Its about time this self serving "Buffoon" (activists) "Azus Ponim" Mark Meyer Appel so called Voice of Justice is exposed.
In response to a well researched book regarding Gerer Rebbe, Belzer Rebbe, Satmar Rebbe escape in 1944, by MS Esther FARBSTEIN an orthodox Jewish woman which examines from the vantage point of halakha (Jewish law)
Mark Meyer Appel had this to say:
"MS FARBSTEIN REPLACES DR KRANZLER A"H AS A TOOL TO CLEANS THE RABBIS (OF GER, BELZ, SATMAR),WE ALL KNOW THE REAL TRUTH" ~ Mark Meyer Appel
"FACTS ARE FACTS WHILE MY BROTHERS,GRANPARENTS DIED IN AUSHWITZ SOME SO CALLED RABBONIN of GER, BELZ AND SATMAR ACTUALLY RIPPED UP PASSPORTS AND BOARDING PASSES TO A FREE AMERICA" ~ Mark Meyer Appel
This "Azus Panim" has chutzpa! The Hashgocho saved these Gedolim to re-establish Klal Yisroel again after the war. There is no "cleansing" necessary here - just pure Emunah in Hashem - which you seem to lack Mark.
As she writes in her preface to the first volume, Ms Farbstein seeks to “unveil” the world of Jewish law and thought to “historians whose access to this material is limited.” In her opinion, religious life during the Shoah has been ignored for many years not only because there is a lack of testimonies from observant survivors, but also because there is a tendency among Holocaust scholars, almost none of whom are ultra-Orthodox Jews themselves, to create a “political-polemic atmosphere” around religious Jewry and its leaders, which leads them to make sweeping assumptions that lack a factual basis. These are then compounded, she suggests, by those scholars’ own lack of understanding of the inner world of believing Jews.
Here is more from Mark Meyer Appel:
"FACTS ARE FACTS WHILE MY BROTHERS,GRANPARENTS DIED IN AUSHWITZ SOME SO CALLED RABBONIN of GER, BELZ AND SATMAR ACTUALLY RIPPED UP PASSPORTS AND BOARDING PASSES TO A FREE AMERICA READ ANN PORTEMANS BOOK.BECAUSE OF MY FAMMILY LOST SO MANY MEMBERS I SPENT 2 WEEKS AT YAD VASHEM FOR RESEARCH.DID YOU KNOW THAT RABBI STEVEN WEISS BEGGED THE VAAD HAZOLA IN 1942 TO DEMONSTRATER IN WASHINGTON,THE VAAD HATZOLA RESPONDED WITH A VULGAR STATEMENT THAT WE RABBIS DO THINGS IN OUR WAY AND CALLED ON ALL WHO DEMONSTATE AGAINST THE NAZIS GRAVEDIGGERS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE(YAD VASHEM BULLETIN NO 10(1941) ."MY PARENTS WERE AWSOME IN AHAVAS YISROEL AND LOVED ISREAL.MY DAD LOST 5 YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE HOLOCOUST,HE OFTEN SAID TO BLAME THE ZIONISTS OR DR KASTNER IS A BLOOD LIBEL;TODAY IN ISREAL JUDISIM AND YIDDUSHKEIT FLOURISHING AS NEVER BEFORE AM YISROEA CHAI"WITH LOVE FOR TRUE REBEES LOVE AM ECHAD" ~ MARK MAYER APPEL
Quite appalling to read through Mark's posts which rip through WW2 era greatest Tzadikim.
Chazal teach that Hedyot kofetz Brosh--the foolish person jumps at the beginning-without thought.
Mark Meyer Appel a self appointed activist, considers himself a champion of the Abuse issue. He uses it as a front to attack Hareidim/Hasidim which don't follow his shittos. In addition, like Rabbi Steven Weiss, is embarrassed of the "beards".
Don't Fall Victim to a Con! Mark Meyer Appel will use greed, sympathy or fear to con well meaning Hareidim like you.