Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Chassidut Toldot Avraham Yitzchak

Toldot Avraham Yitzchak Rebbe underwent heart surgery

B”H The popular Toldot Avraham Yitzchak Rebbe, Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Kahn, underwent heart surgery at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital yesterday. The Rebbe was about to leave for his annual summer vacation in Europe but had to delay his trip.  His Chassidim as well as his younger brother, the Toldot Aharon Rebbe, Rabbi David Kahn, … Continue reading

Chassidut Belz / Chassidut Satmar / Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Chassidut Toldot Avraham Yitzchak

Historic Visit: Toldot Avraham Yitzchak Rebbe meeting the Belzer Rebbe

  For those of you who know the Toldot Aharon / Toldot Aharon Yitzchak and the Belzer history, this is a historic event: The Toldot Avraham Yitzchak Rebbe was visiting the Belzer Rebbe before Yom Kippur. Chassidut Toldot Avraham Yitzchak is a member of the Edah HaCharedit. The Belzer left the Edah a long time … Continue reading

Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Mea Shearim / Purim

Purim Tish in Toldot Aharon and the police storming Mea Shearim

B”H The Shushan Purim Tish in Toldot Aharon I wasn’t there due to the bad weather situation. In the end I was glad that I didn’t go anywhere because police and fire department were storming Mea Shearim. Mea Shearim Street, right in front of Manny’s bookstore, to be precise.  Apparently some Neturei Karta guys had … Continue reading

Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Mea Shearim / Sukkot

Sukkot 2015: “Behind the Mechitzah in Mea Shearim Street”

B”H Mea Shearim is celebrating Simchat Beit Hashoeva during Sukkot and thousands of Haredim, Bochurim and seminary girls are on the road in order to go to chassidic Tishes. I was in the neighbourhood last night and found it, as expected, far too crowded. The Mechitzah (gender separation) you see on the bottom picture can … Continue reading

Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Kashrut / Life / Society

Rebbe Aharon Roth on “Non – kosher Food and its negative influence”

Photo: Miriam Woelke In Jerusalem B”H The following statements were not only made by Rebbe Aharon Roth (Ratha) but originally come from the Rambam (Maimonides, 1135 – 1204), from the closest student of the Baal Shem Tov, Rabbi Yaakov Yosef of Polna (1710 – 1784) as well as from Degel Machane Ephraim – Rabbi Moshe … Continue reading

Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Edah HaCharedit / Knesset

Shmuel Chaim Pappenheim supporting Ya’ir Lapid’s election campaign

B”H Shmuel Chaim Pappenheim from the Edah HaCharedit and member of Chassidut Toldot Aharon appears in an election clip of the haredi hating Knesset party Yesh Atid (run by haredi and Judaism hater Ya’ir Lapid). In the election clip, Shmuel Pappenheim is telling Haredim to join the workforce. Furthermore, he states that their are Haredim … Continue reading

Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Meshiach / Teshuva / Torah Parasha

Parashat Nitzavim and the eventual Teshuva & Ge’ulah

B”H This Shabbat is Shabbat KI TAVO but it was the Toldot Aharon / Shomrei Emunim founder, Rebbe Aharon Ratha (Roth) who reminded me of an extremely important Passuk in Parashat Nitzavim (Sefer Devarim / Deuteronomy 30:1 – 20). Next Shabbat, two Parashot, Nitazvim and Vayeilech, are being read in the Synagogues. In the introduction … Continue reading

Books / Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Takanot

Where do we find the basic Takanot of Chassidut Toldot Aharon ?

B”H Takanot & Hadrachot of Chassidut Toldot Aharon Already a while ago, one of the blog readers asked where he can find the basic Takanot of Chassidut Toldot Aharon. I used to write about the very first Takanot stipulated by the first Rebbe Aharon Ratha (Roth). http://shearim.blogspot.co.il/2009/12/basic-toldot-aharon-takanot-part-1.html https://meashearim.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/literature-and-takanot-of-chassidut-toldot-aharon/ And, of course, when you look for … Continue reading