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Guns, Jews and Self-Defense

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Berel
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Berel

kol hakovoid

two notes:

1. we also need an legal institution who help yidden work out the legal issues involved in establishing an effective self-defense system in our local jurisdictions.

2. branch out. if you’d do something like this near lakewood or in upstate new york you’d have waiting lists.

Legal coverage
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Legal coverage

One of the things that Magen Am offers is have a team of legal experts on call, to be able to handle any necessary legal defense for people that complete the course, should the need arise.

Magen Team
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Magen Team

We’re hoping to help other communities, once practical.

Pekuach nefesh, no?
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Pekuach nefesh, no?

What’s the harm in learning how to defend self. It’s not like going out to make trouble. Defense is a tool for good, preservation of life.

Imagine 1930s Germany with every Jew carrying
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Imagine 1930s Germany with every Jew carrying

If every Jew was packing heat leading up to WW2, it would have been much more difficult for the nazis to carry out their wicked plans. The Founding Fathers, religious men who were “divinely inspired”, to quote the Rebbe, recognized that people don’t have the liberty to live and serve G-d if they don’t have the right to defend themselves. If every thug knew that they’d encounter a gun when then went to harm a Jew, many would think twice.

Today's Parasha, Ki Seitzei
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Today's Parasha, Ki Seitzei

This is like at the end of rishon – make it public, the harsh recourse if you behave like a rasha. This then sends a message/sets an example to anyone else thinking of behaving in this manner: beware/be afraid of the consequence.

Besheret, it’s in today’s news of Israel’s response to Hamas drone attack. However, unfortunately, the only appropriate response to Hamas attacks where Hamas *might* be even slightly afraid is likely to be all-out conquest of Gaza…

Moshiach NOW!

Gun Control
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Gun Control

The Nazis Y”SH set up very strict gun laws and confiscated citizens’ guns before that started enforce their oppressive laws. Remember, they also killed mentally handicapped Germans before they came for the Jews. They needed a disarmed populace to ensure compliance. (just like modern leftists)

BITACHON FRUM DEFENSE
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BITACHON FRUM DEFENSE

Chjcc New Gym. BITACHON FRUM DEFENSE-registration. 5.45-6pm. Sport program for boys 6-9years.Develops concentration, self-control, discipline. 6.pm-7pm.The Jewish method of starting to learn self-defense for boys 7-12years. 7pm.-8pm. Self defense class for Bar Mizva boys. 718 288 2947. Alexander Tubis. classes for girls-teens.Men.

Fighter
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Fighter

Yossi the number one champ!

Check your mezouzos and tefilin
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Check your mezouzos and tefilin

That is the surest protection

Magen Team
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Magen Team

Agreed.

Living Torah
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Living Torah

This week’s episode has the Rebbe talking about this. Very good.

Preventative
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Preventative

Yes, that is very important to help ensure that you never need to use the methods of self defense that you hopefully trained in.

Ein somchin al hanes.

Guns, Jews and self defense
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Guns, Jews and self defense

Honor and glory to Hashem, long life to his flock.

Contact information
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Contact information

I live in Seattle. How do I contact you because I do not use Facebook.

Magen Team
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Magen Team
only for men?
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only for men?

Is this a program only for men? The terrorists at Poway and Pittsburgh didn’t discriminate between men and women.

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