17 October 2017

REVIEW: END OF DAYS: World War III, Redemption and Mashiach

End of Days
World War III, Redemption, The Messiah and Prayer
Is a third world war inevitable? It depends on us

Rabbi Eliyahu Lopian wrote: “While in London I heard from the holy Rabbi Elchanan Wasserman quoting the Chofetz Chaim who quoted our sages saying the War of Gog and Magog will be in three phases. The Chofetz Chaim said that First World War was the first battle of Gog and Magog and that in about 25 years there would be a second world war, which would make the first one seem insignificant. Then there would be the third war…”
True to the Chofetz Chaim’s prediction, WWII began in 1939, exactly 25 years later! How did his prediction materialize so accurately? The Gemara states, “The Tzaddik (righteous one) decrees and G-d fulfills.”

Nevertheless, is a third world war inevitable? It depends on us. The Gemara says, “There are three things that have the ability to annul harsh decrees. They are: prayer, repentance and charity.” In addition one should involve himself in Torah and acts of kindness.

What is Redemption?

Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein explains: “The redemption is not all in one moment. Rather, it’s a process.” Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai says, “The redemption won’t happen all at once, but rather a little at a time.” Similarly, the Malbim says, “A long time before the redemption a few men of the Diaspora will gather and settle in Jerusalem. After many years of life there, the birth pangs of the redemption will reach them and then the great ingathering of all the exiles will begin.” The Gemara describes the redemption with a metaphor: “The Ultimate Redemption will be like the morning star, which is very dim as it emerges, but then it will burst forth and be seen in its full, luminous glory.”

Rabbi Pinchas Winston says it’s well known that only one-fifth of the Jewish population in Egypt at the time actually left with Moses. As Rashi explains, four-fifths died in the Plague of Darkness, and Rabbi Yechezkel Levenstein reiterates: “The exodus from Egypt liberated only one out of five Jews — and some say one out of every 50 – because all those emotionally attached to Egypt who didn’t want to leave died in the three days of darkness and were not privileged to leave. That is, only those who desired redemption with all their hearts were redeemed. Likewise, the Final Redemption depends upon our yearning.” As we say every morning in the Yigdal prayer, “By the End of Days He will send our Messiah, to redeem those longing for His final salvation.” So we must first desire the redemption.

Then we must have faith. Rebbe Shimon bar Yochai says, “…When G-d decides to bring the Redemption He will look down on the world and see if there is someone righteous worthy of bringing the redemption. Hashem will see that there is no one who has sufficient merit for this, and He will need to bring great tribulations on the Jewish people, in order that the redemption should take place. At the same time, fortunate is this generation, for someone who passes the tests of this trying period with strong faith will merit seeing the light of G-d.”

How can one develop both desire and faith in the redemption?

The Chofetz Chaim says, “If we truly yearn for the final Redemption and wait each day for its arrival, then we would prepare ourselves learning the relevant laws, for there are many laws to be learned and they cannot all be covered in a short time… For if it would be revealed that in a short time the final Redemption would arrive, then certainly millions of Jews would quickly learn the laws of the Holy temple, since at that time all of these laws will be relevant, not only for Kohanim but for all Jews. For instance, the laws of eating sacrifices and visiting the temple… Therefore, if we are truly waiting and yearning for the final Redemption… we too should arouse ourselves and learn these laws with all our strength.”

Is there any book that exists nowadays which has relevant laws about the Holy Temple? Yes! It’s called Days Are Coming by Rabbi Moshe Silberstein. What is the book about? It’s an In-Depth Analysis of the Practical laws relevant to visiting the Holy Temple. When you study this book you imbue yourself with faith that G-d will redeem us. Secondly, a person should designate some type of article of clothing – i.e. suit, shirt, hat, belt or shoes etc., that he/ she has designated to wear when the Messiah reveals himself. As the Sefer HaChinuch says, “A person is fashioned by his deeds.” Therefore, saying the 12th Principle of the Ani Ma’amins every day or learning the order of ‘Kodshim’ about sacrifices and service in the temple isn’t enough. You need actions. Conversely, the Rambam says, “Anyone who does not long for the revelation of the Messiah denies the teachings of the prophets; even worse than that, he rejects the Torah and Moshe our Teacher.” So we have: a. desire for the redemption, b. faith that it will happen and c. actions to bring us towards the redemption.

What’s the purpose of the redemption? To sanctify G-d’s Name … As the Rambam says, “The Messiah will correct the entire world to worship G-d together, as it says, ‘For then I [G-d] will turn to the peoples a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the G-d, to serve Him with one consent.’”

What’s the main reason we pray for ‘restoring our judges as we had formerly’ every day? So that You G-d alone should rule over us. The whole world should know of Your existence! In the evening prayer we ask our Creator, “Gather us from among the nations” in order that, “… All the nations that You have made will come and bow down before You, O L-rd, and they will give glory to Your Name.” So sometimes, a person needs to ask himself, “Am I in this world to sanctify G-d’s Name or my own name? The Prophet gives us the proper mindset: “You are My servant, Israel, through whom I am glorified!”

