Entries in #936 (9)
Dozens of times a day, you can see Hashem directing the potentially deadly missiles and making them land in open areas or in places where there were people just minutes before. * Between tall buildings, near gas balloons, near a preschool, in the doorway of a shul. These are only some of the places where rockets have landed and, thank G-d, caused no harm to man.
Rabbi Leibel Groner, the Rebbe’s personal secretary, held a small intimate discussion with a group of Chassidic young men and spoke about the special kochos that the Rebbe gives the Chassidim to bring the Geula. In the course of his talk he said that in 5730 he was asked about the belief that Chassidim have that the Rebbe is Moshiach and he said it is based on a Gemara. How did the Rebbe react to this? * Exclusive for Beis Moshiach
Mitzpeh Yitzhar was founded on a hilltop in the Shomron mountains by R’ Itzik Sandroi and his wife, Chabad Chassidim. A series of answers from the Rebbe led them to founding Yeshivas Tomchei T’mimim there. * There were endless obstacles, including hundreds of policemen who surrounded them one night with tractors to demolish their work, but mysteriously turned around and left. * How uplifting it is to see bachurim sitting and learning Nigleh and Chassidus!
The first parsha of the fifth book of the Torah, D’varim, contains Moshe’s final words of rebuke and inspiration to the first generation to enter Eretz Yisroel.
For some people, yearning for the third Beis HaMikdash did not remain in the realm of emotional longing but drove them to undertake personal projects to create models of the Beis HaMikdash. Dozens of these models have been made over the years and have inspired countless Jews. * During the Three Weeks, as we learn the Hilchos Beis HaBechira, as Chazal say, “Whoever delves into the laws of the Bayis is considered as though he built it,” we take a look at the stories behind many of the models that were made of the Beis HaMikdash * Part 2 of 2
The former head of the General Security Services (Shin Bet), Avi Dichter, doesn’t see any other solution except re-conquering the Gaza Strip. “In recent years, residents in the south wake up each day to an uncertain reality. Will missiles fall today or not? Will there be an air-raid siren or not?” he says. “If that isn’t playing roulette, I don’t know what is…”