found this on maalotwashington...(anyone out there who can videotape this one??? i'll pay you handsomely...in Romanian Salamis )
There will be a Hilula jam and Torah learning on the Yahrzeit of Reb Shlomo Carlebach z''l at
Where: Rubin Shul, YU (185th and Amsterdam Ave.)
When: Thursday night, Nov. 13th.
Time: Will begin at 6:30 pm.
Food will be served!
There will be live music and lots of ruach, stories and Torah!
BYOI-Bring Your Own Instrument!
(sorry, males only :)
"A former police officer is now a lone wanderer, travelling through a devastated Australia after a nuclear war looking for the now-priceless fuel of petrol. He lives to survive and is none too pleased when he finds himself the only hope of a small group of honest people running a remote oil refinery. He must protect them from the bike gang that is terrorising them whilst transporting their entire fuel supply to safety."
In many ways Rebbe, no?
Like Avraham Rebbe is the trailblazer of his time. He was into exercise long before it was fashionable, and while not the only monotheist around (there was malki tzedek aka shem and eiver) like Avraham, Rebbe spreads chassidus, making jews into yidden paying no attention to the ideas that are permeating his surroundings. We live in a time when a true leader is hard to find. There are many people screaming fire but few grabbing buckets to put out the flames. In chelm the wise men once gathered together to try and implement a fire defense system. They gave all the towns money to the wisest sage and told him to go to the big city of vilna and see how they put out fires there. The sage went and soon after arriving in Vilna a fire broke out. Now when a fire broke out in Vilna there was a man on a watchtower overlooking the city who would see the fire and ring a loud bell which would then alert the townspeople who would begin the bucket brigade and quickly put out the fire before the entire city was incinerated. Seeing this the wise man approached the man in the bell tower and asked if he could purchase the bell for his city. Seeing he had a sucker, the bell man told him of the great value of this bell and that he could probably not afford it. The sage of chelm quickly gave the entire towns savings in exchange for the bell and returned to chelm to implement the new fire system. Later that week a fire broke out and the bell was rung and rung but the town kept burning till a few chachamim grabbed some buckets and saved the city from disaster. The Gemarah says that Mashiach will come when the malchus is turned into minus. We are close my friends, we have leaders who scream and scream about a fire that is burning but few like our Rebbe who grab buckets and do anything about it. Often people are concerned with the flames of assimilation which do need extinguishing but we pay little attention to the flames burning in our own backyards. As Avraham made it his priority to save lot, I have learned this lesson from Rebbe so many times that we can't stand idly by and let our friends be thrown into furnaces we must stand up grab a bucket and flood the place with the "wellsprings of faith"
Speaking at a Knesset memorial session last Wednesday marking the seventh anniversary of former tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi's assassination, Lieberman said, "[Ze'evi] would never agree to the self-effacing attitude of Israel vis-ˆ-vis Egypt. Time aftert time, our leaders go to meet Mubarak in Egypt, but he has never agreed to come here for an official visit as president. Every self-respecting leader would have made those meetings conditional on reciprocity. If he wants to talk to us, he should come here; if he doesn't want to come here, he can go to hell."
Olmert, according to his office, called Mubarak immediately afterward and apologized for the 'crude' comments.