Like the lions in Rabbi Kook’s poem, may we also find the longing for freedom.
After all, who has time to sit in the dark and watch narishkeit? We have a country to build.
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.'
If we can’t forcibly draft Diaspora Jews, then it’s up to them to enlist on their own.
The Rabbis of the religious Zionist community serve in the army; why shouldn’t Haredi Rabbis also be brave examples for their students?
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.
Without Eretz Yisrael, the Torah is a shrunken, truncated, mini-version of the complete Torah of Eretz Yisrael.
The previous two redemptions began when the Jews were very deficient in mitzvah observance.
“How can we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?” King David asks. The answer is that we can’t.
By sitting in a Netanyahu-led government the Jewish Home would be an accomplice to the theft of the Land of Israel.
The novel, Tevye in the Promised Land, won the Israel Ministry of Education Award for Creativity and Jewish Culture.
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.
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.
The meaning of the Exodus is that Hashem chose the Jewish people to be His special Holy nation.
The darkness of materialism is so great, who can fight against it?
We don’t want to rule over the goyim. We are to be their teachers, that’s all.
The only thing preventing it from becoming a reality is the tragic fact that so many Orthodox Jews prefer living in the Diaspora.
Our sages teach it was the women of Israel that saved the nation from Egypt.
A discussion of various practices related to the shovavim period.
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.