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Jailed Lubav Given Kosher Food

Eliyahu Hecht, a Tzfas fundraiser arrested in Madrid with unknown drugs in a suitcase, now has kosher food and his Tefillin. Full Story

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The sweetest man!
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The sweetest man!

This man is so sweet! He and his family has suffered enough in their lifetime. May they know of only sweetness and simchos!

true stories how frum yidden were trapped into scams BEWARE!!
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true stories how frum yidden were trapped into scams BEWARE!!

THE REAL TRUE STORY! 1. Three Yeshiva bochurim are now sitting in jail in Japan. A heimishe Yid announced that in honor of Reb. Elimelech of Lizensk’s yartzeit, he was giving away free tickets to Lizensk. He claimed that “he had only 3 tickets left.” Of course, a ton of men and bochurim wanted to get the “three last tickets.” One boy was a few weeks before his chasuna, and he almost got the ticket, but his father didn’t allow him to go. These three were the lucky ones to get the tickets to Lizensk. It made sense. Then, at… Read more »

oh my gosh
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oh my gosh

people, have we learnt nothing from the three bochurim who got arrested a few years ago and sent to Japan????

Do NOT take anything from anyone at an airport. I don’t care what the item is or what their story is!!!
Some woman asked me at JFK to take a suitcase of hers to Israel bec. she over the weight limit. I said absolutely not!

to # 2
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to # 2

ur completely right. thanx for the warning! these things are real and everybody has to be very cautchios with the way the world is today! NOBOBODYshould ever ever take anything from anybody even if its someone who they feel they can trust ….. i hope pple should learn from here the past mistakes pple made and refuse to take otheres thing for them.take this seroisly its really important! for your savety and for otheres….!

HASHEM YISHMOR
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HASHEM YISHMOR

It is horribly sad that these stories come to be,but they do so BE CAREFUL!!!

Yardena and Eli Hecht are the most wonderful people out there,incapable of doing anything mean,vicious or outside the law. I am Davening for his freedom NOW

Thank you #2
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Thank you #2

I am planning to tell my whole family and as many acquaintances that I can remember, these stories. You’ve done a great service. I think these stories should be advertised in all Jewish publications and periodicals.

to # 2
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to # 2

how do u know of so mnay stories:!:!:!:!: carefull u can sound susoicious too!!

To # 2
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To # 2

The only mistake you made (that I know of) is in the first story.

The chossons father actually DID let his son go. One of the 3 bochurim arrested in Japan WAS a chosson. The shidduch was broken off soon after the arrest.

Pained
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Pained

Oh my gosh! Im crying for the family!! I was in Tsfas for 2 years and became very close to the family. They are wonderful people. Rabbi Hecht is a very soft, sensitive and special man who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help out another yid.

May Hashem release him bekerev mamosh and shower his family with only Brachos.

To #2
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To #2

The suitcase with the “alleged” antiques ( extasy pills), was given to the bochurim in Amsterdam.
One of the three bochurim is already in Israel (in jail), one of them is awaiting sentencing ,hopefully acquittal, and one of them is awaiting the verdict of his appeal. There is hope that the two remaining bochurim in Japan, will be freed very soon, be’ezras Hashem.

Rachmono litzlan
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Rachmono litzlan

this chosid is 100% innocent, so why do we not have the world in turmoil for him as we did and do for certain others, we should all be turning our contacts, politicians and Rabbonim and driving them crazy.

The tikun was already decided
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The tikun was already decided

Raising money to be redeemed. We all must help .And his redemption should coincide with all of ours immediately.Mamash!
DB Tsfat

There is no way in the world that Rabbi Hecht knew of the drugs
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There is no way in the world that Rabbi Hecht knew of the drugs

Him? Of all people? C’mon Madrid cops… His only goal in life is to help other Jewish people, and drugs ain’t gonna do it… The gentleman who tricked him will be sought out iy”H and be jailed instead of Hecht.

fyi
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fyi

Gosh means “G-d of the son of the holy ghost” lets be careful when we use that !!!!

info
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info

does anybody have any info about what happened to the man the gave him the suitcase in Costa Rica?

to #7
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to #7

the kfar chabad magazine of last week-parshas vayechi- had all those stories…

Support Eli Hecht
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Support Eli Hecht

To donate to his legal fees, go to http://www.ebz.org.il and state this is for the Eli Hecht Fund, or send Rabbi Crombie an mail [email protected] to let him know.

To write to Eli Hecht in jail in Spain, his address is:
Knaan Hecht, Eliyahu
modulo 1
CENTRO PENITENCIARIO MADRID V
APDO CORREO 200
COLMENAR VIEJO
(MADRID) CP 28770
SPAIN

It's horrifying and mind boggling......
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It's horrifying and mind boggling......

that innocent frum people are being duped by so-called “religious” people who use religious items for their nefarious activities. Maybe it would be a good idea if, at the end of a Shabbos Drosha in Shul, all Rabbonim should warn their congregants NEVER TO ACCEPT ANY PACKAGE, WHETHER A SIDDUR OR OTHERWISE, when travelling anywhere to or from home. Perhaps, also, some agency could be set up in every country, whereby a genuine religious article could be examined by the agency (who would have ties with the local police or drugs unit) to verify that the article in question was… Read more »

Very sad
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Very sad

What is happening in the world ? When I was young I always offered to take things for ppl to israel. No drugs were involved. All of a sudden we can’t trust a fellow yid. These ppl have to be caught. Ad mosai

Hashem!!! help!!!
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Hashem!!! help!!!
to # 14
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to # 14

what is your source? as per my research, this is just a euphrmism for G-d

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
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WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

COMMENT 17 CONTAINS ELI’S ADDRESS IN MADRID. HE DID RECEIVE MY LETTER. HE IS ALLOWED TO RECEIVE READING MATERIAL AS WELL AS CLOTHING, BUT NO FOOD. IF ANY OF HIS FRIENDS IN CROWN HTS WANT TO SEND A PACKAGE TOGETHER WITH LETTERS, ETC. CALL ME AT 718-756-6413
I believe his name is rachamim eliyahu ben rochel. i saw elsewhere it said eliyahu rachamim…

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