The Lesson of the Last Torah Portion, Vezot HabrachaThrough the Jewish people reclaiming sovereignty over our homeland, we bring the entire world closer to history’s ultimate purpose.
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: 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.
Vayeshev: Eternally UnitedIsrael's most exploitable weakness.
Toldot: Esav's Reign and FallIsrael's national rebirth is troubling Edom.
Lech Lecha: Fear and FaithAvraham: history's original revolutionary.
The Message of SukkotNo more excuses for ignoring a key mitzvah.
Ha'azinu: It All Comes TogetherThe great song of history.
Nitzavim: Israel Returns to G-dThe ancient Messianic drive.
Devarim: Errors and RedemptionWe must be careful not to reject the Redemption.
Korach: Blessed is the DaughterOn the wisdom and determination of Jewish women.
Behar: A Holy Economic SystemThe Jewish state must set a high moral standard.
Tazria: True Jewish IdealismIsrael must return to a healthy Torah of idealism.
Shemot: The Fear of G-dThe most ancient of Hebrew traditions.
Vayigash: In the DiasporaA pattern throughout history.
Vayetzei: Bring Joy to Your WifeA man should be vigilant not to upset his wife.
Ha'azinu: Singing RedemptionA Divine song of the harmony of Creation.
Vayelech: We Are All IsraelisMoshe was an Israeli, too.
Ki Tetzei: How to Praise G-dWhen to silence a person for praising G-d.
Shoftim: Responsible LeadershipTrue love breeds responsibility.
Devarim: Learning the LessonEven scholars can miss the significance of events.
Uri Zvi Greenberg & Beha'alotkhaA profound concept regarding prophecy.
Yom HaAtzmaut: Our Bar MitzvahA Torah commandment for every generation.
<I>Tazria</I>: A Torah of IdealismMany have regrettably forgotten the higher goal.
The Zionist RevolutionIt is larger in scope than any other in history.
<i>Beshalach</I>: The Torah of a New GenerationTaking the initiative to advance salvation.
<I>Vayigash</I>: Aliens in a Strange LandThey did not wish to leave Egypt.
Chanukah: Fighting a Cultural RevolutionThe ancient Judeans waged a battle for freedom.
<I>Chayei Sarah</I>: A Woman of ValorForge and strengthen a deep spiritual bond of love
<I>Vayera</I>: About Love and PeaceThe Hebrew patriarch submit his entire will to G-d
The Jewish Riot That Wasn'tThere is a time and a place for all things.
<I>Devarim</I>: G-d Works in Obvious WaysGreat scholars can miss the significance of events
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.