77 years of Nazi surrender: Thousands in prayer rallies around the world
For the ninth time, we celebrated in Israel and around the world the "Day of Liberation and Rescue" of European Jews from the Nazis under the auspices of the "Conference of European Rabbis" and with the participation of the conference leaders and members.
Thousands attended dozens of rallies around the world, including Germany, France, Poland, Argentina, China, Sweden and Australia
David Lazar, submitted on behalf of Shuva Israel
Sunday, 29 May 2022, 14:03 Updated: 15:22
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In the video: The Central Assembly at the Western Wall (Photography and editing: Nati Alber)
The "Day of Liberation and Rescue" of European Jews at the hands of the Nazis, which was set on May 26 to mark the 77th anniversary of the rescue of Holocaust survivors and in memory of the 14th Holocaust martyrs, was celebrated this weekend for the ninth time in Israel and around the world.
This year, in light of the call of the great men of Israel, the prayers were held at the sign;
'Dor Dor' with special emphasis on the participation of infants of Beit Raban, students of schools and Talmud Torah.
The President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Rabbi and Av Beit Din of Moscow, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, said, With remnants of a sword and a Torah distributed in a quality and quantity that has never been seen before in all history throughout the world and in the Land of Israel. '
Laying a wreath at the feet of the perpetual fire Moscow (Photo: PR)
Thousands of people and hundreds of children attended dozens of prayer and thanksgiving rallies held in synagogues at memorial sites and schools around the world including;
In Frankfurt and Leipzig, Germany, Vienna, Austria, Warsaw, Poland, Paris and Marseille, France, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Guangzhou, China, Budapest, Hungary, Moscow, Stockholm, Sweden, George Town, New York, Pinsk, Balearic, Belarus.
In the presence of the Chief Rabbis, the heads of the communities and with the participation of the defense ministers, government representatives, military attachés and Allied ambassadors and survivors.
Hundreds of refugees from Ukraine attended prayer rallies in Neptune, Romania, Chisinau, Moldova, and Warsaw, Poland.
In Israel, the main prayer rally was held at the Western Wall and in dozens of synagogues in Israeli cities, including Ashdod Beer Sheva, Ganei Tikva, Modi'in and Migdal Haemek.
As usual, the 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' events opened with a prayer and thanksgiving rally in the Western Wall plaza during the event;
The Gaon Rabbi Moshe Lebel is the head of the Torat Chaim Yeshiva in Moscow and the rabbinical director of the Conference of European Rabbis.
Rabbi Ben Zion Zilber, Head of the Toldot Yeshurun Institutions and Head of the Nahali Netzach Institutions and Congregation, Rabbi Shmuel Stern.
Hundreds attended the rally including;
Talmud Torah students 'Emunat Zion' and the 'Nahali Zion' yeshiva are rabbis and students and people from the Caucasus from all over the country.
The participants of the assembly received the yoke of the kingdom of heaven out of prayer and confession to Gd 'whom we redeemed immediately narrow'.
Praying and remembering in Marseille, France (Photo: PR)
The rally was opened by Gram Lebel, who said that the "order of the hour" is to thank and remember and these days to pray harder and more vigorously for the remnant of the refugee. When Israel was about to receive the Torah he said to them: I give you my Torah, bring me good Arabs that you will preserve and give to you. I have on them, but they brought me good evenings and I will give it to you. They said: After all, our sons are crows for us. It is said, "The Lord will give to his people."
The rally produced by Rabbi Mordechai Rabinowitz 'Tip Productions' closed with a prayer of remembrance by the cantor, Rabbi David Weinbach and a prayer for the Holy Communities by Cantor Rabbi Netanel Ilowitzky and a circle of participants dancing across the Western Wall plaza in prayer and longing;
'Good that your mercy has not fallen.'
In the Great Synagogue in Moscow, hundreds gathered for a prayer and thanksgiving rally.
The guest of honor from Israel, Rabbi Moshe Chaim Lao Rabbi of the Netanya Center, moved the participants with personal stories from his father, Grim Lau, and the miracle of his rescue; '.
The GRM Lau spoke warmly thanks to the initiative to mark 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' and praised the work of the initiator of the idea, the Governor Mr. Gabriel German Zakhareev, who delivered an excited speech.
