Rav Gershon Edelstein explained why the charedi communities are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic in a speech disseminated today.
The Ponovezh Rosh Yeshiva quoted the Chazon Ish who said that nowadays secular Jews are all tinokim shenishba. Therefore, their averos are all considered b’shogeg. Therefore it is the frum Jews, who are over b’meizid, that are seeing a high influx of tragedies due to the coronavirus, r”l.
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