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One of the last posts I wrote before my trip to the UK was:

On Demons and Tzaddiks

That came about, as I was coming to the conclusion, increasingly, that we’re looking at a demonic take-over presented as a fake ‘alien invasion’ sometime soon.

Ridiculous as that kinda sounds, even to my own ears.

Let me get away from all these heavy topics, I thought to myself.

Let me spend a few days in London, where everyone is just obsessed with train strikes and what shade of Farrow and Ball to paint their walls with….


So, I get to London, get to my brother’s house in NW London, and the second thing my niece said to me, after hello was:

Do you believe in demons?

Say what?!

I told her, yes, why?

That’s when she told me about a friend of hers from school, who told my niece she’d just had a ‘demonic visitation’ a day before, while she was asleep.

What happened?

My friend woke up in the middle of the night and felt totally paralysed, and that’s when she saw demons by the side of her bed, my niece told me.


First, I did some basic checks on the info:

Was the friend a pot smoker? – No.

On other types of ‘medications’ that mess with your brain? – No.

Is she usually ‘normal’ (whatever that actually means….)? – Yes.

I asked my niece to get more details of what her friend had actually seen, and my niece told me later it was someone with ‘veiny hands’.

That’s when I pointed to the prominent mezuzahs on my brother’s doorframes, and explained that ‘demon visitations’ are at least one good reason to make sure you have really good mezuzahs, and make sure to say Shema Yisrael at night, before going to sleep.

I didn’t want to freak my niece out too much…. but personally, I am now taking this aspect of things very seriously.


In a lot of the ‘death spirals’ that precede people dropping dead, you see that these people are ‘seeing something’ that clearly terrifies them…. to death.

We can argue about whether this is neuro-modulated ‘fantasies’ generated by pulsing specific waves of energy at a person’s brain, while they are in contact with their i-Phones / on the net / gaming etc.

Or whether these are just real, bona fide ‘demons’, summoned by AI, as honestly explained by Elon Musk, back in 2014:

At this point, it’s hair-splitting.


What’s obvious, is that as the kedusha  goes up, as we approach the next stage of geula, that means that the ‘supernatural bad’ is also going to start coming out of the shadows more and more.

Which brings me to the next comment, left by someone on the last post.

Off topic but i have been reading about the sabian books and in peticular the haran Gawaita last night. Afterwards i had frightening dreams about sheid like creatures which is not something ive ever experienced.

Could you say it was a result of reading such a tuma filled thing? i just read it to see their claimed origins.


The ‘Mandean / Sabians’ really do seem to be behind most of the satanic ‘religious’ stuff in our modern world – from the shadows.

They are directly linked to so-called ‘Buddhism’ – which I’m coming to the conclusion is actually an offshoot of Zoroastrianism, the religion of ‘Babylon’ – and their membership consisted of a bunch of people who’d I’d now characterise as ‘early Jewish-messianics’ – as opposed to ‘Jewish-xtians’, because xtianity is a cynical Roman creation, while ‘Jewish-messianics’ basically mixed-up the Egyptian idolatry of Edessa and the sons of ‘Helena of Adiabene’ with yiddishkeit.

(Let’s park that for now….)

Point is – this is some very powerful, very evil, very ‘old’ evil religious stuff, and it is coming out of the shadows more and more now, the closer we get to the revelation of Moshiach.

And it has to be that way – to keep free choice balanced.


On the way out of Heathrow airport, I decided to pick up a newspaper – the Times.

I wanted to see what ‘newspaper news’ know looks like, in the UK.

I literally went through noticing one ‘fake news story’, one brainwashing, planted ‘opinion piece’ after another.

On the front page, they had this headline:


Hear more about that below (shmirat eynayim friendly):


Here’s a snippet that really caught my eye:

Carissa Veliz from the Institute of Ethics in AI in Oxford University, was suspicious of the motives of some signatories:

“I worry about the emphasis on existential threat is distracting away from more pressing issues, like the erosion or demise of democracy….”


That’s when it struck me that, duh, OF COURSE all this stuff warning about AI is a distraction.

And then, that’s when it struck me, that ‘AI’ is being set up as the fall guy for the perfect genocidal plan.

Which goes like this:

Build antennas all over the place, at close range to where people live, all over the planet.

Don’t tell anyone about the ‘energy weapons’ that you invented a long time ago, which can kill, maim and even ‘remote control’ people via specific electromagnetic waves.

Pump people full of graphene oxide nanotech, especially via the covid shots, but now to be found in all other shots, too, as well as being sprayed down from the skies.

Churn our ‘fear porn’ stories about alien takeovers and ‘killer AI’ as the cover story for when you start making that tech operational.

Sit back, and decimate humanity while everyone is busy blaming ‘out of control AI’, and / or ‘aliens’ for the fact their smart lamp-posts are now taking them out.

Like this:



Ultimately, God is behind all this.

It’s just a test.

A massive spiritual test to be sure, but just a test.

And as long as we stay close to Hashem, keep trying to make sincere teshuva, and connect ourselves to the true Tzaddikim, we have nothing to fear.


I want to leave you with a few pertinent snippets from One in a Generation Volume II.

Snippet 1, is a quote from Rav Berland himself, from January 21, 2015:

If someone would see how many demons and spirits [there are in every square meter of the world], even a little, then immediately his soul would leave him.

Therefore, Hashem gave us the ability not to see.

And now is the time when all of the demons and spirits are coming out of the bottle and are bursting forth. All of the terrorists are demons and spirits. All of Hamas and all of Al-Qaida and all of ISIS, they are demons and spirits.

[When a person is reciting the Shema,] he needs to have the proper intention, he needs to have proper attention when saying Hashem Aechad [God is one]. AecHaD also stand for: Al-Qaida, Hamas and Da-ash (the Arabic name for ISIS). A person needs to have the correct intention that Hashem Aechad, God is One.

If a person has the intention that God is One, then he will excise all of Al-Qaida, all of Hamas, and all of Da-ash (ISIS), [those] who decapitate others, and kill children and babies.”



And this is from Volume I:


Rav Yehuda Zerachia Halevi Segal, zt” l, was a head kabbalist of the previous generation, and a man who was known to have ruach hakodesh. After Rav Levi Yitzchak’s passing, Rav Berland found himself at the center of a storm of hatred, evil speech, and controversy that had been created by his self-styled opponents in the Breslov Meah Shearim shul.

Rav Segal decided to intercede, to try to end the machlokes. On one occasion on 4 Kislev, 5752 (November 11, 1991), he wrote a letter to Rav Yaakov Meir Shecter, the official head of the community in the Breslov shul, where he emphasized how important it was to have peaceful relations within the Breslov community, and that the rectification of the world (tikkun olam) depended on this.

Rav Segal wrote:

“The very high level of piousness and avodas Hashem of the gaon and tzaddik Rav Eliezer Berland, shlita, is well known to me. It’s forbidden to harm an angel of God…and Rabbeinu Hakadosh (Rebbe Nachman) is extremely upset about recent events…The honor of Rabbeinu Hakadosh forces me to intercede and protest about what is going on.”

Rav Yehuda Segal once told Rav Michael Goll, one of the Rav’s students and the Rosh Yeshivah of Meginei Eretz, the following:

“You should know, wherever I go, the demonic forces run 200 meters away from me. But wherever Rav Berland goes, the demonic forces run many thousands of meters away from him. That is the enormous power of his holiness!”


You know what?

You can really feel that, when you come anywhere near the Rav.

Whenever the Rav has to go out of Jerusalem, and when he was in prison for extended periods of time, I made it a habit to go and drive down to where he was at least once a week, for ‘spiritual protection’.

Literally, I would get there full of bad middot, worry, fear, heartache, anger – and so many times, it evaporated, as soon as I got close to where the Rav was – even in prison ,when it was impossible to see him.


So, to recap:

  • The demonic spirits are now bursting out the bottle.
  • More and more people are going to start experiencing that for themselves, in a bunch of different ways.
  • Demons run away from true tzaddikim.
  • And they run the furthest away from Rav Berland.

‘Nuff said.


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There’s good news, and bad news.

The bad news is, that the mask is starting to come off the ‘liberal, tolerant Left’ in Israel in a big way, and the open incitement and hatred displaced against the religious Jews here is just going up and up and up.