A student of Rashit Chachma recited a chapter of Mishnayot and moved those present. Hundreds of participants, survivors, warriors and public figures and members of the community recited Psalms.
During the day, the Gramach gave a lesson in the Hehal Kollel 'Ohel Yaakov' and visited the 'Rashit
Chachma' school. Of Tunisia Rabbi Chaim Bitan addressed the participants as he recounted the experiences of the community during World War II and how the community survived the clutches of the Nazis.
The rally and the great kiddusha were organized in good taste and the opinion of Rabbi Yaniv Bitan.
Documentation from the Central Assembly at the Western Wall (Photo: Eli Itkin)
At the Westend Great Synagogue in Frankfurt, the Jewish community held a prayer and memorial service led by the city's chairman, German rabbis, and vice president of the European Rabbinical Conference, Rabbi Avichai Appel.
In the Newszik Synagogue in Warsaw, the Chief Rabbi of Poland, Rabbi Mordechai Shodrich, held a prayer rally when Rabbi Uriel Zaretsky, head of the Warsaw KK Kollel, passed in front of the box.
At the Karlin Stolin Institutions in Pinsk, students held a prayer rally and secondary school.
17 of the students completed tracts.
The head of the institutions, Rabbi Moshe Pima, addressed the students.
Afterwards, the students went to the prayer "Our Brother Beit Yisrael" at the site of the 14th mass grave.
In the hall of the Beit Midrash in Neptune, Romania, where the Jewish community passed its institutions from Odessa, the community held a prayer and thanksgiving rally with the participation of hundreds of students from the Tikva institutions.
Rabbi of Odessa Deputy Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Conference of European Rabbis Rabbi Shlomo Baksht passed in front of the ark and delivered moving remarks on the significance of thanking God for the liberation and salvation of the Jewish people and the 14th Memorial of the Saints. Also in Chisinau, Moldova, headed by the city's rabbi, Rabbi Shlomo Salzman.
At the La Rancy Synagogue in Paris, hundreds of residents gathered for a prayer and thanksgiving rally led by the Vice President of the European Rabbinical Conference, Rabbi of the Synagogue and the Special Assistant of the Rabbi of France, Rabbi Moshe Levin, and the participation of Mayor Jean Michel Gennastia and Vice President Of Mr. Ludovic Toro of Paris. At the Beit Aryovich community center in Leipzig, a prayer rally was held, chaired by the city's rabbi and chief military rabbi of the German army, Rabbi Mordechai Eliezer Bala.
In the Great Synagogue in Vienna, the Jewish community held a prayer rally and a memorial service led by the city rabbi, Rabbi Yaron Algmayir, who delivered speeches to the participants and the Psalms.
A special rally was held for students at the Rabbi Zvi Peretz Hayut Community School (ZPC). The students studied Mishnayot chapters and lit candles. The Great Knesset in March The Jewish community held a prayer rally and a memorial service led by the mayor and a member of the Great Court of the European Rabbinical Conference, Rabbi Reuven Ohana, who addressed the participants.
President Yitzhak Herzog sent a special letter of congratulations in honor of the "Day of Liberation and Rescue" events to the "Conference of European Rabbis".
'There is no event in the history of the Jewish people so distinctly of a national exit from life as to save it from the terrible Holocaust, in this respect there is no suitable day and event to express and internalize the depth of thanksgiving and the miracle of salvation ... Passing from 'Generation to Generation' has won and is currently burning with full force.
In the Land of Israel, in Europe and in the United States, the Jewish
people shine a light and spread light and goodness.
One by one, for making sure to remind the whole world of the day of liberation and the miracle of salvation. '
The initiative to mark 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' is led by Governor Gabriel German Zakhareev, Vice President of the Russian Jewish Congress and President of the Stamagi International Charitable Foundation;
"This important idea is assimilated every year, God willing, in more and more of the communities of Israel and I will continue to do everything I can to assimilate our duty to thank and praise his blessed name and remember his fourteenth apostles in charitable prayer in Torah scrolls and secondary study.
" She received the blessing of the great men of Israel, Zatzokal and Yavdalha.