How can we expect to come before God and ask Him to rebuild our Holy Temple? Before doing so we must at least begin to show Him that we have learned the lesson of its destruction.
Preventing sexual abuse is not only about telling our kids that no one should touch their private parts or ask them to touch theirs. It’s also vital that a child, no matter the age, be heard and validated upon saying “I’m not comfortable.”
The Temple is an affair of the heart--it's what is missing from our lives. Subconsciously we have begun more and more to feel this great void in our lives.
Rav Soloveitchik, z”l, taught that we are not just remembering what transpired on this day but that, mystically, the burning and destruction of the Temple reoccurs yearly, we are to envision the flames in front of our own eyes in every generation.
Lesson #1 of the Halamish slaughter: This is how Palestinian Arabs behave when they have self-rule and kitchen knives. Imagine what they would do if they had a sovereign state and shoulder-launched missiles
The PA “uses the money it receives from, among other sources, US tax payers to handsomely compensate the killers of Jews. Because the payment is commensurate with the length of the terrorist’s jail sentence, and because the sentence grows heftier the more Jews the terrorist kills
Abbas is still playing his old game. Out of one side of his mouth he claimed a desire for a peaceful solution to the metal detectors crisis, and out of the other side, he egged his people on to murder more and more Israelis.
Anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour took to Facebook Saturday to salute protesters and claim that "Palestine will be free, it's not a question of if, its (sic) when."
Turkey wants a foothold in Jerusalem as part of Erdogan’s dream of rebuilding the Ottoman empire. He has urged thousands of Muslims to descend on the Jerusalem ascent the Temple Mount in order to “protect it.”
The Palestinians decided NOT to enter the Temple Mount unless the metal detectors are removed. The Palestinians and the Waqf lie to the world, claiming Israel is denying Muslims access to their holy sites.
Jerusalem is a consensus issue in Israeli politics. The Netanyahu government would enjoy widespread public backing for action to parry Palestinian and Islamic incitement in Jerusalem and to solidify Israel’s rights on Har HaBayit
What is peace to a Muslim? It is submission. To Allah, to jizya, to the sword, to other Muslims. When others submit, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, there is peace and quiet. After all, if you slaughter people, they no longer make noise or fight back. They're DEAD.
"Activists" under the banner of "human rights" use their halo -- some times as a shield, other times as a hammer -- preaching about commitment to high ideals and human values, while appealing to people's baser instincts.
Azerbaijan is Israel's key partner in the South Caucasus and Central Asia region. Bilateral relations between the two countries continue to grow steadily with successes in diverse and important areas and military-strategic cooperation.
The NY Times and the Washington Post believe that Israel’s polices are to blame for “provoking” Arab hostility and violence. If you have any doubts, just read their headlines.
Yiddishkeit is indeed the shining key to unlocking the prison holding the addict. The reality is that Judaism is the gateway solution; it helps to transform one’s life by revealing the actual reason why we are here
To free a servant is a difficult transition for both parties. A lifetime of experience and relationship is ending. The shofar is sounded “so that they will realize that this is something standard throughout the land, and that all do so.”
Palestinian Authority (PA) officials deny Judaism’s connection to Jerusalem and uses Jerusalem as a propaganda instrument to incite violence
If you're going to remove the metal detectors from the Temple Mount, maybe remove them from a few other inconvenient locations too...
The PA increased spending by 13% for salaries to terrorist prisoners and by 4% for payments to families of terrorist "Martyrs" making their total payout to terrorists $355 million in 2017
Marzel congratulated the Mufti on his principled stance on the metal detectors, and asks that he expand his religious ruling.
Since the primary electorate consisted solely of Labor Party members, one would have expected the candidates to veer left both candidates considered several ideas popular among left-wing journalists and activists toxic
Condemning the murder of the Druse policemen does not inflame his base and helps Abbas with an important minority group in the region. Had those guarding the Temple Mount been Jews, Abbas would almost certainly never have called.
Boycotting a troubled nation which has become a pariah among the hard-left is not the appropriate response to the Israeli government's recent decisions regarding religion. The answer is not disengagement, but rather greater engagement
The Muslim Brotherhood called for an "Islamic Intifada" – a violent uprising – against Israel Friday following the day's deadly Palestinian terrorist attack in Jerusalem.