I was going to write about this yesterday, but I kind of got a bit demoralised yesterday, and spent the day doing other stuff.

The woman, who according to THIS is actually a professor of economics at Bar Ilan university (deliberately kept lower caps…) was screaming outside Minister Goldknopf’s home, where these Jewish antisemites – what else can we call them? – were ‘demonstrating’ on Tuesday.

She tells that poor chareidi guy:

“You’re not Jewish, you’re a cult”.

When he asks her why she’s saying that, she makes a big deal that the chareidim are all about ‘Bein Adam Le’Makom’ (i.e. serving God) and not ‘Bein Adam L’Chaveiro’ (i.e. looking out for others) – not like all these ‘tolerant, loving, inclusive’ Lefties, of course.

So then, the chareidi guy says to one of the demonstrators, Did I hurt you in some way?

The protestor tells him yes. The chareidi guy shakes his hand, apologise for hurting him, then asks him how am I hurting you?

The protestor tells him: Because you didn’t serve in the army….

The chareidi guy then tells him that he served in the IDF for three years and is an electrical engineer who is supporting 27 secular families.

In the longer clip, the chareidi guy tells these ‘tolerant, loving, inclusive’ Lefties:

You hate me just because I’m dressed like this.

And that is 100% the truth.


So now, the fact that all this hatred is coming out on display more and more is the bad news.

But the good news is – the truth about who is running the State of Israel, and the awful hatred they possess for Torah-observant Jews, and the Torah itself, is starting to become so obvious, no-one can ignore it any more.

I have been banging on about this for years and years and years….

That the State was persecuting Rav Berland ONLY because they perceived him to be one of the leading figures in the teshuva movement here.

(And also, because he was openly calling for peace to be made with the Arabs… but that’s another story.)

And for years and years and years, no-one really believed me.


When I was telling them about deliberately and obviously faked footage that put awful, lying words into the Rav’s mouth – no-one believed me.

When I was telling them about judicial corruption to such an extent, that the police and the prosecutors were openly collaborating to create cases out of thin air, and keeping the Rav in prison without any hope of a trial for months and months and months until he was forced to make a ‘plea bargain’ – no-one believed me.

The list goes on and on and on, but it all used to boil down to the same puzzled question:

But why would the State of Israel do something like that?

Baruch Hashem, the answer to that question is finally, finally coming out into the open.


After Ahuvya Sandek…after Amiram ben Uliel….after Meron….after we’ve seen tens of thousands of crazed, hate-filled Leftists smashing up Tel Aviv and violently rampaging all over the country – just because they hate religious Jews so very much – the answer is finally coming out into the open.


A few years ago, I wrote about Yair Lapid, and his infamous speech at Ono College given in 2011.

I’m reposting it here.

It explains a heck of a lot about what’s really going on in Israel today – and how the persecution of the religious world, and many of the leading figures within it who aren’t ‘holding hands with the government’ mamash became the State of Israel’s formal policy, over a decade ago.

A year after this speech, when Lapid finally got into government, his first priority was closing down yeshivas, slashing welfare for chareidi kids – and going after the Rav.

(As usual, this is being ‘censored’ in a subtle way so it won’t embed on the site… anything to keep the real truth from coming out.)



But here’s the first half of what he said, written out long hand by yours truly, a few years ago:

You won.

There was a competition in Israel for ‘Israeli-ness’ that lasted over 100 years, since the 2nd wave of Jewish immigration. And in the end, you won.

We lost and you won.

For decades here, it was a Mexican Shootout, where each one waits for the other guy to give in…

According to Avi Ravitsky:

The status quo was based on the false assumption which was accepted by both sides that the opposition camp was doomed to dwindle away and perhaps even disappear.


I know that’s what the haredim always thought about the chilonim (secularists), that they’re doomed to extinction.

But, that’s what we thought about you, too. That you’re a sort of living museum, like the safari park in Ramat Gan.

There’s a place where they have this rare species that’s almost extinct, and that has to be protected, so we can take our grandchildren there and show them and tell them: “You see, kids? That’s how Jews used to look!”


Let me remind you that when Ben Gurion agreed to exempt yeshiva students from military service, the original number was 700. That was supposed to be the entire yeshiva population, 700. In the State of Israel today, in the Mir yeshiva alone, there are more than 3,500 men…

[100 years ago] Secular Jews came in two different types, the maskilim (‘enlightened”) and the Zionists…The chilonim and the haredim were in constant conflict, until they reached the point of confrontation.

And you won that confrontation. You won not only in terms of numbers, but also in relation to the haredi presence in politics, and the settlement movement, and as a consumer force, and in the street and the culture, and in the educational system.

You won in all these places. I’ve heard the stats, and looking at you here, I expect you to win in the job market, as well.

Because it turns out, there is no way to build ‘Israeli-ness’ without you.


The Founding Fathers had a vision of Israel as a socialist, secular European State.

That was the main vision, and it held out for 50 years. But different ‘tribes’ gradually fanned around this [socialist, secular, Europeanized] mainstream: The Haredi-Ashkenazi Tribe; the Haredi-Sephardi Tribe; the National-Religious; Beitar; then in the 50s, ‘tribes’ came here from North Africa, that became the tribes on the periphery; then in the early 90s, the Russian ‘tribe’ came here; and then the Ethiopian ‘tribe’.

And each tribe had its needs and demanded something from the mainstream. Religious demands, political demands, economic demands.

And so they ate away at the mainstream. And these tribes gradually infiltrated all the traditional, [socialist, secular, Europeanized] axes of power.

[Ed. note: re-read this sentence a couple of times. It’s a PC way of making the ‘parasite’ comparison we used to hear from other ‘enlightened people’ around 80 years ago.]


First, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Then academia. Then business.

And when the [socialist, secular, Europeanized] mainstream of Israeli-ness tried to defend itself…these others said: “Look, you oppressed us! You denied us our rights and we won’t accept this. And they were right, that the [socialist, secular, Europeanized] mainstream really did oppress them, and denied them their rights. And they really shouldn’t have had to tolerate that.

And something else also happened:

The [socialist, secular, Europeanized] mainstream was no longer the majority.

By the late 1970s, there were more Sephardim in Israel than Ashkenazim. And since the 1980s, there are a lot more people who consider themselves traditional or religious, than secular. Jerusalem is a much bigger city than Tel Aviv. And since 1977, the capitalist right-wing [i.e. the Likud party] has been in power most of the time, for 34 out of the last 40 years. A survey from 1994 showed that 56% of the [Israeli] public believes that the Torah was given at Mount Sinai.

It’s clear that the balance between the ‘tribes’ and the [secular, socialist, Europeanized] mainstream has been upset.

The [secular, socialist, Europeanized] mainstream is no longer the majority, not numerically, not economically, not politically and not idealogically.


In the late 1990s, something predictable happened.

The [secular, socialist, Europeanized] mainstream got fed up.

The [secular, socialist, Europeanized] mainstream looked to the left, and looked to the right, and said: “I’m sick of everyone demanding things from me. If they don’t want me to leave the country, then let them lead it themselves, because I have a new solution. From now on, I’m a ‘tribe’ too – the “middle-class” tribe.” It said: “I don’t need the government in order to do business. I can get married in Cyprus in a civil ceremony.

And I have to defend democracy, because these other tribes [i.e. the haredim, right-wingers, Sephardim, Russians and Ethiopians who make up the majority of the population] are instinctively either non-democratic, or less democratic.

[Ed. note: again, re-read this sentence. This is the same sentiment fuelling the protests, and behind all the car stickers telling me that ‘democracy doesn’t end at the ballot box’. Apparently.]


“And I’m sick of the fact that a boy in Bnei Brak, and a boy in Um El-Fahm whom I’ve never met are funded by my taxes. And I certainly don’t need to be told that I ‘oppressed’ them.

“If they’re so ‘oppressed’, let them get along without me. I’ll do what everyone else does. I’ll look out for Number 1. I’ll take care of myself, and my people.” And that’s how it’s been over recent years.

[up to 8.40 mins, then skipping a little. Yair Lapid continues:]


When the Zionist Founding Fathers came to Israel, they said they wanted to build a ‘melting pot’ for the Jews.

