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  • The Mission Continues

    As in the past so it remains today - we were and still are under the selfsame commitment to adhere to the directions of the Gedolei Yisrael, who stand guard against breaches of purity threatening our camp. When we were required to ask – we asked. When we were instructed to depart – we left. The moment we are summoned back to raise the flag, every other consideration is pushed to the side and we answer: We are ready!

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  • Harav Yisrael Friedman zy”a, the Rebbe of Husyatin

    מוטי, ויקיפדיה העברית

    The ancestral chain of Harav Yisrael Friedman, the founder of the Husyatin chassidic court, originates with the holy Baal Shem Tov. The Husyatin chassidus has its roots in Galicia and eventually came to Tel Aviv, during the turbulent years between the two World Wars.

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  • Maccabi'im Gravesite

    In honour of Chanukah, we will discuss a fascinating, ongoing investigation attempting to establish the place of burial of Mattisyahu Kohen Gadol and his family.

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A Stop in Babylonia

According to our Sages, when the People of Israel were expelled from the Holy Land and scattered in Babylonia, hundreds of animal species followed them there, all animals returned as well, except for one kind of fish which will return after the arrival of the Messiah.

N. Lieberman 16/12/2009 11:23
According to our Sages, when the People of Israel were expelled from the Holy Land and scattered in Babylonia, hundreds of animal species followed them there. When the Jews returned to their land, all animals returned as well, except for one kind of fish which will return after the arrival of the Messiah.

According to our Sages, when the People of Israel were expelled from the Holy Land to Babylonia, seven hundred species of kosher fish, eight hundred species of kosher grasshoppers and an unidentified number of birds followed them to the Diaspora.

After seventy years, when the People of Israel returned to their land to rebuild the Temple, almost all animals returned with them through an underground canal that passed under the land of Babylonia (today's Iraq) and to the Land of Israel.
Almost all animals – except for one sort of fish. That species of fish was called 'Shibota - and it is mentioned in the Talmud as the fish that Rava, a Sage, would prepare for the Sabbath.

"Said Rabi Chanina Bariah DeRabi Avahu: "Seven hundred species of kosher fish and eight hundred species of kosher grasshoppers and countless numbers of birds – they all followed the Children of Israel into the Diaspora and returned with them, except for the fish that is called 'Shibota".
(Jerusalem Talmud)