Refugees in general, and Palestinian refugees in particular, retain an option to return, this is not considered an absolute right. It is an option to be measured against consequences of repatriation
The rioters, Haredim all, protesting the arrest of a draft dodger, were destroying public property, burning garbage bins, causing a public disturbance.
Jewish forces (not Turkish or British), wiping from the face of the earth a vibrant God fearing community in Eretz Yisroel and sending Jews into an unknown future, was heart rending for normal Jews
A musical offering in honor of America's newly inaugurated 45th President, Donald Trump
Perhaps the single greatest teacher of Rabbinical CBT was Rabbi Akiva. The Talmud (Berachot 60B) teaches that Rabbi Akiva was always in the habit of saying " Everything that God does is for the good."
I am advocating a halachically acceptable and Torah mandated embrace of values and concerns in harmony with Torah views even if the beneficiaries of these movements and causes are primarily non-Jews.
Israelis are drifting wider apart on where the moral boundaries on when soldiers are to "fire" are to be drawn. This debate is rapidly escalating where it has long been pushed under the carpet.
Neo-Nazi groups from the UK, Sweden, France and Greece will attend the march and “a representative of Hamas will be in attendance, and will give a speech about the international threat of the Jews.”
A blessing for the outgoing President and his Secretary of State. To quote the rabbi in Fiddler on the Roof: “May G-d bless and keep President Obama and Secretary Kerry…FAR AWAY FROM US!”
When our enemies tell us to choose between their culture and being Jewish the light rises within us, drawing us to our destiny. This cannot be stopped; not by Obama and not by John Kerry.
Simply put, today, under Israeli control, Muslims, Jews, and Christians, live and pray in Jerusalem. When it was under Arab control, Jews could not even visit.
Small deeds can have a huge impact, or as better said in Chovot HaLevavot the Jewish self-improvement manual, “a small light can shine forth and push away much darkness” This is the essence of Hanukah
As there never was an independent, Arabic state called Palestine, there cannot be any Palestinian territory. The Arabs in fact rejected the UN Partition Plan which would have given them that state
The simple fact is the Forward hates everything Jewish except left-wing Yiddish protest chants.Its editor's latest rant is entitled, "Why I Detest Hanukkah, and Why All Right Minded Jews Should Too"
The permits for building Amona issued 20 years ago were challenged by agencies of the New Israel Fund, not because the NIF wants justice for the Arabs but because they want Jews out of YESHA
Thousands of police are now under going intense training for the imminent forced expulsion of 50 Jewish families from Amona, formerly an unwanted rocky hilltop now a miracle of green and life
My son the soldier, in silhouette, sitting alone in his uniform on top of a mountain, wrapped in his tefillin, reading from a siddur, the sun rising in the distance, bursting forth into the sky-NACHAS
Shabbat in Amona? Beyond your dreams! You can see Jordan, the Dead Sea and villages. Early morning, the Arab call to prayer, a church bell, flocks of sheep. No machinery sounds, few cars-- peace
For everyone who doubted whether or not making aliyah it was worth it, know that there is nothing to inspire personal growth like waking up each morning as a Jew in the Land of The Jewish People.
I want to start a new movement. It’s called control-alt-delete…who’s in? It started as a joke but momentum is growing. Are you in?