And they sincerely looked for a broad ‘base’ of agreement between the different sections. They ignored the fact that the Jewish people already had such a base…They wanted to build a secular, socialist ‘melting pot’, and they ignored the fact that the Jews had an ancient Father who maintained and protected them for 2,000 years, i.e. the God of Israel. I want to emphasize that I’m not talking about emuna, faith, that’s something else.

I’m talking about the question of what is the social and cultural foundation of the Israeli ethos.

The Founding Fathers tried to skip straight from the Bible to modern times.


They wanted a Biblical ethos, not a Talmudic [i.e. Rabbinic] one, because the Bible happened here.

King Saul went to find his donkeys on Highway 443… For them, the Talmudic tradition belonged to the exile. So, they decided to skip over the Mishnah and Midrash, the Talmud, the Golden Age of Spain, the Ramchal, the Chatam Sofer, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, to establish their ‘Biblical’ ethos. And instead of a multi-dimensional and multi-sectoral vision that could include all different types of Jew, they created an ethos that suited secular, Ashkenazi socialists.

And they wanted all the other ‘tribes’ to submit to this ethos.

[Ed. note: which is why they cut all the side curls off the Sephardim and Yemenites, and sent them to ‘indoctrination camps’ (aka ‘secular kibbutzim’) in the North, and zapped tens of thousands of Sephardi children’s head with enormous amounts of X-Rays, in the name of ‘curing ringworm’… So, can we really believe Lapid when he continues:]


This wasn’t done out of malice or stupidity, it was just secular thinking.

They thought like this: “If God hasn’t brought the Jews to Israel in 2000 years, it’s time to let someone else have a go. It’s time to create a new myth.” And when the holocaust came, they saw it as proof that you can’t rely on the God of the Jews, because He’s unreliable. We can only rely on ourselves.

So we tried to rely on ourselves, but the experiment failed.

It failed because it caused everyone who wasn’t secular, Ashkenazi and socialist to withdraw even more into his tribe.

Especially when he realized that the ‘vision’ being offered to him had no room for what was most precious to him – his God.

It failed even more, because the Founding Fathers explanation was unsatisfactory. It didn’t justify us being here [in Israel]. Because if you take our ‘Father’ [i.e. God] out of the picture, what are we doing here? Why would a secular person choose to live in the worst neighborhood in the world, amongst a billion Muslims who hate him, in this this heat, if he doesn’t believe in an external Power that makes it worth living here?


BTW, Yair Lapid didn’t have an answer for this question, which sums up a lot of the problem that his ‘tribe’ are now facing, and why so many of them are turning into raging ultra-lefty, anti-Israel lunatics (and / or ‘Messianics’, where you can have God, apparently, but without all those pesky commandments, and still hate the Torah and rabbis…]

I took down some of the other posts I wrote about anti-semitism in Israel.

I will see if I can find them, and see if I feel ‘safe’ enough to put them back up.

As I keep telling you, we are living in a police state that hates and targets religious Jews, in all sorts of ways.

Just for being religious Jews.

But the good news is, at least a bunch more people now know that’s what is going on.

(And PS, our current PM is also very much part of that same secular, Ashkenazi ‘mainstream’. Political labels are totally meaningless, for figuring out what is really going on here.)



Here’s even more good news: very few people showed up at the ‘demonstration’ in Bnei Brak (and they were mostly all bald-headed geriatrics called ‘Avi’, so from what I could tell, maybe a decade more, maximum, and these anti-Torah protests will all disappear from natural causes…)

And even better news, is that so many of the chareidi people there – and also a few of the secular people who came – were talking peace and achdut.

Take a look at this (can’t get it to embed, so visit the Telegram channel direct HERE if you want to play the videos):


I don’t agree with everything Daniel Amram writes, especially his attacks against the Rav.

But on this subject, he is totally on target.

Most of the Jews in Israel just want to live here peacefully, in all senses of the word.

But the people who hate us (and also, themselves….) are trying very hard to spark off another ‘war of the Jews’.

But BH, this time  around, it’s not going to work.


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I literally just got back from a 15 hour trip to Meron.

Or to be more precise, I just got back from the ‘lighting area’ next to the massive coach carpark they set up opposite the back-end of the Meron yishuv, next to the Bar Yochai yishuv.

But you know what?

Anything within two miles of a Tzaddik’s grave is considered to be ‘visiting the grave’, and that definitely counted.

The buses were being routed all over the place, to get to Meron, so between waiting for the ‘permission’ to actually leave the bus stop in Musrara, and then the extended trip, I spent 15 hours either on a bus, or jumping up and down with Shuv Banim at Meron, or sitting on the floor trying not to fall over from exhaustion.


So first, let’s give the basic rundown of what happened.

When we got there, around 3am, there was definitely still a pretty ‘flat’ feel. The reshaim loosened things up more this year, compared to last year, but so many people were either staying away, or just couldn’t get tickets, still.

My husband texted me at one point that even the live music sounded like they were playing at a funeral.

God forbid!

The Shuvu bonfire was apparently the last big chassidic bonfire of the night, and was scheduled to begin at 3.45 am.

By 4.20 am, I texted my contact in Shuvu to find out if the Rav was actually coming…

We all know just how much huge effort went into trying to keep him away, and then trying to stop him from actually lighting a bonfire this year.

But I got the message back ‘yes’.

So I went back to trying to dance to the funeral dirges, while I clapped a lot to ‘sweeten the judgements’, and did a bit of hitbodedut, that the Rav should come, should light – and should finally be that match that burns up all of the evil, as the prophet Malachi says (4:19):

“For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the wicked people and all the evildoers will be like straw; and that coming day will burn them up, says Hashem, Master of Legions, so it will not leave them a root or branch.

“But a sun of righteousness will shine for you who fear My name, with healing in its rays….and you will trample the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet.”


Somewhere around 4:50am, the finally Rav showed up (rumours said, in a helicopter)….

The mood in the crowd changed in an instant.

The music suddenly flipped from ‘funeral dirge’ to ‘L’Ag B’Omer Celebration’ -and everyone just started dancing and jumping and clapping.

Did the Rav light the bonfire?

This was genius.

The evildoers wanted that ‘shot’ of the Rav lighting the fire, so they could go shouting all over town about this ‘terrible disgrace’ blah blah blah.

Instead, Shuvu Banim showed up with telescoping pole at least 10 metres long, with the ‘flaming torch’ to light the bonfire on one end, the Rav on the very other, and at least two more people in between, helping to support the pole.

No controversial ‘photo’ to complain about – just some person I didn’t recognise, leaning over the railing with the ‘flaming torch’ part of the pole in his hand – but yes, the Rav still got to light the bonfire.



The other gatherings were pretty much done by the time Shuvu Banim got started, and as they were closest to the car park – and had a really great, joyous vibe going – a lot more people joined in, on the way back to the coaches.

The Rav looked really happy.

I danced for about an hour non-stop, before I started to feel I was going to fall over.

And the most important part of all this, is that there was a very palpable feeling of things being sweetened.


It’s been pretty heavy here for the last 33 days, since Chol HaMoed Pesach.

Yesterday in Meron, it definitely lifted.


So now, I got home about 12pm – and I see from my Telegram channels, that apparently Israel started a war with Islamic Jihad yesterday, on the night of L’Ag B’Omer.

But scrolling through the Telegram updates, I also saw really fast that something *very surprising* is apparently going on.

Here’s a screenshot:


I learned from this that the State of Israel decided to start its war in Gaza around 1AM – i.e. just when the main festivities of the night were kicking off up in Meron.

And I also learned from this, that they were expecting some sort of massive rocket retaliation – and it just hasn’t showed up.



They opened shelters all over the country.

They started talking about Hamas sending ‘1111 rockets into Israel’ in one shot; they were talking about expecting rockets to start raining down all over the North from Hezbollah – including, of course, aimed squarely in the direction of Meron and the tens of thousands of people celebrating there out in the open, like sitting ducks – and Baruch Hashem, none of that happened.

They were planning to stop more buses from going up to Meron (and honestly, they were planning for much, much more than that. They had a ‘training exercise’ planned for today, L’Ag B’omer’, where they were telling the public they would be firing missiles at Mount Dov, on the Lebanese border and no-one should worry about it….)

Screenshot from HERE:



The Israel Defense Forces will conduct a military drill in the Galilee Panhandle tomorrow morning, which will include artillery fire toward the Mount Dov area on the border with Lebanon.

