We cannot and must not allow responsibility for our security to be in the hands of anyone else but ourselves. Not at any time.
A new blog about Aliya and living in the land of Israel.
When word arrived that Baron Edmond Rothschild was coming for a visit, with none other than the famous Dr. Chaim Weizmann, the colony turned into a frantic beehive of activity.
Overnight, Tevye's new cottage became a warm, haimisher home...
I was especially disturbed in the troubling times leading to the Disengagement expulsions when so-called Torah observant rabbis said that a Knesset vote could over-ride the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel.
Both of Elisha's two grown daughters were golden-skinned, beautiful, devoutly religious, and nearly half Tevye's age. The eldest daughter, Carmel, was naturally the...
An excerpt from this week's chapter of Tevye in the Promised Land.
On the arranged date, the Jews set out to survey the land which their Arab neighbors wanted to sell. The Muktar Abdulla...
The Torah commands, 'Honor thy father and thy mother, in order that thy days be long upon the Land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.'
The Jewish Colony Association had chosen the mountainous location not for its suitability as farmland, but because of its price. When more and more...
Even though there will be an unprecedented number of religious Knesset members, Haredim are closer to being drafted than at any time in Israel’s history.
Today, Gamla is a nature reserve and alongside the ancient Jewish town visitors can also see Neolithic dolmens and the ruins of the Byzantine Christian village of Dir Krukh.
All of Tevye's life, it seemed like he was always saying good-bye. Back in the old country, what now seemed like lifetimes ago, his...
The novel, Tevye in the Promised Land, won the Israel Ministry of Education Award for Creativity and Jewish Culture.
For Jews, the ancient tribal territories of Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and west Menasheh – a.k.a. Judea and Samaria or the West Bank – form the very heartland of the homeland.
Not only was Tevye's family going to be together, they were going to be rich! The Baron's gift of 5000 francs would make...
The darkness of materialism is so great, who can fight against it?
Our sages teach it was the women of Israel that saved the nation from Egypt.
In a 12 year struggle, we have led the Religious Zionists deep into the ruling party. The Likud, in turn, gladly opened its gates wide.
Mount Sinai was to be a temporary stopover to pick up the Torah, but the goal of the Exodus was to bring the Jews to Israel.
A recent poll claims that most right-wing Israelis would support Palestinian state and the division of Jerusalem, but that is a very misguiding description of Israeli public opinion.
It’s time for the Jews of America to get out of the country with their money while they can.
The site of Tel Lachish shows evidence of human habitation in Israel spanning many different historic periods over thousands of years.
Yesterday the activists clashed with security forces and prevented the evacuation of the Oz Zion residents.
Douglas Goldstein presents a five-point plan to make your aliyah dream a reality.
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