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    Missing Girl’s Mother: ‘So Grateful’

    Parents of the missing girls that were found: "We'll never forget this miracle," says Tzipora Moshe. "I still have anxiety," says Yisroel Katz. Full Story, Photos

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    Are they safe
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    Are they safe

    Were they rescued

    BH!!!
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    BH!!!

    BH! So happy to hear good news!

    how did this happen
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    how did this happen

    Schools need to learn from this to make sure it never happens again. As for now we should thank hashem for this miracle

    Baruch Hashem
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    Baruch Hashem

    They were found

    Wowowow
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    Wowowow

    What an amazing mircale!! Bhbhbh

    BH BH
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    BH BH

    Hodu lHashem Ki yoc ki loalm chasdo. Wow. BH. Thank you Hashem for happy ending

    BH for the wonderful news !!!
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    BH for the wonderful news !!!

    But now that we can all breathe again, it really is a “wake-up” call to all of our yeshivos & camps around the world to teach basic rules of safety & what to do if lost or separated from the group ( G-d forbid ) to all students, campers, teachers and consellors . Most importantly, all of our schools & camps must put into place strict rules so that this NEVER happens again IYH.

    Thank you to all those in the search and rescue
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    Thank you to all those in the search and rescue

    MAy Hashem bentch them with brachos ad bli dai in revealed health and joy, and may they never know of any tzar
    Thank you Hahsem for this great ness
    Moshiach NOW

    curious
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    curious

    BH they were found safe and sound but how on earth did they end up in a swamp? if it took the resue team 1hr to get to them after cutting down trees etc…

    Miracle, miracle, miracle!!
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    Miracle, miracle, miracle!!

    They say that last night was the coldest night in orlando in months, too cold for alligators and snakes to come into the swampy area where they were found. Miracle!

    School was safe
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    School was safe

    School did everything right. Adult chaperones. Buddy system. 5:30 limit. Stay within the gated area.

    How about......
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    How about......

    US parents teaching OUR kids….. Because they happen to be ours….. To make the right choices when we are out having a good time anywhere or running a program somewhere or even being a counselor in a Gan Izzy! The schools cannot be held responsible when taking 16 year olds somewhere they are old enough to be counselors! I find myself as a parent constantly having to remind the children from 2 yrs to 20 what is safe and what is not! As a shlucha I cring when camp starts not only because of the camp achrais but mainly of… Read more »

    Now that that story has a happy ending bh
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    Now that that story has a happy ending bh

    I would like to say how funny it is how commenters on collive give advice to the search teams etc. as to what should be done. As if the rescuers are looking at the collive comments for tips! Lol

    I am in there school
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    I am in there school

    We said tehillm for about 30 minutes about 5 minutes after we finished the news was spread B”H

    Bh they are safe
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    Bh they are safe

    Leave the school alone! Anyone can get lost. Search and rescue was created mostly for professional hikers.

    Mendel Danzinger
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    Mendel Danzinger

    Bh they were found.

    They were probably found today because of Beis Nissan. I am a shliach in Rostov and while we were at the ohel, they were found! A pure miracle of the Rebbe Rashab, and a sign of Moshiach coming!

    seudas hodah
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    seudas hodah

    Big farbrengen tonight in Bais Menachem In North Miami Beach at 9 p.m. to celebrate the miracle. Everyone is invited

    to #9
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    to #9

    it was pitch black outside and they couldnt see a thing, they were trying to find their way back and ended up in a swamp wich they couldnt get out of

    From london uk
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    From london uk

    Oh my what a day!! Don’t know these girls but felt ill as if they were my own!
    I yelled Boruch hashem so loud when my daughter ( who was in charge of looking for updates between all our tehillim ) announced they were fine!
    Please please make sure this never happens again! I’ve told my own teens never ever ever go for walks in places they are not familiar with!

    16 years old
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    16 years old

    Thank G-d for the great ending. I’m sure that the girls are much greater and stronger than they where before they got lost.
    Even professional hikers get lost.

    hudo lahashem!
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    hudo lahashem!

    This is such amazing and great news! Chodesh nison should continue to be filled with nisim!until the bigest nes of the coming of moshiach now!!!!

