Video: Dov Lipman Continues His Assault On Chareidi Approach


 dov-lipman[Video below.] Dov Lipman is at it again.

The MK with Yesh Atid responded to strong words from Yahadut Hatorah MK Rabbi Yaakov Asher in the Knesset regarding the status of the Kosel and the efforts of Women of the Wall. Asher told Lipman not to identify himself as a chareidi as he speaks on these matters.

Lipman defended identifying himself as chareidi and said, among other things, that the Kosel does not have halachic status as a bais knesses.

It should be pointed out that Lipman, who is a graduate of Yeshiva Ner Yisroel in Baltimore, has been called out for distorting the views of his rebbi, Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l, on various matters. Rav Aharon Feldman, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, said, “The views expressed by MK Dov Lipman do not represent the views or the education of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel. Furthermore, the statements attributed to our former rosh hayeshiva, Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l, were taken out of context and misrepresent his opinion.”

That statement was made in response to Lipman’s comments on drafting yeshiva bochurim and other such issues.

Click below to see the exchange between Asher and Lipman:

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  1. While it is too early to see the true effect of Lipman’s position in the Yesh Atid faction, as an alleged Chareidi, his being part of Yesh Atid, could no other be interpreted as an opportunity. Lapid knows how to play the game. Lapid knows that he needs a show of diversity to cover up his hatred & evil plans against the Jewish people, thereby choosing Lipman the Chareidi. Yes, Hashem judges, but a true Yirat Shamayim would not act like Lipman, and for that matter associate himself with Lapid. But then again, give Lipman the benefit of doubt, that he may have positive influence on Lapid.

  2. Lipman thinks he’s going to change the whole country by working together with meshumadim. He even quotes Pirkei Avos to support his distorted ideas. Well I have a quote from Pirkei Avos as well: “??? ????? ?????”. The meforshim explained, don’t get to close to tyranny, for they pretend to befriend you to get you on their side. Then they use and abuse you. In the end it becomes apparent that they were never your friends.
    Lipman doesn’t realize this because of his messiah complex. Hopefully he’ll realize this before he gets hurt.

  3. Maybe he hasn`t noticed that the styles women`s clothing has changed just a tad from the days of old when ladies would walk around with two shawls and their head covered . I am sure he has no problem with a lady walking around the Kotel plaza with a low neck line . But how about the religious who wish to follow the Shulchan Aruch dati among them still daven there. Also in pre 1948 the Jews were not allowed to erect a mechitza because it wasn`t under our stewardship should we continue to live under British rule?
    Did he really learn in yeshiva? He doesn`t seem to have gotten very analytical . It sounds like he only studied Pirkei Avos . But forgot that it is those who wish to be a chosid are mekayem meilei deAvos. We are not demanding chasidus on anyone just to following the ikar din.

  4. there is a letter from R’ Aharon Feldman (the current Rosh Yeshiva of Ner Yisroel) denouncing Dov Lipman and his shitos. He furthermore states in his letter that Dov doesn’t represent any of the opinions of Ner Yisroel or the late Rosh Yeshiva R’ Yaakov Weinberg even though he keeps claiming to be affiliated with them.

  5. Lipmann aught to stick to cleaning the streets & not just during vacation!

  6. ish hayashar bieinav yaaseh!
    woe to us and the golus that we are in!

    right or wrong,the anti religious are using him as a poster child to be against the chareidim
    and without haskomos from the gedolei hador, he should not be doing what he is doing.

    only pirud,not achdus comes out of these statements!

  7. i sent this email to Dovin re: the issue of mechitza and the women of the kotel etc
    ??? ??”? ??”? ??,? ??? ????? ????? ??????? ??”? ????? ???? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ???? ??”? ??? ????? ??? ?? ???? ???? ????? ???? ????? ??? ??? ???? ????? ????? ????? ???? ?? ?????? ???? ?? ? ??? ???????? ??????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ???? !!! ??? ?????? ??? ????? ???????? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ?? ??? ????? ????? ???.. ????? ???? ????? ????? ???? ????? –????? ??? ,???? ??? ??????? ?????? ????? .???? ??? ??? ????? ?????? ??? ? ????? ?? ??? ?? ????? ????? ?? ????? ??? ????? ?? ????? ???? “”??? ????? ?????””. ???? ??? ????? ??? ????? ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?? ????? ?? ???? ???? ????? ???? ???? ?????? ?? ???
    ?? ????? ??? ??????? ?????? ??????? ?? ??? ????? ????? ????? ??? ?????? ????? ..??? ???????? ???? ???? ??????? ???????? ?????? ???? ???? ???? ?? ???? ??????? ?????? ?? ???? ???? ?????? !!!

  8. I’ve read many posts on this topic and others, in which the authors assert that they know the motivations of this person or that. That strike me as presumptuous. It’s hard enough to decipher our own motivations, let alone those of people we’ve never met or engaged in meaningful conversation on a topic. It strikes me as reflecting a profound insecurity when rather than critiquing a position, one resorts to attacking the person who holds it. It also is hardly enlightening or argumentation. It sound to me more like playground fighting than intelligent assessment.

  9. If someone opens a little shul in his Basement that 10 people daven together that basement has a din Bais medrash like all Halachos in Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim simen 151 (see certain differences between bais knesses and Bais medrash) but this Am Haaretz has the nerve to say in public that the Kosel Hamaaravi that has a bigger din of kedusha then any other shul is not a Bais Medrash??

    APIKORAS LIPMAN, You are right!! its not a bais medrash its holier then any bais medrash!!!!!!!

  10. Erev Rav hate Kedusha and so does Amalek hate Kedusha. Amalek has no feeling except hatred for people who are close to HaKodosh Boruch Hu. The Erev Rav also have this, but not as intense. However their whole life is the Egel HaZahav. Those Yidden who are from the Shoresh of the Erev Rav, have turned Yiddishkeit in America, into a plastic superficial Gashmiusdik shell of true Yiddishkeit which has infected the world…..

  11. In response to Dov Lipman’s call for Bnei Torah to go out and sweep the streets, Harav Aharon Feldman’s letter wipes the floor with Lipman!