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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Overnight music video

Tonight is the 11th day of the month of Cheshvan, and as many of you know it's the night that we observe the anniversary of the death of our mother Rachel. If you know that, you know what's coming. Yes, it's Mama Rachel from Journeys.

Let's go to the videotape and I'll have a story for you afterward.

In Jeremiah, it says that God told Rachel to stop crying because there is a reward for her crying and the Children of Israel will return to the Land of Israel. It is said here that R. Chaim Shmuelevitz, the Rosh Yeshiva (head of the academy) of the Mir yeshiva, who passed away in 1978 when I was studying in yeshiva here, openly prayed that Rachel should cry again and continue to cry until the Messiah comes.... Because it's long past time....

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