78-year-old rabbi Eliezer Berland is a fugitive on the run from Interpol has issued a death threat against the chief rabbi of South Africa, Warren Goldstein. The threat, has rattled the South African Jewish community. South African Police Service officers, acting on a request from Interpol, 10 days ago raided a hotel in Samrand, north of Johannesburg, where Berland has been staying on and off for five months with a number of his disciples.
Berland, one of the leaders of the Bratslav Hasidic movement in Israel and head of Yeshivat Shuvu Bonim in Jerusalem —and considered a holy man by his followers — has been on the run since 2012 when allegations were made by female followers in Israel that he had sexually harassed or raped them. Continue reading →
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So a friend in Riverville turned me on to a Metaphysics class that I could listen to, and good grief are you people in trouble now! Metaphysics is kind of trippy-wippy as it is, in extremely simple terms, the study of “being”, and not for everyone to be sure. But, amongst all of the tall, dense weeds that one must wade through, glorious clearings open up, and there are truths therein that every single human being can use in day to day life to be… wiser. And we LUUUURV wisdom, because Proverbs 1:7 tells us, “The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom. Fools despise Wisdom and instruction.”
I have listened to three hours of lecture so far covering exactly eight paragraphs of text, and have half-a-dozen essay topics already, all of which illuminate what exactly it is that is going on in these dark days, both in the secular realm and in the Church.
The first: So… what in the blue, fiery blazes is happening with this Synod on the Family thingy?
In short, the infiltrators of the Church are trying to accomplish nothing less than the total destruction of the Church. They subscribe to the satanic heresy of MODERNISM, which is, quite possibly, the worst heresy ever. Pope St. Pius X called Modernism “the synthesis of all heresies”, meaning all heresies combined. Think of Modernism as the Super Wal-Mart of heresies. EVERYTHING is in there. And here’s where the metaphysics comes in.