If Smotrich doesn’t play ball, he may find himself on the sidelines this time around, warming the bench with Moshe Feiglin, who has already decided not to run, declaring that his unique ideas cannot be heard in this electoral atmosphere.
From my experience working with young Russian olim, the fact is that they don't want to convert. Why should they? They already enjoy full privileges as Israeli citizens under Israel's 1970 Law of Return.
The Jewish Press asked Rav Kustiner if the IDF command has responded to the storm of protest. “Not that I am aware of,” he replied. “I am only a very tiny screw in the system. They don’t ask my opinion.”
"Not only is Hanukah really a foolish and unnecessary holiday, it is also one that is dangerously fanatical and illiberal."
While we don’t agree with all of his policies, especially with his resistance to further settlement building, he is a guardian of Eretz Yisrael. If the Left rises to power, they are going to slice up Judea and Samaria like a watermelon….
What the police didn’t know was that a hidden camera recorded all their actions, including the curses and blows they aimed at the defenseless youth who stated over and over that they were violating his G-d-given right to live wherever he pleased in the Land of Israel.
We treated more than 40 people suffering from anxiety attacks, several who had to be hospitalized.
The evidence for a conspiracy is too glaring to ignore.
Golani soldiers attempted to arrest several youngsters and fired shots in the air over their heads.
For whatever reason, bad news sells. The same is true when it comes to Israeli news.and this is not new--over 3,300 years ago, the Spies entered a land that was full of luscious fruit, yet they chose to see only frightening giants and constant funerals
Rav Kook considered some Jews - like Jewish communists who persecuted religious Jews in the Soviet Union - as people who had broken all ties to the Jewish people.
He replied in a loud, irritated voice, "Why do they ask me a question that every child in cheder can answer?!"
His books are still banned in charedi yeshivot, and, in the eyes of a large part of the charedi world, the students of Rav Kook are barely considered rabbis.
The rabbis maintain that in raising his family and grazing his sheep in an area encroached upon by Arab poachers, Zaroge is helping defend Jewish sovereignty over Eretz Yisrael.
Rav Shlomo Aviner has stated that women are not permitted to serve in the army just like they are not permitted to violate Shabbat.
This material fosters positive perspectives on homosexuality, same-gender parenting, and Arab-Jewish marriages – all approved by former Minister of Education Naftali Bennett.
The forces of impurity in the world sense their end is near, so they do everything they can to interfere.
Otzma Yehudit is not afraid to say things in a clear voice – just like I try to do – so I found my place in that party.
Rabbi Abba kissed the stones – which don’t yield fruit or produce – to demonstrate that the Land was holy in and of itself.
“Why don’t all the religious Jews in America move here?” I expected to receive a long lecture on fine halachic points. Instead, the wizened sage held out two fingers, rubbed them together, and said, “Dollarim.”
People don't make aliyah because they are in love with the exile and don't want to give it up.
Even though Obama is no longer around to say no, Bibi keeps his hand on the brakes.
Usually half of the day is allotted to women, and the other half to men. The shifts switch on alternating days to afford greater flexibility.
There's plenty of blame to go around.
The formation of Noam is seen as a strategic measure to prevent Bennett from attaining a position of influence in the Jewish Home Party and in any future coalition.
"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.’