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Germany Ups Fight Against Anti-Semitism, Far-Right Extremism

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet passed new measures Wednesday aimed at helping fight far-right extremism and anti-Semitism following an attack on a synagogue earlier this month.

The proposals include tightening gun laws, stepping up prosecution of online hate, and boosting financial support for projects fighting anti-Semitism and far-right extremism.

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Hagaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein: Tragedies Will Stop With Start Of Winter Z’man, Limud Torah Will Protect Klal Yisrael

Following the rash of tragedies which befell the Chareidi community in Israel on Monday, including the deaths of a baby, yeshivah bochurim and young mothers, the Rosh Yeshivah of Ponevezh, Hagaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein said that the moment that the winter z’man starts, everything will be calm, according to a Kikar HaShabbat report.

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Everything they Owned Burned to the Ground

As the Lakewood community was preparing for Yom Kippur, one family had their world turned upside down, as a raging fire consumed their home. Just hours before Kol Nidrei, their entire home was ablaze, and dozens of firefighters and emergency personnel spent hours getting the devastating fire under control. 

While, Baruch Hashem, nobody was hurt, this family – with 12 children- was left with the shirts on their backs.

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