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The 4 species represent the different types of Jewish people

Tuesday, 7th October 2014


The Esrog (citrus) has a good taste and a good fragrance. It represents a person with both wisdom (Torah learning) and good deeds.

The Hadas (myrtle) has a good fragrance, but is inedible. It represents a person who has good deeds, but lacks wisdom. 

The Lulav (date palm) is edible, but has no smell. This represents the person with wisdom, but without good deeds.

The Aravah (willow) has neither taste nor smell. It represents a person with neither good deeds nor Torah learning.

This comes to teach that in order for the Jewish people to be as Holy and as Great as we can be, we all need to be together, thereby collectively having all of the ingredients to be the best that we can possibly be. Whether you are a talmid chochum (scholar), a sinner, or in the middle ground, succos is a time where we can all plug together and enjoy the festival.

Leather shoes

Thursday, 2nd October 2014

One of the well known prohibitions of Yom Kippur is that one should refrain from wearing leather shoes. At first glance, one would assume that the simple reason for this, is to cause us some extra discomfort on the day of atonement. But the question arises, if that were the case, why is it that leather shoes are banned, when in fact for most of us, our non-leather shoes are the most comfortable? 

The ban on leather shoes can be explained with a law written in the Shulchan Aruch, which states that normally when one purchases a new article of clothing, one should recite the blessing of "She'hecheyonu", a blessing which shows enjoyment over the new item of clothing. On new leather shoes, however, one does not recite that blessing because there is an element of sadness, by the fact that an animal had to be killed in order to produce this pair of shoes. ( Even though animals have been given for the purpose of man, it would be sadistic to rejoice over the slaughtering of an animal for the sake of covering our feet) . 
On Yom Kippur, mankind stands in judgement hoping and praying to G-d to judge us favourably and mercifully. There is a famous saying found in the Gemora "He who shows compassion to others, G-d will allow compassion to him". 
On Yom Kippur when we are desperate for that compassion we conceal any traces of cruelty, and we dare not wear leather shoes, hoping that G-d will look at us with compassion, and grant us a good year.


A letter from G-d

Tuesday, 23rd September 2014


Click here to read an inspirational article from Aish - A letter from G-d

Rosh Hashanah: Repair Kit Included

Monday, 15th September 2014

Rosh Hashanah: Repair Kit Included

Our manufacturer knows that we’re going to fall.

Click here to watch this inspirational Aish video by Rabbi Eli Scheller


Thursday, 11th September 2014

When you rearrange the letters:

The Muslim Spy who Became a Jew

Thursday, 4th September 2014

The Muslim Spy who Became a Jew

Avraham Sinai was a Hezbollah informant who risked his life for Israel.

Click here to read this inspiring Aish article

Israel Holds the Free World's Destiny in Her Hands

Thursday, 28th August 2014

Israel Holds the Free World's Destiny in Her Hands - report from Italy
Giulio Meotti The writer, an Italian journalist with Il Foglio, writes a twice-weekly
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:45 AM
These stubborn Israeli Jews are alone - alone in resisting in a battle for all of us.

The people of Israel are valiant, going about their daily lives knowing that Muslim killers might explode a bomb or rocket in any public place at any time.

Even more valiant are the Israeli soldiers, who are now fighting inside Gaza, house by house, spied on by cruel eyes, hated by old and young, targeted by beheaders, longed for by their families. These lone Jews fighting in a long night hold the free world's destiny in their hands.

The world is burning with jealousy of Israel and what it achieved for its people in a mere 65 years.
These stubborn Israeli Jews are alone - alone in resisting in a battle for all of us. It has been calculated that since the year of the founding of the state, more than 60,000 rockets have fallen on Israel. The Israelis are victimized and they are alone, abandoned by the world — now, just as then.
In the Second World War, hope didn't come from the Western avant garde, but from the Jews who rebelled against tyranny. The same is happening today.

Open any Western newspaper and you will read about the trendy Israeli life under Hamas' rockets, life as usual, while the Arabs die. No mention of Israel as the most heavy bombed nation in the world. No mention of the trauma inflicted on two generations of Jewish children.

Israel is the first line of Western defense in the battle for non-Muslim survival and prosperity in the world. And now that the Jews are running for shelters and employing their brilliant Iron Dome, the world is burning with jealousy of Israel and what it achieved for its people in a mere 65 years.

For the UN, for the Christian bodies, for the White House, for the European Union, for the complacent public opinion and its journalistic sentinels, an independent Jewish State bearing the name “Israel,” with Jerusalem as its capital, a renewal of life in the land of the Bible, a vital Jewish people restored after 2,000 years to its own holy land, has raised unresolved questions and disturbing conclusions.
The Israelis are a very special people because they know how to live in the present and make this present worth living, while the West has drained its peoples' souls and made their lives meaningless, with only shallow-minded hedonism and materialism remaining. This is why Gentiles often hate the Jews.

The sagacious American author Eric Hoffer gave voice to the most tragic Holocaust-related 20th-century truth: "I have a premonition that will not leave me, as it goes with Israel so will it go with all of us".

A peaceful and unique nation like Israel and its people have to resort to violent means to survive. My heart breaks for them.


What is in the bag?

Tuesday, 19th August 2014

An Israel Defense Forces soldier seen carrying a
large sized backpack while in the field.
You won't believe what's inside.  
Click the image below to find out more.

Click here to find out more about what is in this bag ...

The power of Shema Yisroel

Wednesday, 13th August 2014

An amazing story!

Soldiers had gone into a mosque in gaza searching for tunnels and weapons,etc. 
A door opened and a female bomber walked into the room ready to explode herself near the soldiers. One of the soldiers realized that their end was near and screamed "Shema Yisrael" . 
Those two words made the female bomber tremble and was not able to carry out her plan. The army was able to stop her and dismantle the bomb. 
They took her for questioning and discovered that she is Jewish, she married an arab and was taken to gaza and beaten. She has two children and they are suffering terribly. She told the army where her children were and told them about where more terror tunnels are and who sent her to bomb soldiers and other information. 
The army got her and her children to a safe place in Israel and will soon be taken to get help from "Yad L'achim".

The power of Shema Yisroel ....

IDF soldiers in Gaza take an old Palestinian woman to hospital

Thursday, 7th August 2014

IDF soldiers in Gaza found an abandoned elderly Palestinian woman needing medical treatment. They transported her for treatment at the hospital. Watch the touching moment when the Gazan woman thanks the IDF soldier.  This is the most humane and moral army in the world.  Click the image below to watch the video.

Click this image to watch the video