Can one repent after the Messiah reveals himself? 
The Ramban says that repentance is no longer a possibility.

Where will the Messiah reveal himself from? Rebbe Shimon bar Yochai says, “He shall reveal himself in the land of Galilee because in this part of the Holy Land the desolation (Babylonian exile) first began, therefore he will manifest himself there first…” The Jewish Messiah is truly a human being; He is born of ordinary human parents and is of flesh and blood like all mortals. He will be a leader of all the Jews,( unprecedented since King Daivd and Solomon!) having great wisdom, power and spirit. In addition, he will bring eternal peace, love, prosperity and moral perfection to the entire world. A feat which no world leader has been able to accomplish!

Rabbi Elchonon Wasserman, wrote in a letter: “Several times I heard from the holy Chofetz Chaim, that we can learn about the end of our exile from what happened at the end of our exile in Egypt…”

Rabbeinu Bachya wrote: “Even though the time of the redemption had arrived, they weren’t worthy of being redeemed. However, once they all cried out in unison from the work that they were undergoing, their prayers were accepted… This is to teach you that the prayer of a person is only complete when one cries out from the pain and stress that are contained within one’s heart. This type of prayer is more accepted by G-d than mere lip service.” Along the same lines the Midrash states: “Just as the first redemption from Egypt was caused through crying out to G-d, so too, our upcoming redemption will happen in the same fashion.”

The Chofetz Chaim states: “All the many troubles which came upon us which we still suffer from are because we don’t scream and pray more fervently because of them. If we’d pray properly, we wouldn’t return empty-handed. Praying the Amidah prayer three times each day is insufficient; several times a day we must pour our requests out to G-d in solitude, at home, from the depths of our hearts. The three regular prayers are so much part of our routine that one does not really concentrate on them. But if each person would contemplate his plight in solitude... then he would pour out his heart like water to G-d. This prayer would be full of very deep intent and great humility, coming from a broken heart. Such a prayer will certainly be answered…!” Indeed every morning we say, “He responds to His people when they cry out to Him.”

The Midrash states, “When Israel went out of Egypt, they looked back and saw the Egyptians chasing after them… When Israel saw that they were surrounded on all sides; the sea in front of them blocking their path, their enemy chasing them from behind, and wild animals on both sides in the desert – they lifted up their eyes to their Father in Heaven and cried out as it is written: ‘…and the Children of Israel cried out to G-d.’ Why did G-d surround them from all sides? Because G-d yearned to hear their prayers.”

Rav Yitzchak said, “The salvation of Israel depends only on crying...as it is written: ‘...with crying, they will come and with lamentations, I will lead them.’” When an infant wants his parents to give him attention, he cries. If they don’t hear him or ignore him, he screams even louder or throws a tantrum, until his parents come and attend to his needs. The Chofetz Chaim says: “We must demand the redemption, just as a hired worker demands his wages; if we fail to do so, it shows this matter doesn’t really bother us!”

With G-d’s help, may we all merit, very soon, to witness the revelation of the Messiah, who will make our Creator’s Name Great Again!

This article is dedicated in memory of The Chafetz Chaim, Rabbi Elchanan Wasserman and the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Article compiled by Mordechai Lewis, noted in a comment on YeranenYaakov.

15 October 2017

NIBIRU IS STILL MOVING AROUND OUR ATMOSPHERE

Planet X with high speed moons caught full orbiting counterclockwise in Mexico 10/14/2017



Another "Large Sphere" leaps from the surface of the Sun - Nice! [muted, focus on the object jettisoning from behind the sun]



A Perfect Sphere 'CME' reveals a BIG 'dark object’ 
behind the Sun
SECCHI: Signs in the Sun..."The mask was unveiled from what appears to be a dark planet-like object at the 4 o'clock position of the Sun hidden from mankind. Could it be part of the second system?



FOLLOWING ARE TWO DIFFERENT ASSESSMENTS OF THE SAME OCCURRENCE:

Spectacular Sunrise - Cabo San Lucas - Massive Beams Span Sky! October 13, 2017: Awesome sunrise captured by webcam from shores of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Special "Thanks" to Ken of Vancouver! [what is not mentioned here is the large dark orb in the upper center screen]



Most bizarre sunrise in Mexico and dark shadows cross in front of the sun explained 10/13/17
[here, Jeff explains what the dark blue beams are]



13 October 2017

In the Beginning G‑d Created the Heavens and the Earth. . .

