Why Pray for the IDF?
by Mr. Cohen, 2016 March 28
(born 1902 CE, died 1979 CE) used to ask every year
during Neilah that people daven for the soldiers of the army of Israel.
once referred to an oil-stained, grime-covered Israeli Army uniform
as “bigdei kodesh” – holy garments.
Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach said that when he had
the urge to pray at the grave-sites of the righteous, he went
to Mount Herzl and prayed at the grave-site of the fallen
soldiers who died ‘Al Kiddush HaShem – sanctifying GYD’s Name.
Rabbi Shlomoh Zalman Auerbach was born in year 1910 CE and died in 1995 CE.
SOURCE: Israel, Charedim, and the Left by Rabbi Harry Maryles, 2017 May 2
Rabbi Avigdor Miller (a popular Chareidi Rabbi and author,
born 1908 CE, died 2001 CE) delivered a free public lecture
in the last year of his life, in which he said we should pray
for the Israeli Army:
“If they are defending us, then we should pray for them.”
“…HaShem should protect the soldiers and the police…
we have to express our thanks to every Israeli soldier and police-man…”
the following prominent Orthodox Rabbis were praying
for the IDF (Israeli Army) at that time:
the Vizhnitzer Rebbe, the Sadigura Rebbe,
and Rabbi Shalom Cohen (Rosh Yeshivat Porat Yosef)
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PAT CONDELL SAID:
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1950 CE, and raised in England as a Roman Catholic,
and educated in Church of England schools.
He has no Jewish ancestors and no religious beliefs
that might cause him to favor Jews.
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