Following the barbaric massacre of mispallalim in the Har Nof shul this week, HaRav Mendel Fuchs instructed his kehilla that they should be certain family members do not go outside alone. He also permitted carrying a cellular telephone on Shabbos in one’s pants pocket on Shabbos, not one’s shirt pocket.
Rav Fuchs is mora d’asra of Beis Knesses Nachlas Azriel in The Ramot neighborhood of the capital. He instructed mispallalim to bring a phone in their pockets on Shabbos in the event of an emergency chas v’sholom.
The notice adds “in any case of doubt one should call the emergency police 100 number and one needn’t do so with a shinui”.
Rav Fuchs is a Mo”tz of the Eida Chareidis.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)