The following are a collection of thoughtful and insightful articles, audio and videos devoted to exploring religious responses that the layperson to the scholar can appreciate when trying to cope with the news of the brutal murder and attack in Har Nof.
We will update this page as more articles and words of chizuk become available. Tehay zichram baruch.
- Divrei Hesped & Hisorerus by Rabbis Abramov & Leuchter Following The Har Nof Terror Attack
- Hesped for Rav Mosheh Twersky ZT”L HY”D by Rav Aharon Kahn
- R. Menachem Penner and R. Aharon Kahn gave brief reflections before a recitation of Tehillim in the YU Beis Medrash on Tuesday. The audio is available here.
- R. Yaakov Glasser gave a sichas mussar in the YU Beis Medrash about the tragedy. The audio is available here.
- In Chilling Audio, Rav Twersky Speaks to Talmidim About “Kiddush Hashem” and “Arab with a Knife”
- The shiurim of Rav Moshe Twersky are available here. It’s a zechus for his neshama to learn from him or teach his Torah to others.
- Rabbi Werfel on Witnessing the Har-Nof Attack
Insightful Links and Articles
- Rabbi David Lapin asks: Eichah? How Could this Be?
- Informing Students: The NON-Graphic Side of the Har Nof Massacre by Yonatan Gordon
- Druze Soldiers & Police Officers. A Halachik Perspective from Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef zt”l.
- The Rosh Yeshiva of Beit El, sent a letter to the high school students in Beit El about the Har Nof massacre. You can read it in English here.
- Details of The Attack in Har Nof From Rebbetzin Tzipporah Heller
- Rabbi Moshe Meiselman, rosh yeshiva of Toras Moshe, eulogizes the life of Rav Mosheh Twersky zt”l and his impact on Torah world
- Jews at Prayer – Some Reflections by Rabbi Berel Wein
- Helping Children Cope with Tragedy, by Dr. Rona Novick, Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School.
- Rabbi Moshe Twersky: Students Speak
- Packing in Shul, by Rabbi Yair Hoffman
- Our Survival Kit, by Rabbi Yechiel Spero
- They Thought They’d Bury Us But Didn’t Realize We Were Seeds, by JewInTheCity
- A Stroll Down Agassi Street, by Laura Ben David
- Resources from WomenInKiruv.org
Further Resources for Coping with Loss
- YU Torah: Coping with loss and terror
- Chai Lifeline: Tools to Assist in a Time of Crisis
- NLE Morasha Syllabus: Jewish Perspectives on Death, Burial, and Mourning
ABC Report: The Day After Har Nof Massacre
ABC World News Recognizes That Jews Will Continue to Pray
Eulogy for R’ Kalman Levine given by former student R’ Zev Shub of Roots Kollel in Brooklyn, NY
Communal Gathering in Light of the Horrific Murder: Rav Shalom Tendler & Rav Nachum Sauer
Rabbi Yaacov Haber Reacting to The Har Nof Massacre
Links to More Videos:
- American Rabbi Killed in Synogogue Attack Remembered by Childhood Friend in Los Angeles
- Divrei Chizuk And Hesped/Eulogy On The Har Nof Kedoshim by Rabbi Avraham Schor
- Hesped For The Har Nof Kedoshim, by Rabbi Yonoson Roodyn
- Divrei Chizuk And Hesped/Eulogy On The Har Nof Kedoshim, by Rabbi Elya Brudny
- Divrei Chizuk And Hesped/Eulogy On The Har Nof Kedoshim, by Rabbi Menachem Nissel