Sunday, August 14, 2005

Rabbi Shapira Issues Ruling Against Expulsion

From Arutz Sheva - Israel National News: 18:12 Aug 09, '05 / 4 Av 5765 By Ezra HaLevi and Yishai Fleisher ...

In response to requests from students, and public confusion on the status of the Disengagement Plan according to Jewish Law, former Chief Rabbi Avraham Shapira has issued a ruling.

Rabbi Shapira, former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel and the head of the Merkaz HaRav yeshiva, has written a complete Halakhic responsa (legal ruling) regarding 'the expulsion of Jews from Gush Katif, in order to hand a part of the land to non-Jews.'

To read the responsa in full (in English), go to the full article on ...

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