The Skvere Rebbe Speaks Again – But Is He Telling The Truth?
The Skvere Rebbe spoke with Ami Magazine, an ultra-Orthodox magazine based in Brooklyn. It's publisher, Rabbi Yitzchok Frankfurter, recently claimed on Zev Brenner's national radio show that his publications do not crop images or alter images. Yet, in that week's Ami publication for kids, Hillary Clinton was cropped out of that iconic picture of the White House situation room during the Osama Bin Laden hit. So much for Frankfurter's honesty.
VIN has this brief excerpt of the interview, which has not yet been published. In it the Skvere Rebbe says:
“I condemn in the strongest possible terms any violence or coercion under any circumstances. The use of force violates the very precepts upon which this community was founded. My father was willing to sacrifice his life for peace. I have tried to instill this trait in the entire community. This is a sad episode for all of us. We must also pray for the speedy recovery of all those hurt in this incident.”
You can also listen there to the publisher of AMI on the ZEV BRENNER show