If you want to know what’s going on right now, you just need to read Rebbe Nachman. Rebbe Nachman explains clearly that the yetzer hara is not really so interested in the ‘sin’ he gets a person to do, but in what happens to that person after he sins. Many people, most people, fall into despair, […]

What happened in Zikim?

A couple of weeks ago, I posted up some translated comments the Rav made about Zikim. You can see the full comments HERE. This is the bit to focus on, for this post: In Zikim, they didn’t enter in the first place. Because in Zikim,…

We know nothing

The last couple of days, I was getting all het-up about the fact that I have no idea what is really going on here. It's not so easy, to live in a state of constant confusion and stress and doubt - and this has been going on for more than three…

Rockets in Netivot?

Yesterday, I spent the morning at the Baba Sali in Netivot. ***UPDATES - SCROLL DOWN*** I wrote about it in the last post, how it was so quiet, peaceful and 'calm'. Then when I got home, I saw some reports of rockets over Netivot apparently…

The world of lies and the Baba Sali

This morning, I went to Netivot, to belatedly celebrate the hiloula of the Baba Sali, zt'l. It was totally quiet - apart from the large crowds of people still showing up to celebrate the hiloula, that was officially on motzae Shabbat / Sunday. It…

Some thoughts on Lloyd Austin

Pretty much the only place I check for 'headlines' these days is the anti-semitic SOTT site. In this ridiculous world we live in, I get more 'real news' from a site run by obvious anti-semites than I do from pretty much anywhere else. That's…

Berdichev Bankers and the Tzemach Tzedek

The story begins, as these stories so often do, with a chance comment one of the readers here made. You can see it here on THIS post, about ‘Mr Israel’, the WWF wrestling nephew of the Chazon Ish who was also a member of the (masonic....)…