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Sunday, June 8, 2014

We Need to Remember and Never Especially Now.

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach: History

A PLEA TO THE CITY On November 27, 1984, approximately 500 people packed a meeting of the Miami Beach Planning Board. Dozens of Holocaust survivors from across South Florida were bused in for the meeting, many making emotional pleas to the Board and hoping to sway votes. “I lost five sisters and five brothers,” 79-year-old Clara Linder said in Yiddish through a translator, The Miami Herald reported. “They were all killed.” Machela Oksenhenbler, 80, pulled up her sleeve to show a grainy tattoo on her forearm bearing the numbers 54092, put there by the Nazis.

'Your Story Will Be Passed On for the Future' - Jewish World - News - Arutz Sheva

Both survivors and attending MKs said the past year has been crucial for improving Holocaust survivors' lives.  "Today, like every day, I salute the survivors of the Holocaust," Kariv stated. "Over the past year we have a change of national priorities for our survivors. I look at the process we went through last year - a year of listening, working together, teaching and empowering."

Hareidi Editor: Holocaust Memorial Day Not For Us - Inside Israel - News - Arutz Sheva

Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Memorial Day is held annually on the 28th of the Hebrew month of Nissan, coinciding with the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. Hareidi rabbinical leaders have not embraced the day for several reasons, among them the fact that it takes place in the month of Nissan, the same month as Passover, in which eulogies and mourning are forbidden.

Iranians meet Holocaust survivors, ‘embarassed by ignorance' - Israel News, Ynetnews

There was great satisfaction to see the productive dialogue between the young and the survivors," Sabag said.   "The survivor’s greatest fear is that one day they will stop telling their stories. Here they had an opportunity to tell the story and see that it would move onto a place where Holocaust deniers live and act," he added.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Sepherot Ha’Omer Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Lag B’Omer |

Sepherot Ha’Omer Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Lag B’Omer |: "Carpe diem, seize the day! It would seem that this should be the rallying cry for each and every day. I try to read all these little explanations that are really so deep, that I know that I have no chance to even get an inkling of some relevant meaning. Of course I am referring to all this books that explain the inner essence of each of the 49 days that we count the Sepherot HaOmer"

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Kupat Tzidkat Rashbi - Special Prayer Events

Kupat Tzidkat Rashbi - Special Prayer Events: "Rabbi Ya'acov Beirav, Tzfat - Yahrtzeit, first day of Iyar 1546
Born in 1475 in Castile, Spain. Studied Torah under the tutelage of Rabbi Yitzhak Abuhav. Among his pupils were Yosef Caro, Moshe Cordovero, Moshe De Mitrani (the Mabit), and others. He was regarded in his time as the rabbi of the sages of Safed"

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Top 3 Phone Card Companies Reviewed

Top 3 Phone Card Companies Reviewed: "I experienced just a few minor issues like dropped calls or connection problems. But those are the same issues that come up with phone cards offered by any other phone card company.

Their prices are a bit higher but that is because they offer high quality prepaid calling cards. I use their "Sonico Red" brand of phone cards mainly for business"

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Top 3 Phone Card Companies Reviewed

Top 3 Phone Card Companies Reviewed: "I wouldn't necessarily say Nobelcom has the cheapest rates. I would say that the rates they offer are very fair. Remember the cheaper call per minute, the higher the fees are. I find that Nobelcom's phone cards have the least amount of fees and the call per minute rates are very reasonable especially considering that your calls will be higher in quality. This does not mean that you will not experience any problems at all. "

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Prepaid Credit Cards

Prepaid Credit Cards: "A prepaid and debit card requires that the cardholder load money to the card before it can be used for purchases. As purchases are made, the amounts are deducted from the available balance and the debit card must again be reloaded. These cards are ideal for those who want to avoid the pitfalls of a credit card, such as interest charges or overspending. The following are the best prepaid and debit card offers as selected by the staff:"

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Moshe's Jewish Websites the torah jewish links for torah learning

Moshe's Jewish Websites the torah jewish links for torah learning: "Technology has become so advanced that a webmaster like myself can now place videos online. What a great way to teach Torah I decided so I created My Torah Video Lesson's online. I have had great feedback Boruch Hashem from people who have enjoyed my Torah lessons from Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.


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