"We need to change reality and passing societal norms to meet halacha – not the other way around."
Marzel has something to say about Rabbi Peretz, Ehud Barak, Ayelet Shaked and even the Mashiach.
People are still talking about the miracle. A devastating fire last week destroyed almost all 50 houses in the heavily-wooded Mevo Modiim community – the once pastoral residence of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach in Israel – but the village’s beloved, hand-decorated beit knesset survived unscathed.
Israelis made it clear in this election that they want a real rightest government, he says, not a government of emotional Zionist speeches and compromise.
Rabbi Horowitz told The Jewish Press, “When we first began to promote Hevron as one of our national treasures, the majority of Israelis, as well as tourists, were afraid to travel so deeply into what was called, the ‘Wild West Bank.’
My friend’s son is being charged with murder and four other terror-related activities. Because he is a minor, his name cannot be disclosed according to Israeli law. But I know his father and spoke with him. Here is what he told me:
We observe the precepts of the Torah because Hashem commanded us to perform them. How much more, HaRav Tzvi Yehuda HaKohen Kook said, is this true with the mitzvah to dwell in the Land of Israel
Diaspora Jews pass on the whole spirit and soul of Torah and the messages of Passover, which is the attainment of true Jewish freedom through establishing a holy Torah Nation in the Land of Israel.
All of our life changes when we are in Galut. Not only does our Clalli soul disappear, but every detail of our life is affected. In exile, Emunah appears in an incomplete form
Even before the Beit HaMikdash is rebuilt, the return to the Land and Nation rebuilding, even in its outwardly secular stages, revives the dry bones of the Jewish People
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Hashem doesn’t want us in Galut forever. We are supposed to long for the higher existence of Geula - of Jewish sovereignty in our own Land, with our Holy Temple in our midst.
Rabbi Kook decries the tragedy of Jewish education in the Diaspora because it fails to teach that the Land of Israel is an indivisible part of being Jewish,
I love the Jewish People. That’s why I write what I write. History repeats itself. What happened in Spain and Germany will, in one way or another, transpire in America, France, and England, too
To all you Jews in America enjoy the 4th, but remember, the Torah wants a Jew to praise G-d for having given him the Land of Israel, not for the old US of A.
Once again today, Diasporas leaders are not leading the Jewish People to Israel. Instead the Jews in the Diaspora are 'diasporing' away.
The BDS group SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) placed 'eviction' notices on Jews' dorm rooms, I'm glad. At least someone in US is telling young Jews that they don’t belong in America.
We can disagree with a reform Jew and even despise his opinions, but we should love him for his connection to the Jewish Nation.
Mrs. Cherna Moskowitz: "Irv’s passion was creating and developing businesses so that he could help Israel. For him, this was the right thing to do."
The lesson to be learned is that aliyah is the only answer.
Why are so many Jewish writers in America screaming Leftists? Why do they consider their Israeli brothers “occupiers,” and champion the Palestinian cause?
Our task as Jews and as a holy Nation is to link the physical world with the Divine. As Rabbi Kook makes clear, Eretz Yisrael is the G-d given place ideally suited for this task.
Since Rosh Hashanah, 67 Orthodox young people under the age of 35, in the tri-state area have died because of substance abuse. 21 suicides, 41 drug overdoses, and 5 alcohol-related deaths!
All of our security and wellbeing, both in a national, military sense, and in the camp of our homes, depends on our personal purity.
All early and later Torah authorities agree with the Ramban that the precept of conquering the Land applies in ALL generations, and ALL agree this is a Torah commandment
The phenomena of Jewish writers condemning their Jewishness, or vilifying the State of Israel, is a very different kind of 'worminess'
The next time you read anything about Israel by a Leftist, beware. You are only hearing half of the story.
The 7weeks of Sefirat HaOmer have cosmic significance. Our Sages tell us that these days are the root of the year.
A Jew is not free to serve Hashem while enveloped in the foreign pollution of Diaspora due to the foreign celestial ministers who Hashem has appointed to rule over the lands of the gentiles.
As Hashem didn’t want us to continue living in Egypt, He doesn’t want us to continue living in Brooklyn or Brussels today. Hashem gave us the Land of Israel to live in