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March 27, 2008

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Anon

--Rabbi Aron Schechter, the rosh yeshiva of Chaim Berlin in Brooklyn, that's who.--

Any evidence of that? As far as I can tell those are baseless accusations based on the father being a former student of CB.

--[A special hat tip to UOJ who culled all of this information together and posted it on his website. Kol HaKavod!]--

Both UOJ and you have been asleep at the switch this time. This information has been general knowledge and widely available for years.

Archie Bunker

You missed the latest letter UOJ put up that has never been published before. Rabbi Bick from Boro Park also issued summons that were ignored.

It seems that the Jewish Press had a hand in covering up the story too.

Archie Bunker

There is still one more letter that has not been publicized (or at least not on the internet). Fruchthandler allegedly spread a rumor in last few years that Rabbi Moshe Feinstein withdrew the excommunication. Rabbi Carlebach's son then obtained a letter from Rabbi Dovid Feinstein that that is a lie.

jimmy

what about that hersh's attorney is the president of Young israel

Archie Bunker

The Exec-VP of Young Israel has a close relationship with Avi Shafran and they often coordinate together.

Don't get me started with Young Israel corruption. Just for starters Spitzer nailed them for what looked like embezzlement when he was AG but only pursued them for lesser crimes.

Anon

--Fruchthandler allegedly spread a rumor in last few years that Rabbi Moshe Feinstein withdrew the excommunication.--

Rabbi Feinstein never execommunicated them. (Though that may be due to Rabbi Feinstein's reluctance to execommunicate anyone and not because they were not deserving.)

Jake

What corruption at Yonug Israel? Gevalt that leaves me with Jewish Renewal, but they have Gafni, oh well Santaria here I come.

Open Letter

NEWSFLASH - 3:08 P.M. EST!!!!!!!!

UOJ Exclusive

St. Elizabeth, Jamaica:

A private jet carrying medical and legal professionals arrived in Montego Bay, Jamaica yesterday where they were met by officials from the United States Embassy who escorted them to the Tranquility Bay compound.

Once there they demanded and were granted access to Isaac Hersh.

Isaac was taken to the Embassy where he confirmed on the record that he had been abused by his father, Michael Hersh while living at home and was currently being tortured and deprived of basic necessities in Tranquility Bay.

At the insistence of Michael Hersh who currently has legal custody of Isaac, Steve Mostofsky who is Michael’s attorney and Rabbi Aaron Schechter who is Michael’s spiritual advisor, Isaac was returned to the Tranquility Bay compound.

Affidavits , together with the first hand testimony of the medical and legal professionals is being presented to a Federal Judge in New York - NOW- who is being asked to

meyer

scotty,

tell me dude, being a ceo of hatzola requires at least a minimum amount of intelligence, right? why would anyone with that intelligence want his son to remain in tranquility bay?

steve

You can be intelligent, yet sadistic at the same time. Some say that Hitler was also brilliant.

David

Hi. I am writing about the story about Isaac Hersh.

The story is a fabrication to the highest degree. I grew up with them and know them since I was a little kid.
The parents never abused anyone and I would know since my own family took in 10 foster children from abusive homes over the years.

Archie Bunker

David, why don't you buzz off back to Fruchthandler's office or wherever you are based.

Even if the kids are making up that their father abused them, which is unlikely, the parents still have no business letting their son be tortured in that gulag.

R

I have been noticing the randomers claiming they know the family and how amazing they are. Sorry, but you are not amazing or wonderful if you let your child go through hell. Infact one would call that an abusive parent.

Lev

Post-Modernist Story: zek of the Archipelag BT/BT Archipelago sends his own son to the real GULAG

Chaim

"An attorney for the Hersh family, Shlomo Mostofsky, who became involved in the case at the request of Agudath Israel of America, maintained in an interview that “the
child was in a number of different places. Every single place he was at sent him home. At times he was suicidal. He would attack his siblings in the house. “Someone who knows [the
parents] since childhood is prepared to testify that he saw the kid go after his mother with a broom,” Mostofsky said, adding that psychiatric evaluations impacted the family’s decision to take drastic action. Friends of the Hershes, who know the family well, called The Jewish Star on Monday, eager to vouch for the parents, saying that they had witnessed Isaac’s behavioral problems and observed firsthand his strained relationship with the family. Isaac’s mother survived cancer a number of years ago while the family lived in Israel. That may have led to problems at home for Isaac and his twin brother, Sol, who also does not live with his parents today. Mr. Mostofsky said that according to his client, “Rav Aharon knew the place wasn’t kosher, that there was no Judaism there, and the feeling was that he needed a place like this or he wasn’t necessarily going to get through life –– that it was pikuach nefesh.”

billy

who was on the airplane?

