when most rabbis observe yom hashoa only then will I fast - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • gavin rome johannesburg
    • 16.07.10 | 13:02 (IDT)

    What a brilliant article!!!! Here in SA (and reprehensibly) only a minority of the rabbis attend Yom hashoa services. If they would respect the recent dead, I would mourn the ancient destruction out of respect for the old traditions. However until such time: because the state exists; because the exile is over; and given that the temple’s non-rebuilding is the will of the sovereign Jewish state, I will open a bottle of my best on Tisha B Av to celebrate the end of exile.

    from the article: Anshel Pfeffer / It is wrong to fast on Tisha B'Av
    First published 02:20 16.07.10 | Last updated 02:20 16.07.10
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