Long story short: a thousand books of the Rav’s Conversations II are now being printed in Eretz Yisrael, BH. Usually, we print 100 – 200 copies of these books, and hope for the best. But for some reason, I got a strong ‘push’ in my hitbodedut to print 1,000 copies of this book: ==== The last […]

Amazing chizzuk from Rav Ofer Erez

Someone sent me this - it's very good. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOMSekud5Wo It's Rav Ofer Erez, from a day ago. He's explaining that the main 'war' is inside of us, to keep coming back to emuna and bitachon, and to know that God…

A strong back

Today, I went to a local cafe that decided to reopen after a few closed days for a muffin. While I was there, the cafe owner - a nice, frum man from Mexico - was talking to his co-worker and explaining how last week he'd try to volunteer for…

Take heart! And turn off the news

The news - and most of your social media - is lying to you about everything. It's lying about what happened on Simchat Torah, and how. It's lying about who did it. It's lying about who arranged, planned and financed it. And most of…

Only fear Hashem

I couldn't get into my blog for three days... Maybe it got hacked, maybe it didn't. Who knows. In the meantime, I'm here to tell you that the only thing to fear right now is Hashem. ==== Like so many of us, I have been on a crazy roller-coaster…

For residents of the North

There's a few clips going around of a 'hidden tzaddik' from just before the horrible events of Shabbat warning about what was about to happen. One of my friends who speaks Hebrew sent me the following - then scroll down to see the response…

New prayer from the Rav for the soldiers

Cut and pasted from ravberland.com == New prayer from Rabbi Eliezer Berland shlit”a for the success and protection of the soldiers of Israel who now stand on the frontlines to defend the Jewish people: Obligatory prayer for protection for…