Rabbi Rakeffet says: “We should all pray that our aunts and uncles drop dead and leave us an inheritance so we can stay in kollel.”
* “No hashgacha [kosher supervision] can be 24/7. We are much better off when we deal with goyim [for kashrut supervision]. The OU has only gotten into trouble with Jews.”
Which group in America, on average, is more honest: Jews or goyim?
“He never found himself here. American rabbis are used to being in the spotlight and they come to Israel… You have to come and accept the reality.”
A person who needs the spotlight to feel happy is a narcissist and will not be happy anywhere.
* “I’m a talmid of the Rav and Torah is the only value I have in my life.”