Thoughts under fire

This past Wednesday, I was on a bus on my way to Jerusalem for a Sheva Brachos. The bus driver had the radio on and the radio announcer was giving updates on how many missiles had fallen that day. They proceeded to interview a number of people and it was clear that there was a…

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Help fight this war

In the daf yomi today (בבא קמא דף ג) the Gemara brings the passuk in Yeshaya (21:12): אמר שומר אתא בוקר וגם לילה אם תבעיון בעיו שבו אתיו – The watchman said that the morning has come, and also night, if you would ask, then come again. Rashi on the passuk is powerful. He says…

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