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By Breslev Israel Staff
It's the end of summer and the hottest month of Israel's year. Where do you find Rabbi Lazer Brody? He's in the hottest place in Israel, down on the Jordan border where daytime temperatures are reaching 111F. What's he doing? He's strengthening IDF soldiers in emuna.
Emuna Outreach is well-accustomed to hotspots, as you'll see in the following clip:
Emuna Outreach has grown tremendously, so much so that Rabbi Lazer Brody could no longer handle the entire organization on his own. But, as they say in Hebrew, the bitter has yielded the sweet. Emuna Outreach is now an integral part of Breslev Israel and the Chut Shel Chesed Institutions, under the auspices of Rabbi Shalom Arush shlit'a. Scroll down to read the whole story:
Above video: Emuna Outreach in action during the Gaza War last summer, 2014
Weapons won't guarantee a strong Israel; emuna will.
For nine years, from August of 2004 until July of 2013, Emuna Outreach was virtually a one-man operation. With the help of dedicated volunteers and supporters around the globe, Rabbi Brody did his utmost in spreading the concept of emuna - pure and simple faith in The Almighty - in places where it was needed most: in combat zones, in prisons and in hospitals.
Tirelessly, Rabbi Brody personally spent extensive time with soldiers of the IDF on all of Israel's borders, teaching them how emuna enables them to function better under extreme stress. He spent weekends away from home and family just to be with IDF soldiers on the Jordan and Lebanese borders.
He regularly visited the wounded in rehabilitation centers and prison inmates in the process of rebuilding their lives. To places where he couldn't be personally, such as among the US Forces in Iraq and in Afghanistan, he'd send care packages of emuna books and CDs. Emuna Outreach has also worked extensively with the Aleph Institute, spreading emuna both in the American military and in the US prison system.
If that's not enough, Emuna Outreach sponsored emuna-awareness programs for as varied segments of the population as senior-citizens, toddlers and members of the International Noahide community, reaching as varied places as the Noahide community in Singapore and the native Americans of Texas, Tennessee and northern Canada.
But the job just became too prodigious for one individual to handle. So, in July of 2013, Rabbi Brody turned to the Minister of Emuna himself, his beloved teacher and spiritual guide Rabbi Shalom Arush, and asked for help so that the spread of emuna would not stop, Heaven forbid! As a result, Breslev Israel and the Chut Shel Chesed Institutions, both under the auspices of Rabbi Arush, have since taken Emuna Outreach under their wing. No longer a one-man organization, Emuna Outreach began to spread emuna on an even greater scale, as you see in the above film clip.
Rabbi Brody today is exclusively employed by Breslev Israel and his work in Emuna Outreach is completely under the auspices of Rav Arush, Breslev Israel and the Chut Shel Chesed Institutions.
With Rosh Hashana only a week and a half away, you can accumulate double merit for this awesome Day of Judgment. When you Donate to Emuna Outreach (recommended $180 per family, or as you can afford), Rav Shalom Arush will personally perform a pidyon nefesh (see video below) for you and your entire family. You gain a prodigious chunk of merit that insures a wonderful New Year and you become a full partner is spreading emuna around the globe. What's more, your generous support of Emuna Outreach is IRS-recognized and tax deductible. As Rav Shalom Arush says, there is no greater mitzva.
One of the world's most dynamic Jewish Outreach organizations, Breslev Israel in Jerusalem, is looking for a charismatic, personable, well-organized and self-starting telemarketing representative for a full-time position in Breslev Israel's Jerusalem office. The job entails working in the afternoon and evenings, 5 days a week. This individual must dedicated to the teachings of Rabbi Shalom Arush shlit'a. He or she must have a complete command of English and Hebrew. The qualified person can look forward to excellent terms of employment. Those interested may contact Breslev Israel's General Director, Rabbi Yosef Nechama, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 050-2000292.
Israel has tremendous challenges as we all know. Yet, the only way to contend with these challenges is to build a spiritually-strong Israel, for with emuna, we'll prevail on all fronts. Help us in this sacred task and be a full partner in spreading emuna by making your tax-deductible donation to Emunah Outreach; simply click on the "Donate" button on the upper left-hand toolbar of this site. Thanks and G-d bless!
Breslev Israel is proud to announce that Mrs. Rivka Levy has joined the emuna coaching staff as a certified master level practitioner.
In addition to being a certified emuna therapist (from yeshiva Chut Shel Chesed), Mrs. Levy is a certified aromatherapist (from the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, Florida, USA); and a certified energy healer (from the Izun Shinui Ripui Institute in Jerusalem). Rivka Levy is also an accomplished writer and author with Breslev Israel web magazine.
Rivka has been running a very popular weekly emuna shiur for women for four years, based on the teachings of Rebbe Nachman and Rav Shalom Arush, which has attracted scores of women.
In her counseling work, Rivka has also branched out into combining emuna with a number of alternative therapeutic approaches (see below for more details).
To schedule an appointment with Mrs. Rivka Levy call:
From USA: 1-718-577-2975
From Israel: +972-2-532-3339 X 1
Hours To Call For Appointments: 3 pm - 11 pm Israel Time
See more details on the therapies being offered by Rivka Levy here on Dr. Zev Ballen's website. We are happy to wholeheartedly endorse Rivka Levy, and wish her the best of success.