A Light Unto The Nations – Only In Israel
One cannot rightly call a community a “light to the nations” when more than half of it is assimilating. It isn’t a light even unto itself.
10,000 Visit Plains Of Jericho During Pesach
We have managed to survive here due to Divine Providence alone.
Report: Shabak Steps Up Efforts To Recruit Settler Spies
I left the station with the feeling that he had played a game of pinball in my brain.
Lone Soldiers Who Aren’t Alone
We also prepare the guys physically and spiritually for the army along with teaching them the tools needed to deal with the often frustrating bureaucracy in Israel.
Charedi Minister: I Was Drawn to Blue And White’s Mission
When I entered the Knesset, I was put under a magnifying glass because of who I am – both from secular and charedi society. Instead of evaluating my professional achievements, each side questioned my suitability and tested me.
Shaare Zedek President: Pandemic End Is In Sight
You do not need 100 percent to achieve herd immunity, and I don’t think we should chase after it.
How to Understand the Right-Wing Religious Zionists Parties
Before Bibi gets through with Bennett and Sa'ar, they are going to be hanging on to one another like punch-drunk boxers in the center of the ring.
The Family Rapaport: On The Nationalist Front Lines
Amongst secular Jews, our rightful attachment to the full borders of Eretz Yisrael is a political bargaining chip, not an iron-clad covenant from Sinai.
Fighting For 70 Yesha Communities
If you wanted to give the kids showers, you turned on the boiler and switched off the refrigerator. If you wanted to bake a cake, you turned off the heater.
The Jewish Underground, The Jewish Press, And Little Old Me
They succeeded in planting a car bomb that blew the legs off the mayor of Shechem, who had vowed to dance on Jewish graves and chase the settlers out of the land.
Settlers Express Outrage After Death Of Hilltop Youth
The settlements weren’t handed over to us on a silver platter. Like the hilltop youth today, we had to sleep in the mud and the rain and be dragged down from the mountaintops.
Where Are The Real Maccabees Buried?
We know, however, that the open graves off of Highway 443 opposite Modi'in are certainly not from the time of the Maccabees.
Rabbi Avraham Steinberg: No Halachic Obligation – For Now – To Be Vaccinated Against...
I strongly disagree with the different conspiracy theories.
Leftists Protest Appointment Of Effi Eitam To Head Yad Vashem
All new appointments are up on the trading block – ‘this appointment for me, this appointment for you’ – like kids trading candy.
Rav Eliyahu Celebrates Assassination Of Top Iranian Scientist
I don't know why we recited Tachanun this morning. We should have recited Hallel!
Sephardi Chief Rabbi Says Wigs Are Tainted By Idolatry
A woman who wore a kerchief to fully cover her head became a ‘Mizrachnikit,’ while a charedi wore a wig of the gentiles. What nonsense!”
Prominent Rabbi Criticized For Speaking With Reform Leaders
The rabbis noted that former Chief Rabbis Avraham Shapira and Ovadia Yosef both issued harsh rulings condemning joint discussions with Jewish religious movements that deny the Written and Oral Torah, emphasizing the danger and Chillul Hashem involved.
New Book Focuses On The Secrets Of The Alef-Bet
I went to Rav Raphael Levine, the sone of Rav Aryeh Levine, to solicit his permission to study Kabbalah. He told me that a p'sak halacha was needed and sent me to Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv.
6,000 Volunteers Responding To 600,000 Emergencies
Eli Beer: Of our more than 6,000 volunteers, only 200 or so contracted the disease since the beginning of March, and most of them caught it from family members, co-workers, or their children’s school, not while not responding to medical emergencies.
Fleet Of Planes Say ‘Thank You’ To Israel’s Heroes
The lead pilot Shion told The Jewish Press that he contacted the heads of each medical facility by telephone as he circled overhead to thank them and all their health professionals on behalf of the people of Israel.
Litzman Explains His Resignation, Blasts Gamzu
Said Litzman, "Gamzu doesn't understand the significance of such a pilgramage [to Uman] just like I don't understand the importance of a basketball game."
Ben Uliel, 26, Receives Three Life Sentences, Rabbis Protest
Asked how Ben Uliel reacted to the news, Baum said, “He has great faith. He is a follower of Breslov, and he looks for the good in everything.
Some Breslov Chassidim Made It To Uman, Most Have Not
Thousands have been stranded in Belarus, prevented from continuing across the border, but those with money can pay a bribe of $2,200 to the authorities to be smuggled into Uman.
Should We Celebrate The ‘Abraham Agreement’?
Caution is called for, but not to the point of turning our backs on the positive.
What Does The Peace Deal Mean For Har HaBayit?
Obviously, we have a good distance to go before we reach full redemption, but, for example, last week I davened Mincha on Har HaBayit with a minyan. Once upon a time, that was an impossible dream.
Bye Bye, Dubai – On the Prohibition of Leaving Eretz Yisrael
According to the Rambam, it is forbidden to leave the Land of Israel, even temporarily, except for three reasons: to study Torah, to find a wife, and to do business.
Two Settler Leaders React To Israel-UAE Deal
I believe Kushner more than I believe Bibi.
Expelled, Expelled, And Expelled Again – Homesh Jews Remain Defiant
Arabs often throw stones and Molotov cocktails at our vehicles traveling from Homesh to Shavei Shomron.
My Desperate Fight To Save Gush Katif
Protestors demanded that we break down the fence surrounding Kfar Maimon.... Yesha leaders and rabbis called for patience. All through the night and the following morning, the tension increased.
Netzarim Family Recalls A Nightmare
It isn't something readily comprehensible when your own Jewish army and Jewish government throw you out of your home in the Jewish homeland.