Shavua Tov! Well, the crazy rollercoaster ride is continuing…. coming out that ‘dip’ last week, we had some fantastic news. Daughter Number 2 is also now engaged, Baruch Hashem. It’s so weird how the ‘outside world’ seems to be getting crazier and crazier by the day, but within my dalet amot this year, there’s been so […]

The morning watch

I woke up today to the loud sounds of war planes overhead. It was before dawn, there were lots and lots and lots of them. A few minutes later, the 'Allahu Akhbar' chants started up from the mosques close to where I live. They'd turned…

Update from the Rav

I was just at the tefillot of the Rav tonight. He spoke for 30 minutes, and at times seemed close to tears. What I understood him to be saying about the situation was: It's the most serious time for Am Yisrael, they are really trying…

The spiritual fight back begins

This morning, before I wrote that last post, I was feeling pretty down. ***Excerpts from the Rav's shiurim updated below - scroll down.*** After I wrote it, I started to feel a bit happier, but still not great. Then, one of my Breslov…

The only protection

Things are pretty bad here in Israel right now. Jerusalem is quiet, thank God. Things are still being 'sweetened' here. But what happened yesterday is awful beyond words. Do you think it was just an 'accident', a 'security failure'? Please…

The Invisible Gorilla

For anyone who is wondering why so many people aren't 'seeing' the same things they are. (Shmirat Eynayim friendly.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtKt8YF7dgQ&t=185s
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Dealing with avoda zara

I have decided that I need to stop writing 'from myself' at the moment, and just bring you words of wisdom from the Rav and Rebbe Nachman. This is a translated snippet of a shiur given by Rav Eliezer Berland, on the evening of the 25th Av 5783,…