16 September 2015

Understanding Tzom Gedaliah

3 Tishrei 5776
Tzom Gedaliah

Sometimes it's a mitzvah to speak lashon hara. We have to learn when it's forbidden and when it's allowed. The lesson of Tzom Gedaliah is that to forbid it when it's necessary can bring horribly tragic results.

Terrible Chillul Hashem Unfolds
By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for Five Towns Jewish Times

The following is a true record of events regarding an institution that is close to our hearts. The institution was located in a community where many of our children currently reside. It is a most unfortunate story.

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