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    Police Write Late Note to Yeshiva

    A Chabad bochur showing up late to his Yeshiva had the most solid letter of excuse - it was written by the police department. Full Story

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    mashgiach
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    mashgiach

    the rebbe would not be happy, the rebbe always said mivtzoim cant come on the time of seder

    wow
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    wow

    That made me cry.

    Love it!!
    Guest
    Love it!!

    this is great!

    To number 1
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    To number 1

    He wanted to be back and planned to be back. The police requested he stay, obviously Hashem had a different plan:)

    I'm crying from Nachas and Joy!
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    I'm crying from Nachas and Joy!

    This makes me proud to be a fellow chossid!

    the best and ONLY good reason to be held by the police!

    Ah Mechaya!!

    Interesting
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    Interesting

    I never knew there was a chabad yeshiva in natzeret illit.

    mashgiach
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    mashgiach

    he rebbe would be very happy that the bachur go’s in his break on mivtzim (in sted of doing oter things) locally (no trein ride) like the rebbe always wanted from bachurim. actually the qwote is when the bachurim sent in a duch that they went on mivtzim like the rebbe sed. the rebbe responded that mivtzoim is for “baali batim” which work and do mivtzaim. but for bachurim it is only if it is NOT on the chesbon of seder but from there break time which they can leav at 2:15 go to the local places and come back… Read more »

    Excuse me #1
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    Excuse me #1

    Who are you to say what the rebbe would feel or say!? I don’t think he does it every day! Seems to me for that day in particular he stayed a bit longer… doing something wonderful!
    Let me ask you Mr. Maivin, What would you say, if one of those police officers came forward some time in the future, and said it was because of that bochur, that day, that he is frum today!?

    Stop pulling the rebbe card! It’s because of mashgichim like you that so many Buchrim don’t care to be chassidish.

    #1 - get with the times!
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    #1 - get with the times!

    Coming late is not something this bochur does on a daily basis. Had he not thought twice about it, he would not have asked for the letter to present to his hanhala.
    I hope you’re not the “mashgiach” in any of my sons’ Yeshivos. Furthermore, YOU do NOT know that this particular incident would not have made the Rebbe happy.

    kiddush hashem!!
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    kiddush hashem!!

    Beutiful story,not on the cheshnon of seder though!

    To. Mashgiach
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    To. Mashgiach

    The job of the mashgiach is to demand that the bochur goes to seder on time. The job of the Jewish policeman is to demand that he teaches them

    Shocked at number one
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    Shocked at number one

    To number one ..
    This letter doesn’t come every day the bochir wanted to go back on time they were yearning for more learning!
    Of course the rebbe would be happy what’s yeshiva about if not for this… He was doing a good thing ! Why negativity ? A true mashgiach would be proud!!! You would probably punish him and it would be another boy off the derech! Of course there’s Seder but there’s exceptions sometimes in life…..

    cold winter
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    cold winter

    To number 1 you don’t belong in chinuch as you fail to bring out the best in our boys

    OVER SEAS
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    OVER SEAS

    if he has reshus from his hanholo

    stam
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    stam

    The Rebbe’s opinion is clear, mivtzoim and peulos of the sort are clearly secondary to seder and cannot come at an expense of seder without clear advance permission from hanholo, the fact that this bocher stayed behind without advance reshus is against the rotzon of the Rebbe, the bocher had no right to stay and then afterwards bring the best excuse, he may get off a knas but don’t kid yourself that this is what the Rebbe wants. “Let me ask you Mr. Maivin, What would you say, if one of those police officers came forward some time in the… Read more »

    Wow!
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    Wow!

    Beyond heartwarming!!! What a beautiful letter!!! Yay Chabad bochur, keep up the great work Shneur Hatzaddik!

    Number #1 might actually be right.
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    Number #1 might actually be right.

    “to Schneur’s credit, he wanted to leave at 15:15 to return to the Yeshiva but was asked by us to remain”
    Seder is seder!

    To #8 Kol Hakavod
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    To #8 Kol Hakavod

    You said exactly what me and my friends say.
    Thank you

    Mashgiach
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    Mashgiach

    Dear Mashgiach,

    What are you doing browsing COLLIVE?

    To #8 Kol Hakavod
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    To #8 Kol Hakavod

    You said exactly what me and my friends say.
    Thank you

    To #1
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    To #1

    The letter says “he wanted to leave but they would not let him as they had one more tefillin to put on”. It was not during seder it was during lunch break, but there was a delay.

    Number 15
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    Number 15

    Emes veyatziv

    Good bochur
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    Good bochur

    It must have taken time to write that excuse letter out:)
    Cute story

    To Number Fifteen
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    To Number Fifteen

    That was very long, all you wrote. You could have summed all that up into one sentence:

    “If a bochur is not absolutely perfect in every way, then he’s going against the Rebbe.”

    I guess in your opinion, all yeshivah bochurim are going against the Rebbe.

    WOW
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    WOW

    This is so beautiful! May Hashem bench this Bochur with all the good things. And may he have good influence on his own peers as well!!!

    thats just amazing!
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    thats just amazing!

