With its post-Temple-era origin story taking place outside of Israel, Jews commemorate their victory over the Persians by wearing costumes and partaking in a drunken feast.
An annual gathering of sharks off of Israel’s coast raises many questions: Why do they gather? Why only specific species and only a certain sex? Are they being trained by the Mossad? A new observation and research center may answer these questions and more that have cropped up since the sharks began inexplicably to gather every winter off the beach of Hadera.
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, one of the most prominent rabbis of this generation, made a shocking statement, claiming that the Messiah will precede the upcoming Israeli elections. Several rabbis noted that the writing is on the wall and the signs that the process leading up to the Messiah has already begun…for those who have the eyes to see it.
Four and a half years ago, I was hired by Breaking Israel News to write feature articles about the geula (redemption). It was a subject no other Jewish or Israeli news site covered and nine years of intensive study in yeshiva left me disturbingly unprepared to write about a subject so essential to my religion.
“As we approach the Messianic era, anti-Semitism will rise,” he explained. “This is driven because Satan, who is the major enemy of the Jewish people, is dying. What you are looking at are the death throes of the Satan. And that is why he’s trying to bring in all the energy he has, in order to do away with the Jews.”
The mainstream media was quick to jump on news predicting the pre-Messiah battle of Gog and Magog, with many outlets misstating facts and misrepresenting the important theological concepts. But Rabbi Pinchas Winston, the victim of this “fake news,” saw the hand of God, using their errors to spread a true message.