WE JUST CAME OUT OF THE EXPERIENCE OF SIMCHAT TORAH, AT WHICH WE COMPLETED OUR TORAH PARSHIOS CYCLE AND THEN IMMEDIATELY BEGAN A NEW CYCLE OF TORAH PARSHIOS, IN A CONTINUUM SINCE THE GIVING OF OUR TORAH AT HAR SINAI BY THE CREATOR OF HEAVEN, EARTH AND MAN, AND READ TO US BY MOSHE RABBEINU. IF ONE WAS SURELY IN THE MOMENT, THIS WAS A PROFOUND AND MOVING EXPERIENCE, TO GAZE UPON THE LETTERS OF THE VERY TORAH SCROLL BEING HELD HIGH. OUR TORAH SUSTAINS THE ENTIRE WORLD. I CANNOT EMPHASIZE ADEQUATELY THE DEEP FEELINGS OF REVERENCE AND AWE FROM THIS VISION.  
AND LIKEWISE THE CREATION NARRATIVE: 

In the beginning G‑d created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was on the face of the deep; and the spirit of G‑d hovered above the surface of the waters. G‑d said: “Let there be light,” and there was light. G‑d saw the light, that it was good; and G‑d divided the light from the darkness. G‑d called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night; and there was evening and there was morning, one day.


“In the beginning” refers to 
the beginning of time—the first, 
indivisible moment, before which 
time did not exist.
(Sforno)

G‑d said: “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide water from water.” G‑d made the firmament, and divided the waters which were below the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so. G‑d called the firmament Heaven; and there was evening and there was morning, a second day.


G‑d said: “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear,” and it was so. G‑d called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters he called Seas; and G‑d saw that it was good. G‑d said: “Let the earth sprout grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees yielding fruit after its kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth,” and it was so. The earth brought forth grass, herb yielding seed after its kind, and trees yielding fruit whose seed was in itself, after its kind; and G‑d saw that it was good. There was evening and there was morning, a third day.


G‑d said: “Let there be luminaries in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, for seasons, for days and for years. Let them be for luminaries in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth”; and it was so. G‑d made the two great luminaries: the great luminary to rule the day, and the small luminary to rule the night; and the stars also. G‑d set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth, to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness; and G‑d saw that it was good. There was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.


G‑d said: “Let the waters swarm abundantly with moving creatures that have life, and let birds fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.” G‑d created the great sea-creatures, and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and G‑d saw that it was good. G‑d blessed them, saying: “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let the birds multiply in the earth.” There was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.


G‑d said: “Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kind, cattle, creeping things and beasts of the earth after their kind,” and it was so. G‑d made the beasts of the earth after their kind, and cattle after their kind, and everything that creeps on the earth after its kind; and G‑d saw that it was good.


G‑d said: “Let us make Man in Our image, after Our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the cattle, all the earth, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”


G‑d created Man in His own image, in the image of G‑d He created him; male and female He created them.


G‑d blessed them, and G‑d said to them: “Be fruitful, and multiply, fill the earth and conquer it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air and every living thing that moves on the earth.” G‑d said: “Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree on which is the fruit yielding seed; to you it shall be for food. To every beast of the earth and to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for food”; and it was so.


G‑d saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good. There was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.


The heavens and the earth were completed, and all their hosts. G‑d completed on the seventh day His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. G‑d blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it he rested from all his work which G‑d had created, to make.



The Torah begins with the words “Bereishis bara Elokim – In the beginning G-d created.” Rashi explains the word “Bereishis” to indicate “bishvil reishis – for the sake of reishis, G-d created….” He identifies “reishis” as referring to the Torah and to Bnei Yisroel.

The very word “Bereishis,” then, implies that Hashem, who constantly creates the world ex nihilo, is the Author. Hence Torah, known as “reishis darko,” must always be studied with the excitement of one about to begin a journey with G-d. But only the Jewish People are capable of this mission because they alone are called reishis tevuasa – the first crop of grain, whose essence is growth. 


These three – Hashem, Torah and Bnei Yisrael – are intertwined with the eternal message that the Jewish People must immerse themselves in the Creator’s Torah, the Blueprint of Creation, to forever maintain their identity as the Children of Israel, a people who are constantly beginning afresh.


A FIRST: Second Day Hakafot at the KOTEL



הקפות שניות . שמחת תורה התשע"ח בכותל המערביSimcht Torah at the kotel. צילום. חדשות הכותל המערב



12 October 2017

Simchat Torah

11 October 2017

Hoshana Rabbah – The Final Verdict – Vilna Gaon on Gog U'Magog

The seventh day of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, 21st day of Tishrei, is known as Hoshana Rabbah (Aramaic: הוֹשַׁעְנָא רַבָּא, "Great Hoshana/Supplication”).



The seventh day of Sukkot, Hoshana Rabbah, is considered the final day of the divine “Judgment” in which the fate of the new year is determined. It is the day when the verdict that was issued on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is finalized.

The Midrash tells us that G‑d told Abraham: “If atonement is not granted to your children on Rosh Hashanah, I will grant it on Yom Kippur; if they do not attain atonement on Yom Kippur, it will be given on Hoshana Rabbah.”




In consideration of the auspiciousness of the day, it is customary in many communities to remain awake on the night preceding Hoshana Rabbah. We recite the entire book of Deuteronomy, wherein the precepts to love and fear G‑d are expounded at length. 

