Baruch Marzel Addresses the Moetzas Gedolei Hatorah of Agudas Yisroel

(Thursday, February 25th, 2016 05:30 PM)

marzHebron resident and activist Baruch Marzel was invited to address the Wednesday 15 Adar-I meeting of the Moetzas Gedolei Hatorah of Agudas Yisrael. Marzel presented the realities surrounding the cabinet decision to allocate an egalitarian prayer area near the Kosel for prayer services without a mechitzah, permitting women to wear a tallis, tefilin and read from Sifrei Torah.

Speaking to the media before entering the meeting, Marzel explains “this will be counted among the most important decision made by the council”, detailing it is not just about the egalitarian prayer area but about recognition of the Reform Movement which will deliver a blow to religious Jewry worldwide.

He compares this “l’havdil” to the “Techiya HaMeisim for Yasser Arafat, who was almost eliminated and he was given a revival by bringing him to Oslo. Here too, the Reform are working to enter every aspect of frum Jewish life and now, we are giving them legitimacy and a foothold here in the holy land.

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(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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  1. Jay1212 says:

    When are we having a gay pride parade at the kotel? Anyone knows?

  2. It is Time for Truth says:


    Watch what you say

    We should be prepared to lie down ,and dare them to bulldoze us out of the way!

    We defiled the makom and were exiled twice.

    Yes, IT Could/Would happen again!

    Do you want us to rip our clothes?

  3. zionflag says:

    Baruch Marzel is an Ish Emes full of Yirat Shamayim.

  4. jerusalem mom says:

    Finally a “dati leumi” says something about this desecration -where are the rest of them?

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