefillin for her father - who was released from Hamas captivity tonight

The story that excites the ultra-Orthodox public: The daughters of the abductees who were released tonight in a military operation from Hamas captivity, prayed last week in the Lubavitcher Rebbe's tent • Louis Har's daughter, took it upon herself to light the holy Shabbat candles, and ordered tefillin for her father

Jacob Abovitz
G. Bader A. H'Tashf'd (February 12, 2024)
Published: 11:54
Updated: 11:54

Karin, Rinat and Natalie, the daughters of Fernando Simon Merman and Louis Har, who were released tonight in a dramatic operation in Bel Rafih and arrived in Israel alive, visited the Lubavitcher Rebbe's Ohel last week, where they prayed for their speedy release.

The girls were staying at a Chabad home in the Five Towns neighborhood, along with Clara Marman, Fernando's sister, who was released in the POW deal, and Gabriela and Mia Kleinberg, who were held with their parents in captivity in Gaza. This morning, like all the people of Israel, they were informed of the good news.

During a meeting they held at a Chabad house, they were asked in the audience: What do you need from us? Do we need to raise funds, to do something? And they answered: No, we only want to raise awareness. People have already returned to their lives and everything is normal and our father is still a prisoner in Gaza with other prisoners and abductees Another question arose in the audience: What do you think Israel should do? And the groom answered: We do not pretend to say exactly, only that they must not disappear from consciousness.

Then the rabbi came up to Lipskar and said: It's not really the government, it's not the IDF either, it's only God and the solution will come from Him alone. I ask that you take upon yourself something in matters of Torah and mitzvot, something that is difficult for you to say to God, here I have made a sacrifice for you, Now do a miracle for me.

The daughter took it upon herself to light candles. The groom agreed to take on the laying of tefillin. He asked, can I start next week? Rabbi Lipsker answered, no, you start tomorrow! So that you already have a vessel for blessing. The groom agreed, and the crowd rallied to buy Tefillin for him.

The daughter burst into tears and asked, could she get another pair of tefillin for her father when he is released? And of course she received the pair of tefillin, which her father will start placing in Israel now, after Israel was released from the cruel captivity of Hamas.

Rabbi Hana Volovik, director of the Chabad home where they were staying, published their photos

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9005 on: February 12, 2024, 02:05:57 PM »
It is Mrs. Lipsker from The Shul in Bal Harbour, where this event happened.

They also were at Chabad in the 5 Towns, but he she is confusing the two stories.

ETA: https://chabad.org/6315766

FTFY, to the extent that he's quoting Na'ama Tuchfeld. I figured this was some kind of conflation.
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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9006 on: February 12, 2024, 02:09:21 PM »
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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9007 on: February 12, 2024, 05:41:27 PM »

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9011 on: February 12, 2024, 10:29:10 PM »
https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2024/02/12/the-power-of-prayer-hostage-release-sparks-speculation-about-javier-mileis-visit/
Putting aside the nonsense about Messiah, this is a fascinating point. He prayed at the kosel just last week (presumably for the hostages), and the Argentinian hostages were rescued....

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9012 on: February 12, 2024, 10:37:20 PM »
https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2024/02/12/the-power-of-prayer-hostage-release-sparks-speculation-about-javier-mileis-visit/
Putting aside the nonsense about Messiah, this is a fascinating point. He prayed at the kosel just last week (presumably for the hostages), and the Argentinian hostages were rescued....

Ki Beisi Bais Tefila Lichol Hamim

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9013 on: February 12, 2024, 10:47:06 PM »
Ki Beisi Bais Tefila Lichol Hamim
Specifically for non Jews as per Shlomo Hamelechs tefila

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9014 on: February 12, 2024, 10:49:02 PM »
https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2024/02/12/the-power-of-prayer-hostage-release-sparks-speculation-about-javier-mileis-visit/
Putting aside the nonsense about Messiah, this is a fascinating point. He prayed at the kosel just last week (presumably for the hostages), and the Argentinian hostages were rescued....
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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9017 on: February 12, 2024, 11:42:06 PM »
https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2024/02/12/the-power-of-prayer-hostage-release-sparks-speculation-about-javier-mileis-visit/
Putting aside the nonsense about Messiah, this is a fascinating point. He prayed at the kosel just last week (presumably for the hostages), and the Argentinian hostages were rescued....
I'll float another theory. It seems that the Israeli's were aware of the location these hostages were being held for at least a little while but refrained from doing anything due to the immense risk to both the rescuers and the hostages. Possibly Milies's visit affected the political considerations of undertaking a risk like that.

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9018 on: February 12, 2024, 11:50:14 PM »
I'll float another theory. It seems that the Israeli's were aware of the location these hostages were being held for at least a little while but refrained from doing anything due to the immense risk to both the rescuers and the hostages. Possibly Milies's visit affected the political considerations of undertaking a risk like that.
Possibly decided to take the risk due to the higher reward of deterring the calls to step down and not enter raffa.

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Re: ISRAEL-HAMAS SIMCHAT TORAH WAR NEWS AND DISCUSSION
« Reply #9019 on: February 12, 2024, 11:57:38 PM »
I'll float another theory. It seems that the Israeli's were aware of the location these hostages were being held for at least a little while but refrained from doing anything due to the immense risk to both the rescuers and the hostages. Possibly Milies's visit affected the political considerations of undertaking a risk like that.
Both can be true