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Rav Kook’s ‘The Caged Lion’

25 Shevat 5773 – February 4, 2013
Like the lions in Rabbi Kook’s poem, may we also find the longing for freedom.

The Super Narishkeit Bowl

24 Shevat 5773 – February 3, 2013
After all, who has time to sit in the dark and watch narishkeit? We have a country to build.

Teach Your Children About Eretz Yisrael

21 Shevat 5773 – February 1, 2013
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.'

Draft Diaspora Jews into the IDF!

20 Shevat 5773 – January 30, 2013
If we can’t forcibly draft Diaspora Jews, then it’s up to them to enlist on their own.

Rabbis! Lead the Way in Battle!

19 Shevat 5773 – January 29, 2013
The Rabbis of the religious Zionist community serve in the army; why shouldn’t Haredi Rabbis also be brave examples for their students?

The Complainers are Alive and Well in America

17 Shevat 5773 – January 27, 2013
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.

What’s the Point of Celebrating Tu B’Shvat in Exile?

14 Shevat 5773 – January 24, 2013
Without Eretz Yisrael, the Torah is a shrunken, truncated, mini-version of the complete Torah of Eretz Yisrael.

Redemption Can Come Even through the Non-Religious

13 Shevat 5773 – January 23, 2013
The previous two redemptions began when the Jews were very deficient in mitzvah observance.

I’m Not Voting for Obama, that’s for Sure

11 Shevat 5773 – January 21, 2013
“How can we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?” King David asks. The answer is that we can’t.

My Vote Won’t Help Sell Out the Land of Israel

10 Shevat 5773 – January 20, 2013
By sitting in a Netanyahu-led government the Jewish Home would be an accomplice to the theft of the Land of Israel.

I’m Not Such a Bad Guy After All!

7 Shevat 5773 – January 17, 2013
The novel, Tevye in the Promised Land, won the Israel Ministry of Education Award for Creativity and Jewish Culture.

Voters Beware!

6 Shevat 5773 – January 16, 2013
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.

Break on Throuuuuugh!

5 Shevat 5773 – January 15, 2013
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.

Why Not Stay in Egypt?

4 Shevat 5773 – January 14, 2013
The meaning of the Exodus is that Hashem chose the Jewish people to be His special Holy nation.

Would American Jews Have Told Moses to Get Lost?

3 Shevat 5773 – January 13, 2013
The darkness of materialism is so great, who can fight against it?

Who’s Afraid of David Dukes’ Dukes?

28 Tevet 5773 – January 10, 2013
We don’t want to rule over the goyim. We are to be their teachers, that’s all.

Orthodox Sweep Elections in Israel!

27 Tevet 5773 – January 8, 2013
The only thing preventing it from becoming a reality is the tragic fact that so many Orthodox Jews prefer living in the Diaspora.

I Love Jewish Women!

26 Tevet 5773 – January 7, 2013
Our sages teach it was the women of Israel that saved the nation from Egypt.

Shovavim and the Secret of Good Health and Happiness

21 Tevet 5773 – January 2, 2013
A discussion of various practices related to the shovavim period.

This Week’s Bible Quiz

19 Tevet 5773 – January 1, 2013
Mount Sinai was to be a temporary stopover to pick up the Torah, but the goal of the Exodus was to bring the Jews to Israel.

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