The military says the exercise is pre-planned.

Explosions are expected to be heard in nearby towns, the IDF adds.


Yeah, I bet they were!

But instead, things are going ‘back to normal in Meron’ – and then from there, to the rest of the country, and from there, the rest of the world.


At exactly the same time messages like this were appearing on Israel News Telegram:

The REAL ‘Operation Arrow and Shield’ was taking place, up in Meron.

The Rav was firing the customary arrows off, to ‘kill’ the yetzer hara, and the spiritual enemies of Am Yisrael.

I got sent some stunning pictures of that, as soon as I know about the copyright, I’ll put them up.


UPDATE: Here they are:

Rav Berland at Meron 5783

I’m not saying we are out of the woods immediately, right now.

We aren’t by a long shot.

In the middle of typing this, there’s been an announcement that Hamas is going to join the war after all…. We’ll see what that actually means in practise.

What I AM saying, is that yet again, something terrible, horrible, awful was in the offing for this morning – and it’s already been radically sweetened.

People, keep praying, keep saying the Tikkun HaKlalis, the Prakim Nivarchim, keep dancing, keep clapping – keep hoping!

It IS working!

And I am starting to feel that an end is actually looming into sight now, for all the evil in the world.

And taking out the ‘evil’ in Gaza is really just the very smallest beginning of that process.

Bezrat Hashem.


PS: This video is from 5779, not this year. 

But it gives you an idea of the arrows – take a look at the 3.30 minute mark:


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The following excerpts come from One in a Generation, Volume II.

It’s a reasonable question to ask how any one particular ‘Tzaddik’ can sweeten horrible decrees upon the nation, when no other tzaddikim could apparently do this during World War 2, etc.

The answer lies in learning Rebbe Nachman’s teachings, where he clearly explains how things really work, on the spiritual level.

But if people – even true tzaddikim – don’t know this information, they won’t do what’s required to get things sweetened, even if they are tremendously huge tzaddikim.


The first excerpt is from page 26 of One in a Generation II:


Rav Eliezer Berland’s grandson, Rav Shmuel Isaac Zucker, once related that:

“My mother told me, in the name of her father that in the year 5742 (1981), the Rav told her that every 70 years there really ought to be another holocaust but, through suffering the most extreme insults and humiliation, it’s possible to cancel it.

He said that if there had been a tzaddik at the time of the Holocaust who would have been prepared to accept terrible shame and humiliation upon himself, the Holocaust wouldn’t have occurred.”


This second excerpt is from page 31 – and it really is the crux of understanding everything that goes on with Rav Berland, and Shuvu Banim:


The following excerpt comes from a shiur the Rav gave more than 20 years ago, where he described how accepting insults and humiliation with love could save the lives of thousands and even millions of people.

“The Rebbe says that, in the merit of those who accept disgrace upon themselves, people are saved from getting killed. It says in Likutei Moharan that when a person accepts an insult lovingly, he saves tens of thousands of Jews from getting killed.

“To accept an insult lovingly is the same thing as a person protecting thousands of Jews.


“It says in Likutei Moharan Torah 260 that when a person lovingly accepts insults and disgrace upon himself, it’s the exact same thing as when a person dies for the sanctification of Hashem’s Name. It’s the exact same thing! When a person lovingly accepts insults upon himself, he can save the entire Jewish people.

“The Rebbe says that there are those tzaddikim who willingly and lovingly accept the insults that come their way, and there are those who are insulted against their will, and they also sweeten the judgments; they also save a number of people. But those who chase after insults, who are looking for people to insult them and disgrace them at every moment, and who are trying to give others a reason to disgrace them and insult them, these people are saving all of Am Yisrael! Not just hundreds and not just thousands, they are saving all of Am Yisrael!


A regular person is afraid of getting insulted, because he doesn’t know that through every single insult he merits rising up ten levels.

The Rebbe brings here in Torah 260 that the greatest spiritual unification is when a person accepts insults with love. It’s the same spiritual unification that can be achieved by dying to sanctify God’s Name, but every time a person is insulted, it happens again [i.e., each fresh insult is considered a new ‘death’ and a new sanctification of God’s name].

“The Rebbe tells us that there are many different levels. Some people don’t want to be insulted but when they are, they don’t answer back. That is also a level. But there are those who do all different kinds of tricks in order that they should be insulted.


“The students want an explanation!

“They ask, “Why are you bringing all this machlokes on yourself!? It’s hard for us!” So [the Rebbe] says, ‘It’s your life insurance! It would be harder for you to be blown up in a terrorist attack or end up missing an eye, or who knows what else could happen to you.”

“The major tzaddikim would seek different ways to encourage people to insult them, any possible way, so that people should persecute them. That is how they save thousands and thousands, and cancel all of the harsh decrees. They save the entire nation. This is why the Zohar says that the greatest thing is to die for the sanctification of Hashem’s Name.

“And the Rebbe adds that this is what happens when a person takes all of the insults upon himself and actually behaves in order that the disgrace should only continue. Even if people are saying things about him that he never did, and they are spreading a terrible blood libel against him, he accepts it even more joyfully. “


At the time this was said, Rabbi Berland instructed one of his students, Nachman Fuchs, to print this teaching of Rebbe Nachman and to distribute it throughout the Yeshiva, so that everyone would have it on them at all times. Rabbi Berland told Fuchs that there would come a time when the people of Shuvu Banim would very much need to remember that when a person receives an insult, he is saving the Jewish People from destruction. 


Ad kan.

When there is a huge tzaddik in the generation who is willing to take awful disgrace and insults upon himself, with love, that ‘sweetens’ the harsh decrees, and the ‘holocaust every 70 years’ that the Jewish people would otherwise be subject to.

It’s not about one person being a bigger tzaddik than another – it’s solely about this aspect of being willing to take on personal disgrace and humiliation, in order to sweeten the horrible judgements awaiting Am Yisrael.

That’s it.

This is Rebbe Nachman’s teachings, not my idea, not the Rav’s idea.

So, look around and see which tzaddik, or tzaddikim, are actually doing this in our days… and then understand what is going on here, and why we still have so much cause to remain optimistic, even though we really are faced with very harsh judgements on all sides.

Ashreinu, she yesh lanu Rebbe k’zeh.


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Yesterday evening, I got a text telling me the Rav had asked people to go to Hevron to pray at midnight.

That is the only type of ‘gathering’ I’m interested in, so me and the husband got in the car and drove down there.

(I would have publicised it here on my blog, but I didn’t get permission to do that until I’d already left home.)

The roads were pretty empty, as we whizzed past one Arab village after another, swathed in gaudy blinking lights for Ramadan, on the way to the Mearat HaMachpela.


We got there around 12:30pm, and there was a gathering of around 2-300 people, men and women.

The men were praying at the Seventh Step, while the women were a little way off, under the olive trees in the middle of the plaza.

I set up my deckchair there, and started to recite the Tikkun HaKlali.

They were up to number 4 of 7, so I joined in, and recited my four.

All of a sudden, I realise I’m feeling the calmest I’ve felt for literally months.

I’m sitting under that large olive tree, looking up at the night sky, hearing the people around me praying together, and I just felt some deep, inner contentment.

This is what the Jewish people were created to do – to pray!

Our weapon is our prayers.

And it’s so very powerful.


I left around 1.40am, and we drove home.

A part of me was a little disappointed that there weren’t thousands and thousands of people in Hevron, praying, but another part of me knows that at this difficult time, even the smallest efforts count for so much.

Back on April 11 2021, ahead of the ‘Murder in Meron’ – planned by pretty much the same government we still have today – the Rav asked his students to go up to Meron at chatzot to go and do some ’emergency praying’.

Together with that request, he also gave over a shiur where he basically described how the authorities were planning to murder 100,000 people in five minutes.

You can see translated excerpts of that shiur HERE.

All this was still many days before that fateful L’ag B’omer, when the police, operating on the explicit instructions of the puppet-government, and the ‘controllers’ who pull the strings, used Directed Energy Weapons at the foot of the one passageway they left open out of the Toldos Aharon passageway to literally make a line of people drop dead, blocking the exit for everyone else behind them.

45 people still died that terrible day.

But, the plan was to murder tens of thousands.


On April 11, 2021, me and my husband decided to drive up to Meron in the car from Jerusalem – most of the other people were coming up from Shuvu Banim on a couple of hired buses.

