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  |  June 18, 2019

    Ukraine Drafts Yeshiva Students

    As fighting continues, students of Chabad Yeshivas in Ukraine are receiving draft notices for the Ukrainian army. Full Story

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    all roads point to
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    all roads point to

    Moshiach!! may it be today!!!

    So what
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    So what

    There are ways around silly government decisions…

    Un Real!!
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    Un Real!!

    Moshiach NNNOOOWWWW!!!!!

    Equality
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    Equality

    The world looked at the protest that just happened in Israel. They can go to Israel but only if they join the IDF

    The One Above..
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    The One Above..

    It’s all in God’s hands.

    Flee to Israel?!
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    Flee to Israel?!

    What good would that do you? You’ll get drafted there as well!

    qqq
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    qqq

    Is merkos sending bochurim shluchim to ukraine for pesach?

    in canada
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    in canada

    jews part of canada’s armed forces who on behalf of jewish world wide org in FL, NY, and ‘ON Canada’.
    arresting other jews while visiting on base to bring Matzah etc.
    why?

    Wwmn
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    Wwmn

    Pls ty

    Flee to Israel
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    Flee to Israel

    How can you possibly compare serving in the IDF to being in the Ukrainian Army?!

    to number 6
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    to number 6

    The IDF provides kosher food and has frum soldiers etc. It can’t be compared to ukraine’s army.

    Aliya?? No!!
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    Aliya?? No!!

    You can live in Israel without making aliya. The only difference is that you cannot vote. For the rest you have many more possibilities and financial advances in Israel as a student or tourist than as a toshav or ezrach.

    Running to Russia?!
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    Running to Russia?!

    “Some of the talmidim are thinking of traveling to Russia to avoid being drafted Maariv reports, but they are aware the airport may shut down too.” It’s a no win. They won’t draft you there too?! And, you think they care whether or not you are a citizen? This is extremely serious. Whoever can escape safely should do so, immediately! Otherwise, if you are stuck, ignoring a draft order there, unlike America – jail, can be deadly, and the dictum of saving your life docheh es HaShabbos may apply. I would hate to think that Jewish soldiers on the Ukrainian… Read more »

    no suprise
    Guest
    no suprise

    Iiving in any nation one is vulnerable for conscription during war time. Just because one studies in yeshiva in a foreign land does not exclude you from a draft.

    Chief Rabbi
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    Chief Rabbi

    Can someone please explain how the article quotes Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Rabbi Moshe Reuven Azman and then 5 paragraphs later quotes Ukraine Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich? Are there two chiefs?
    Dovid

    WILL BE NO WAR!
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    WILL BE NO WAR!

    Although there is very high tension between Russia and the Ukraine, this will not escalate into a full-blown war. You don’t need to be a Prophet, have Ruach HaKodesh, or have inside information, to know this. Even though the two sides may be enemies, I would like to think that, nevertheless, both sides are normal people. Okay, one side may be more normal then the other, but, still normal enough that we can apply a famous military dictum: “nuclear weapons actually brings peace to the world because, if they know you have nuclear weapons, who wants to start a war… Read more »

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