1 Elul 5781
Rosh Chodesh Bet
We've been faulted in the past for standing by and not saying anything when we see our fellows committing grave sins. By not protesting, it is considered as approval.
This concerns two events connected to an Israeli gymnast competing in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics by the name of Linoy Ashram.
Her Wikipedia page says...
Ashram was born in Rishon LeZion, Israel, to Israeli-born parents of both Mizrahi Jewish (Yemenite-Jewish) and Sephardic Jewish (Greek-Jewish) descent. Her father Oren is a standing army soldier in the IDF, whereas her mother Hedva is a kindergarten teacher assistant. She has a brother and a younger sister.In November 2017, at the age of 18, Ashram was enlisted to the Israel Defense Forces as a soldier. She had an honorable discharge in December 2019.As of 2018, Ashram resides in her Israeli hometown of Rishon LeZion, Israel.As of 2019, she started studying education and society at the Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono, Israel.