Responsibility & Leadership

'Respect Your Elders':
The Elderly Hostages

Do I have a responsibility toward the elderly in general, and toward the elderly hostages in particular? If so, how do I act on that responsibility?

As we will learn, there is a Torah obligation to care for the elderly. There are still elderly hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza. The majority of these hostages are male. At least 10 of the hostages are 75 or older. We know nothing of their fate. Do they have the medicines they need? Are they being treated with kindness? Do they have blankets to keep warm and enough food to eat? Are they suffering from long term illnesses that require treatment? Who is looking out for them?

Children Middle School

Dedicate this activity in honor of

Judy Weinstein Z״L 70

Judy went on a walk with her husband in the fields of Kibbutz Nir Oz when the attack began. She was murdered while in captivity and her body is being held hostage by Hamas.

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