Vaad Hatzolah Of Lakewood For Bachurim In Japan: Yossi Banda Enjoys First Kosher Meal In 2 Years

japan_4e_wmYossi Banda, the youngest of the three Bachurim imprisoned in Japan has been released to Israel to serve the remainder of his 5 year sentence, as first reported on TLS, and will be arriving shortly. “Yossi’s arrival in Israel is imminent” the Lakewood Vaad Hatzolah for the Bachurim in Japan told TLS. “Yossi took a flight from japan to Israel, with one stopover in Asia”. “Other than the  rice and cucumbers he had received, Yossi has enjoyed his first kosher meal in 2 years” an Askan from the Vaad Haztolah said.

He continued, “Thanks to all those involved in this effort, including (those in the picture (L to R)) Rav Mendel Shafran, Bnei Brak mayor R Yaakov Asher, Askan Rav Iche Rosengarden and Yona Banda”.  The meeting took place in Japan, at Chabad Tokyo, to coordinate Yossi’s release.

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  1. mazal tov!!!!! Now let’s congratulate & commend Am Yisrael for the tremendous effort by individuals. My question is why don’t we see 50,000 comments to congratulate positive actions? People are always ready & eager to complain.

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