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Monday, September 09, 2013

Interesting Recent Links - Kippur 5774

Regarding Rav Ovadia Yosef Shlit"a's condition, before the holiday, it wasn't clear if he would be released from the hospital before Rosh Hashana or not, but it was decided not to do so. Over the holiday, there was a slight improvement in his condition and he had a private Minyan in the hospital room. On Monday, it was reported that he was B"H released from the hospital. Please continue to pray for Rav Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.

Meanwhile, Rav Shteinman Shlit"a didn't feel well during Rosh Hashana, but has improved. Rav Galinsky Shlit"a was taken to the hospital over Rosh Hashana. The Vizhnitzer Rebbe Shlit"a survived a multi-car crash on the way to Meiron.

YWN and Matzav - Jonathan and Esther Pollard's tribute to Shlomo Zakheim A"H

Rav Glazerson: Yom Kippur 5774

Fox News - Dennis Rodman reveals Kim Jong-Un's daughter's name: Ju-ae (Jew, eh?)

Kikar - A gold medalion with a depiction of a Menorah was found near Har Habayit, which seems to contradict the Rambam's - and Chabad's - opinion (Arch of Titus redux?)

Dixie Yid describes his Uman experience

Kikar - Rav Zalman Melamed Shlit"a goes off on Yesh Atid

Kikar - Zionist rabbis against Habayit Hayehudi

YWN - Rock Attacks at the Kotel on the Second Day of Rosh Hashana

YWN - Vertluch: Rosh Hashana 5774

YWN and Matzav - Rosh Hashana Message from the Kaliver Rebbe Shlit"a

DovBear - Happy 5940!

Kikar - Will Aramaic be harmed due to the Syrian War?

1 Comments:

At Mon Sep 09, 02:08:00 PM 2013, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Regarding the Menorah. Could be that this medalion was from the Second Temple era and the Menorah was not the original because that was hidden away somewhere under the original Beit HaMikdash with the other keilim. The original was molded from one piece of gold. The second Beit HaMikdash might have had all new keilim and thus, the menorah was built rounded rather than angular. Sure, that the Rambam and the Rebbe were correct.

 

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