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Felafel on Rye
Oscar
 

Posted on: February 6th, 2013

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My friends, if you want to save your souls, don’t watch the Oscars. If you want to be a holy Jew, you have to work on it.

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Tevye in the Promised Land
 

Posted on: February 5th, 2013

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An excerpt from this week's chapter of Tevye in the Promised Land.

Caged Lion
 

Posted on: February 4th, 2013

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Like the lions in Rabbi Kook’s poem, may we also find the longing for freedom.

Football Field
 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

After all, who has time to sit in the dark and watch narishkeit? We have a country to build.

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Eretz Israel x 2
 

Posted on: February 1st, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

The Torah commands, 'Honor thy father and thy mother, in order that thy days be long upon the Land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.'

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Posted on: January 30th, 2013

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If we can’t forcibly draft Diaspora Jews, then it’s up to them to enlist on their own.

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Posted on: January 29th, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

The Rabbis of the religious Zionist community serve in the army; why shouldn’t Haredi Rabbis also be brave examples for their students?

Moses Strikes Water from a Rock, by Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665).
 

Posted on: January 27th, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

To all my blogger colleagues in America: if you want to complain about things in Israel, at least come live here, and play your part in the building.

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Kaliv Hasidim celebrating Tu B'Shvat in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: January 24th, 2013

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Without Eretz Yisrael, the Torah is a shrunken, truncated, mini-version of the complete Torah of Eretz Yisrael.

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redemptions
 

Posted on: January 23rd, 2013

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The previous two redemptions began when the Jews were very deficient in mitzvah observance.

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Posted on: January 21st, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

“How can we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?” King David asks. The answer is that we can’t.

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Michael Ben Ari (R) and Aryeh Eldad seen underneath their campaign slogan "No rights without duties."
 

Posted on: January 20th, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

By sitting in a Netanyahu-led government the Jewish Home would be an accomplice to the theft of the Land of Israel.

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Tevye in the Promised Land
 

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

The novel, Tevye in the Promised Land, won the Israel Ministry of Education Award for Creativity and Jewish Culture.

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Rabbi Zalman Melamed
 

Posted on: January 16th, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Don’t cast your vote for a party that condemns Torah values and honest and dedicated people who have led the way in the education of our youth and the settlement of Eretz Yisrael.

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The NYC Blackout riot of 1977.
 

Posted on: January 15th, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Rashi informs us that 80 percent of the Jews in Egypt were stricken to death during the plague of darkness because they didn’t want to leave the cesspools of Egypt and go to the Land flowing with milk and honey.

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Posted on: January 14th, 2013

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The meaning of the Exodus is that Hashem chose the Jewish people to be His special Holy nation.

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Posted on: January 13th, 2013

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The darkness of materialism is so great, who can fight against it?

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Klansman David Duke (L) with neo-Nazi Klansman Don Black, in the good old 1980's, before Duke started following Jewish bloggers for his anti-Semitic fodder.
 

Posted on: January 10th, 2013

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We don’t want to rule over the goyim. We are to be their teachers, that’s all.

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Posted on: January 8th, 2013

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The only thing preventing it from becoming a reality is the tragic fact that so many Orthodox Jews prefer living in the Diaspora.

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Posted on: January 7th, 2013

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Our sages teach it was the women of Israel that saved the nation from Egypt.

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