Vaad Harabbonim of Montreal: Shabbos Sanctity Cannot Be Compromised


beis-din-of-montrealIn response to the development regarding the Montreal “Y” administration reaching a decision of compromise regarding its opening on Shabbos Kodesh (reported here), the Vaad Harabbonim of Montreal have released the following statement:

In light of reports that the “Y” administration has eeached a decision of compromise, and is to break with a millennium of tradition by opening some areas of the “y” on Shabbos:

We strongly declare that Shabbos is not open to compromise. The Master of the Universe instructed us to protect and safeguard the holiest of days, and neither we nor any other human being has the power to compromise.

With pain in our hearts,

Vaad Harabbonim of Montreal

בית דין צדק של מאנטריאל

Beis Din Tzedek of Montreal

Rav Yonason Binyomin Weiss, Av Beis Din
Rav Yehoshua Heshel Kaufman
Rav Dovid Refoel Banon
Rav Volf Ber Lerner
Rav Dov Ber Hakohen Bell
Rav Yoel Chonon Wenger
Rav Aryeh Eliezer Posen

{Noam Newscenter}