We are in Eretz Yisrael before the building of the Beis Hamikdash. Why are we repeating the same mistake three thousand years later?
I have never met Gorka, have never spoken with him, and can’t say I’m hugely familiar with his work. That said, there is very little evidence out there justifying the accusation of anti-Semitism.
The contractor warned me that the local safety code requires a barrier around the pool. He's supposed to come in two weeks to install it.
Although it is preferable to live in Israel, there is no obligation to go. However, once you live in Israel, there is an obligation not to leave.
In the 1920s, a new breed of Orthodox Jewish Americans set a two-fold goal: to “rebuke and repudiate the reformers” and “to deal effectively and happily with the great task” of Americanization by forging a distinctly American form of Orthodox Judaism.
My Jewishness is the dominant element in my life. From this has come my sympathy with the downtrodden masses which motivates all my work.
The development of the Jewish day school in the United States, before the beginning of the modern Jewish day school movement, was sporadic and uneven.
The way to 'end' the Six-Day War is to annex all the territory won. It is possible. There really is no demographic problem and there is no problem with international relations. The entire problem is in our heads.
For Rav Hirsch, when Hakadosh Baruch Hu chose Klal Yisrael to be the am segulah, He was not rejecting the rest of mankind.
A Torah scholar in his own right... he was also steeped in the ways of the gedolim who were contemporaries and colleagues of his legendary father, Rav Yaakov Kamenetsky.
Rabbi Wolpin was a gifted editor, which, combined with his thorough grounding in Torah sources and regular contact with the Torah personalities associated with Agudah...
Given the realities on the ground, however, how can Israel know what its security interests are vis-a-vis the Palestinians?
Strong listeners better understand others’ opinions and attitudes and are able to take this information into consideration when making decisions.
To say I fell in love with Israel instantly and aliyah was an immediate success would not be true-there were great challenges, but today I would say with pride and without regret, “I’m an Israeli.”
When children feel that their own emotional needs are met, they are better able to recognize the emotional needs of others.
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