Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

Rav Isaac Hutner & The TWA Hijacking

In his part two lecture on the Ben Ish Chai at Torah in Motion, Marc B. Shapiro relayed what he learned by interviewing a woman (Mrs. Berkowitz) on the plane next to Rav Hutner in the famous 1970 TWA hijacking: … Continue reading

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My Worldview

From S7E3 of Game of Thrones on Sunday, Little Finger tells Lady Sansa: “Don’t fight in the north or the south. Fight every battle everywhere always in your mind. Everyone is your enemy. Everyone is your friend. Every possible series … Continue reading

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Ben Ish Chai – 19th Century Baghdad Rep For Biggest Drug Dealing Family In History

The Sassoon family profited from the opium trade in the 19th Century more than any drug dealer in history. They made Pablo Escobar look like a pisher. The Ben Ish Chai (R. Yosef Hayyim) was the Sassoon family’s representative in … Continue reading

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What Made Europe Great

From American Renaissance: The first speaker, Helmuth Nyborg, professor emeritus of the University of Aarhus, gave a riveting talk entitled “What Made Europe Great and What Could Destroy It.” He began by pointing out the clear relationship between distance from … Continue reading

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