Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ner Echad - For You to Join Dear Jewish Women


You are Ner Echad. We are all Ner Echad. Jewish women helping Jewish women around the globe. As members of Ner Echad we welcome Shabbos and Yom Tov together, lighting candles while praying for family, friends, and each other. We contribute one dollar every Friday and erev Yom Tov at candle-lighting time in Jerusalem to the Batsheva Kanievsky Widow and Children Fund. We come together in a variety of groups to accomplish good deeds as a collective. Our achdus (unity) is a source of blessing and strength to to all the women of Ner Echad, to our families and friends, and to Jews around the world.

Torah Code - Libel Against Rabbi Berland AND MORE 5776

H/T Anonymous on Shirat Devorah's blogpost 

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Man is the Builder of Reality

The light bulb turned on for me! This took place after reading Fabric of Reality (actually all chapters from Rabbi Pinchas Winston's Torah Empowerment Seminar) 

G-d is prepared to allow man to determine the direction of the next moment. In fact, He prefers it, which is the deeper meaning of the following remarkable statement:

This is what Dovid HaMelech said, “God is your shadow on your right side” (Tehillim 121:5): Just as a shadow moves in the direction of what casts it, so too does God cause the worlds to “shadow” the actions of man. The Midrash states explicitly: “God told Moshe, ‘I will be what I will be’ ” (Shemos 3:14). What does, “I will be what I will be” mean? Just as you are with Me, that is how I will be with you . . . If you laugh, [the Divine Presence] laughs. If you cry, it cries. If you show anger or joy, that is what it will show. (Nefesh HaChaim, Sha’ar 1, Ch.7)

Thus, man is the builder of reality. God responds to the reality that we construct.

THIS SAYS THAT IT is man who dictates the future. History responds to his will. If a person is convinced that reality is fixed and concrete, and as a result can only imagine it to remain that way, that is what it will do. If he thoroughly believes that reality is flexible and subject to..... (turn the light on (wait til you finish this post of mine though!). 

With the above stated - how does one go about setting their future - To have their desires' fulfilled - after all we should know that HaShem gives us our desires. "You open Your hand and satisfy every living thing
[with] its desire. (Tehillim 145:16)"

In the mind's eye one should see the diagram of the sefirot and imagine how yesod  connects all the abundance of the sefirot above, with malchut below. source

Diagram from Aryeh Kaplan-Sefer Yetzirah The Sefirot are the means through which G-d communicates with His creation. They are also the means through which man communicates with G-d. If not for the Sefirot, G-d, the Infinite Being, would be absolutely unknowable and unreachable. It is only through the Sefirot that He can be approached.

Of course, as all the Kabbalists warn, one should not in any way worship the Sefirot or pray to them. One may, however, use them as a channel.....In a mystical sense, the Sefirot form a ladder or tree through which one can "climb" and approach the Infinite. 

Page 21 If one wishes to influence anything in the physical universe(space), he must make use of the physical shape of the letters. If this involves a meditative technique, one would contemplate the appropriate letters, as if they were written in a book. The method involves making each particular letter combination fill the entire field of vision, eliminating all other thoughts from the mind.

As time allows, I will update with other meditations.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

It is a Merit to Assist Thee!

Please don't get lost in the conversation. And do read the bottom of page where link is.

22. The Rabbi was then concerned to leave the land of the Khazari and to betake himself to Jerusalem. The king was loth to let him go, and spoke to him in this sense as follows: What can be sought in Palestine nowadays, since the divine reflex is absent from it, whilst, with a pure mind and desire, one can approach God in any place. Why wilt thou run into danger. on land and water and among various peoples?

23. The Rabbi answered: The visible Shekhināh has, indeed, disappeared, because it does not reveal itself except to a prophet or a favoured community, and in a distinguished place. This is what we look for in the passage: 'Let our eyes behold when Thou returnest to Zion.' 

