Muqata covers the anti-Shabbat elevator controversy that seems to be heating up. [Couple this with the “no crocs” issue!]
Woe to us on the Day of Judgment is the story of Asher Biton from Kiryat Shemona, who says “A person cannot know what will happen tomorrow” over at Nava’s Dreaming of Moshiach.
Yeranen Yaakov had some revelations before and after Yom Kippur about the Iranian City of Qom. Perhaps a portend of any future Israeli strike on nuclear Iran.
AND Debka reports: The Pentagon has brought forward to December 2009 the target-date for producing the first 15-ton super bunker-buster bomb (GBU-57A/B) Massive Ordinance Penetrator, which can reach a depth of 60.09 meters underground before exploding. The Pentagon has ordered the number of bombs rolling off the production line increased from four to ten - a rush job triggered in May by the discovery that Iran was hiding a second uranium enrichment plant under a mountain near Qom - a discovery which prompted this week's international outcry. Congress has since quietly inserted the necessary funding in the 2009 budget.
Redemption5768 brings us some insights on Rosh Hashana and our Holy Temple, soon to be rebuilt IY”H.
Michael Oren, Israeli Ambassador to the US, lists seven existential threats now facing Israel, written in a past issue of Mishpacha and discussed here.
Well worth reading in depth, the Thirteen Attributes of Mercy, with commentary based on the Ramak’s Tomer Devora. Thanks to Jewish End of Days.