Many Jews in the Diaspora don’t understand the meaning of the Haggadah's statement: “This year, we are here; next year, in the Land of Israel. This year, we are slaves; next year, free people.” It means NOW!
Just as the Jewish People are not complete without the Torah, a Jew cannot be complete without living in Eretz Yisrael.
Rosh Chodesh Nisan, is Rebbe Nachman of Breslov's birthday. To honor his memory, let’s take a look at some of his teachings about the Land of Israel.
Rashi teaches, those who war against Israel really make war against G-d via proxy of His people.
In a world that lives by the sword, Israel must take up the sword too, not sit and pray for miracles
We prayed for 2,000 years to return home to Israel, does it make sense to leave the Holy Land on RH?
Detention Camps for US Jews? Sounds farfetched but it did to Japanese-Americans during WW II as well
Rebbe Nachman's stories awaken the sleeping; our film of his stories has the power to wake the world
Going to Mt of Olives cemetery was like visiting Jurassic Park in a jeep with dinosaurs rampaging
To boost aliya, Israel will encourage Marshall’s, Costco, K Mart & Entenmann’s Bakeries to open here
Of course there's air in America, but it isn’t the holy air of Eretz Yisrael.
The warnings came true: Among the 1000 released terrorists, many returned to terror activity
Torah is to be lived. Rabbi Moshe Levinger was a completely living Torah, the Torah of Eretz Yisrael
Without Israel, the Jewish People are scattered nomads lacking Torah’s true national grandeur&power
If other pleasures exceed the joy we feel for Jerusalem, then something is wrong with our Judaism.
There will be peace when we listen to G-d and do want he tells us to do – all for our very own good.
Rav Kook often studied Rebbe Nachman's writings with guests during Suedat Shleeshi meal on Shabbat
Point is, the eyes are the soul's windows and forbidden images, face it or not, pollute a Jew’s soul
My friends, if you want to save your souls, don’t watch the Oscars. If you want to be a holy Jew, you have to work on it.
An excerpt from this week's chapter of Tevye in the Promised Land.
Like the lions in Rabbi Kook’s poem, may we also find the longing for freedom.
After all, who has time to sit in the dark and watch narishkeit? We have a country to build.
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.'
If we can’t forcibly draft Diaspora Jews, then it’s up to them to enlist on their own.
The Rabbis of the religious Zionist community serve in the army; why shouldn’t Haredi Rabbis also be brave examples for their students?