Interesting Recent Links - Nitzavim/Vayelech 5773 II
Mashiach's Wife - Are Current Events a Fulfillment of Ancient Prophecy?
Arutz Sheva- Russia Sending Battleships to Mediterranean
Kikar - Gas mask rush frustrates those waiting in line (video) while Rav Hayim Kanievsky Shlit"a responds to avreichim from the Mir who asked whether they should similarly wait to get gas masks by saying, "Masks? They're for Purim!" See also YWN. Later, Kikar added that Rav Kanievsky added, "One should only fear Rosh Hashana and that our merits should be numerous while in judgement." It also notes Rav Shteinman Shlit"a's long-standing opposition to gas masks, which he claims can be dangerous. (Other gedolei hador may argue, so always ask your LOR.)
YWN - Gas Mask Stations Mobbed in Every City in Israel
Esser Agaroth - It's not About Syria; It's About Israel
Mystical Paths - War Warnings - Return through Love or Fear?
Tomer Devorah - The Clash of Civilizations - It's not What You Think
YWN - Rav David Batzri Shlit"a Collapses while giving Shiur
YWN - Rav Ovadia Shlit"a Released from Hadassah Hospital
Kikar - Rav Mahpud: Shirazi and Yazdi Jews must go through examination to see if their Berit Milah is Kosher (and the Mohelim are named)
YWN - A Passionate Appeal from the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah in Eretz Yisrael
Kikar - Belzer and Sanzer Rebbes meet and declare, "We are in exile among the Jews"
YWN - Tekuma Rabbonim Send a Stern Letter to Bennett See the actual letter over at Kikar.
The Path to Follow - Shuvyomechad (p. 2) and The Paper is White (p.5)
YWN - W4W Condemns WoW Sit-in at Kotel
YUTorah - Rav Meir Goldwicht: The Power of Yishmael (audio in Hebrew - OK, it's not so recent, but well-worth a listen, h/t R' Josh)
Algemeiner - The Orthodox Rabbi and the Rapper (h/t R' Gil)