Entries by Rivka Levy

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Violence is not the answer

One idea that keeps getting sent my way is that we should somehow stage a ‘violent revolution’ against the powers-that-be. If I was an unbelieving non-Jew, who really just viewed the whole world as some big ‘shoot out’ with the guy with the biggest gun winning, then maybe that would be something that would interest […]

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Free your mind

As a writer, I sometimes feel I’m at the coalface of the war for this generation’s mind and soul. Writers notice nuances in language. We notice, a lot, when certain ways of expressing yourself, your ideas, your feelings become verboten, because of all the political correctness. We pay attention to not just what is being communicated, but how that […]

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Pray for Amiram Ben Uliel

UPDATE: The appeal was rejected. ***Scroll to the bottom for more important information*** Keep praying for Amiram ben Nurit… he really needs the prayers more than ever now. And also, let’s be clear that one way or another, God is going to deal with this appropriately, very soon. Evil can’t continue to rule forever. ==== […]

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The REMA’s missing sister

A week ago, I was walking around the old Jewish cemetery of Krakow. There were a lot of graves there of people I’ve been taking a closer look at here on the blog, including R’ Moshe Isserles, otherwise known as the REMA. ==== Over the last couple of years of research, I’ve discovered that so […]