This time is supposed to bring us all to a calm and self-searching mood. This is not easy at all when each one of us is busy with life, minor and major problems, thinking about holiday meal planning and the like. We all think that we have so much on our plates.
Meanwhile, my people in Israel are hurting. THEY have so much on their plates – indeed, life itself! My family lives in the South, and even if they didn’t. It’s everyone’s family. It’s you cousin’s best friend or a childhood playmate, it’s your friend’s son that is forced to help toddlers run for cover in all of the 15 seconds that they have to reach a bomb shelter. It’s home. It’s my heart that is hurting today. And all I can do is scream here, or on the social media, all I can do is cry and pray!
!!!ריבונו של עולם
When will we see the words of the prophet come true? We are going to read these words from Isaiah over Shabbat, when will we see the whole of Israel rejoicing?!
12 For thus saith the LORD: Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the wealth of the nations like an overflowing stream, and ye shall suck thereof: Ye shall be borne upon the side, and shall be dandled upon the knees.
14 And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like young grass; and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward His servants, and He will have indignation against His enemies.
All I can do is pray, indeed. And educate people as much as I can about the story, the history, the truth.
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