by Rabbi Yehuda (Leonard) Blank MS, BCC
Are we to escape ? Escape from what?
Are we to hide? Hide from what?
What is the achdus that we seek?
We are proud, but proud of what?
What more can we do in addition to the rituals?
What does H want from us?
True love in marriage, in friendship and in our relationship with G
This article is not about guns, missiles, bombs or violence.
It is about T.L.C. Tender Loving Care.
We all want shalom. We all want the hostages to be returned. We all want
the world to understand the desire of the Jewish people to live in peace.
We must never forget that everything is up to Hakadosh Baruch Hu.
We must always remember that our tefilos, our bakashos, our emunah
and our bitachon is vital for Klal Yisrael and for each of us as individuals. We are all family. From all backgrounds. We must care for and about each other.
The Torah, our heritage, our mitzvos, our customs belong to all of us.
I have included a remarkable article from Matzav November 8, 2023 “Global
Shortage of Tefillin, Mezuzahs,’ Amid ‘Jewish Awakening of the Souls