The Significance of Jerusalem Day, Iyar 28Hashem swore that His Divine Presence, the Shkhina, would not enter celestial Jerusalem above until the Jewish people enters terrestrial Jerusalem below (Zohar 3:15b).
As Sukkot Comes to an EndIsrael is now strengthened to embark on another year.
Jerusalem Bridges Heaven and EarthTerrestrial Jerusalem is the physical expression of the celestial Jerusalem above.
The Mitzvah of Jewish SovereigntyYom Haatzmaut is a day on which a miracle occurred for the entire Jewish Nation, and it is a Torah precept to ordain a public festival for commemoration of Hashem’s kindness towards His chosen people.
The Most Important Lesson of HanukkahThe place and meaning of light in the world.
Am Segula: The Aim of CreationIsrael's mission of Divine perfection requires us to elevate this world to its highest potential – the original Divine Ideal behind Creation from its inception,
Am Segula on SukkotHow the festival of Sukkot takes on an entirely different dimension when celebrated on our native soil. Come home!
Am Segula: HaazinuRedemption puts all of history into proper perspective.
Am Segula: The Investiture of AharonTrust in HaShem is a prerequisite to sincere and passionate service.
Leaders and RedemptionThe Gaon of Vilna illuminates in Kol HaTor (teachings on the process of Redemption) how even great scholars can miss the significance of events taking place in their generation.
The Divine IdealEven that which appeared to be secular, or at times hostile to our Torah, has come only to prepare the way for the full expression of G-D’s Name.
Letter From the FrontI'm a fighter for another month or so. Unless, of course, the army extends it again. These things happen in the army. Not an easy life. There is barely any time to sleep.
The Lone SoldierI imagine what the great Torah luminaries of history would have sacrificed to be here in my place - to wear the uniform of an Israeli soldier. I am fulfilling the dreams of and longings of two thousand years.