    Wow…

    stam
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    stam

    the bochur was learning

    made my day!
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    made my day!

    This article made my day, but the comment by #1 really trivialized an amazing mitzvah that was done by a real “tzadik” as they called him in the letter. If only more boys these days spent their time doing such great things! Continue the great work “Shnuer the Tzadik!”

    to # 1
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    to # 1

    he didnt choose to be late… he was asked to stay after he had planned to go!
    read the article

    Moshiach now!
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    Moshiach now!

    What ever the case is I’m sure he meant good.
    And that during these dark days of Golus the Rebbe is fissure proud of any Mivtzoyim that takes place.

    Dear Mashgiach I wish you that you should only have to deal with such problems.

    Dear Mashgiach
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    Dear Mashgiach

    I would like to wish you out of the depths of my heart that you should only need to deal with so called problems of this sort.

    With no doubt it will hasten the coming of Moshiach now!

    To #1
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    To #1

    pessimist. Also, who are you to say what the rebbe would be happy with?

    Dear mashgiach
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    Dear mashgiach

    Dear MAshgiach,

    before you go into others small problems please look at your problems because it looks like you need to fix them!!!!

    it is better for the boy to go on mivtzoim during seder then the boy going off the derech

    what i think all people involved with chinuch should learn that if i boy did something good and missed good also he should not be SCREAMEd AT!!!!!

    IF YOU HAVE NOTHING GOOD TO SAY SAY NOTHING!!!

    Mom
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    Mom

    Shneur HaTzaddik. Most definitely he is.

    Another Mom
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    Another Mom

    Let the Yeshiva of Natzeret Illit decide if the boy did the right thing not the readers of COL or hanholos of other Yeshivas. They know the boy, they know the situation, maybe they worked out such a plan in advance with him, just like the yeshivas here allow the boys to go on Release Time every Wednesday during Seder (which is done with the Rebbe Rayatz and our Rebbe’s permission).

    Chasidim wake up!!!
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    Chasidim wake up!!!

    The alter Rebbe should have been in shul on Yom Kippur but instead went to help the woman who had just given birth let’s think about this story what do we learn if somebody is in need of something we help them the police officers were clearly in need of something and the boy went to help them this is why we’re here it’s not about rules and regulations it’s about people and our love for each other let’s get real let’s wake up this is it!!!

    shlucha
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    shlucha

    the whole point of learning in yeshiva is to DO SHLICHUS, and learn with another yid!!! You have to think about OTHER people before yourself. Otherwise, why would shluchim move their families to far crazy places with no minyan, mikva in the beginning? – all to help another jew!!! Whoever doesn’t think this maybe needs to work on their ahavas yisroel

    What an exceptional article
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    What an exceptional article

    Spoiled by comment # 1.What thrill do you get from comments like that? Weigh up the situation before pathetic comments. No wonder bochur in have a hard time respecting…. Give a little credit please without thoughtless hogwash

    One of many examples of the Rebbe's words
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    One of many examples of the Rebbe's words

    Acharon shel Pesach תש”ל: Where the Rebbe says that the youth will lead the rest towards the Geulah, due to their mission of being Neiros Lehoir. Even at this age they train to spread Yiddishkeit. But only during set times that do NOT disturb the regular Seder. To the Shlucha #37. Shlichus is about giving our life to another. But a Yeshiva student is not at that stage. And the Rebbe very clearly says, that learning is vital before Shlichus, especially at this age. And if we always think of others first (think oxyen mask on a plane) we will… Read more »

    שקלא וטריא & לימוד זכות
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    שקלא וטריא & לימוד זכות

    It says clearly in the letter that the Bochur asked to leave back to yeshiva, however, the police requested he stay and gave him a note, it also says that the Bochur comes there on a daily basis, so ממה נפשך if he was not aloud to go ever, where was the mashgiach not knowing about it?. And if he was aloud to go then he did NOT miss Seder by choice as the letter clearly explains it, he followed the request of the police (דינא דמלכותא דינא) give this Bochur a brake, הלוואי it should be the Worst problem… Read more »

    shliach........sources sources......
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    shliach........sources sources......

    the worst thing i hope my son will ever do is to come late to yeshiva from mivtzoim.. however the rule is the rule .. mivtzoim has to be michutz laseder every bachur has to learn the edited sicha on this issue of what is demanded of a bachur… explained very eloquently.. it is in lekutei sichos vol. 14 in the back .. acharon shel pesach …. i believe .. 5736

    to 36
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    to 36

    judaism is about rules and regulations… see well !! tanya beginning of perek 41 . discipline comes b4 and is more important then love. that what the good holy book says… despite how u feel

    One-time Lateness
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    One-time Lateness

    He wanted to get back but the officers kept him there.
    He made the right decision as long as it’s a one-time lateness.

    to comment #1
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    to comment #1

    your a little inaccurate . the rebbe said generally not in seder time. but with permission from hanhalla when the mivtzaim is really needed , exceptions are just fine.

    Great
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    Great

    this is truly a kiddush Hashem

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