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Days after a deadly stampede resulted in the deaths of 45 people at a religious festival in northern Israel, many are now asking who is at fault.“It’s a call for rethinking what is it that we didn’t do right,” said Yehoshua Pfeffer, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi in Jerusalem.

After Israel stampede, some ultra-Orthodox are looking at their role in the tragedy

Latest news reports regarding Mount Meron tragedy.Latest news reports regarding Mount Meron tragedy.

Latest news reports regarding Mount Meron tragedy aftermath - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Years of negligence preceded the stampede that killed 45 people. But patchwork religious oversight and the state’s reluctance to intervene sunk efforts to bring order to the site.Years of negligence preceded the stampede that killed 45 people. But patchwork religious oversight and the state’s reluctance to intervene sunk efforts to bring order to the site.

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Manchester student Moshe Bergman was among 45 people killed at the religious festival.Manchester student Moshe Bergman was among 45 people killed at the religious festival.

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In a diagram of responsibility, the lines lead to a prime minister more interested in preserving his rule than protecting the public. The buck stops there.In a diagram of responsibility, the lines lead to a prime minister more interested in preserving his rule than protecting the public. The buck stops there.

Opinion | In Israel’s stampede tragedy, the buck stops with Netanyahu - The Washington Post

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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.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.

Stop justifying the 45 deaths on Mount Meron - opinion - The Jerusalem Post

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Netanyahu says deadly crush will be thoroughly investigated, but doesn't mention a state inquiry commission; Deri, breaking silence, also calls for full examinationNetanyahu says deadly crush will be thoroughly investigated, but doesn't mention a state inquiry commission; Deri, breaking silence, also calls for full examination

At Knesset memorial, leaders urge comprehensive probe of Meron tragedy | The Times of Israel

A mother and rabbi is thankful for the survival of her 21-year-old son while mourning for the families who lost loved ones.

My son was at the Mount Meron disaster - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Israeli state comptroller Matanyahu Englman is due to arrive at Mount Meron on Tuesday, making it the first step in the investigation into the disaster***

Shas leader: Meron disaster is sign from heaven, but we are not exempt from scrutiny - Israel News - Haaretz.com

JERUSALEM: Israel’s state comptroller has announced the launch of an investigation into a stampede that killed 45 pilgrims at a religious festival, saying the crush “could have been prevented.” At least 16 children and teens were among those crushed to death in the early hours of Friday morning, a tragedy described as Israel’s worst peacetime disaster. Tens of thousands hadJERUSALEM: Israel’s state comptroller has announced the launch of an investigation into a stampede that killed 45 pilgrims at a religious festival, saying the crush “could have been prevented.” At

Israel chief auditor announces probe in deadly stampede | Arab News

State Comptroller Matanyahu Engelman on Tuesday visited the site of the tragedy on Mount Meron that took the lives of 45 people, z"l, during Lag BaOmer celebrations late Thursday night. Engelman announced on Monday he will launch an investigation into the disaster, raising opposition from police and members of theState Comptroller Matanyahu Engelman on Tuesday visited the site of the tragedy on Mount Meron that took the lives of 45 people, z"l, during Lag BaOmer celebrations late Thursday night. Engelman announced on Monday he will launch an investigation into the disaster, raising opposition from police and members of the

State Comptroller Tours Site of Meron Tragedy Ahead of Inquiry | Hamodia.com

A new rainbow of progressivism, with its spectrum of escalating oppressions, has outed Jews as full-fledged members of the oppressor class.A new rainbow of progressivism, with its spectrum of escalating oppressions, has outed Jews as full-fledged members of the oppressor class.

How Did Jews Become the New Privileged Class?

State comptroller says stampede during Mount Meron religious festival that left dozens dead ‘could have been prevented’.State comptroller says stampede during Mount Meron religious festival that left dozens dead ‘could have been prevented’.

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Israel's government watchdog said on Monday it would open an investigation into the deaths of 45 people crushed in a stampede at a Jewish religious festival last week.Israel's government watchdog said on Monday it would open an investigation into the deaths of 45 people crushed in a stampede at a Jewish religious festival last week.