In certain communities, the entire book of Deuteronomy is read in the synagogue from the Torah scroll. After midnight, the entire book of Psalms is recited. In some congregations it is a custom for the gabbai (synagogue manager) to distribute apples (signifying a “sweet year”) to the congregants. These apples are then taken home, dipped in honey, and eaten in the sukkah.


Ancient Rituals From the Temple Worship

The daytime rituals of the holiday are drawn from the ancient rituals that were practiced in the Jews’ Holy Temple. In synagogue, male congregants make a circuit around the bimah, the central platform upon which the Torah is read, each man holding his the lulav and etrog aloft.

During the holiday of Sukkot, only one circuit of the bimah is completed. In contrast, on Hoshana Rabbah, congregants complete seven circuits. Each time represents one of the Seven Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Aaron, Joseph and David.


Following this ritual, it is customary to recite a liturgical poem, and at the conclusion of this, to beat five willow branches hard against the floor. This is to beat away the last vestiges of sin, but there are mystical nuances to the ritual known only to those who are deeply versed in Kabbalah.


Vilna Gaon, Gog and Magog war and Hoshana Rabba (Commentary and Quotes – miyodea Q&A)

"...The Vilna Gaon on the Mechilta (Shmos 14:20) says that the Gog U'Magog war shall begin three hours before "Hanetz Hachama" (crack of dawn) on Hoshana Rabba, and shall last three hours only.”

"It is also a verifiable prediction that according to Rav Yitzchak Kaduri's (zt”l) quotation of the Vilna Gaon that the final battle of Gog and Magog would begin on Hoshanah Rabba, the 7th day of Sukkot, in the first year of a Shmittah (Sabbatical) cycle.”

"Gog (12) and Magog (58) have a gematria (numeric value) of seventy which corresponds to the 70 nations Midrash Tanchuma, Korach 12. This seems to imply that Gog will rule over 70 nations, and all of them will join together against Israel (see Tehillim 118:110 and Zecharyah 14:2).”

"On this great day [of redemption], however, they will be saved from all of their enemies for all times = therefore, it will be called Hoshana Rabba, the great salvation... The Tur Arizal says, "On Hoshanah Rabbah, the war of Gog and Magog will begin." (Paraphrased)

ALSO: "The Tur (Orach Chaim 490) writes in the name of Rav Hai Gaon that the war will break out on Sukkos. See, however, Malbim to Ezek. 39:8 who writes that the timing of that war was never revealed to any prophet."

"There are 3 parts to the war of Gog miGog. This is based upon Midrash Tehillim. The first part coincides with the Holocaust and the detonation of the nuclear weapons over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is alluded to in Tikkuninim Chadashim of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato. It is also following the schedule of the redemption as outlined in Sefer Avkat Rochel of Rabbeinu Makir ben Abba Mori. The 2nd stage corresponds to Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield. The 3rd and final stage called Operation Iraqi Freedom and the War in Afghanistan is what was mentioned by Rav Kaduri”

The writing from the Vilna Gaon are most likely referring to the sealed letter which the Gaon wanted opened 100 years after his passing. It can be found in the Rav Menachem Kasher edition of Sefer Kol HaTor entitled "HaTekufah HaGadolah". It was published in 1972 and is still available in print. This schedule is also discussed in Sefer Kol HaTor. [. . .]

The information is accurate and correct.

This view was not only held by Rav Kaduri. For those who remember, the nascent Sanhedrin produced a scroll that was to be delivered to then President George Bush warning him that he was the one foretold in the Prophets in the Tanach as being Gog mi'Gog. This scroll warned clearly that Bush needed to support Israel or G-d would deal with him severely. (See above link for Sources to this)
 [. . .]

I have been looking through the Vilna Gaon's commentary on the Mechilta and have found nothing that explicitly states what is being asked. The commentary is called "Biyurim v'Haga'ot HaGra". I also checked his commentary "Kol Eliyahu" on Tanach. It is possible there is some larger, more comprehensive commentary.

What I have found is only an explanation of what the Mechilta itself says. Namely that the final redemption will parallel the redemption from Egypt. In this particular case, the splitting of the Red Sea and all the details of this are associated with the final stage of the conflict in the War of Gog miGog. This is explicitly associated with chapter 60 of Isaiah at the beginning. It also relates this to what happened with the judgement of Sodom and Gemorrah.

A little later in the Mechilta it mentions the view of Rabbi Eliezer who says that although the exodus from Egypt was in the month of Nisan, for various reasons, the final redemption will be in Tishrei. The Gra there doesn't say how he holds. He just explains Rabbi Eliezer's reasoning.

The judgement of the nations is sealed and execution begins from Hoshannah Rabbah. That is the explicit teaching of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai as found in the Zohar on parshat Tzav.

So in context, if this judgement with Gog u'Magog parallels the timing of the splitting of the Red Sea, it would seem to be shortly before daybreak.

Looking simply at the timing, the beginning of the bombing in Afghanistan in the 2nd Gulf War started the night of Hoshannah Rabbah. That complies with the plain meaning from the Mechilta as understood by the Vilna Gaon.

