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Holocaust? No, it can’t happen here…

Following are some excerpts of Holocaust? No, it can’t happen here…, from Rabbi Lazer Brody’s, Lazer Beams blogReflections of Emuna with Rabbi Lazer Brody , which deals on the gathering clouds of American antisemitism.

Famous last words of German Jews prior to Kristallnacht: “No, it can’t happen here…”

American Jews, ever so comfy, say the same thing today. With oil up to $120/barrel and the value of the dollar down by over 30%, with a waning economy and increasing unemployment, it’s only a matter of time until the ground really starts burning under the feet of American Jews.

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The Blessing of the Trees

Reb Akiva M of Mystical Paths has blessed me, by granting me permission to place this Video which is a demonstration of Birkat HaIlan, the blessing of the trees, a mitzvah for the month of Nissan, with Rabbi Lazer Brody, shlita and Reb Nati.

This video, placed with the kind permission of Reb Akiva M of Mystical Paths.

Gem of Classical Jewish Liturgy

The ode Yedid Nefesh (Soul Friend) by Kabbalist Rabbi Elazar Azkari is deeply endeared by Jews around the world.

Yedid Nefesh – This beautiful hymn has 4 verses – each begins with one of the letters of the Shem Ha Meforash, the Havaya, the Divine Name.

An interesting note is how in the second verse, the soul is referred to as a “she.”

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