Israeli state watchdog to investigate religious festival stampede | Reuters

The Knesset held a memorial session on Monday for the victims of the Meron disaster. The session began with a moment of silence for the 45 people who lost their lives in Israel’s deadliest peacetime disaster. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ said: “We all mourn the terrible blow.” The prime minister toldThe Knesset held a memorial session on Monday for the victims of the Meron disaster. The session began with a moment of silence for the 45 people who lost their lives in Israel’s deadliest peacetime disaster. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ said: “We all mourn the terrible blow.” The prime minister told

Knesset Holds Memorial Session for Meron Victims | Hamodia.com

All eyes are on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and whether he will order a state commission of inquiry into the Lag BaOmer tragedy in Meron that left 45 people dead and over 150 injured. By law, an inquiry of this kind would require newly installed Justice Minister Benny Gantz's approval. The Blue and White leaderAll eyes are on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and whether he will order a state commission of inquiry into the Lag BaOmer tragedy in Meron that left 45 people dead and over 150 injured. By law, an inquiry of this kind would require newly installed Justice Minister Benny Gantz's approval. The Blue and White leader

Will Israel Open State Inquiry Into Meron Tragedy? | Hamodia.com

'Connect to our people through acts of kindness. Maybe study the Torah a few minutes every day ...,' says Michigan rabbi who lost nephew Friday.'Connect to our people through acts of kindness. Maybe study the Torah a few minutes every day ...,' says Michigan rabbi who lost nephew Friday.

Detroit Jewish community joins virtual ceremony to mourn 45 dead in Israel stampede

State Comptroller Matanyahu Engelman announced Monday that he will launch a special review of the events leading to the Lag BaOmer tragedy at Mount Meron. Engelman's announcement came amid growing criticism of what is  perceived as officials shrugging off responsibility for the event. Engelman said during hisState Comptroller Matanyahu Engelman announced Monday that he will launch a special review of the events leading to the Lag BaOmer tragedy at Mount Meron. Engelman's announcement came amid growing criticism of what is  perceived as officials shrugging off responsibility for the event. Engelman said during his

State Comptroller to Review Events Leading to Lag BaOmer Tragedy | Hamodia.com

As Israel marked a national day of mourning on Sunday to commemorate the Mount Meron stampede tragedy, which occurred on…

‘A Mensch of the Highest Order’: Thousands of Mourners Pay Tribute to Victims of Lag B’Omer Stampede | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

No single factor is to blame. A perfect storm of elements simultaneously came together, exposing a system filled with flaws—many of them cultural in nature.No single factor is to blame. A perfect storm of elements simultaneously came together, exposing a system filled with flaws—many of them cultural in nature.

Who’s responsible for the Meron disaster?

Opinion: The horrible disaster on Mount Meron demonstrates how the state opts to not involve itself in the sector’s 'business' in exchange for political peace from leaders who prefer to leave us poor and ignorantOpinion: The horrible disaster on Mount Meron demonstrates how the state opts to not involve itself in the sector’s 'business' in exchange for political peace from leaders who prefer to leave us poor and ignorant

The state has left the Haredi sector at the mercy of its leadership

Justice minister says tragedy underlined the dangers of ultra-Orthodox “autonomy” within Israeli societyJustice minister says tragedy underlined the dangers of ultra-Orthodox “autonomy” within Israeli society

Netanyahu resisting pressure to set up a state commission to investigate stampede

“Jordan sent an official protest letter demanding that the Temple Mount be closed to Jews due to the end of Ramadan."

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The man has been named as 24-year-old student Moshe Bergman from Manchester in reports The man has been named as 24-year-old student Moshe Bergman from Manchester in reports

British man, 24, among dozens killed in Israel stampede | The Independent

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Some 45 people were killed and 150 were injured in the crush in northern Israel.Some 45 people were killed and 150 were injured in the crush in northern Israel.

Briton killed in Israel stampede a ‘wonderful’ husband, son and brother – family | Evening Standard

22-year-old Moshe Bergman, from Salford, was killed during the disaster at Mount Meron on Friday.22-year-old Moshe Bergman, from Salford, was killed during the disaster at Mount Meron on Friday.

Tributes to "modest and unassuming" Salford man killed in crush at Jewish festival in Israel | Granada | ITV News

Moshe Bergman who was studying in Jerusalem died in the stampede at Lag B’Omer, a religious festival in northern Mount MeronHe was a victim of one the country's deadliest civilian disasters.

Family of British man killed in crush at Israeli festival pays tribute | Metro News

Israel's government watchdog says it will open an investigation into the deaths of 45 people crushed in a stampede at a Jewish religious festival last week. S...Israel's government watchdog says it will open an investigation into the deaths of 45 people crushed in a stampede at a Jewish religious festival last week. S...

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Senior members of Binyamin Netanyahu’s cabinet have been criticised over the easing of restrictions that led to overcrowding at a religious gathering in northern Israel which culminated in a deadlySenior members of Binyamin Netanyahu’s cabinet have been criticised over the easing of restrictions that led to overcrowding at a religious gathering in northern Israel which culminated in a deadly

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The festival had drawn some 100,000 people after powerful ultra-Orthodox politicians reportedly pressured officials to lift attendance restrictions.The festival had drawn some 100,000 people after powerful ultra-Orthodox politicians reportedly pressured officials to lift attendance restrictions.