[ME: However, we see there is now in 5777 a Build-Up by Russia and other nations seeming to be centered in and around the Mediterranean, involving Syria and the US. (See various websites for this.)]

This is also the explanation of how the final redemption unfolds as discussed in Sefer Avkat Rochel of Rabbi Makir ben Abba Mari, volume 1, Wars of King Moshiach, 8th sign. This is also brought in Targum Yonatan ben Uziel on Devarim 34:3.

10 October 2017

EARTHQUAKE UPDATE – The Earth is Extremely Active

WESTCOAST EARTHQUAKE UPDATE

Earthquakes and Earthquake swarms near Volcanos and near Raging Fires
[very extensive coverage of California]



10/9/17 10pm earthquake update dutchsinse
[mysteriously near Fracking and Drilling Operations]

SPARKS FROM THE SKY . . . UPDATE ON CALIFORNIA INFERNO

One man saw sparks fly from the sky and a sudden wind came and next the fires raged.
One Person said that grape fields are untouched but the surrounding area homes etc. are up in flames. 
One woman’s home burned and she sought cover within a grape field and was saved (unverified)






Oct. 9, 2017 WATCH Live: MASSIVE WILDFIRES Outspreading in California, EVACUATION in SONOMA, NAPA Country. (Reuters) 
Buildings in California's Napa and Sonoma counties were being evacuated early on Monday morning after multiple, fast-spreading wildfires engulfed the area with thick smoke and large flames, according to fire officials and local media.

Firefighters were battling a 200-acre (80.9-hectare) wildfire in Napa County, an area nearly 70 miles north of San Francisco that is known for its vineyards, since late Sunday evening, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

The "Atlas Fire" was burning in the hills above Napa County and had damaged several buildings. As of Monday morning, firefighters had made no headway containing it.
At least three other fires were burning near Calistoga, a small Napa Valley city known for its wineries, and near areas in Sonoma County, forcing evacuations from homes, shopping centers and hospitals, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office.

Videos and photos on social media showed fires raging in the hills above Napa Valley, burning their way through vegetation, buildings, roads and some parked vehicles. Reports of injuries were not immediately clear.

Officials said strong, dry winds were fanning the flames and asked residents in mandatory evacuation zones to leave immediately for the four local shelters, according to reports by NBC Bay Area.
In Sonoma County, the fire also forced all schools in Santa Rosa City to close for the day.
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory warning late on Sunday until Monday at 11 a.m. PDT (1800 GMT). It said it expected winds at 20 to 35 miles (32 to 56 km) per hour and gusts of at least 45 mph.

Patients at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Rosa were being removed early Monday morning, according to NBC Bay Area reporter Laura Garcia. "Gurneys being brought out, people in wheelchairs and walkers loaded in cars," Garcia wrote on Twitter.










FIRE . . . FIRE . . . WINE COUNTRY INFERNO

American Airline plane bursts into flames as passengers look on in horror at airport
The Boeing 777 was due to fly from Hong Kong to Las Vegas when it burst into flames next to the terminal (Mirror)













American Airlines plane carrying 161 passengers bursts into huge fireball as it attempts to take off. Newly released video shows just how close the jetliner carrying 161 passengers came to disaster when an engine exploded on takeoff in Chicago last year. (Mirror) The shocking incident happened in October last year, but footage of the incident only emerged this week after it was shared American news channel NBC.(Mirror)

SONOMA AND NAPA WINE COUNTRY INFERNO
Massive fires in Napa and Sonoma counties burn structures, force evacuations, close hospitals
Several massive wildfires burned out of control in Napa and Sonoma counties early Monday, destroying an untold number of homes, forcing the evacuation of many thousands of people and shutting down major roadways as firefighters sought to halt the advance of the infernos driven by powerful winds. (Sfgate)

































The latest on the Wine Country fires
Massive wildfires ripped through Napa and Sonoma counties early Monday, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and shutting down major roadways as firefighters sought to halt the advance of infernos driven by powerful winds. Links below:





















article and pics from sfchronicle

Reform’s Camp Newman Destroyed By California Wildfires
Camp Newman, used by Jewish community in San Francisco Bay Area, wiped out as forest fires rip through northern California. Jewish Summer Camp. At least 10 people have died so far in the forest fires, which blazed across the area Monday. At least 15 fires are burning in eight counties, 20,000 people have evacuated their homes and 1,500 buildings have been destroyed.

“As many of you may have heard, since 10 p.m. last night, forest fires have been burning in Sonoma and Napa counties,” the camp’s post read. It is with tremendous shock and sadness that we share that the majority of the buildings at our beloved Camp Newman home have been destroyed.”



09 October 2017

FIRST RAINS COME TO BLESS ERETZ YISRAEL

Israel's first rains fell during the week-long holiday of Sukkot, providing hope for the Kinneret's (Sea of Galilee) recovery.

