Rabbi Chaim RichmanRabbi Chaim Richman is the Director of the International Department of The Temple Institute in Jerusalem.
We merit to live in the land of Israel, promised by G-d to His people, because of the supreme sacrifice of those who defend the land, the people and the Torah of Israel with their lives.
"You shall be holy, for I, HaShem, your G-d, am holy." (Lev. 19:2)
A lesson for the season - Holocaust Remembrance Day, IDF Memorial Day, Israel Independence Day - and the Torah portion for the week, Akharei Mot- Kedoshim.