בס׳ד

"Where does it say that you have a contract with G-d to have an easy life?"

the Lubavitcher Rebbe



"Failure is not the enemy of success; it is its prerequisite."

Rabbi Nosson Scherman



15 Sep 2015

A rite of passage

A Jewish man died early Monday morning after attackers pelted the road he was driving on with rocks as he was returning home from a dinner celebrating Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, the Israeli authorities said.
...Palestinians frequently argue that rocks and crude incendiary devices are among their only weapons to press for independence, and to defend themselves against Israeli forces during confrontations. For some young Palestinians in areas where there are frequent tensions, their use has become a rite of passage.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/15/world/middleeast/israel-west-bank-violence.html

The Telegraph refers to the minhag of kaparos as "the Jewish chicken-whirling ritual." http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11866467/New-York-judge-rules-that-Jewish-chicken-whirling-ritual-can-continue.html

חתול שחדר לעזרת נשים הקפיץ את כוחות הביטחון


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