    No child will be left behind!! A foretaste of the Geula
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    No child will be left behind!! A foretaste of the Geula

    Chabad is at the forefront of saving every yid from every danger
    please G-d this is a foretaste of the true Geula where every hid will be released and rescued from all spiritual dangers as we get closer to greeting Moshiach

    Hodu Le Hashem Ki Tov Ki Le Olam Chasdo

    Thanks to the Abishter the competent rescue team and most important the prayers of the Yiddishe Kinderlach all over the world

    Grateful and Releived
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    Grateful and Releived

    הודו לה כי טוב כי לעולם חסדו

    Amazing B"H
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    Amazing B"H

    Congratulations to Benji Korf who handled this emergency so smartly!

    b'h
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    b'h

    there were aligators there but it was so cold that bh they did not come out

    What wer the girl's prayers&thoughts about - a key to bringing MOSHIACH....
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    What wer the girl's prayers&thoughts about - a key to bringing MOSHIACH....

    Their school’s recent production. THE FOUTH LEG was about a girls who got lost in Israel and promised Hashem that if she and her friends would be rescued, she would seek out and follow and become closer to Hashem and His Torah. She/they were rescued and a story about her becoming a bales teshuvah with letters from the Rebbe , unfolded. We prayed, but what were the secrets of the girls’ prayers, many would want to know, as we are so thankful that they, their families, wonderfulcommunity, school and all the Jewish people merited this these great miracles…. Futhermore, what… Read more »

    The girls miracle "adventure" will save many on Passover -warning
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    The girls miracle "adventure" will save many on Passover -warning

    Friends who are booked for a Kosher for Passover hotel in Orlando had intended to go hiking in the woods too, as well as explore other scenic areas in Orlando, They are now asking for directions as Florida was built on a swamp… were warned of last year’s sink holes too. An unintended thankyou to you and G-d.

    Saying the school is not to blame teaches us nothing.....
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    Saying the school is not to blame teaches us nothing.....

    Was this swamp within the gated area? I doubt it! You can “tell and teach safety” all you want but when 2 16year old girls go off on a walk alone in an unfamiliar area you are asking for trouble. The organizers should never have allowed these girls to go off walking by themselves. Want a shabbos walk? Get a group together with an adult organizer and then go. Don’t be giving permission for this and instructions to be back by a certain time! That is not good supervision at all! Everyone here is saying the girls on shabbatons should… Read more »

    Great news! B'H
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    Great news! B'H

    To all of you “smart” critics What do you think? The schools are not going to have some kind of a discussion and plans ahead after this kind of scare? Do you think you know exactly what caused all of this? Do you know what went through the minds of the two girls? Why don’t you wait to hear what happened and what will be done to avoid this kind of a thing from happening again before you offer your genius ideas and cretinism Let’s just be grateful they are back with their families and we can breath again Let’s… Read more »

    Bh BH BH
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    Bh BH BH

    So happy we should see more miracles in this month
    The ultimate miracle Moshiach now

    The best reaction!
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    The best reaction!

    Right now it’s time to thank Hashem.
    The school will definitely know how to handle future trips.
    I don’t think criticizing will be of any help.
    As we were united in davening, lets unite to thank Hashem!

    To 28
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    To 28

    You don’t know what your talking about. The school handled the safety of the girls very well and the organizers are not at all to blame. They did everything right.
    Don’t point fingers as to why things happen.
    Obviously it was an accident.
    Keep your smart comments to yourself!

    Baruch Hashem
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    Baruch Hashem

    This was a great great miracle! May these girls continue to receive wonderful brachas in their lives!

    Dear #29
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    Dear #29

    Don’t be so defensive ! We are all on the same team & we were all terrified for those girls & their families & all so grateful when they were found !! Truly “Ain Mishpacha” BH. But when we see pictures of our kids online at camp in rowboats or canoes STANDING UP in the boat in the middle of a lake and sometimes even without life jackets then, yes, people do feel the need to comment that we hope safety will become the absolute number 1 concern.from now on .Everyone, parents and Hanhalla, should take a lesson from this.… Read more »

    Can we keep the Nissim Coming?
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    Can we keep the Nissim Coming?

    Look what the power of Tefilah does! What if all Klall Yisroel would continue Davening, saying Tehilim, giving Tzedakah, and doing chesed for their fellow Yidden? Imagine what the world would be like? Keep the Nissim Coming!!!!