In September, Water Authority spokesman Uri Shore said that the Kinneret hit a record low in August, and "if God forbid the coming winter is similar to the previous four, then our water sources are going to be in huge trouble."

Monday morning will see rain showers in Israel's north and center, Israel Meteorological Service reported. There may be isolated thunderstorms, and the northern Negev may experience light rains.

Temperatures will drop significantly, becoming lower than seasonal average. The rain will lighten towards afternoon.ArutzSheva


“rain will come in its time;
there will be plenty of rain,
there will be four good seasons
and the weather will be very good in Israel.”
Nir Ben Artzi

08 October 2017

HUGE ORB-LIKE SIGHTINGS


HUGE OBJECT–LIKE SIGHTING
[or a Huge Refraction of SOMETHING]
watch ONLY until 3:00 on timeline



























IN ITALY – HUGE ORB SEEN IN THE SKY 
and witnessed by people below

UPDATE LANDFALL – HURRICANE NATE HEADED FOR LANDFALL

UPDATE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8
















October 7, 2017: UPDATE 
NATE / CATEGORY 2 LANDFALL / 100 mph Wind /
This is NOT a typical hurricane




NEW - Satellite shows Hurricane NATE 
reaching STUPEFYING heights | -120 Fahrenheit!
October 7, 2017: UPDATE / Hurricane models are showing Nate reaching absolutely staggering heights, so tall that the upper temps are reaching -90C or -120 degrees! Incredible...
It will make landfall early this evening, bringing everything on the 'hurricane menu' with it. Look for tornadoes and hail. PURPLE COLOR MEANS A TALL TALL HURRICANE

06 October 2017

TAKE THIS TO HEART . . . RETURN TO HASHEM IN YOUR MIND AND HEART

*"Mother Nature" CANT STOP & WON’T STOP  
with the hurricanes, as Tropical Storm Nate targets Gulf Coast.  The extraordinarily destructive and deadly 2017 Atlantic hurricane season continues
now with Tropical Storm Nate, currently a tiny storm causing flooding in Nicaragua and Honduras, poised to become a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico.

There are many uncertainties with this storm, primarily concerning its structure and intensification, but computer models are coming into agreement that residents from coastal Louisiana to the Gulf Coast of Florida should be paying close attention to weather forecasts during the next few days. Mashable















October 5, 2017: Many variables are at play right now, some will be instrumental in boosting Nate to the 'upper class' of Hurricanes. My prediction Nate will be a CAT 3 by late Saturday night in the Gulf of Mexico. "Brown Ocean Effect" to make Nate a CAT 3 Hurricane



October 5, 2017: **HEADS-UP** Louisiana is evacuating parts of New Orleans ahead of Tropical Storm NATE.
Look for this storm to intensify as it moves north into the Gulf of Mexico. Currently it has it sights set on a New Orleans landfall and it is already dropping mega rain. Louisiana making evacuations ahead of NATE - Already dropping 20+ inches of rain!



Meteor/Fireball crashes into White Mountains starting huge wildfire! October 4, 2017: "FIRE IN THE SKY NEWS" /
A meteor is being blamed as the possible cause of a out of control wildfire currently burning high in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  A local resident reported seeing something fall from the sky that night when the wildfire broke out. http://www.unionleader.com/public-saf...




Volcanic Ring of Fire Erupts-Ocean Dramatically Recedes-Climate Chaos Escalates
A series of worrisome events along the ring of fire that are pointing to a potential catastrophe in our near future



*The Holy One, Blessed is He, has brought into the world a wind with an extremely powerful angel for the wind; without an angel, it will not move. The wind that struck Mexico and the United States, this angel moved it. It will move from one country to another to purify the world, so that the Jews will understand that they must immigrate to the Land of Israel. The sea too - an angel moves it. The Land of Israel is protected and guarded, and there will be no problems with the elements or any problem from any country in the world. Because every country that intervenes will be struck by the ten plagues of Egypt, a hundred times. The elements will continue to strike, strong earthquakes, strong floods, strong winds, strong fires, the sea will continue to run wild, to sink and overflow! And yet the Creator promised there will not be a flood like it used to be.

The mini solar system known as Nibiru - Hashavit will also appear and change the world physically. The globes and maps that put every country in its place in our minds and in our understanding, will all be changed. Where once there was dry land will be covered with deep water and the seabed will become land without water, but Eretz Yisroel will stay the same and untouched by the violence around.

A time for choosing which side we want to be on, the side of evil or the side of good. Two thirds of the world will be destroyed. One third will be completely destroyed. One third will be very badly hurt and one third will be untouched for the most part. That will be the area where Eretz Yisroel is. In the future Eretz Yisroel won’t have the frontiers that it has now. The borders will be like in the times of Shlomo Hamelech.

All the activities of nature and anti-Semitism, volcano eruptions, floods, storms and winds, small and large tsunamis, accidents and very harsh natural disasters are all with great compassion.