It was late. I was tired. I felt so ill throughout most of the trip, I couldn’t even get out of the car when we finally got to Meron.

My husband, bless him, went in to say some Tikkun HaKlalis by the Rashbi – and I stayed in the car, feeling pretty ill and half unconscious.

Strange to say, I could feel when the two Shuvu Banim buses arrived, not because I heard anything loud or saw them coming.

I was half asleep, but I suddenly felt like a cavalry of angels had arrived to Meron.

I opened my eyes – and I saw two bus loads of avreichim with long payot, from Shuvu Banim, making their way into the Kever.

They stayed there literally the whole night, until dawn, praying and singing and dancing.

Someone took some video, and you can watch them doing that, here:


It was barely 150 people in Meron.

A disaster still happened there, and still tore our hearts to shreds.

But the much greater disaster that the Rav – who was at that point in prison – and a couple of other hidden tzaddikim knew was being planned by the authorities here, didn’t occur.

BH, the same is true of that modest prayer gathering yesterday, in Hevron.


I just want to make one plea here, that if you are in any position to encourage people to stay out of this, and to stay away from public ‘demonstrations’ of any type, that you do that.

These demonstrations will only be ‘used against us’, somehow, no matter who is calling for them, nor how righteous the cause.

Gather together to sing, dance, pray, make teshuva, do kindnesses – even in the middle of the road of Huwara, if  that calls to you.

But on no account ‘demonstrate’.

I keep thinking of what they managed to pull of in Rwanda, with Operation Crimson Mist.

I think, that’s also what they are after here.

To keep stoking the anger to boiling point, while the police disappears off the scene – like the did in Huwara, like they did in Tel Aviv, like they did in Jerusalem – and then people start attacking each other, God forbid.


Don’t be part of that scenario!

And keep praying and doing whatever you can, in your dalet amot, to up the achdus and the emuna.

As I said previously on this blog, the people calling for violence in the comments section of sites like A7 are not Jewish, and are either paid shills, or xtians who believe in violence as the solution to all problems, for all that they tell everyone else to ‘turn the other cheek’.

The Jewish ‘weapon’ is prayer.

And it’s all we need, to really get things to turn around here for the good.

And to all these ‘religious zionist’ and ‘chareidi’ rabbis who either don’t know that, or have somehow forget it – that’s the real busha here.


They are trying to get the religious crowd involved in this fight now:

(Screenshot from HERE, calling for religious public to come out and protest in Jerusalem today).


Don’t fall for it!

BH, the heavens will open, and a ton of rain will be falling in Jerusalem before, during and after 6pm today.

God is going to fight the general battle against the evil Erev Rav and the ‘controllers’ behind the scenes for us.

But our real battle is internal, it’s within.

It’s the battle against our anger, hatred, arrogance, need to be ‘right’, and bullying, abusive tendencies.


BH, the evil should break very soon, and all this should turn around for the very best.



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Continuing the translation of the awesome shiur from just before Purim.

I am still going through it, and have a lot more to translate, but you can read Part 1 HERE.

As with all of the Rav’s shiurim, there is so much to unpack in every sentence here – you can learn tons of new information, if you take the time to engage with the clues here.

So, don’t necessarily take all this literally, use it as a jumping off point, to understand a lot more about our ‘real Jewish history’ – but you need to put in the effort, to harvest the insights here.



I was in Guatamala for three years. I was in Guatamala, and there you can see two oceans.

In Guatamala, you see two oceans. This is in Guatamala. You see the Atlantic Ocean, and also the Pacific Ocean – you see both of them. And afterwards, you see Costa Rica, and then Panama.

Who built Panama? The Rothschilds! They built the Suez Canal, and they built Panama. Everything that exists in the world, the Rothschilds built it. They were the richest people in the world.

Because when R’ Moshe Amshil (we say it’s ‘Anshel’, but the real name was ‘Amshel’, with a ‘m’). So, Moshe Amshel – Moshe Anshel, he was the gabbai of Rabbi Yaakov of Galuna. He was called ‘Yokel’, Yokel of Galuna.


And there is also the get (bill of divorce) of Galuna, and the get of Cleves. It was all together.

The Noda Be’Yehuda was against the get of Galuna, and was in favor of the get of Cleves, because there, there was the grandpa of the Tiferet Yisrael, Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz, and Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz signed on the get. He did the get.

But the father of the groom…It’s written ‘Yitzchak ben Rabbi Eliezer’ – he was called ‘Yitzchak.’ And the bride was called ‘Leah’. Leah Gunzholtz. She was a girl of 16, and he was a young man aged 18.

And he didn’t want the shidduch, but they pressured him into the shidduch, from the beginning. So on the first shabbat [after the wedding], he ran away. He didn’t want the shidduch. They pushed him to make the shidduch, and he didn’t want it. He already had someone else in mind, he didn’t want [this shidduch] under any circumstances.

So, he ran away from home. And then they decided that he was crazy, because what sort of person runs away?! But, this was the most normal thing in the world – he didn’t want the shidduch, so he ran away.

And he took all the money with him – so he was even more ‘sane’.


But it was decided, his father said: I have a crazy son.

He went to Rabbi Abish Abba from Frankfort, and he said: I have a crazy son, who ran away in the middle of the sheva brachot. And they did a get for him. And there was Yisrael Lifshitz – the grandfather of the ‘Tiferet Yisrael’ – he did a him a get.

So, he got married on the Wednesday; on Shabbat he ran away from the house, and then on the following Wednesday, he already gave the get. He gave the get in the city of Cleves – the ‘Get of Cleves’.

He was from Mannheim, and the wedding was in Metz. All this took place along the Rhine river, the Rhine, ‘Reines’.


So, he lived in Reines, and he travelled with a boat, in a ferry, until he got to Cleves.

And when he got to Cleves he said to Shimshon Copenhagen – this was a Shimshon from the city of Copenhagen, from Denmark.

He told him [what was happening], and he delivered a get to him and then disappeared. [The groom] told him: I don’t want this shidduch, they forced me into it. I, I have some problem here, because they want to frame me as a murderer, so I am now on my way to London. If you don’t perform the get for me now – I’m going to disappear. She’ll be an agunah [unable to remarry] for the rest of her life.

So, Shimshon Copenhagen went in to see Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz, the rabbi of Cleves. He told him that there was a groom here, who got married less than a week ago, and he is saying that if they don’t write a get for him, today, then he’s going to disappear. He’s on the way to London, he’s decided to run away from his house.

So, Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz arranged the get for him. And he gave it to Leah, Leah Guntzholtz. She was called ‘Leah’.


But then, the father of the groom didn’t know anything about this: how could a groom give a get without his father?!

So, the father said: My son isn’t sane, the get is passul [disqualified]. And he was a chassid of Rabbi Abish. And Rabbi Abish validated the get [i.e. agreed it was a kosher get.] But then, all the gabbaim (attendants of the Rabbi) got a lot of money from the father of the groom, and they said to Rabbi Abish that he should passul (disqualify) the get.

This was said to Rabbi Abish of Frankfort.


(‘Frankfort’ – there is the Yanuka of Frankfort, [Rabbi Yisrael Perlov of Karlin].

Everyone should travel to the Yanuka today, each person should go to the Yanuka. He was called R’ Yisrael, R’ Yisrael ben R’ Asher, ‘the Frankforter’.

He went to Berlin for an operation, and he died in the middle of the operation. They took him for burial to Frankfort. So, each person should travel to the ‘Frankforter’. This is the first thing, to travel to the ‘Frankforter’.)


[R’ Abish of Frankfort] was appointed by the King.

Because the [rabbinical] appointees, like Rabbi Yehezkel Landau, and everyone else, everything was only done with the permission of the king.

They used to need to have the permission of the king, in Prague, and in all the other places. They needed the king’s permission. If a person wants to be a rabbi – he needs the permission of the king.

Now, Rabbi Abish, he already saw that he made a mistake. He saw that. That he’d disqualified the get. Rabbi Abish. Because the father of the groom was his chassid, he gave him a lot of financial pidyonot, and like this, he ‘persuaded’ him. But, if he would have said that he’d made a mistake – they would have fired him.

If the king would have heard that he’d made a mistake, then he would have fired him from being the Rav of Frankfort. And then he wouldn’t have been a ‘Rav’.


