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    Yosef Raksin, 60, OBM

    R' Yosef Raksin, a Crown Heights resident, was killed in North Miami Beach, FL on the way to Shul Shabbos morning. Update: Levaya in Miami and New York. Full Story, Video

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    Rachona litzlan!
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    Rachona litzlan!

    horrible ! no words…ad mosai!

    עד מתי?!
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    עד מתי?!

    עעעעעעדדדדדדד מתיייייי?????!!!!

    Hate Crime!!
    Guest
    Hate Crime!!

    it is definitely a HATE CRIME!! something has to be done! they will be coming after YOU!! I am talking to the POLICE!!

    AD MOSAI?????
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    AD MOSAI?????

    How are we supposed to deal with news like these????????
    AD MOSAI HASHEM ENOUGH!!!!!!

    whatwhatWHAT!!!!
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    whatwhatWHAT!!!!

    SHOCKED, HORRIFIED! in cold blood, in broad daylight, at 9 a.m., in north Miami?!

    Hashem
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    Hashem

    Please stop this

    Sad very sad
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    Sad very sad

    השם ינקום את דמו ברוך דיין האמת

    This is murder
    Guest
    This is murder

    There’s a difference between one who was killed and one who was murdered

    obama and AG ?
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    obama and AG ?

    dont expect anything

    BDE
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    BDE

    who’s his family?

    ad mosai!
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    ad mosai!

    Another kedoshim from operation protective edge.
    Hy”d. We NEED Moshiach, not want.

    Miami Police?
    Guest
    Miami Police?

    They couldn’t care less. Especially if it’s a Jew.

    Radicals
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    Radicals

    It could have very well been Muslims as there is a very large Muslim community in South Florida, which is very radical.

    Time for people to wake up and see the evil of Islam spreading through America

    U should write HYD. Not just BDE.
    Guest
    U should write HYD. Not just BDE.
    BDE
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    BDE

    BDE.

    terrible
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    terrible

    He lives on 738 empire blvd. They need to catch these thugs and hang them

    Hashem Yishmor
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    Hashem Yishmor

    ה׳ ינקום דמו

    baruch dayan hoemes
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    baruch dayan hoemes

    So sorry for his wife and kids
    He used to daven by us at Lubavitch Ocean Parkway. He wonderful Chassidishe man.

    ברוך דיין האמת
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    ברוך דיין האמת

    terrible news a good friend hard worker
    quiet eidle person erliche chossid
    ת.נ.צ.ב.ה

    reb jono
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    reb jono

    not a hate crime means hate itself, moshach now, hashem console the family and the community, let us increase in torah and avodah for protection of klal yisroel

    oy.....
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    oy.....

    so sad!!!

    WE WANT MOSHIACH NOW
    Guest
    WE WANT MOSHIACH NOW

    This is outrageous! He just celebrated his 60th birthday, visiting his daughter and her family; walking to shul in broad daylight, on a very Jewish street! Really devastating

    May hashem comfort the family! Our hearts go out to you!

    BDE
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    BDE

    Its time for everyone to stand up and be counted, we are on the verge of massive change, anti Semitism is going through the roof in Europe, Israel is being attacked physically and by nearly every media outlet in the world, and now this!? We must make our voices heard,

    this is crazy
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    this is crazy

    ad mosai

    oooy
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    oooy

    I heard it was two muslim boys…
    this is terrible… till when will Hashem test us?!? How much could we take already?? What else nees tobe done until
    geula?? Were are you Rebbe?!? Protect your shluchim…

    Terrible!
    Guest
    Terrible!

    A loss for his family and for our community!

    Cowards
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    Cowards

    Black cowards, kill a helpless yid then they run instead of taking responsibility, we are on the footsteps of moshiach, and may they pay the ultimate price for those cold coward act

    Floridian
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    Floridian

    BDE

    BDE
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    BDE

    Please everyone. Come to Israel. We need you here!

    wwwhyy
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    wwwhyy

    I honestly dont understand this… i
    as always taught the Rebbe protects his shluchim… why did Hashem allow this to happen?? Rebbe this is your chossid!!! Come back to us.. Hashem wipe our tears away.. its time for the Geulah…

    Oy hashem
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    Oy hashem

    Oy hashem what are you doing to our fellow yidden. We need moschiach now!!
    Ad mosia do we have to wait we want moschiach now we don’t want to wait

    The news says
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    The news says

    It was a robbery gone bad. Really? Ya I don’t think so. Even the media is covering up anti semitism.

    Rachmoni Litzlan!
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    Rachmoni Litzlan!

    May the family be comforted in knowing that we all feel for them. HaMokom Yenachem Eschem BSoich Shaar Aveilei Tzion Virushalayim.

