Yom Kippur Is Over: Now What? Yehuda Segal י"א תשרי ה'תשע"ח 01/10/17 As the Chasam Sofer said: We don't achieve; we act. Sometimes we are not held culpable, due to extenuating circumstances, or "Oness". But there is no "Oness" for failing to purely desire. To wish and want is always within our power, and the results are up to Hashem.
A Personal Story of a Beit Shemesh Break-In Yehuda Segal י"א תשרי ה'תשע"ח 01/10/17 The woman screamed. A scream like hers was last heard by Mordechai in Shushan and during Egypt's Firstborn Plague. Her yell caused several cows to abort, a hurricane and a half in Africa, critical changes in the makeup of certain chemicals, and more.
Yom Kippur Bus Schedules Yehuda Segal ו' תשרי ה'תשע"ח 26/09/17 On Yom Kippur eve. Friday 29.9 Egged will ratchet down their intercity buses from 13:30 to 15:00. Egged city buses will stop running about 14:00 – 15:00.Egged will resume service after Yom Kippur, Shabbos 30.9 intensifying from 20:30 onwards.
Again Break-Ins over the Holidays Yehuda Segal ה' תשרי ה'תשע"ח 25/09/17 Don't steal from people unless you work for the Israeli IRS, Hotzaah Lapoal, etc. These are "services" only the State may provide. So how come we don’t witness a hunt against these lawbreaking wannabe copycats?! Against these usurpers; thieves, car window smashers, who lack a license, a badge, a blue uniform, an Israeli flag?!
Cooking Course with Avigail Maizlik Yehuda Segal כ"ה חשון ה'תשע"ח 14/11/17 Six-lesson cooking course. We will learn about salads, entrees, side dishes, main dishes, meat, chicken, fish, and dairy. We will also learn about carving shapes professionally with a chef's knife, how to use raw ingredients, staying organized, designing plates, flavor creation, and menu creation. Five percent discount strictly to those who register via Mehadrinews.
Arad and Beit Shemesh: Related? Yehuda Segal כ"ו אלול ה'תשע"ז 17/09/17 For every separation between "Kodesh" and "Chol' we got smeared as racists. Every acceptance committee got sued. Halachic genealogies were outlawed. When some Charedi and Dati rabbis mentioned the prohibition against renting to non-Jews in Israel, ths was deemed "incitement", and police investigations begun. And the Emanuel school story, remember? So all of a sudden you rather mild "apartheid"?
A New Lake in Beit Shemesh? Yehuda Segal כ"ו אלול ה'תשע"ז 17/09/17 Come on! Which kind of projects are done within a year? Even private construction doesn't accelerate from zero to "Step One" in under a year. "Under a year, under a year…" Oh yeah, in about a year come elections. Then we will all hear the slogans begging us to allow the incumbents to finish the unfinished.
It Didn't Last a Day: The Tznius Signs Are Back Yehuda Segal כ"א אלול ה'תשע"ז 12/09/17 So what will you do to the Charedim next time? Two cranes and a dozen police cars? Anti-terror squads in the middle of the night? Hang up your own signs against Tznius? When will you realize it's not possible to wage war on a strongly-held principle, no matter whose?
Breaking News: Working Mothers in Financial Danger Yehuda Segal ט"ו אלול ה'תשע"ז 06/09/17 The afternoon daycare center (Tzaharon) is supposed to stay open until 15:30. In fact, it closes an hour earlier. Why? Because the Iriyah (municipality) pays for a guard only until 14:30. For working mothers, this is a fatal blow to their families' Parnassah.
Philanthropists, Residents of Sefat Emet, and One Sefer Torah Yehuda Segal ז' אלול ה'תשע"ז 29/08/17 The Hachnasas Sefer Torah took place in the "Kiryas Yoel Satmar" housing complex. This is the same location originally intended for a public institution dormitory, now designated for 100 housing units.