The Thaler residence was destroyed in a massive blaze last Friday, but TLS has learned of quite a chilling Yad Hashem amidst the devastation.
The fire, which began on the western side of the home, quickly spread throughout the home, leaving nearly every part of the home in ashes.
However, despite the fact that nearly every room inside the home was damaged either by the fire or by the tremendous amount of water sprayed to douse the flames, there was one section of the home that wasn’t touched.
That area was the Seforim Shrank (pictured above), which was situated about 15 feet below the area where the fire originated. Pictured below, is a room and hallway on the other side of the home.
As the unedited picture shows, the wall around the Seforim Shrank was completely white, and left untouched. In fact, TLS has learned that all the Seforim inside those shelves were completely intact, and were found in perfect condition – with no fire or water damage.
But what we learned about the homeowner, Reb Mordechai Thaler, may explain what could be confused with a ‘coincidence’.
Reb Mordechai, despite his busy schedule, has a self-appointed job at his Bais Medrash, which is to pack away the Seforim in their proper shelves each day – ensuring the Seforim receive their proper Kavod and are properly cared for.
Though we don’t understand the ‘Chesboines’ of Hashem, as with everything, this was no coincidence. But sometimes, especially when we look, we get a glimpse into the Hashgacha and Yad Hashem.
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Wow! Wow! Wow! Amazing story!
Beautiful. When we open our eyes we can see. When we open our hearts we can believe. When we open our minds we can dream.
Just don’t let a theory ruin your life.
who doesnt see hashem(behind ever thing ?
a very interesting story
Maran Rav Aharon Leib shlit”a says over from the Chazon Ish that the Tashbatz would dust off all of his various seforim each day, and today copies of the sefer Tashbatz are in good condition
In certain Yeshivos it was a Kibud [honor] to put away the Seforim, reserved for the senior students.
@leah i dont get the open yur eyes and u will dream
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