HaRav Cohen Phones Mayor Barkat to Praise his Lifesaving Act


t1HaGaon HaRav Shalom Cohen Shlita telephoned Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to praise his selfless response regarding the stabbing attack of avreich R’ Avrohom Goldschmidt on Sunday evening, 3 Adar 5775.

“I heard you did something big” stated Rav Cohen, who added “I phoned to thank you and bless you. You were extremely brave”.

During the brief conversation the rav added “You were summoned there to save a life. HKBH should assist you to additional mitzvos and another mitzvah and another. Continue your good acts on behalf of Am Yisrael B’ezras Hashem”.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)