White wall with the words: mas amor por favor

The facts on the ground, about converts and corruption in Latin America. The last few days, I’ve been up to my eyeballs investigating a whole bunch of things related to what’s going on with corruption and converts in Latin America, and here’s what I’ve learned so far: The straight up halacha of performing an orthodox […]

Front cover of One in a Generation Volume 2

Feeling the holiness

You can feel the holiness shining off the pages. That's what someone told me a couple of days ago, when someone sent me a message about One in a Generation Volume II. I asked their permission to share it more widely, and they kindly gave it.…
Simulation of smoke billowing out the top of Mount Hood Volcano

Mount Hood Volcano is Starting to Move

There's an ongoing earthquake swarm at Mount Hood volcano in Oregon. Three month's ago, I had a very 'intense' dream where a volcano erupted somewhere on the US West coast, and covered everything in a flood of bright orange lava. I'd just finished…
Prayer to avoid anger and slander against background of a snake
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Slander is the worse sin in the world - a prayer

Another timely prayer from the ravberland.com site Heads up, they are putting together an A-Z index of prayers written by Rabbi Eliezer Berland over on the site, HERE. Each week, they are trying to put a few more English translations of…
Two men standing next to a mural with the word 'Revolucion' in Spanish
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The Lost Jews of Latin America Return

So many anusim, or lost Jews in Latin America are trying to return to their Jewish roots, but it's really not easy. Around four years ago, I got an email from someone who’d been Google translating some of the stuff I’d been writing on…
Black and white picture of a Jew wearing tefillin and a prayer shawl in synagogue
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What the Lubavitcher Rebbe Really Said about Geula b'Rachamim

What did the Lubavitcher Rebbe mean, when he said there would never be another holocaust? One day, Rebbe Nachman was walking along with a group of his students, when they happened to walk past a home where someone had just passed away. The…
Cartoon of an angler fish using 'click bait' to entice a naive reader (fish)
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Click Bait

Sometimes, a picture speaks a thousand words. Definition of clickbait : something (such as a headline) designed to make readers want to click on a hyperlink especially when the link leads to content of dubious value or interest. "It…