Officials scrutinised as Israel mourns 45 men and boys killed at religious festival | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

Bergman, 24, had been in Israel to train as a rabbi before dying at Mount Meron<br>Bergman, 24, had been in Israel to train as a rabbi before dying at Mount Meron

British man who died in crush at Israeli festival is named as Moshe Bergman | Judaism | The Guardian

Statements from Israeli officials following the tragedy at Meron indicate that widespread concern existed about public safety in the overcrowded conditions on Lag BaOmer before Thursday night’s events. “We are constantly in apprehension that all the systems function correctly,” Rabbi Yosef Schwinger, head of theStatements from Israeli officials following the tragedy at Meron indicate that widespread concern existed about public safety in the overcrowded conditions on Lag BaOmer before Thursday night’s events. “We are constantly in apprehension that all the systems function correctly,” Rabbi Yosef Schwinger, head of the

Concern About Overcrowding at Meron Before the Tragedy | Hamodia.com

The headlines used words like outrage and shock in describing the news that a man thought to be a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) rabbi living in Jerusalem was allegedly a Gentile Christian missionary. The headlines used words like outrage and shock in describing the news that a man thought to be a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) rabbi living in Jerusalem was allegedly a Gentile Christian missionary.

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The headlines used words like outrage and shock in describing the news that a man thought to be a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) rabbi living in Jerusalem was allegedly a Gentile Christian missionary. The headlines used words like outrage and shock in describing the news that a man thought to be a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) rabbi living in Jerusalem was allegedly a Gentile Christian missionary.

As Jewish Followers of Jesus, We Deplore Deceptive Techniques by Michael Brown

Officials have come under growing scrutiny for ignoring warnings about safety lapses at one of Israel’s most visited holy sites.Officials have come under growing scrutiny for ignoring warnings about safety lapses at one of Israel’s most visited holy sites.

Officials scrutinized as Israel mourns 45 killed at festival - Los Angeles Times

The stampede broke out as tens of thousands of mostly ultra-Orthodox Jews marked Lag BaOmer holidays. The stampede broke out as tens of thousands of mostly ultra-Orthodox Jews marked Lag BaOmer holidays.

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A New Jersey teenager has been identified as one of six Americans -- and four New York metro area residents -- killed in the deadly stampede at a religious festival in Israel last week.A New Jersey teenager has been identified as one of six Americans — and four New York metro area residents — killed in the deadly stampede at a religious festival in Israel last...

NJ teen identified among dead in deadly Israel stampede

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Flags were flown at half-mast Sunday as Israel held a national day of mourning for 45 men and boys killed in a stampede at a packed Jewish festival.Flags were flown at half-mast Sunday as Israel held a national day of mourning for 45 men and boys killed in a stampede at a packed Jewish festival.

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The disaster in Meron on the Jewish holiday of Lag b'Omer was set off when a man in the front row lost consciousness and collapsed, witnesses told Israel's Channel 13.

Meron tragedy triggered by one person's heart attack, witnesses say

The disaster in Meron on the Jewish holiday of Lag b'Omer was set off when a man in the front row lost consciousness and collapsed, witnesses told Israel's Channel 13.

Meron tragedy triggered by one person's heart attack, witnesses say

Dozens of angry Israelis held a silent protest and vigil for the victims of the Mount Meron stampede in front of the prime minister's residence Saturday night.Dozens of angry Israelis held a silent protest and vigil for the victims of the Mount Meron stampede in front of the prime minister’s residence Saturday night. The 45 deaths and 150 injuries...

Critics hold 'silent fury' vigil at Netanyahu's home after stampede

Flags were lowered to half-staff and questions raised about accountability for one of the country’s worst civilian disasters.Flags were lowered to half-staff and questions raised about accountability for one of the country’s worst civilian disasters.

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As Israel observed a day of mourning Sunday, flags across the country were lowered to half-staff to honor the dead.As Israel observed a day of mourning Sunday, flags across the country were lowered to half-staff to honor the dead.

Teenager among Americans killed in deadly Israel stampede

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Moshe Bergman, 24, was among 45 victims killed in a stampede at the Lag B’Omer festival, near Mount Meron in northern Israel on Friday. His family has paid tributeMoshe Bergman, 24, was among 45 victims killed in a stampede at the Lag B’Omer festival, near Mount Meron in northern Israel on Friday. His family has paid tribute

‘Wonderful and compassionate’ Brit, 24, killed in stampede at Jewish festival - Daily Star

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Let the families grieve without our insensitive commentary.Let the families grieve without our insensitive commentary.

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