Fast forward to 1977. Larry had already begun to become observant while in graduate school. When his PhD research flopped that year, Larry decided to pack his bags and headed to Eretz Yisrael to work on a kibbutz.
To create the Torah lives we want, we ALL need life coaches: rabbis and teachers who are willing to address our failings. More important, we must be willing to accept their admonishment with an open heart and appreciation,
Avraham’s message to Eliezer was: You are my CEO. I trust you with my possessions and my material wealth, with the blessings of this world – but not with my spiritual future or the spiritual future of my progeny. That is why he made Eliezer take the oath.
The real question is not why Lot returned to Sodom, but why Avraham endangered his entire historic mission to save him. The answer: Avraham did not only go to war to save Lot; he also went to SAVE his mission which Lot’s capture placed in jeopardy.
Adalah doesn’t hide its agenda. It's openly and proudly against Israel. No, it’s the New Israel Fund that’s doing the hiding. Buried deep in the NIF brochure was a passing reference to Adalah as one of the NIF-supported “human rights organizations”
I’m not ignoring my beloved mom. I simply stopped mourning my loss, as her life is now instilled in our children, whom we will raise in the way she would have loved – with manners, respect, and a healthy Jewish identity.
Avraham and Sarah ended up in the land of Canaan. Canaan? The most debased and decadent society! Yet, there Avraham and Sarah build their destiny and shape world history. Canaan actually held the key to Avraham and Sarah's redemption.
The Reich, which considered Eretz Yisrael a suitable dumping ground for ridding itself of Jewish refugees and “misfits,” sought to bolster the weak German economy by reaping a financial windfall through a payoff from Zionist leaders.