As regards the invisible and spiritual Shekhināh, it is with every born Israelite of virtuous life, pure heart, and upright mind before the Lord of Israel. Palestine is especially distinguished by the Lord of Israel, and no function can be perfect except there

Many of the Israelitish laws do not concern those who do not live there; heart and soul are only perfectly pure and immaculate in the place which is believed to be specially selected by God. If this is true in a figurative sense, how much more true in reality, as we have shown. Thus the longing for it is awakened with disinterested motives, especially for him who wishes to live there, and to atone for past transgressions, since there is no opportunity of bringing the sacrifices ordained by God for intentional and unintentional sins. He is supported by the saying of the Sages: 'Exile atones for sins,' especially if his exile brings him into the place of God's choice. The danger he runs on land and sea does not come under the category of: 'You shall not tempt the Lord' (Deut. vi. 16); but the verse refers to risks
p. 294

which one takes when travelling with merchandise in the hope of gain. He who incurs even greater danger on account of his ardent desire to obtain forgiveness is free from reproach if he has closed the balance of his life, expressed his gratitude for his past life, and is satisfied to spend the rest of his days in seeking the favour of his Lord. He braves danger, and if he escapes he praises God gratefully. But should he perish through his sins, he has obtained the divine favour, and may be confident that he has atoned for most of his sins by his death. In my opinion this is better than to seek the dangers of war in order to gain fame and spoil by courage and bravery. This kind of danger is even inferior to that of those who march into war for hire.

24. Al Khazari: I thought that thou didst love freedom, but now I see thee finding new religious duties which thou wilt be obliged to fulfill in Palestine, which are, however, in abeyance here.

25. The Rabbi: I only seek freedom from the service of those numerous people whose favour I do not care for, and shall never obtain, though I worked for it all my life. Even if I could obtain it, it would not profit me--I mean serving men and courting their favour. I would rather seek the service of the One whose favour is obtained with the smallest effort, yet it profits in this world and the next. This is the favour of God, His service spells freedom, and humility before Him is true honour.

26. Al Khazari: If thou believest in all that thou gayest, God knows thy mind. The mind is free before God, who knows the hearts and discloses what is hidden.

27. The Rabbi: This is true when action is impossible. Man is free in his endeavours and work. But he deserves blame who does not look for visible reward for
p. 295

visible work. For this reason it is written: 'Ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets, and ye shall be remembered before the Lord your God (Num. x. 9) . . . They shall be to you for a memorial (ver. 10) . . . A memorial of blowing of trumpets' (Lev. xxiii. 24). God need not be reminded, but actions must be perfect to claim reward. Likewise must the ideas of the prayers be pronounced in the most perfect way to be considered as prayer and supplication. Now if thou bringest intention and action to perfection thou mayest expect reward. This is popularly expressed by reminding, and 'the Tōrāh speaks in the manner of human beings.' If the action is minus the intention, or the intention minus the action, the expectation [for reward] is lost, except in impossible things. It is, however, rather useful to show the good intention if the deed is impossible, as we express this in our prayer: 'On account of our sins have we been driven out of our land.'This sacred place serves to remind men and to stimulate them to love God, being a reward and promise, as it is written: 'Thou shalt arise and have mercy upon Zion, for the time to favour her, yea, the set time is come. For thy servants take pleasure in her stones and embrace the dust thereof' (Ps. cii. 14 sq.). This means that Jerusalem can only be rebuilt when Israel yearns for it to such an extent that they embrace her stones and dust.

28. Al Khazari: If this be so, it would be a sin to hinder thee. IT IS , ON THE CONTRARY, A MERIT TO ASSIST THEE. May God grant thee His help, and be thy protector and friend. May He favour thee in His mercy.

Completed is the book with the help of God and His assistance. Praise without end be to the Giver of Help.

