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Do you yearn for Jerusalem?

I can’t get enough of Psalm 132:13-14 which says, “For the Lord has chosen Jerusalem; He has desired it for His home. “This is My resting place forever,” He said. “I will live here, for this is the home I desired. Two times it tells us that God desired Jerusalem to be His eternal home. When I looked up the word “desire” in the thesaurus it listed the following words: wanted, favorite, chosen, preferred, sought after, coveted, craved, yearn for. Jerusalem must be really special for God to feel this way. I’d like to ask you to do one thing: Can you share with us one reason why Jerusalem is one of your favorite places? Just one reason that you desire and yearn to go there. Family Update Asha is in Israel I’m sure she’s loving it, but she had a rough start. Her luggage was left in Moscow. It took 2 days for her to get it. But after she got it, she was in Masada and enjoying a Frappe. Life is good for Asha! I ( Ron ) had a headache for 9 days. I spent time in the ER; had

Should Israel give up the Temple for peace?

A few years ago when I went to Israel, Hillel (our tour guide) told us that Israel’s leaders will never give up the Western Wall (of the Jerusalem Temple). It is proof that we’ve lived there in the past, but it also reminds us of our future. When he said this, God told me the Wall is a stump . What do you know about a tree stump? If you have any ideas how the Wall is a stump I invite you to post them on my FB page at: This Saturday I will speak at Shoresh David in Tampa and teach about this. If you live in Tampa Bay, come out to hear me speak. If you can’t be there, watch the service on FB Live at: Rabbi Ron Speaks July 20 – Shoresh David, Tampa, FL Go to my Events Calendar at to find out more details. Family Update Gita, Reva and I (Ron) visited Annapolis; The Naval Academy and The Citadel. The Citadel is very expensive, but we all liked it. Last week