A simply insane day for news. The most respected expert on Jewish law and religious practice, Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, died a few hours ago at Shaarei Zedek Medical Center, and will be buried shortly. He was 102.
The world’s most wanted Nazi war criminal, Laszlo Csatary, was arrested.
And members of Bashar Assad’s inner circle were killed in a bombing in Damascus, a potentially decisive blow against the regime.
Chaim Taberdovich, a Chabad rabbi in Bourgas, has been visiting the injured in the hospitals. He says eyewitness describe the all-too-familiar terrible scenes of chaos and flying glass.