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  • Shluchim Fined for Giving Jewish Education

    A few years ago, a new law passed in Sweden, forbidding parents from homeschooling their children with the exception of extraordinary circumstances.  After an extensive legal battle and despite international outcry and condemnation, the Swedish Supreme Court did the unprecedented. The Namdar family was issued a fine of $67,000 • Full Story

    In 1991, Rabbi Alexander and Leah Namdar were sent by the Rebbe as Shluchim to establish Chabad of Sweden. Since then, they’ve had the opportunity to touch and enrich thousands of lives, raising their growing family in beautiful Gothenburg, Sweden.

    A few years ago, a new law passed in Sweden, forbidding parents from homeschooling their children with the exception of extraordinary circumstances.

    Religion and safety were not considered important. Even though the court noted that authorities were satisfied with the standard of education the children were receiving and contrary to EU law of human rights and religious freedom, they wanted to force the Namdar children to be sent to the local public schools.

    After an extensive legal battle and despite international outcry and condemnation, the Swedish Supreme Court did the unprecedented.

    The Namdar family was issued a fine of $67,000.

    TODAY THEY NEED YOUR SUPPORT

    We hope to help them cover the fine and legal costs by raising $100,000 in 72 hours.

    Thanks to a generous group of matching donors, every dollar will be matched to double, starting Tuesday 8 Sivan, 3pmEST– Friday 11 Sivan, 3pm EST.

    Donate now: www.Charidy.com/Sweden

    Today is your chance to show them that YOU CARE, to show them that THEY’RE NOT ALONE.

    Take the moment, and give from the heart.

    Help them TODAY, so they can continue to shine a bright LIGHT

    with warmth and love, VIBRANTLY ILLUMINATING Jewish life in SWEDEN and beyond.

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    1. After the fine they can continue to home school?

      Mendel
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  • Tuesday, Oct 27th, Wedding – Shlome Wolvovsky – CH & Rochel Leah Matusof – Madison, WI @ Oholei Torah
  • Thursday Oct 29th Wedding: Devorah Bennish – Detroit & Mordechai Rubin – London @ Royalty House, MI
  • Sunday, Oct 25th, Sholli Miller – Chicago, IL & Batya Korf – Miami Beach, FL @ Bais Rivka 310 Crown Street
  • Thursday, Oct 22 Wedding: Chaim Boruch Bar-Chaim – CH & Shoshana Pimentelli – CH/TX @ Oholei Torah
  • Thursday, Oct 22 L’Chaim: Sruli Finck – CH & Chaya Mangel – Dayton, OH @ Chovevei Torah 885 Eastern Parkway
  • Tuesday, Oct 20th Wedding: Dovid Kaminetzky – Melbourne, AU & Chaya Okunov – Crown Heights @ Oholei Torah
  • Monday Oct 19 L’Chaim: Ari (Aaron) Levertov – Crown Heights & Debby Rabinowicz – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Choivevey Torah
  • Monday, Oct 19 2015 Wedding: Mendy Zippel – Salt Lake City, UT & Fraidy Shagalov – Crown Heights @ Oholei Torah
  • Sunday 18th Oct. L’Chaim: Chananya Niassoff – CH & Tzirl Brennan – CH @ Bais Rivkah Crown St
  • Sunday Oct 18th – Wedding: Mendy Edelman – Crown Heights & Sara Lozenik – Miami, FL @ Oholei Torah
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  • Lost: Box with Mini Shas from YSP
  • Lost: Rose Gold Bangle/Bracelet
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