Entries by Rivka Levy

On tattoos and soldiers

Yesterday, I went to the Malcha Mall in Jerusalem with my daughter. She needed some supplies for her course, and she wanted me to come for an outing. I hate Malcha Mall, as a general rule. The gashmiut just feels so ’emptying’, the people overwhelming. That’s on a good day, when it’s quiet and I’m very […]

The army didn’t show up for two days

More recent comments from Rav Berland. (These are pretty charif, be warned. I’ll discuss a bit more under the comments themselves.) Translated comments from Shivivei Or 366 Excerpts from a shiur given by Rav Berland on motzash, June 29th, 2024, Parshat Shelach. [The Rav has been talking about how Yonah the Prophet is swallowed by a huge […]

‘Sharing the Burden’ – Comments from the Rav

The Rav made some interesting comments, as always, in this week’s Shivivei Or. I’m going to post up two things I’ve translated, one after the other. Enjoy! == Translated comments from Shivivei Or 366 Excerpts of a shiur given on Sivan 19th, on the occasion of the Tzuker barmitzvah.[1] [The Rav has been talking about […]