R’ Yehezkel Landau wrote him four letters, but the gabbaim hid them from him, he didn’t even see them.

Rabbi Yehezkel Landau didn’t understand why he wasn’t replying to him, why he wasn’t responding?! Why isn’t he replying?!

Because they hid the letters.


Ad kan.

This snippet by itself is worth at least two weeks of solid research, to pick up what the Rav is really trying to tell us, about what was really going on.

Luckily, I made a start on at least some of the connections with the ‘Get of Cleves’ and the Sabbateans behind it, in this post


One of the main points to ‘take away’ is that our rabbis can only stay being our ‘rabbis’ if they have the permission of the king….

And they continue to push whatever social engineering projects, ‘vaccines’ and values the ‘king’ wants.

There is nothing new under the sun.



Here’s how this story is being told in the Jewish Virtual Library site:

On Elul 8, 5526 (August 14, 1766), Isaac (Itzik), son of Eliezer Neiberg of Mannheim, married Leah, daughter of Jacob Guenzhausen of Bonn.

On the Sabbath following the wedding the bridegroom took 94 gold crowns of the dowry and disappeared. After an extensive search he was found two days later in the house of a non-Jew in the village of Farenheim and brought home. A few days later Isaac informed his wife’s family that he could no longer stay in Germany because of the grave danger which threatened him there, and that he was obliged to immigrate to England.

He declared his willingness to give his wife a divorce in order to prevent her from becoming an *agunah . His offer was accepted, and Cleves on the German-Dutch border was selected as the place for the get to be given.

Consequently, on the 22nd of Elul, Israel b. Eliezer *Lipschuetz , the av bet din of Cleves, effected the divorce.


Leah returned to Mannheim and Isaac proceeded to England. When his father learned of the divorce, he suspected that the whole affair had been contrived by the woman’s relatives to extort the dowry money from Isaac.

He turned to R. Tevele Hess of Mannheim who invalidated the get on the grounds that in his view the husband was not of sound mind when he delivered it. Hess, not relying upon his own judgment, applied to the bet din of Frankfurt and to Naphtali Hirsch Katzenellenbogen of Pfalz, Eliezer Katzenellenbogen of Hagenau, and Joseph Steinhardt of Fuerth, requesting their confirmation of his ruling.

The bet din of Frankfurt, headed by Abraham b. Ẓevi Hirsch of Lissau, not only agreed, but demanded that Lipschuetz himself declare the get invalid and proclaim Leah to be still a married woman.


That ‘Tevele Hess of Mannheim’ had some very interesting descendants including one Moses Hess.

Here’s a Wiki snippet about him:

Moses (Moritz) Hess (21 January 1812 – 6 April 1875) was a German-Jewish philosopher, early communist and Zionist thinker. His socialist theories led to disagreements with Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

He is considered a pioneer of Labor Zionism

Is your ‘Sabbatean-Frankist’ alarm firing off right now?


Moses Hess also descends from one ‘Aharon Mordechai Gunzenhausen’ of Bonn.

That’s exactly the same name as the bride’s family, in this whole sage of the ‘Get of Cleves’.

And it’s not so usual.

So we see, these ‘Sabbatean-Frankists’ were working both sides of the controversy, as they always here.

This is a screenshot from Moses’ Hess family tree, on geni:



This is the Wiki page for ‘R Abraham Abish’ of Frankfurt, snippet:

His father was the great-grandson of Rabbi Avraham Chaim Shor….

 He studied with Rabbi Shmuel of Fjorda (the” Beit Shmuel”), and then went to Frankfurt to study with Rabbi Naftali Katz, who was the rabbi of the place at the time, with whom he also studied Kabbalah. After the great fire that broke out in the city in 1711, for which Rabbi Naftali Katz was imprisoned, Rabbi Naftali’s disciples dispersed and Rabbi Avraham returned to Poland.

There he made a living selling oils for a time, until he began serving as a rabbinate. At some point, he probably also studied with Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Biala.

Married to the daughter of Rabbi Eliyahu Hacohen Mazritsch (son-in-law of Rabbi Shmuel of Fjorda)


R’ Avraham Chaim Shor links us to a great number of the Sabbateans we’ve been trying to track down, over the last few years.

But you can really tell more about a person, by his teachers.

One of R Abraham Abish’s main teachers is that R’ Naftali Katz of Frankfurt, who was a known Sabbatean ‘prophet’, and was arrested after the fire in the Jewish quarter of Frankfurt, on suspicion of practising black magic, particularly in connection with amulets.

R’ Abraham Abish also supported Jonathan Eybshutz, in the ‘amulets controversy’.


Another one of R’ Abish’s teachers is ‘R Zvi Hirsch Biala’.


Born in Lviv to Rabbi Naftali Hirz Ashkenazi.

Married to the daughter of Rabbi Simcha Hacohen Rappaport of Lublin, his brother-in-law was Rabbi Chaim Hacohen Rappaport. After serving as Biala’s rabbi for a period, he was imprisoned with his family by the city’s ruler, following a traumatic event in which one of the Lubomirski princes tried to kidnap his daughter-in-law and was beaten.

The rabbi was released under lobbying by the Jewish rabbi and philanthropist, the court Jew of August II, Issachar Bernd Lehmann. Three days after the wedding, his daughter-in-law died. After his release, he returned to serve as rabbi and head of yeshiva in his hometown of Lviv.


Again, does anything about this story of his daughter-in-law sound ‘strange’ to you?

Zvi Hirsh of Biala has other students – many of whom are now known to be Sabbatean-Frankists, and the ancestors of many leading Sabbatean-Frankists.

Tov, I’m going to stop there for today, but I encourage you to pick a name, and do some research of your own!

Because it’s ALWAYS the same people, the same families, the same playback, the same manipulation and deceit.

And that is still happening right now.


This is an excerpt of a very long shiur I am currently translating, from two weeks ago.

It’s taking me a while, and I’m not going to post up all of it here, although I will send it to the manager of the RavBerland.com Whatsapp group when it’s done, and hopefully he’ll forward the whole thing to anyone who wants to read it.

In the meantime, this is excerpt 1.

The Rav talks more about the expected earthquakes in the next section, which I will BH put up as excerpt 2, as soon as it’s translated.



Excerpts of a shiur given by Rav Eliezer Berland, shlita, during seuda shlishi, Shabbat Terumah, 5783.

(Translated from Shivivei Or Newsletter, Issue 300).

Once upon a time, there were Turks [in Eretz Yisrael].

It’s full of gold and silver here, wherever you dig – you’ll find crates full of gold. In the palaces of the Caesar, they found around 10 crates of gold dinaari.

Once, Elisha Shor dug in the yard. He moved – he used to live here, opposite the house. The owner of the building wanted to put on another storey, so he gave him an apartment in Beit Yisrael. And he brought two Arabs there, who dug a pit for him in the back yard – and they found a few crates of gold. These two Arabs.

If they’d have kept quiet, or they would have at least brought him some of the find… but instead, they started to argue over who these boxes of gold dinaari belonged to. So there was a quarrel, there was noise, and the police came and took all the boxes.

Because today, whatever you found in the ground, it belongs to the State.


And there was in Greece, there was the Prime Minister there.

He was an archeologist, and he was digging in the city where Alexander the Great was born. Alexander the Great was born in Greece – in Macedonia. We were there, in Macedonia. So, he was there, and he went to excavate there.

He found a few cases of gold dinaari. So, he took them for himself. And then someone snitched on him, and then he sat in jail for three years – the prime minister! He was… he was searching for the tomb of Alexander the Great.


Alexander the Great, the moment that he saw Shimon HaTzaddik, he immediately fell at his feet.

Alexander the Great was Greek, he was Macedonian. He worshipped avoda zara (idols). The Samaritans told him to destroy the Temple. There was already a [second] Beit HaMikdash, so he came in order to destroy the Temple. All of this is written in Tractate Yoma 69. Each person needs to know Yoma, and everything.

A person should see to it that by Seder Night, he’s finished the whole of SHAS – and also Yoma! All the stories, how Alexander the Great came to destroy the Temple. Because the Samaritans informed [on the Jews] to him.

They said: If there is a Beit HaMikdash, then you won’t be able to rule the world!

The whole time there is a Beit HaMikdash, so no other malchut (rulers) can control the world.