HERSHEL

AN OPEN LETTER TO LIPA

BS"D

Dear Lipa, ly"t

Its time we all woke up and smelled the coffee. After reading the new ban regarding your performance it seems that in Shomayim they are NOT happy enough with the Derech, you have chosen. It does not matter which of the Rabonim signed on the new Kol Korah banning the event, and who not. If you count the amount of signatures you will come up with about SIXTY signatures. I believe that this is only the beginning stages of the Kol Korah. It's a clear and strong message from Hashem and the Rabonim who are the leaders of our times that something smells terribly wrong over here. Never in the past decade has there been a gathering of Rabonim to condemn an individual in such a strong way!!! I am not out to hurt you Lipa, I am simply suggesting that you should examine your performance closely, could we believe it's done 100% Al Taharas HaKodesh?

In history of Klall Yisroel we almost never had ALL the Gedolim unite and sign on the same topic. If you LIPA are a true Chosid, like you proclaim to be with your outer Levush (dress code,) you are obligated to adhere to the Chasidishe Rabonim and maybe that's why the majority of the Ban is signed by Chasidishe Gedolim and not Litvish. In general the Litvish are any way more modern compared to the Chasidim, and they always allowed for Kalus Rosh in a lax manner compared to the Frum Chadishe Olam.

If one examines the Ban you will find that it does not only pertain to the event - the concert, it's far and beyond that, it includes many of your great and exciting ideas that many have to compliment you on.

Lipa you are an extremely talented individual who has inspired thousands upon thousands in Klall Yisroel. If some how you can take a turn and use your influence in a Torah way, you will be able to be Mekarev a huge part of Klall Yisroel to our father in heaven and have a Zchus to speed up the arrival of Moshiach. Take an example from Uri Zohar and see how he turned around and was able to teach hundreds of thousands of Jews Hashems Torah. BTW if you believe you are powerful and have the ability to attract many, show us that you are a true Ben Torah a Tzdik "an Erlicha Yid" as you have been referred to by some leaders, please prove your strengths in Yidishkite to all of us and most of all listen and follow the advise and direction of the Chasidishe Rabonim of todays times...

Lipa I want to tell you something that can not be denied, I personally spoke to the Rosh Yeshiva Reb Shmuel Kaminetzsky Shlita and the Novermintzsker Rebbeh Shlita this week and they both said that I may quote them and publicize in their name that: in no way shape or form are they backing your activities they are NOT vouching for you and they never ENDORSED you. So when many people are suggesting that the Litvish Rabonim are behind the event, that's not so at all. The Ban was only signed by those who have a Yeshiva for the younger generation, not by Rabonim who have a Bais Medresh Shull or a Kehillah etc. Rabbi Belsky Shlita the Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Vadath was asked on this matter, he too replied that he has never given his approval on "the event" or your music and entertainment.

By the way do you realize that Manhattan is not a clean place to say the least. There is ZERO Kedushah in NYC and you ran an ad on a Jewish site saying that you are offering 400 Free tickets to any boy under 18 who learns a Perek of Mishnayis. Why would you even dream to do something so hurtful like this.-- Shlepping our innocent Kinderlich to NYC, are you by chance looking to corrupt those clean Neshomos who are UNDER 18 CHAS V'ESHOLOM???? I don't believe you are that bad yet, it must have just slipped by you without noticing the domino effect of this performance. Perhaps you are having a very difficult time selling tickets, because we all remember that the Kol Koreah banning the "big event" (prohibiting your performance) . Were you just desperate to fill up seats, which we understand that’s done totally LeKovod Hashem Yisboruch so the full proceeds could go to Tzodoka and feed the hungry and poor in Israel.

I want to end off with a Brocha and wish you and your helpers that Hashem opens up your hearts and helps you to return to him seeing the true light of Kedusha and Taharah. May we all be Zoche to true Yiddishkiet with out being confused with goyishkeit
Amen.

A concerned Himesher Yid.

a

hershel well put with dignity and class.

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