    Enough is Enough...
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    Enough is Enough...

    Im in florida visiting from c.h. was going to spend shabbas in nmb im very disturbed by this. us jews need to show our strength and do something b’ruchnious and b’gashmious. May Hashem protect us all as we enter the true and complete redemption. To the Raksin family may you all have a complete nechama… may GD protect you and shine his countenance upon you. I love my community in c.h and my heart is with you, more then you can imagine. May we all be together in the Beis Hamikdash takif meyad mamish.

    OMG I dont believe this!
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    OMG I dont believe this!

    The amount of antisemitism in the world is getting to be truly frightening! Baruch dayan hoemes, may his family be comforted.

    Nmb needs a good shomrim like ch
    Guest
    Nmb needs a good shomrim like ch

    Reminds me of Africa terrible terrible news

    gun control
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    gun control

    jewish people got to stop using the Holocust as a reason why there shouldnt be gun control

    Massive coverup- we NEED ACTION
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    Massive coverup- we NEED ACTION

    The media is covered up an obvious act of anti-Semitism. This area was vandalized not two weeks ago. The same people came back to make a bigger tumult. Obviously the local PD DIDN’T react.

    Now if this was an incident in another type of community (think Treyvon Martin) there would be riots. We need a demonstration ASAP To show that we will not be quiet. And we will not allow acts of hate. Can the leadership organize this right away in NMB?

    Lastly, we need moshiach RIGHT AWAY!!!

    Meditated Cold Blood Murder by Y"MS Muslims
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    Meditated Cold Blood Murder by Y"MS Muslims

    Time for accountability, we have all seen them protesting in
    Miami.

    conflicting reports
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    conflicting reports

    Which is it – a mugging or anti-semitism/mulims? theres different rumors flying around.

    BDE
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    BDE

    Mushky i cant imagine your pain. You WILL be reunited with your father very soon with the coming of Moshiach NOW!

    It's anti Semitism
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    It's anti Semitism

    Do not believe the media coverup.

    Hashem yishmor!!!
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    Hashem yishmor!!!

    This is horrific! What horrible news! To the family, may you be comforted very soon with the coming of Moshiach.

    Obviously the media covers up its anti semitism
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    Obviously the media covers up its anti semitism

    People, time to stand up to the media and protest!!!

    this is outrageous!!!
    Guest
    this is outrageous!!!

    why are these thugs walking around with GUNS???
    HASHEM AD MOSAI ???? MASPIK KVAR!!!!

    Kalman Shor
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    Kalman Shor

    No words…

    Stand up to the press!!
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    Stand up to the press!!

    Someone organize a protest

    if any black guy threatens me
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    if any black guy threatens me

    he aint retracing his steps back again. The ONLY way.

    to #37
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    to #37

    Do you really think criminals will stop using guns? No, if “gun control” is implemented, the criminals will be the ONLY ones with guns. Granted we cannot carry one on Shabbos but at least during the week we can have a means of self-defense.

    Hashem should send a shark
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    Hashem should send a shark

    to kill those black/Muslim murderers. And if there’s any flesh left on them, throw it to the dogs and pigs.
    My condolences to the entire Jewish family.
    We need moshiach now.

    Just want to say
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    Just want to say

    This is heartbreaking! I just want to say that if you are ever robbed at gun point and, for whatever reason do not give or prove that you have nothing to hand over, there is a high percentage that the assailant will fire his gun either to critically harm you or kill you. This why, when visiting countries like Brazil, you are told to alway have money on you in the highly likely case that you are robbed. I’m not rulling out anti-semetism here. But I just want to say that it could be that the robbers, thinking they would… Read more »

    Izzy
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    Izzy

    Everyone at Chabad should apply for carry licenses and carry

    הנושא  הוא להראות לעולם שאנחנו לא שותקים
    Guest
    הנושא הוא להראות לעולם שאנחנו לא שותקים

    תעשו הפגנות באותו האזור שהוא נרצח עם שלטים ענקיים שכל העולם יראה , מספיק לשבת מאחורי המקלדת ולהגיד אוי ווי. ת זיזו את עצמכם ותעשו הפגנת ענק

    To Devorah Halberstam
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    To Devorah Halberstam

    Please help I’m sure you can and will

    Every Jew a 22
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    Every Jew a 22

    It is about time that jews can carry guns and be able to exercise our constitutional rights!

    Florida Gun control
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    Florida Gun control

    Well in Florida anyone can get a gun at any pawn shop with no license or no I.D. what crazyness is that supposed to be.

    So sad how long can we keep our faith strong, every one of these incidents dent our faith?