But now, we are waiting for there to be an earthquake, like there just was an earthquake in Turkey, and 10,000, or 30,000 buildings fell down. They already got to 50,000 people killed. So now, there will be another earthquake in the future, but this will only be in another 189 years, in the year 2212 – 5972.

28 years before the end of the year 6,000 [from the creation of the world]. The end of the 6,000 years will be in 2240. The fifth millenia began in 1240, so 2240 will begin the 6000.


So now, Alexander the Great met Shimon HaTzaddik, because the Samaritans told him: The first thing you need to do is destroy the Beit HaMikdash! The whole time there is a Temple, you can’t control the whole world.

Because the Jews are stronger than anyone else, the Jews…

It’s written: “The kings of the world did not believe, nor did any of the world’s inhabitants, that the adversary or enemy could enter the gates of Jerusalem.”

They didn’t believe! Not the kings of the world, and not any other of the world’s inhabitants! Because Jerusalem stood for 850 years.

Today in the HafTorah [there it’s written that the Temple was built after] 480 years. This is from when to when? From yetziat Mitzrayim (the exodus from Egypt), until they began to build [the first] Temple.

How long did the Temple stand for? How much time? You need to learn all the masechot, Yoma, Avoda Zara, to know the figures. How long was the first Temple standing? How long? 410 years.

And another 480 years. 480 and and 410 – where is the computer? Where is the calculator? 890 years!

[I.e. from yetziat Mitzrayim to the destruction of the First Temple 890 years passed, and then we need to subtract the 40 years when Am Yisrael was wandering in the wilderness. And then from the time that the Jewish people entered the Holy Land until the destruction was 850 years.]


Now, there was 70 years of exile in Bavel, so that’s 960 years.

890 years plus another 70 for the Babylonian exile, this is 960 years. Now, until we get to [the time of the miracles of] Chanuka we have exactly another 216 years. 180 years, plus another 96 [this could be an error in the transcript, and should instead read 36] is 216 years.

This equals 1176 years.

From yetziat Mitzrayim until Chanuka is 1177 years.


So now, Alexander the Great comes along. He comes to Eretz Yisrael…. and so, everyone is called ‘Alexander’.

Because Shimon HaTzaddik promised Alexander the Great that all the boys who would be born that year – that same year – they would be called ‘Alexander’.

He said: If you don’t destroy the Temple, all the children will be called ‘Alexander’.

This was the promise made by Shimon HaTzaddik, And he signed on this with a lawyer and notary. He signed it in front of a lawyer and notary. Shimon HaTzaddik promised Alexander the Great that all the children would be called ‘Alexander’.

And now, we have [the calculation we made above], that until Chanuka is 1177 years from yetziat Mitzrayim.

And now, we find ourselves at the meeting between Shimon HaTzaddik and Alexander the Great. Shimon the Tzaddik went dressed in the clothes of the Kohen Gadol, the bigdei kahuna.


To be continued…



I did a bit of rudimentary checking, and no-one knows where the tomb of Alexander the Great actually is…. which is kind of strange, given who he was.

Read this:


Also, if you follow the maths set out by the Rav, above, that makes ‘Shimon HaTzaddik’ the same person as ‘Shimon II’ – the father of the Onias / Chonyo / Yochanan Kohen HaGadol, and his hellenising brother ‘Jason-Jesus’.

We started to pull more of that side of things together in THIS post, and then especially in THIS post.

According to authentic Jewish chronology, the Exodus happened in the year 2448 from creation.

If we add another 1177 years to this, we get to the Jewish year 3625.

That equates to 136 BCE.

Alexander the Great is meant to have met Shimon HaTzaddik in Jerusalem in the year 3448.

That equates to 313 BCE.


Just pulling more of this info together, but ‘Alexander the Great’ is proving strangely hard to track down in the real world…

And that usually means there is a big secret hanging out here, that we haven’t yet discovered.



You’ll recall that ‘Alexander the Alabarch’, brother of Philo, father of the destroyer of the Second Temple Tiberius Julius Alexander, has another name: Alexander Lysimachus.

Here is where things get even stranger.

‘Lysimachus’ is meant to be one of the main body guards of Alexander the Great, who then becomes the King of Macedonia and Thrace…

Read more about him HERE.

Here’s the bit that took my eye:

He was the second son of Agathocles[5] and his wife; there is some indication in the historical sources that this wife was perhaps named Arsinoe, and that Lysimachus’ paternal grandfather may have been called Alcimachus.


We’ve come across that name, or a very similar sounding one, before.

In fact, I wrote a whole post about it a couple of weeks ago:


There, we learned that ‘Alcimus’ was a renegade, Hellenising High Priest who was fighting against Judah Maccabee.


Alcimus, united with his fellow Hellenists, launched a war against the Maccabees and fought for the primacy in Judea and for the αρχιερωσύνη (office of high priest). However, he was not able to resist and turned to the king for help.

To support Alcimus, Demetrius sent his general Nicanor in 161 BC, who was defeated and killed in a skirmish with the Jews; the day of this victory, 13 Adar, was celebrated annually in Jerusalem under the name of Nicanor’s Day.


161 BCE = 3599 in the Jewish calendar.

When did Chanuka happen?

3625 – i.e. 26 years after this ‘Alcimus’ is recorded as ALREADY skirmishing with Yehuda Maccabee.

The timing is totally off here.


This ‘Alcimus’ is meant to be the nephew of Yose ben Yoezer, who is meant to have lived between 3500 and 3560.

That is 65 years, minimum, BEFORE Alcimus his nephew, above, starts fighting Yehuda Maccabee in Judea.

Once again, none of these dates are adding up.

And once again, we are looking at a bunch of ‘Greeks’ who are apparently hellenised Jews… who are fighting military battles all over the Middle East and marrying apparently non-Jewish royalty.

Who overlap with renegade ‘Kohanim’ who are trying to start a hellenized version of Judaism, that mixes idol worship with the ‘Old Testament’…

Lots to think about here.

But not for the first time, I’m thinking our worst enemies actually come from within.

And that we actually have no idea, what was really going on in Judea around the whole Hasmonean revolt.

BH, we will continue to figure this out.


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Dutchsinse called for another 7.0 earthquake to hit Turkey (or in the area….), by Ta’anit Esther – today.

Rav Berland, a few weeks ago, called for 100,000 Tikkun Haklalis to be completed (a second time…) by Taanit Esther, to avoid a massive earthquake hitting Israel on Ta’anit Esther, that would cause ‘buildings to fall’.

BH, here’s the message we got from the Rav yesterday:

The Rav said that there was a decree that the Jewish nation would be destroyed within 5 minutes. But it got canceled and now we will merit the light of Moshiach this Purim.


And here is the ‘message’ we got from Dutchsince, four hours ago:

Turkey was not struck (yet) , and was a miss for me in my forecasting, as I explain in detail in this video, where I got it wrong, what I think I missed, and all other relevant details.


Watch his update here:


Where did the earthquake go instead?

Apparently, to New Zealand.

(Which was kind of disappointing, I was holding out for Davos, or some other place with a lot of evil people doing evil things they think no-body knows about…)

But still, the point is, IT ALL GOT SWEETENED.


And, IT ALL GOT PREDICTED, again, not just by Dutchsinse, but by the Rav.

That’s what happens when we follow a real Tzaddik, we see stuff like this happening all the time.

In the blink of an eye, everything turns around for the best…. and our enemies are defeated, and ‘hoist on their own petard’.

BH, we’ll be seeing way more of that happening very soon.

In the meantime, Purim Sameach!

I had a very interesting discussion about whether water can ‘bend’ over Shabbat.

Specifically, whether a body of water as big as the Great Lakes in Michigan (around 250 miles long, and 60 miles across….) can be observed ‘bending’ by 167 feet from it’s top to the bottom, as it curves down towards the equator.

How did I get that 167 ft number?

I multiplied the amount ‘real science’ tells us the earth curves per square mile – 8 inches – by the 250 mile length of the great lakes.

That means that if you are flying above the great lakes, you literally should be able to see it curving ‘down’ following the shape of the earth by almost a third of a mile over it’s length, with the water somehow hugging that bend.

Does any of this make any sense?


My husband started arguing that ‘gravity’ must explain all this.

You know ‘gravity’, that thing that apparently is totally settled science and everyone knows exactly how gravity works….


