A definite claim is made that Lakewood, New Jersey's modesty gathering protected the town's Jews from injury and illness, and a proof is cited. But how do the organizers know that? What is the basis for their claim? What is the 'proof'?
The claim that Lakewood's haredi volunteer EMT ambulance service Hatzolah did not have a call for three days after the modesty gathering.
Even if that is true, the real question to ask is if there are other equally large gaps in emergency calls during an average year. And the way to see if these organizers are telling the truth is to get a complete record of EMT and ambulance calls in Lakewood from the state.
But haredim are often taught to think magically, not logically, and just like the haredim who ooh and aww over hasidic rebbe miracle stories because they are never told the stories of when the rebbes' advice failed, many will ooh and aww over this: