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Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi has left this world.

With great shock and sadness is  informed of the sudden passing of Harav HaChossid Harav HoGaon Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi, the Moro D’Asro and Rov of Kfar Chabad. He was 71 years old.

R. Ashkenazi was on his way to the city of Tiveria to visit and daven at his father’s graveside, whose yohrtzeit is today, when he suddenly felt ill. He pulled his car over and called for help, which arrived quickly and evacuated him to a nearby hospital in grave condition.

Despite doctors’ best efforts, he passed away a short while later in the Shiba-Tel Hashomer Hospital.

Rabbi Ashkenazi was born in Tel Aviv to an illustrious and respected family of Rabbonim, where his grandfather from his… Читать дальше »

Redemption of the firstborn in Krivoy Rog!


On Jan­u­ary 1st kosher restau­rant “Jerusalem” hosted the cer­e­mony of redemp­tion of the first­born, which is held on the30th day after a birth of the first male child to a Jew­ish mother, if father does not belong to Cohanim fam­ily (priests in the Tem­ple of Jerusalem). 


The main rea­son was redemp­tion of Yosef-​Yitzchak — the first­born of Yom Tov and Tzi­pora Shu­fotin­skiy, activists of the Jew­ish com­mu­nity of Krivoy Rog. Rebbe’s shali­akh Rabbi Dovid Alt­man, who belongs to the Cohanim fam­ily, came all the way from Dne­propetro­vsk spe­cially… Читать дальше »

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