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MK Who Excluded Reform Jews from Judaism Was ‘Misunderstood’

An Israel Knesset Member got a whack on his tongue for angering the Diaspora.

Jewish Congressman Concerned over Rabbinate Boycott of Avi Weiss Flock

New York Rep. Eliot L. Engel sent a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern over the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s decision to reject...

Praying for Moshiach

Shortly afterwords the holy man drowned.

Sharansky to Suggest Women’s Kotel Prayers Away from Main Plaza

Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?

Aliya: What’s it All About?

A new blog about Aliya and living in the land of Israel.

The Super Narishkeit Bowl

After all, who has time to sit in the dark and watch narishkeit? We have a country to build.

Why Not Stay in Egypt?

The meaning of the Exodus is that Hashem chose the Jewish people to be His special Holy nation.

Would American Jews Have Told Moses to Get Lost?

The darkness of materialism is so great, who can fight against it?

Another Milestone for the Jewish People in America

I said I am proud of the President for choosing the best man for the job at Treasury even though he is Jewish.

Get Out While You Can!

It’s time for the Jews of America to get out of the country with their money while they can.

Why Celebrate the Circumcision of Jezeus?

The history of January 1st should make Jews think twice before they celebrate New Year’s and take part in its heathen festivities.

January 1st is Not New Year’s

In galut, wee become possessed by the foreign lands and cultures where we live.

Why Should I Move to Israel?

Each individual Jew should put his life in line with the goal of Clal Israel and not just live a private, ritual Judaism, practicing personal precepts, stripped of our national essence.

We Ain’t Got a Soul in America

Jewish life changes when we are in Galut. Not only does our Clalli soul disappear, but every detail of our life is affected.

Graveyard, New York

Thriving and prospering, materially and even spiritually in galut, with an abundance of Torah learning and observance, is nevertheless defined by the Torah, our Prophets and Sages, as death.

Twas the Last Night of Hanukah

By and large, American Jews are not really waiting for Mashiach to come.

Over 1,000,000 Jews in New York and God Weeps!

During the night, the Holy One Blessed Be He sits and roars like a lion, saying, “Woe to the children who I have exiled among the nations of the world” (Berachot 3A). It’s like a King who builds a beautiful palace for his children, but they don’t want to live there. They prefer to hang out with the harlots.

Diaspora Youth – It’s Time to Come Home!

We mustn't forget that the gentile nations do us a favor by allowing us to stay in their lands - until they expel us. One must realize that we are on foreign soil there. It is not our society, nor government, nor culture. Nothing is ours. Only in Israel are we at home with family, living according to our customs, and our uniquely Jewish year, living in the one place designed for our holiness, for our psychological health, even for our physical wellbeing.

To the Leaders of Diaspora Jewry – Come on Aliyah!

Rabbi Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal was one of the respected leaders of Orthodox European Jewry before World War II, the head of the Beit Din in Budapest. Witnessing the horrors of the Holocaust, he discarded his fierce anti-Zionist ideology, and wrote a brilliant scholarly treatise on the vital necessity for Aliyah, titled "Eim HaBanim Semeichah."

WARNING! Living in Israel is a Commandment of the Torah

For any reader who may be confused about the obligation to live in the Land of Israel, this sweeping halachic and Talmudic overview of Rabbi Kahane will surely put all uncertainty to rest. Because of its vital importance to each and every Jew, we will be presenting it in two installments.

“Hebrew Book Week” Interview with Tzvi Fishman

"Rav Kook writes that it is literature which will awaken the spiritual sensitivities of mankind, when the writers of Israel undergo a process of inner purification and tshuva...When the Philip Roths and Norman Mailers stop hating themselves and their Jewish mothers, and sit for a few years in yeshiva, their books will bring mankind closer to God."

You Can be a Giant!

When a Jew makes Aliyah to Eretz Yisrael, the letters of his soul shift into high gear and multiply in size. All of his being gets bigger. He grows closer to God. Compared to the person he was in Galut, he becomes larger than life. He transforms into a giant, filled with greater valor, greater holiness, greater happiness and wisdom.

The Biggest and Holiest Adventure in the World

Those of you who can come, and there are millions out there, we are waiting to welcome you. And those of you who would like to come, but just can’t seem to put the right pieces together, then you can get involved, in every way that you are able, by encouraging others to come, by coming on frequent visits, by donating money, and by volunteering your time at organizations that have Israel at the top of their programs and agenda.

God is the Biggest Zionist of Them All

Yes, the Ribono Shel Olam, the Master of the World is a Zionist. So was Avraham Avinu, Moshe Rabeinu, Yehoshua, King David, Rabbi Akiva, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the Macabbees, all the Prophets of Israel, including Ezra and Nechemia who led a seemingly motley crowd of sinners back to the Land of Israel from Babylon to rebuild the Holy Temple.

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