The holy Land of Israel is Noah's ark, and those who live in the Holy Land are protected and guarded like in Noah's Ark

There will be severe earthquakes, severe tsunamis, half tsunamis and full tsunamis, severe fires, volcanic eruptions, accidents on ships, planes, trains and cars, and there will be natural disasters. There will be many mistakes in factories that manufacture or send missiles, many explosions inside.


* Warnings from: Absolute Truth: Yisroel Meir, Dani, and Reb Nir ben Artzi

WHAT’S HAPPENING TO THE HUGE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ?

Absence of Water in Parts of the Mississippi River near the New Madrid Area
October 2, 2017: New Madrid showing signs of movement as the Mississippi River goes dry above it. Water may be going down in the fault. 3 earthquakes in New Madrid Fault near DRY Mississippi River - Absolute perfect match with NMSZ



October 2, 2017: Mississippi River sand bars beginning to appear in NEW places. Water is disappearing.  Mississippi River going dry ABOVE New Madrid Fault - Crack in ground?



New Madrid Area Once Had a Seashore, Rivers Rerouted
Notice the interesting maps in the video


The yellow band of hills across Southern Illinois are the edge of glacier debris. You can see picturesque leftover boulders at Giant City State Park, near Carbondale, Fern Clyffe State Park near Marion, the long "Goreville hill" on I-57, and the beautiful Garden of the Gods near Harrisburg, where signs say it took the glacier a few hundred years to melt. Illinois glaciation

An old Ohio riverbed curved sharply westward, just south of present Golconda in SE Illinois (thin dark blue on top map, yellow on smaller map below, increasing in width westward) running a few miles south of the present Illinois Route 146. Most of the dark blue of Illinois in upper map is the present Cache River Basin and Natural Area.  LINK: http://www.greatdreams.com/earthquake...

Interesting USGS article on Earth’s Plumbing System

Mississippi River Mysteriously Dry - Precursor for New Madrid Earthquake?






PHOTOS OF NIBIRU MOON

Jeff From NIBIRU WATCHER Has Some Interesting Photos to Show Us.

Nibiru moon (Huge) finally caught on live video


Video from Seven Spaulding youtube channel link original video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXTyb…


Planetary shadows getting bigger and darker caught on 2 cameras 9/30/2017




Another Mysterious Sighting
October 3, 2017: A mysterious large white light/orb was recorded hovering over the Pacific Ocean not seeming to move for nearly 4 minutes then vanishes into thin air, just disappeared! It was a continuous energy, did not blink.
Newport, Oregon / Pacific Ocean


04 October 2017

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HOW DOES THE SUKKAH SAVE US?

HOW DOES THE SUKKAH SAVE US?
By Roy S. Neuberger


“He will hide me in His Sukkah on the day of evil.” (Tehillim 27)

Why is the sukkah our protection? And what is “the day of evil?”

As I write, the Americas have been battered by two gigantic hurricanes, scores of wildfires and a major earthquake, each one a disaster of epic proportions. At the other end of the world, in the words of the headline, “North Korea fires missile over Japan.” This is a world in which crisis is coming to seem normal, a world which seems to be waiting for the next blow to fall.

Do you remember the story I told several years ago, about the highway patrolman I met near the Goethals Bridge? (No, I had not been pulled over!) He turned out to be a touchingly thoughtful person. I will never forget what he told me: “Today, ‘crazy’ is the norm.”

As the year 5778 commences, challenges are increasing. Sensitive people are concerned.

How can the sukkah protect us? What does it mean that “He will hide me in His Sukkah on the day of evil?” Hide me in what? A flimsy structure through whose open roof the heavens are visible? A sukkah offers no physical protection. If it rains, the interior gets soaked. If the sun beats down, it can feel like an oven. Yet the sukkah is our protection!

It is so simple, my friends. We have to know that the source of our protection – even our physical protection – is not physical. Protection depends on a world we cannot see.

What is “the day of evil?”

In just over a week, b’ezras Hashem, we will read the words, “Hashem saw that the evil of man upon the earth was great, and that every product of the thoughts of his heart was only evil always.” (Beraishis 6:5) The Ohr Hachaim asks why the possuk associates evil with “the earth?” He discusses the concept that all matter is made of four elements: earth, water, fire and air. Of these four, earth is the “most dense and crude” and air is the “most spiritual.”

Man is primarily earth. Isn’t this ironic? You would think that man, the most spiritually advanced of all creations, would be primarily air, but the opposite is true.

The Ohr Hachaim explains that man “had to be made [from] earth” because man’s purpose is to raise the entire material world to its highest possible level. To accomplish that, man needs to be on the lowest level in order to raise all of creation to its intended state. “If [man]would have been built primarily out of the other three [elements], which are more spiritual in comparison to the [element] of earth, [then Hashem’s] intent in creating [man] would not have been completely fulfilled!” (Ohr Hachaim on Beraishis 5-6)

When we fail to fulfill our mission and sink to the level of the earth, then all creation is endangered, chas v’Shalom. This is what happened before the Mabul. “Hashem saw that the evil of man ‘upon the earth’ was great.” (ibid) In the words of the Ohr Hachaim, Hashem saw that mankind had lowered itself to a “great degree of abomination.” When man fell to this level, Hashem said,“I will blot out Man whom I created from the face of the ground, for I have reconsidered My having made them.” (Beraishis 6:7)

Do we understand the gravity of this situation? If mankind sinks to this madreiga, the entire existence of life in this world hangs in the balance and Hashem considers annihilating – chas v’Shalom! – all of creation!