Take a look at THIS discussion about gravity, to see what I mean, and here’s a snippet:

Exactly how gravity works is still not understood.

We don’t know why it’s so weak (compared to other forces) or how it “travels” from one side of the universe to the other. One idea is that it involves the exchange of hypothetical particles known as gravitons, but no-one has ever seen one of those. Despite its incompleteness, we know that much of Einstein’s theory is correct, because the predictions it makes have been borne out by experimental observations, like those described up above….

[Ed note: yeah right.]

From Aristotle to Einstein, we’ve made great progress, but when will we have a complete theory of gravity? Perhaps tomorrow, perhaps never.


So to sum up: this very weak force called gravity is apparently strong enough to keep the mass of water in the 250 mile long Great Lakes ‘in the lake’, as that lake takes a bend that curves a third of a mile, from top to bottom.

Oh, and it’s also strong enough to keep the water at the same level at the top of the lake – 524 feet – as at the very bottom.

Does this make sense?

Do we EVER see water ‘bend’ in this way in our own real life?

(If you say ‘yes’, please send me a picture, or a video of this, that’s not put together as an ‘artist’s impression’ by NASA.)


While we were discussing that, I suddenly had another thought:

How the heck are ‘lunar eclipses’ meant to be happening?

The standard explanation is that it’s somehow the shadow of the earth that is somehow obscuring the moon ‘eclipse’ style.

But if that was true, then we would see a lunar eclipse every single month, at the time of the new moon.

And we don’t.


HERE’s the NASA page discussing lunar eclipses, and here’s what they say about it:

Now you might be wondering “If the Moon orbits Earth every 29.5 days and lunar eclipses only occur at Full Moon, then why don’t we have an eclipse once a month during Full Moon?”.

I’m glad you asked! You see, the Moon’s orbit around Earth is actually tipped about 5 degrees to Earth’s orbit around the Sun. This means that the Moon spends most of the time either above or below the plane of Earth’s orbit. And the plane of Earth’s orbit around the Sun is important because Earth’s shadows lie exactly in the same plane.

During Full Moon, our natural satellite usually passes above or below Earth’s shadows and misses them entirely. No eclipse takes place. But two to four times each year, the Moon passes through some portion of the Earth’s penumbral or umbral shadows and one of the above three types of eclipses occurs.

Again, what earth’s shadow are they talking about, that would somehow get between the earth and the moon, when the sun is BEHIND the earth, and the moon is so much smaller than the earth?

None of this makes the blindest bit of sense!


It seems to me, that there is something else ‘eclipsing’ the moon, and probably also eclipsing the sun, although the sun eclipse theory seems at least possible…

Why does all this matter?

Commentator Molly kind of summed it up:

It does make a difference because it plays a huge part in people’s feelings of self worth and seeking the answers of what’s it all for?

Canada has legalized assisted suicide. Imagine a world where we all knew that earth was the center of the universe, and everything was indeed created for our enjoyment, exploration, and discovery. That we aren’t the result of a few elements bouncing together until consciousness accidentally appeared, but rather we were lovingly and carefully created for a divine purpose.

Imagine a world where people felt a sense of self worth. It does make a difference, when you think about it in a big picture way, rather than an egocentric way.


As a believing Jew, Hashem has given you the option of believing the world is ‘flat’, or the world is a globe.

There are big names on both sides of that question, so what you believe is up to you. The shape of the earth is not really the ikker here. The ikker is this:

Why would anyone WANT to believe in a version of the universe where earth is a pointless mistake, a fortuitous ‘accident’, instead of being the whole centre and focus of the whole creation, as we’re taught in Bereishit?


While you’re pondering that, I was reading the Rav’s shiurim from Hanukah, and he spoke directly about this, and also brought a source from Likutey Moharan that  I found very interesting.

Here’s what he said, and also the source from Rabbenu (translated from Shivivei Or 293):

Hanukah is the chag that ‘spreads out’ / diffuses / overruns all the gashmiut (materiality), which is the sevivon (dreidel).

The Rebbe says that when the dreidel spins around, that a man is changed into an angel. The dreidel is not a child’s game….Apart from Rabbenu, no-one else revealed the secret….Because the Tannaim determined [to spin] the dreidel so that by way of this, a person would transform from a behema (beast) into an angel.


Now, here’s what Rabbenu actually said, from Sichot HaRan, No.40:

Know! the world is a rotating wheel.

It is like a dreidel where everything goes in cycles. 

Man becomes angel and angel become man. Head becomes foot and foot becomes head.

Everything goes in cycles, revolving and alternating. 

All things interchange, one from another and one to another, elevating the low and lowering the high.

This is because all things have one root….

All creation is like a rotating wheel, revolving and oscillating…

It spins like a dreidel, with all things  emanating from one root.


Does this sound more like a description of earth as a spinning plane with the ‘North Pole’ as it’s centre, or earth as a globe?

While you’re pondering that, look at this (shmirat eynayim friendly):


This looks more like Rabbenu’s ‘rotating wheel’ description.

Look at this dreidel spinning, below:


Is this more of what our world really looks like?

Some sort of ‘spinning plain’, a rotating wheel, revolving and oscillating, as Rabbenu describes?

Like this:


Just replace the word ‘universe’ with ‘planet earth’ – and then compare it to Rabbenu’s description, and the spinning dreidel.

Ad kan.

But lots and lots to think about.


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The Rav, Rav Eliezer Berland, has been singing, dancing and clapping for months and months now.

I try to get down to his ma’ariv prayers 3-4 times a week (it’s on Ido HaNavi Street, and starts around 8.30pm)

For as long as I can remember now, he’s had the kehilla singing niggunim about Uman, clapping to ‘sweeten the judgements’ and jumping up and down, to also ‘sweeten the judgements’.

I know all this sounds so strange, but Rabbenu writes a great deal about these things, and others, and I think if I keep the blog going, that has to be focus moving forward.

To explain how real ‘science’ and Rabbenu are actually on exactly the same page, when it comes to healing human beings.

More on that soon, BH.


In the meantime, the Rav said this, last Wednesday, December 7, 2022:

“Now we are in the war of Gog and Magog – all we have to do is to sing and dance and all our enemies will be destroyed!”


I know this sounds weird.

But, as someone who has been ‘singing and dancing’ for a while now, especially when the fear hits, especially when I notice all the apparently ‘bad’ stuff going on – I can tell you, things turn around.

Remember, we’re meant to be in the middle of WW3, between Russia and Ukraine?

What happened to that, does anyone know?

Remember Iran’s nuke, that was meant to be ‘imminent’ a couple of months back?

Where did it go?

Remember, all the food shortages that were meant to have arrived?

Even my fancy crisps from the USA have come back to the shelves, after a six month absence.

Remember how hard they were pushing everyone to stay locked down and masked up forever?

Even the old Americans in Jerusalem are barely paying attention to their propaganda anymore.

Even in the middle of all this darkness, when I remember how many things have already been ‘sweetened’, miraculously, it gives me tremendous hope.


BH, I just asked for permission to quote from a new Torah class that was given about the real war being waged by Amalek, specifically against the ‘True Tzaddik’, or Tzaddik HaEmet of the generation.

If I get the greenlight, I’ll share it with you.

But the bottom line is:

Rabbenu’s advice works.

And Rav Berland is the Tzaddik HaDor who is putting Rabbenu’s advice into practise, on the communal level, and drawing together all our prayers, singing and dancing to really turn things around and ‘fight Amalek’ on the spiritual level.

The more people who understand this, and throw their lot in with the Rav – the easier and faster this next bit of the geula process is going to be, and the quicker we’ll pass through this ‘War of Gog and MaGog’.


Even if we can’t save ‘everyone’, we can certainly save ourselves, and our family and friends.

And we can continue to live lives of ‘sweetness’ even in the midst of all this bitterness, evil and fear.

But only if we’re following the correct advice, of the real ‘True Tzaddik’, and coming together with other Jews who also following the correct advice of the real ‘True Tzaddik’.

There are lot of impostors out there.

There always have been.

But the truth of the pudding is in its tasting.

Try the advice, the prayers, the practise of singing and dancing, and doing regular hitbodedut, of doing pidyonot, and do the experiment yourself.

Because until you actually do that experiment yourself, there is nothing to even discuss.


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