    BHBH
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    BHBH

    Everything is Hashgacha Pratis and min Hashamayim- No one’s to blame in my opinion. Why spread unnecessary Loshon Harah? If Hashem wills something to happen, He’ll make it happen! Baruch Hashem for this INCREDIBLE miracle!!!!!!!!!!!

    Gevaldiga nes
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    Gevaldiga nes

    Hodu lashem all the way from Japan

    TAlk to your kids!
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    TAlk to your kids!

    AS a day camp director, we talk to the girls about safety but they don’t understand the true dangers and aren’t afraid. The go walking at night when they are explicitly told not to, talk on the phone outside at all hours… They don’t understand that they are at risk and a target wherever they are. Please, please tell your kids not to take risks and be wary of danger in unfamiliar places and after dark. They don’t understand that driving at night is not safe. I can go on and on. My girlslive in dorms where the doors aren’t… Read more »

    B"H
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    B"H

    im”H we should only hear of simchas

    HOW.DID.THEY.END.UP.IN.A.SWAMP
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    HOW.DID.THEY.END.UP.IN.A.SWAMP
    Now we realize . . .
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    Now we realize . . .

    People don’t realize how thankful they have to be when they come back safe and sound until this happened.

    ad mosai
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    ad mosai

    will we ever find out the true story of what really happened??

    to #9
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    to #9

    So in a nutshell, the girls’ version: They decided to take a walk around the lake that’s right near the hotel, adjacent to the woods. The land around the lake is not very even, and one girl slipped inside. Her friend, knowing that she doesn’t know how to swim, climbed in to help her out. Once they were both (wet) and out of the lake, they tried climbing back up to ground level, but found that it was too steep. So they kept walking around the lake to find a better spot to climb up, and they found an easy… Read more »

    To Rivka and Brocha
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    To Rivka and Brocha

    We are so happy that you were found, boruch Hashem. If someone is embarrassed, it is an opportune time to give brochos. Since you are probably embarrassed by this, please give brochos that all Jews who are “lost” will come back and that Moshiach will come now.

    A mircale
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    A mircale

    The news that they were found literally took a massive stone off our heart. We all felt like truly one family, let’s all try to stay this way, it’s amazing! Boruch Hashem from this miracle and we thank the Rebbe for the brachos, the Rebbe was surly pulling strings to make this happen. L’chaim mishpacha!

    To everyone
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    To everyone

    Please read the full story before you judge. #43 wrote it.
    These girls are old enough to be counsellors they don’t need supervision 24/7!

    Refreshing to hear good news.
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    Refreshing to hear good news.

    Only good and better news from now on!

    Refreshing to hear good news.
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    Refreshing to hear good news.

    Only good and better news from now on!

    She's my sister
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    She's my sister

    1) it was an accident. One girl fell and got stuck and the other girl helped her and got stuck. They were EXTREMELY brave and resourceful in their situation and did ALL THE RIGHT THINGS to get them out safely, which did in the end allow them to be in an area where helicopters could find them 2) it was not the schools fault. Nor was it the girls fault. It was an accident. (And to whoever above, there’s no “gated area” ) The school did everything right. In fact the reason they were found so quickly is because all… Read more »

    BH they are safe
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    BH they are safe

    that is all that matters BH thank you Hashem

    Practical question
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    Practical question

    Why did they not lower a rescuer from the helicopter and lift the girls from the swamp?

    To 51
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    To 51

    Because of the amt of woods and swamp in the area it made air rescue impossible.

    B"H
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    B"H

    We are ecstatic. Boruch Hashem! Thank You Hashem!

    good
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    good

    bh they are safe

    Big Z Schapiro
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    Big Z Schapiro

    wow i am so happy they are safe

    BRUCH HASHEM!!
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    BRUCH HASHEM!!

    Dear rivka.
    Wow! I’m so happy ur safe. When I heard about ur dissapearance, my heart legit dropped. I couldnt stop thinking about u and was worried sick. I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your friendship. Meeting you in camp has changed my life. You have taught me to see the good in everything and I will always be grateful to you for that.
    You are always in my prayers. Chazak veyametz. Keep strong!
    Love, u know who:)

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