Well, ‘life in Purim mode’ continues…. Before we continue on with what is apparently going to be happening on the night of Purim, at 8.30pm, let’s continue putting in more of the context around the Rav, and why so often things are so ‘weird’ to the outside observers. To totally oversimplify things, it’s connected to […]

Friendly fire

The last two days, I've been pretty down. It's probably a whole bunch of things together, including trying to keep everything going and 'upbeat' so the wedding could get done, and not totally falling apart that first month after Simchat Torah. But…

When the lies becomes ‘the truth’

This one is a little more recent  - from last Saturday night. ==== Shiur given at Seudat Shlishit, Shabbat Vayetza, 12th Kislev 5784, (Nov 25th, 2023) ...The force of the imagination that deceives a person is called ‘Lavan Ha Arami’…

Everything with Qatar was a lie

Shavua Tov! Over Shabbat, I managed to catch up on a few of the Rav's shiurim from the last couple of weeks. I will just carry on translating the bits that took my eye, and you take from it whatever you take from it. There's lots and…

5784 is the year of geula – more hints from the Rav

Excerpt of a shiur given on Wednesday evening, 3rd Cheshvan 5784, to people from Ashdod. (October 10th, 2023). Everything in italics are direct quotes from the Rav. Lots of hints here, about what is really going on behind the scenes. ==== We…

Both ‘sides’ are being controlled by the same people

Think of what is going on in Israel at the moment as a big game of chess. On the one side, there is 'Hamas Kasparov'. And on the other side, there is 'Israel Fischer'. They are moving their pieces around the board, they are 'doing battle',…

Hamas and the hostage dog

One of my friends summed it up like this yesterday: I've stopped watching the news as much as possible now. Even the 'good news' just makes me feel bad and nervous. Yup, that about sums things up at the moment. ==== I spent three…