    What do we tell our kids, a Chasidisher yid was going to shul on shabbos to learn chasidus and gets killed???

    to 49
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    to 49

    You CAN carry a gun on Shabbos

    Bde
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    Bde

    ברוך דיין האמת ! A very nice person. Always with a smile need moshiach now. ה׳ ינקום דמו

    Must protect ourselves and families.
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    Must protect ourselves and families.

    Every Jew should be carrying a gun today.

    I lived in North miami
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    I lived in North miami

    gangs and gun violence is through the roof in North miami.
    Any one with a Florida I’d can buy a gun.
    The community hired security to circle roots in the jewish neighborhood but there pretty much useless.

    BDH
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    BDH

    We are a violent nation, still rooted in “THE Wild West” way of lie where the fast guns won. Perhaps it’s time for us to be active in the ANti Gun movement that many reasonable people have created. Countless innocent people die because guns dare so readily available.

    Chana
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    Chana

    Number 53 absolutely right let’s do it who is ready 1help me

    Till when do we have to wait?
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    Till when do we have to wait?

    It’s so hard to understand what GD wants from his people. Does it not say in the Torah when you are on the way doing a mitzvah that you are protected? We are all so sad,angry, and shocked by this news. May his soul be blessed and lift to the highest levels in Gan Eden and may he now ask Hashem how long do we Jew have to suffer and how many more lives have to be sacrificed before the coming of Moahiach??

    Once
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    Once

    I once watched a movie where only the military and police had guns. It was called Schindler’s List.

    יוסי
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    יוסי

    Everyone speak beautifful תכלס what r we going 2do?

    so sad
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    so sad

    If a criminal wants a gun he knows where to go and get one it does not have to be legal, So sad that a yid goes to Shul on Shabbos and gets killed

    To his children
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    To his children

    You should be comforted. Moshiach is coming an you will be reunited with your father soon.

    You CAN carry a gun on Shabbos??
    Guest
    You CAN carry a gun on Shabbos??

    to 57

    Please explain

    Tzadikim die on Shabbos
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    Tzadikim die on Shabbos

    He is automatically in Gan Eden with the rebbe . May he be a melitz yosher for klal Yisrroale

    to #56
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    to #56

    get your facts straight you need a gun licence to get a hand gun in a pawn shop and id at least to buy a shot gun

    PROTEST!!!
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    PROTEST!!!

    BDE. The NMB community should unite and organize a march in protest for this horrible crime and demand a more active presence of police in the area. The local politicians and the police need to feel some presure to take action. Let’s go out and shout until something is done. Enough is enough. We need change.

    ahavas ysrael
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    ahavas ysrael

    כי יפלא מימך דבר למישפט בין דם לדם בין דין לדין—דיברי ריבות בישעריך

    So many mistruths here
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    So many mistruths here

    #56,
    Please dont lie or make things up, you need valid ID ad to pass a federal background test to buy a gun

    #57 is right, you can carry a gun on shabbos, I do.

    #61 there are murders and gun crimes all over, the best solution is to be armed.. Haba lehargecha, hashkem lehargo.

    Elchonon Hellinger

    BDE
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    BDE

    but no reason for racists to come out of their hole.

    bdh
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    bdh

    ברוך דיין האמת
    עד מתי

    so many typed words
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    so many typed words

    to all those who type as if frustrated from behind your keyboard and in BIG CAPS, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH” ETC. if you’re in Florida, or ganize something that gets attention just like Sharpton. If you’re from here, get on a plane there, or organize something here, but typing on COL (no insult to COL) ain’t worth didly squat.

    No CNN ? no BBC?
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    No CNN ? no BBC?

    It was the Rabbis fault. He’s Jewish.
    The Rabbi walked into the bullet.
    The Rabbi was occupying that sidewalk.
    The Rabbi tried killing them first.
    This story was fabricated. It really didn’t happen.
    Close your eyes.
    Stay silent.
    This will all just go away.
    Wake up!!!

    not 57
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    not 57

    I asked a shailah where I live. I was told no, because I do not live on a dangerous area. I wonder if the answer would change if I asked now. We are all in a dangerous area now. Hubby carries concealed to shul during the week.

    maskim im 53
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    maskim im 53
    enough is enough
    Guest
    enough is enough

    I always wonder when the police say its not a hate crime??? What do they mean by that? It must be a love crime??? Our thoughts and heart are with all the family.

    Yossel
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    Yossel

    Yossel was a tie’ere Yid, this is so sad.

    Shake up White house and Obama...??
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    Shake up White house and Obama...??

    In Light of #53 Can a black boy killed there few years ago rock the worlds attention to no end….? V’anan ma neneh abasreh? will this even get mild media coverage???? Time to storm Obama the white house and America Not only black kids killed need world wide attention …..AND LET HIM SHOW SOME REAL SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL _ JAPANESE DO IT! A SHANDA ON HIM AND HIS ADMINISTRATION!!!!