With the above stated. I heretofore petition my brethren worldwide to assist this blogger in finding parnasah in Eretz Yisrael! I wish to remind readers to visit my post 9 Days of Pesach to hear my son speak of Mashiach OUT OF THE BLUE - STATING THAT PEOPLE MAY NOT HEAR IT AND THEY WILL NOT GET READY FOR MASHIACH!  - around the 8:30 mark. Please contact me a 613geula@gmail.com. 

Monday, May 23, 2016

By George! I think I have NIBRU in sight!! UPDATE

These pics are all taken on my Samung - I was going to share on Instagram and noticed I could choose different filters! Nu??? Sure would like to hear comments on this one.

Devash, what do you think!?? Is it something to be excited about?! I was walking on the avenue to the lower streets and the sun was on my right. 9:00 ish. The bottom right itzy bitzy dot is reflection of my camera. 

Because of Devash's reply to "Concerned" - I uploaded the original pic and a 2nd pic that I took. The first pic is on one side of the street and the other on the other side of the street - and because I moved the itzy bitzy flare from my camera moved as well. I chose the 2nd pic to put on post with all the filters. The reason the roof tops don't show in pics below in filter is because Instagam only allows so much to show.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

Leaving Galut with Mercy!

In our generation it is not only permitted but also suggested to learn Zohar and Kabbalah, as it is mentioned in the Zohar that with the book of Zohar we will go out of Galut, as it says in the Zohar, in the part called: Ra'aya Me'hemna 'רעיא מהימנא' - In Parashat Naso, part Gimel page 124/2 קכד,ב

בגין דעתידין ישראל למטעם מאילנא דחיי, דאיהו ספר הזוהר, יפקון ביה מן גלותא ברחמים" (בזכות שעתידים ישראל לטעום מאילן החיים, שהוא ספר הזוהר, יֵצאו מהגלות ברחמים)

Translation: In the merit that in the future the Jews will taste from the tree of life, that it is the book of Zohar, the Jews will go out of Galut with Mercy

So not only that it hastens the Geula BUT also with Mercy! Be'raChamim!!!

And not only the Zohar, also all the teachings of Jewish mysticism such as Kabbalah and Chasidut hastens the coming of Mashiach  

Of course one needs to learn with the right teacher so he/she will not fall.


With the above reply to questions I emailed Rabbi Anava,(videos on right side of my blog) - my question of learning Chasidus - Kabbalah and the Zohar is now settled. I am happy to know that The Tanya - I learned and am learning, with the bits and pieces of Kabbalah - gematria, etc... is not going to "make me meshugha" and I should continue my small doses daily as time permits a woman to do so. 

I am given below some links that have been in my  "bookcase" for some 12 years now. Please leave more links to others in the comment field. 
LET US HASTEN LEAVING THE GALUT WITH MERCY but organizing learning of Tanya, Chasidus and Kabbalah on Shabbos night with the women in your circles. (will do this soon as it is erev Shabbos)


Now I wish to turn your attention to how Chutz La'Aretz Rabbonim keeps their kehilahs in a galut mentality by the excerpt I give below (source)

The Result of the Charedi Position: Failure to Prevent the Holocaust

The ultra-Orthodox opposition to Zionism – whether for principled reasons or because of weakness and excessive caution – had historical consequences, in Hungary of 1943, that cannot be ignored or explained away. Rabbi Teichtal's words in this regard are direct and painful:  (blogger: might I add that history repeats itself, c'vshalom this should take place again - the point I wish to make is that HaShem has an open door to aliyah. We do not know how long the planes will be flying in the air - we do not know when our government will not allow flying to our land, etc. And the thinking in galut is still THE RELIGIOUS should not have any part of the rebuilding of the Land alongside the seculars!)

