Yehuda Lave, Spiritual Advisor and Counselor

Yehuda Lave is an author, journalist, psychologist, rabbi, spiritual teacher and coach, with degrees in business, psychology and Jewish Law. He works  with people from all walks of life and helps them in their search for greater happiness, meaning, business advice on saving money,  and spiritual engagement

Use Joy To overcome Impatience

A master at accessing and creating joyous states will find it easier to master patience. While others stew and fret over delays and the need to wait, the joyous person will use the Creator's gift of a brain to experience positive thoughts and feelings.

Love Yehuda Lave

Jerusalem Day Events in Jerusalem. June 1-2, 2019

Jerusalem Day (Yom Yerushalayim) is the day that commemorates Israel’s re-gain of control over the city in 1967.

It is celebrated every year in May or June and is a day featuring festivities and events across Jerusalem – this year Jerusalem Day will take place June 1-2, 2019.

For the first time in 30 years, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem will be closed for Jewish visitors in Jerusalem.  Special events will be held throughout Jerusalem, mostly free events throughout the day and into the evening.

Personal imports to Israel become easier

A new ordinance sets time limits for issuing permits and regulates quantities allowed.

Minister of the Economy Eli Cohen has signed a personal imports ordinance that provides relaxations for the import of consumer goods and sets out regulations designed to make the process easier. In the past two weeks, online trading giant Amazon has started to set up a local online trading platform in Israel, but many Israelis do their shopping on foreign websites, an area that up to now has not been fully regulated. The new ordinance shortens the time it will take to obtain the necessary permits, setting a maximum time limit, and sets out the quantities of goods that can be brought into Israel as personal imports.

Under the ordinance, goods for personal use may be imported up to a limit of five units or $1,000. The goods in question are nutrition supplements, personal care and cosmetic products, vehicle parts and accessories such as an infant car seat, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, irons, dishwashers, ovens, computers, televisions, printers, and similar items.

In the case of goods for which a permit is required, the maximum time for issuing it will be two days, except for telecommunications and transportation products, for which the maximum time will be fourteen days, falling to five days after two years.

Imports for the purposes of building or renovating a home will be permitted in greater quantities, provided that the importer proves that the imports are for one of these purposes.

The Ministry of the Economy presented statistics today based on a 2017 report by the Bank of Israel showing that in sectors exposed to personal imports, prices in Israel fell substantially in the period 2011-2017. In personal care products and cosmetics, prices fell by nearly 20%; in audio and video systems the decline was more than 50%; in clothing and footwear it was 10%; and in furniture and domestic appliances it was nearly 15%.

According to the ministry, the report shows that, despite the substantial effect of personal imports on prices, they represent only a small proportion of monthly household spending, amounting to an average of NIS 104, even after growth of 16% between 2011 and 2015.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - - on May 13, 2019

Jerusalem (A rare video!) - an old originals photographs of the Holy City from 1853 and up

The Old City: העיר העתיקה البلدة القديمة‎, al- is a 0.9 square kilometre mile) walled area within the modern city of Jerusalem;[3] it lies within East Jerusalem. Until the 1860s this area constituted the entire city of Jerusalem. The Old City is home to several sites of key religious importance: the Temple Mount and its Western Wall for Jews, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for Christians, and the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque for Muslims.

Jerusalem Launches New Forum For Small Businesses Zev Stub

The Jerusalem Municipality is launching Hazira, the "Business Arena", a website that will serve as a database of suppliers and businesses, linking the anchor institutions with Jerusalem businesses, as well as medium and small businesses, to increase economic activity in the city.
The site, which operates in cooperation with the Small and Medium Business Agency in the Ministry of Economy and the Israel Mateh Etzion Digital Office of the Ministry of Social Equality, includes the Business Index in Jerusalem, the publication of tenders and business possibilities, There will also be an online trading arena that will create opportunities for both businesses in Jerusalem and for buyers and is responsible for purchasing in various institutions. Registration for the site and the services provided therein are free of charge.
The Jerusalem Municipality explained that the move is intended to strengthen the local economy in Jerusalem, promote innovation and digitization processes, and encourage the anchor institutions and other businesses in the city to purchase from local small and medium businesses. The Jerusalem Municipality stated that it intends to pay special attention and invest considerable efforts in training business owners, making tenders, creating connections between suppliers and institutions, breaking barriers and streamlining the contractual process.
The Jerusalem Municipality is the first municipal authority to launch such a portal, with the aim of making tenders and offers available to small and medium businesses and opening new markets for them. The portal helps create meetings and a common language between the anchor institutions and businesses in the city, raising the awareness of the purchasing people to the existing business chain in the city.
Even before the website was launched, a development committee in the Jerusalem municipality convened a forum of procurement officials who meet every few weeks for joint activity and thinking. The forum has many Jerusalem anchor institutions, including hospitals, academic and cultural institutions, and even first-rate private companies such as Mobilay, AXV and others. Later, the buyers will also meet local suppliers from a variety of fields.
In addition, courses, professional training, workshops and personal professional guidance are provided through the Agency's database of counselors and consultants for medium and small businesses, and joint conferences for the anchor and business institutions that will create a common language, acquaintance and cooperation. Businesses registering for the site will benefit from increased demand, the opening of new markets and the use of a convenient and easy platform for sending price quotes, connecting the purchasing managers and anchor institutions, and exposure to a great deal of information.
The advantage during this innovative innovation is enormous. The Ogen institutions will benefit from efficiency and financial savings, digital innovation and automation of purchasing processes, transparency to the management level, efficiency and convenience and saving time in a single system, all while contributing to the community and to the city of Jerusalem.
Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion: "The small and medium businesses are the economic engine for the growth of the city, and the project is a win-win for all sides, we have identified a number of anchor institutions in Jerusalem that hold hundreds of millions of shekels in procurement budgets. In the business circle of the city, and it is our responsibility to make every effort to integrate them into the ongoing activities of the city and the municipality, and the project in question accelerates it and all the residents of Jerusalem and the city itself will be blessed with success. "

Where the bodies are buried

An elderly Italian man lived alone in New Jersey . He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, since the ground was hard. His only son, Vincent, who used to help him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and described his predicament:

Dear Vincent,
I am feeling pretty sad, because it looks like I won’t be able to plant my tomato garden this year. I’m just getting too old to be digging up a garden plot. I know if you were here my troubles would be over.. I know you would be happy to dig the plot for me, like in the old days.
Love, Papa

A few days later he received a letter from his son.

Dear Pop,
Don’t dig up that garden. That’s where the bodies are buried.

At 4 a.m. the next morning, FBI agents and local police arrived and dug up the entire area without finding any bodies. They apologized to the old man and left. That same day the old man received another letter from his son.

Dear Pop,
Go ahead and plant the tomatoes now. That’s the best I could do under the circumstances.
Love you,

See you tomorrow

Love Yehuda Lave

Rabbi Yehuda Lave

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