Welcome to Rabbi B Initiatives.
Baruch HaLevi (aka "Rabbi B") is a Social Entrepreneur, Spiritual Guide, Israel Advocate and Motivational Speaker.
Rabbi B Initiatives is where you can find his insights, initiatives and inspiration.
As part of the cannabis industry, Rabbi B sees all social equity applicants as part of his congregation— It’s his hope that we utilize this opportunity to right the wrongs of the past and write a responsible and inspirational history for this industry.
Social equity programs are an opportunity to intentionally craft the cannabis business into a force for good in a way that also allows cannabis operators to be profitable. The industry’s business practices are still being developed and the social equity program is an opportunity to consciously mold them. …
These have been an ugly few weeks in America as old fashioned Jew hatred and in fashion Israel hatred (which is also Jew hatred) rears its ugly head and raises its devastating weapons. It’s time to fight fire with fire, or maybe fight fire with water….
Who wants to live on autopilot? Who wants to be an ant marching through our life? Who wants to live mindlessly? And who wants to look at our grandchildren, someday at the end of our life, and explain to them, that we just didn't know any better, we simply weren't aware, we really didn't know to pay attention - to our water, our environment or our life?
Water isn't just a practical issue. It's not only an existential issue. At it's core water is a spiritual issue. Holy water isn't simply what you sprinkle for Baptism or dunk within, in the Mikvah (Jewish Baptism). Holy water is what you drink, what you water the lawn with or what you pour down the sink.
I have gotten to know the governor as he and the Chickasaw Nation are staunch supporters of Israel, consistently sending delegations to Israel and now working to build business bridges as well. The people of the Chickasaw and the people of Israel have so much in common, so much shared strength and resilience and so much to gain through this relationship.
Tonight in Israel, the Jewish people will turn to God in prayer during the final days of Sukkot, with a prayer for rain. It’s a beautiful ceremony. It’s a lovely gesture. And the Israeli’s have got it right. It is the finale, not the kickoff, in our quest for rain. First you conserve. Then you manage your water wisely. And then, and only then, do you have the audacity to stand before God and ask him for rain.
It was an Israeli scientist who figured out how to harness the sun’s rays and convert them into usable energy. Harry Zvi Tabor transformed how humans utilize energy and will be remembered as the father of solar power.