Furthermore, if all of Klal Yisrael would have agreed to rebuild the Land it would have already been built-up and perfected enough to absorb a large portion of the Diaspora Jews.  A great number of our fellow Jews who were recently killed (due to our numerous sins) would have been saved, for they would have already been in Eretz Yisrael.  Who will accept responsibility for the innocent blood that has been spilled in our days? It seems to me that all of the leaders who prevented the people of Israel from joining the builders cannot cleanse their hands and say, "Our hands did not spill this blood!" (Devarim 21:7).[6] (pp. 23-24)

These words were written with insight and wisdom and have indeed come to fruition regarding today's Orthodox Jews.  Due to excessive caution they kept their distance from the builders, and now we are void of goodness.  The paths of goodness are desolate, and the habitation of salvation has been abandoned.  We could have saved thousands upon thousands of Jews who were killed or who died unusual deaths (may the Merciful One save us).  Yirmiyahu's prophecy has indeed been fulfilled through us, "My tent has been plundered, and all my cords have been broken.  My children have left me, and are not more" (Yirmiyahu 10:20). (p. 25)

There is a direct causal connection, Rabbi Teichtal asserts, between the possibility of the Holocaust taking place and the opposition to Zionism that preceded it. These are not the words of a Zionist, anti-Charedi leader. They are the words of a Charedi rabbi from Hungary, and his pain and sense of guilt cry out bitterly. The Holocaust was not only a decree of fate, or an accident, or the result of anti-Semitism. It was a blow to which Divine Providence had earlier provide the antidote, but the leaders of the ultra-Orthodox public, its rabbis and its Admorim, failed to prescribe this antidote, nor even to warn of the approaching blow. There is no way to separate the blow from what came before – the grave spiritual mistake and religious sin in opposing Zionism, and the failure to participate in the process of redemption.

Rabbi Teichtal does not assert that the Holocaust happened because of the Charedi anti-Zionist policy. Rather, he argues that perhaps some of its catastrophic consequences could have been prevented. Still, it remains for him to explain why this catastrophe was decreed at all, from a historiosophic point of view – i.e., from the point of view of God's guidance of history:

 It seems, however, quite incomprehensible why HaShem would do such a thing.  Why would He bring us Mashiach by way of great afflictions?  Is HaShem incapable (God forbid) of saving us without great misfortunes?  Could our righteous Mashiach not come with an abundance of good? (p. 94)

 This question will be addressed in the next section of this lecture.

READ THE COMMENT BELOW and also see the link to Devash's latest Nibru post.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Tehillim - Powerful

- 6 -
(Art Scroll- A prayer for when the community or individual suffers oppression and deprivation, sickness and distress.)

א  לַמְנַצֵּחַ בִּנְגִינוֹת, עַל-הַשְּׁמִינִית;    מִזְמוֹר לְדָוִד.
ב  יְהוָה, אַל-בְּאַפְּךָ תוֹכִיחֵנִי;    וְאַל-בַּחֲמָתְךָ תְיַסְּרֵנִי.
ג  חָנֵּנִי יְהוָה, כִּי אֻמְלַל-אָנִי:    רְפָאֵנִי יְהוָה--כִּי נִבְהֲלוּ עֲצָמָי.
ד  וְנַפְשִׁי, נִבְהֲלָה מְאֹד;    ואת (וְאַתָּה) יְהוָה, עַד-מָתָי.
ה  שׁוּבָה יְהוָה, חַלְּצָה נַפְשִׁי;    הוֹשִׁיעֵנִי, לְמַעַן חַסְדֶּךָ.
ו  כִּי אֵין בַּמָּוֶת זִכְרֶךָ;    בִּשְׁאוֹל, מִי יוֹדֶה-לָּךְ.
ז  יָגַעְתִּי, בְּאַנְחָתִי--אַשְׂחֶה בְכָל-לַיְלָה, מִטָּתִי;    בְּדִמְעָתִי, עַרְשִׂי אַמְסֶה.
ח  עָשְׁשָׁה מִכַּעַס עֵינִי;    עָתְקָה, בְּכָל-צוֹרְרָי.
ט  סוּרוּ מִמֶּנִּי, כָּל-פֹּעֲלֵי אָוֶן:    כִּי-שָׁמַע יְהוָה, קוֹל בִּכְיִי.
י  שָׁמַע יְהוָה, תְּחִנָּתִי;    יְהוָה, תְּפִלָּתִי יִקָּח.
יא  יֵבֹשׁוּ, וְיִבָּהֲלוּ מְאֹד--כָּל-אֹיְבָי;    יָשֻׁבוּ, יֵבֹשׁוּ רָגַע.