    Hate crime!!!
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    Hate crime!!!

    A Jew with a white beard walking at 9am to Shul with his Talis and all the levushim-that can only be a hate crime. You do not approach a Jew and then fire accidentally… Btw most thugs are sleeping at 9am so this was planned.
    May his family be comforted, he was a special eidel yid.

    Fed up with the Double standard.
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    Fed up with the Double standard.

    Where is the outcry from the Treyvon Martin Black community?? Where’s Al Sharpton???
    Where is Obama?? Where is Obama saying that it could have been his son or father?

    Where are those so called black leaders? Why are they not coming out to condemn these black murderers?

    Oh wait.. he was a white victim and not black, so it’s ok for black people to kill and they ( the black community) won’t even say a word.

    May his Neshama RIP. H”YD

    HASHEM YIKOM DAMO ה' יקום דמו אמן
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    HASHEM YIKOM DAMO ה' יקום דמו אמן

    דמו–דמינו, פגיעה של כל י’הודי היא פגיעתינו.
    His blood is our blood, each Jew is part of the whole,

    May HaShem have mercy on us and Him AMEN.

    Protest!!
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    Protest!!

    Forsure seeing a Yid with Talis this is who they aimed for.
    Moshiach Now!!!Ad Mosai!!

    Boruch Dayan emes
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    Boruch Dayan emes

    The least we could do is speak to eachother respectfully in this comment conversation.

      #   83    GOT    IT
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    # 83 GOT IT

    WHERE ARE THE JEWISH LEADERS IN NORTH MIAMI — WHERE ???????

    Get up there and turn the world over — GET BUSY — you are LAZY Rabbis — organize the community when it’s needed — ITS THE ONLY WAY — the TV will cover it AND ACTION WILL BE TAKEN.

           ##   53   SAID IT TOOO
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    ## 53 SAID IT TOOO

    FOR G-DS SAKE DO SOMETHING ALREADY

    to#84
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    to#84

    Do you say the same thing about republicans?

    Sinas Chinum
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    Sinas Chinum

    It’s so clear what’s happening in the world- we have no real physical recourse for what’s going on. Where can we run? The only thing left is to look at the Torah where it says clearly that the reason for this exile is sinas chinum. This means slandering people, showing unwarranted contempt and ill-will toward people we don’t even know: someone in the street, in the store, embarrassing someone in public. Thinking that this person appears to be alone in the world so there will be no consequences. But sooner or later, there are. Always. To the community, to oneself-… Read more »

    smda777@aol.com
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    BDE Such a tragedy. An innocent lost again. Hashem should protect us.

    bary
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    bary

    Speaking to people in the know, this was definetly a hate crime,and having a gun wouldnt neccessarily help,if youre against 2 people,who i heard shot right away,without talking much,so maybe try doing sumthing elde to helo,tznius,not talking during davening,staying away from machlokes, and etc…….

    No 88
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    No 88

    The whole place is lazy that’s the issue from head to toe that is why nothing gets done and nothing will ever at this rate it’s a disgrace

    Did it happen by chance?
    Guest
    Did it happen by chance?

    הַצַּדִּיק אָבָד וְאֵין אִישׁ שָׂם עַל לֵב וְאַנְשֵׁי חֶסֶד נֶאֱסָפִים בְּאֵין מֵבִין כִּי מִפְּנֵי הָרָעָה נֶאֱסַף הַצַּדִּיק

    אבל אם לא יזעקו ולא יריעו אלא יאמרו דבר זה ממנהג העולם אירע לנו וצרה זו נקרה נקרית. הרי זו דרך אכזריות וגורמת להם להדבק במעשיהם הרעים

    former classmate
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    former classmate

    Mushky, I’m thinking of you and feeling really sad.
    Wish we could understand all this.

    This is definitely a hate crime.
    Guest
    This is definitely a hate crime.

    I am very sorry to see, that it happened on this Shabbat day to all the community…. A great lost to his extended family….Why?… Hope the police find this two criminals…..

    to #57, 73 and 78
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    to #57, 73 and 78

    OK, whoever lives where concealed carry is allowed should obtain a firearm, learn to use it, practice regularly and carry.

    Any suggestions for those of us who live places where concealed carry is not allowed? Can we be eiver dina dimalchusa dina for pikuakh nefesh?

    Relative
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    Relative

    WE MISS YOU UNCLE YOSSEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THERE ARE NO WORDS!!!!!!!!!!!

    Boruch Dayan hoemes
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    Boruch Dayan hoemes

    A very chassidishe yid

    HY"D
    Guest
    HY"D

    We should only know of Simchas for now on.
    Moshiach Now!!

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