Thursday, August 2, 2012
Rabbi Wolpo Calls Soldiers Go To Jail Rather Than Take Off Yechi Yarmulke
As reported yesterday on Chabad.info, Israel's Army issued a prohibition against Yechi Yarmulkes Many Chabad soldiers who proudly sport a Yechi Yarmulke asked Rabbi Sholom Dov Wolpo what should be done, and he responded: "Since it is a decree which goes against the religion and conscience of the soldiers, it doesn't make sense that a Jewish soldier should listen to it . . Therefore it is clear that according to Halacha it is prohibited to follow this directive, and soldiers should be ready to go do jail for disobeying"