May HaShem bless you from Zion, 
and may you gaze upon the goodness of Jerusalem 
all the days of your life. And may you see children born to your children.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The 3 C's in Life

The 3 C's in Life
Choice, Chance, Change
You must make the choice, to take the chance
if you want anything to change. -UnKnown-

The author of Chovot HaLevavot, in his introduction, writes, “One of the components of caution is not to be overly cautious.” (Lev Tov edition vol.1, p.51) He further states that if every person who is involved in something positive would wait silently until all of his requirements are fulfilled, no one would accomplish anything.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

A Message to Chutz La'Aretz Rabbonim?

I saw the below video warning from HaShem on Neshama's website Going Home to Yerushalayim. Thanks much Neshama!

Should this not get into the hands of the Rabbonim and to every maggid shiur  in Chutz La'Aretz? Those that will not watch the video should at least be given photos to look at. I have taken screen shots of the video (see below the video), so that I can print them out and give to the women to give to their husbands in my community. I will also make DVDs to pass out. Please do the same.

Seems to me that HaShem has sent the Yidden and the goyim many simans/signs to do teshuva/repent. Let's pray this video - (coining Neshama's intro on her blog) as Explained by Rabbi Glazerson, This Bible Code seems to be a Prediction or Pre-Event Warning of:  Nibiru, Asteroid, Iyar and Tishrei which are all seen in the Code - will awake everyone, especially the Yidden, from their slumber.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

In a Blink - Moshiach is Here - Let's not get nuked

If we Yidden don't do teshuva, yikes - geula will take place as we all know like this - chas v'shalom! 

When Rabbi Anava speaks about electronics with the iphones -I direct you back to my blogpost here

Be sure to pay attention the 12:16 mark. AND LISTEN TO THE QUESTION at the 16:36 mark. DON'T GIVE UP! LOOK AT PICS THEN HEAR VIDEO FOR EXPLANATION...

When Rabbi Anava speaks about one of HaShem's names on EREV SHABBAT (18.27 mark) WE CAN PULL THE NESHAMA OUT OF THE KELIPA OF THOSE YOU LOVE TO SAVE THEM (22:20 MARK) you will see a refuah!!!!!!!!!!

HaShem at the flood sat enthroned. Seldom has G-d's omnipotence been as pronounced as during the Flood in the time of Noah. Then, the universe came to a standstill and life was nearly wiped out. When the entire earth was covered with water, G-d reigned alone in silence, while man and beast who had disobeyed Him were washed away. That degree of sovereignty will be manifest again in Messianic times when idolatry and wickedness will be uprooted.  (Artscroll Tehillim)

Monday, May 2, 2016

Nine Days of Pesach Updated

......as told by a six year old - first in English then in Yiddish (at 13:30 mark). I enjoyed it -I am sure you will as well. BE SURE TO CATCH WHAT HE SAYS ABOUT MOSHIACH!

April 1, 1998 / 5 Nissan, 5758

Zeidy Zalman tells a tale of "Nine days of Pesach!"

Often in life, dear children, we are presented with opportunities to do acts of kindness. Though we should do them without ever asking for anything in return, a good deed is never forgotten.

The great sage, Rabbi Yecheskel Landau, known after his most famous work, Nodah Biyehuda was an outstanding personality of his generation. All of the members of his congregation in Prague had the utmost admiration and respect for him.

