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France’s Rav Chaim Halpern In L.A.

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Andrew Friedman (left) with Rav Chaim Halpern.

Andrew Friedman (left) with Rav Chaim Halpern.

Andrew Friedman, president of Congregation Bais Naftoli, recently greeted Rav Chaim Halpern, rosh yeshiva of Ohr Yosef Novardik in France. The rosh yeshiva, a guest speaker at the shul, delivered an inspiring dvar Torah, emphasizing the importance of human rights as a basic tenet of Judaism. He explained that even a slave must be given respect – as enumerated in parshas Mishpatim.

Reb Chaim, as he is affectionately called, spent five years of anguish in 14 concentration camps, including the infamous Majdanek and Bergen-Belsen camps. Today, 65 years later, he has a giant network of chinuch, which includes over 40 primary and high schools, as well as colleges for higher education for both boys and girls – numbering over 6,000 students.

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One Response to “France’s Rav Chaim Halpern In L.A.”

  1. Attila Horvath says:

    comment and massage for another article. Dear Mr. Andrew Friedman. Let me invite to Hungary. You would see the real face our country…horvattti@gmail.hu.

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