What does one do at such a terrible moment? How is man to save himself?

There is only one way: we rush into the sukkah!

The sukkah is open to the sky. If we cannot see the sky through the s’chach, then the sukkah is posul. In order to raise ourselves from the dust, we have to build a house with no roof! We become part of the sky! The houses in which we live during the rest of the year have solid roofs through which the sky cannot be seen, but if the roof of our house is open to the heavens, that indicates we understand that our expected role in this world is to rise to the heavens. “Shake off the dust! Arise! Don your splendid clothes, My People.” (Lecha Dodi) When we rise toward the heavens then we become like the air, the “most spiritual” element.

Hashem will do this for us when we enter the sukkah. “Mikimi mai’afar dal …. He raised the needy from the dust; He lifts the destitute from the trash heaps.” (Tehillim 113)

When disaster threatens the world, there is only one shelter, and that is the sukkah. As Chazal say, “all ends have passed, and the matter of the Messiah’s arrival depends only on repentance and good deeds.” (Sanhedrin 97b)

My friends, this is all that is left. Sukkos is the culmination of the Yom Tov Cycle and the beginning of a new year. Everything ends here in the sukkah and everything begins in the sukkah. We invite Avraham, Yitzchak and Yaakov Avinu, Yosef Hatzaddik, Moshe Rabbeinu, Aharon Hakohain and Dovid Hamelech to dwell with us. They are the heroes of history who rose from the dust and sanctified mankind. They were the ones who prevented catastrophe from overwhelming the earth, who counteracted mankind’s headlong lunge to destroy itself by sinking to the level of the dust.

The sukkah is open to the sky! Our feet are on the ground but our head is in Shomayim. If we dwell in the sukkah, we will be saved. “Kavai el Hashem ... Hope to Hashem! Strengthen yourself and He will give you courage, and hope to Hashem!”

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Roy Neuberger, author and public speaker, can be reached at roy@2020vision.co.il.

© Copyright 2017 by Roy S. Neuberger

03 October 2017

Beautiful Slichot and Succot Scenes At the Kotel

A very professional non-Professional Photographer captured some interesting scenes after Yom Kippur, Slichot Video, and Preparing for Sukkot




Unfortunately the beautiful davening stopped suddenly??




Here is a beautiful Sephardic Selichot from August 5777





















This decorative Stone from the Second Temple
is a new find by archaeologists near the Kotel



New Details on the Nevada Shooting

Breaking – New Details on the Nevada Shooting:
For a deeper understanding linking to EndofDays Pre–Geula Events: Sukkot Harvest Festival


Following Report by Mike Adams of Natural News:  First, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack which has now killed 59 and injured 500+. Read the full story on ISIS claims.

Secondly, there are five things that just don't add up about the official reports on this event. Why did one "lone wolf gunman" have ten rifles? How did he get ahold of a full-auto machine gun?

Here is my "five questions" story that's already going viral.

Five things that just don’t add up about the Las Vegas mass shooting Article Details: Five Things…

#1) Dozens of concert-goers reported the presence of multiple shooters

#2) Who warned concert-goers they were “all going to die” a full 45 minutes before the shooting started?

#3) The weapon you hear on videos was FULL AUTO, which is almost impossible to acquire through legal means.  "The multitude of videos that captured the event clearly indicate that at least one shooter was running a full auto weapons system. Such weapons are almost impossible for “civilians” to acquire. Although some pre-1986 full auto weapons are available for sale, they require extensive ATF documentation, background checks and extremely long wait periods approaching one year. Plus, they tend to cost $25,000 or more, and they’re extremely rare. Full auto weapons, however, are widely owned by police officers, federal officials and military organizations. It will be very interesting to find out where this weapon came from and how it was acquired."

#4) Why were the exits blocked, trapping victims like rats in a maze?
According to numerous media reports stemming from the Las Vegas mass shooting, concert-goers were blocked from fleeing and had little or no cover to protect them from the full-auto machine gun fire raining down on them.

#5) Why did the shooter have as many as 10 firearms in his room?

ONE MORE QUESTION: Why is ISIS claiming responsibility for the Las Vegas massacre?

“The Las Vegas attack was carried out by a soldier of the Islamic State and he carried it out in response to calls to target states of the coalition,” the group’s news agency Amaq said in reference to the U.S.-led coalition fighting the group in the Middle East.

“The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago,” Amaq added. [Reuters]


Lastly, in the interests of public safety, I've posted a practical, lifesaving article that teaches you how to find effective cover in a mass shooting.
* Survival 101