Thursday, March 21, 2019

Punch “Lines” 5779:

Reprinted from a letter to the editor in the 7 Adar II 5779/March 13, 2019, issue of the Jewish Press. Truth is stranger than fiction. I couldn’t have made this up if I’d wanted to.

Lakewood Follows Daas Torah

Avraham Sharaby’s op-ed last week about Lakewood left out one major point: daas Torah. The members of the Vaad would not do anything against daas Torah.

For example: Non-yeshivish people who have settled in Lakewood are trying to push for an eruv around all of Lakewood. Daas Torah does not want this to happen. So to counteract this proposal, the Vaad is increasing Lakewood’s population so that it will come under the halachic ruling of Reb Moshe that forbids an eruv in mega population centers.

Bentzion ben Yisroel

Finally! Stamford Hill Joins the Club

Mazel Tov to the Jewish residents of Stamford Hill upon the establishment of their  eruv . Finally, the last bastion of opposition to the ...