This was initially put up as ‘updates’ on the previous post. But it’s so interesting, that I am pulling it out into it’s own post. It all started when the Rav said this: [The priest] said that he knew all of the SHAS. Because Tuvia Beilis – more than a hundred years’ ago, he was […]

More clues from the Rav

Excerpt of shiur given on Wednesday, 2nd Kislev, 5784, to the Hoshen Mishpat Kollel in the Old City of Jerusalem Now we need to travel [to Uman]. Here, he’s organising flights for us, so we can fly to Uman, even three [planes, each containing]…

Waiting for the miracle

I have to say, I'm feeling quite down at the moment. For a few different reasons. Every day, more dead Jews in Gaza - and I'm sitting here thinking what, 60-100 billion shekels goes to the army EVERY SINGLE YEAR and yet they couldn't figure…

Karma

Or to give it it's proper Jewish term, midda kneged midda. From the beginning of this 'war', it seems to me that Hashem's hashgacha pratit has been far more pronounced, than in the past. Without going into details, all the people who have…

Censorship ?

I'm getting lots of messages that my blog seems to be 'stuck' at Nov 30. I've written about another 10 posts since then, but people aren't seeing them. It could just be a 'blog forwarding' issue. Try: Thinkforyourselfpublishing.com -…

How was it permissible to kill all the people of Shechem – Part II

Continuing with the second part of the Rav's shiur given in Beer Sheva on Nov 20th, 2023. (You can read the first part HERE.) In a later shiur, the Rav came at this subject from a totally different perspective, and BH I will translate parts…

Dealing with narcissists

It's going to take me a day or two to translate the rest of the Rav's comments on the halachic discussion around 'killing the people of Shechem'. Baruch Hashem, he brings a lot of sources and insights, and approaches the question from multiple…