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After Meron, Israel needs a culture of true accountability - editorial

Zero people have had anything happen to them despite 45 people losing their lives in the greatest civilian tragedy in Israel’s 73-year history. Zero.

Senator Chuck Schumer to Meron mourners: 'I have deep faith in Hashem'

The families of the victims sitted for the week of shiva, the Jewish rituals of mourning during which the bereaved receives visits and attentions in the memory of the lost ones.

Is Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai really buried at Meron? It’s complicated

On one hand some rock cut burials dating back to the time of the Mishna are present in Meron. On the other, no archaeological evidence linking them to the Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was ever found.

My Word: Learning from the Meron disaster

There was something biblical about both the scope and nature of the disaster that took the lives of 45 people in the early hours of Friday morning, April 30.

Donny Morris, 19, who perished in the Mount Meron Tragedy.

Meron tragedy impacts world's Jewish communities' mental health

As the public began to learn the victims' identities on Friday, the personal aspect of the tragedy began to come into greater focus for Jewish communities worldwide.

Meron tragedy throws up questions of faith

And the most pervasive question of all: Why did God allow this to happen?

United Hatzalah medics work to help injured at Meron, April 30, 2021

Mount Meron tragedy: Night of unity, respect, helping others - opinion

Our students never blamed the police or the hassidim. They showed concern for everyone.


'Horrors': Border Police commander recounts Meron experience

Itzhak was charged with leading dozens of Border Police officers as the chaotic night dragged on.

The ultimate question after the Mount Meron tragedy: Why? - opinion

Many are calling for a full government investigation into what exactly caused the incident. Others are answering the question by looking inward in spiritual reflection.


Stop justifying the 45 deaths on Mount Meron - opinion

There is no reason and no justification for the victims’ deaths. There is no good that came from their deaths. No lesson for the collective Jewish people.

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