Monday, February 16, 2015

Is Bibi the Reincarnation of Queen Esther?

IS BIBI The Reincarnation of Esther? Bibi will address Congress on the Fast of Esther in Israel (even though it will be the day before in the US).

On the fast of Esther, Queen Esther pleaded to avoid having another Persian (Iranian) madman kill the Jewish people and now Bibi has to do it again.

A coincidence? I don't think so.

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Rise to the Challenge

When trying to do a good deed, do not concentrate on the difficulties involved. Focus on the fact that your merit for doing a good deed is greater when it is difficult. Perseverance in the face of difficulties has an elevating effect. The difficulty need not make you feel worse, but can actually make you feel better.

Today, select one difficult task and see how it can actually be elevating.

However if you are in rush hour in Bangladesh, you also have to "rise" to the challenge.

Love Yehuda Lave
Would you please pass the word on this.  Still many massechtot are unclaimed.  Thanks for your help.

Holy friends of Mechaya Ruth, please take a moment to sign up for a massechta or two l'illui nishmatah, as part of a collective siyum to be completed in time for her shloshim. Click this link to sign up:
Special thanks to the folks from for streamlining the process of organizing a siyum.

Very respectfully,

Rabbi Jonathan D Blum, LT, 
Chaplain Corps, US Navy Reserve

Rush-hour in Bangladesh - WOW!
How much of the rest of the world lives