Friday, November 28, 2008

Ribbono Shel Olam!

Ribbono shel Olam! When a Jew drops his tefillin he is shocked and distressed. He lifts them up from the floor, kisses them with reverence, and fasts the entire day to atone for their humiliation. Ribbono shel Olam! Your tefillin, the Jewish people - for two thousand years they are lying downtrodden on the ground. When will you raise them up? When, when will you raise them up?

(Rebbe Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev)


At November 30, 2008 at 4:06:00 AM EST, Blogger Menashe said...

Are the picture and the quote a veiled reference to current events?

At November 30, 2008 at 6:11:00 AM EST, Blogger A Simple Jew said...


At December 1, 2008 at 3:37:00 AM EST, Blogger Unknown said...

Well said. Thank you.


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