One day, as he was on his way to Shul, he encountered a young, non-Jewish, child sitting on the ground and crying his eyes out.

"What's the matter, son?" the concerned rabbi asked.

When the boy saw the kind eyes of the rabbi looking down on him, he was encouraged to open tell this man his sad story.

"My father is one of the leading bakers in Prague. My mother died when I was only a baby and my father remarried. My stepmother hates me and treats me cruelly. Every day, she beats me as soon as I enter our house."

"Today," continued the child, " I did exactly what I was supposed to do. I sold all my wares. But as I was walking home, I realized that all of my money had fallen out of my pocket. I'm scared to go home now, because I'm sure my stepmother will beat me silly."

The rabbi looked at the young child for a long moment. Sure, it could all be a scam. But the boy just seemed so earnest.

How much did you lose, he finally asked.

The child named an amount that was most definitely on the steep side for a hand-out.

"Here," the sage said, "this is what you need and a little extra. Buy something to eat, you look half-starved."

The child was transformed instantaneously. He thanked the rabbi repeatedly --- and then disappeared.

IT WAS THE eighth day of Pesach, many years after the above event occurred. The Nodah Biyehudah was sitting in his study immersed in deep thought, when he heard someone tapping on the door.

As soon as his visitor entered, he immediately recognized him as the child he saved from his step-mother years earlier.

The expression on his visitor's face immediately announced this was not a pleasure visit.

"Rabbi," he began, tripping over his words. "I have never forgotten your kindness when I was young and it's for that reason that I'm here today --- to repay you for all you did for me."

"As you know," he continued, "my father is a leading baker in the city. Last night, the Bishop, who is a rabid anti-Semite, called a meeting of all the non-Jewish bakers in Prague. They met in my father's house. The Bishop suggested to all there that there are too many Jews in our region and that it was time that they be wiped out.

"He promised all the bakers that they'd be guaranteed to go straight to Heaven if they agreed to take part in his plan to rid the city of every Jew."

(In those days, it was customary for Jews in Prague to buy their bread from gentile bakers on the day after Pesach.)

The Bishop then distributed a vial of poison to each and every baker, instructing each to mix it into the bread they'd bake after immediately after Pesach. This bread was to be sold only to the Jews.

As the Jews were a captured-audience, they'd all be wiped out in one day.

The sage was in total shock. He thanked the young man profusely for his kindness and then went into overdrive thinking of a way to save his people.

The next morning, a message was despatched to all the shules in Prague urging the entire community to attend a meeting to be held in the main shul at 3 p.m. that afternoon --- the 8th, and last, day of Pesach.

Silence reigned as the sage got up to speak.

"My dear people," he began, "although we fixed a date for all of our festivals, it has come to my attention that a grave error has been made in this year's calendar. Pesach should have begun a day later and we are therefore delighted to keep one extra day Pesach this year. It is therefore forbidden to eat any bread tomorrow."

The audience was astonished --- how could such a mistake have occurred? Nevertheless, out of reverence and respect for the sage, they obeyed.

Prague celebrated Pesach for nine days that year.

THE BAKERS WERE growing impatient. An extra large amount of bread had been prepared, yet not one Jewish customer entered any of their shops. A delegation stormed into the governor's office with complaints. It was eventually discovered that an extra day of Pesach had been proclaimed by the rabbi.

"But this rabbi has caused us to lose a tremendous amount of money --- all of this bread will go to waste. Let's take him to court and prosecute."

The governor immediately summoned the Nodah Biyehudah.

"I am prepared to pay for every single loaf ---- if they will only eat one bite of each."

There was a hush and all faces turned white.

The Bishop's plot against the Jews gradually emerged. The clergyman was sent to prison and the bakers were severely reprimanded.

The main shul was crowded with congregants praying to the Creator, thanking Him for saving their lives.

Their gratitude to their rabbi knew no bounds.