Showing posts from October, 2023


  I’ll be totally open with you.  It’s been a struggle to stay focused, productive and do what I know needs to be done more than ever.  Israel needs our spiritual ammunition, and Temecula needs our outreach, but paralysis is plaguing me. Every year we read in the Passover Hagaddah, “In every generation, [our enemies] stand up to annihilate us, and G-d saves us from their hands.” What’s happened this past week has been scary.  If it’s not enough that we’re mourning our butchered brothers and sisters, worried about our hostages, thinking about my sister Rivkah, this week added insult to injury. The bias in the news has been scary.  The overwhelming public support AGAINST the Jewish people has been harrowing. “But G-d saves us from their hands”.  And this will happen again, just like it has for the past 4,000 years. History has proven that despite the sinister efforts of mighty nations, they are gone and we stand strong.  The Torah is a “tree of life” to those who hold strong. As hard as

Important Israel Message

What's happening: What has happened is terrible and heartbreaking.  Israel just experienced its 9/11.  The scale of this terrorist attack in Israel is unprecedented.  Just before the holiday, I received a poster from a charity in Israel with names and faces of all  1,707 terror victims from the past 23 years .  Now,  in one day, over 700 of our brothers and sisters have been savagely murdered  and added to this list of Jewish terror victims in Israel, Hy"d.   In addition to the 700 murdered, there are over 100 hostages (men, women, children, elderly).  The situation is chaotic and everyone wants to know what they can do. What we can do: Every person has their place.  The soldiers need to fight, the strategists need to strategize and the diplomats need to diplomatize.  What about me and you? The easiest thing we can do is send money.  We can  support organizations  that buy blankets for terror victims, and that's a good thing, but I think they need something in addition to