Eretz Yisrael Yomi

Tetzave: The menorah of the Beit Hamikdash enlightens the world

Light not only allows us to see and avoid walking into things or to read; it allows us to accurately perceive reality., 3/6/2020, 2:00 PM

Eretz Yisrael, the center of the world

Just as the environment for a plant must include the proper nutrients and climate, so it is with man’s location on the various continents and in relation to all tangible things. In Eretz Yisrael there is equilibrium on many levels., 2/27/2020, 8:00 AM

Honoring parents and Eretz Yisrael

What is the connection between the Land of Israel and honoring one's parents? Two important answers., 2/14/2020, 4:31 PM

As if the land were given to you today

An Israelite cannot live in the Land without absolute love for her, without rejoicing in being within her. , 2/4/2020, 6:40 PM

The nunber of tzadikim in the land of Israel

There are always at least forty-five tzadikim who maintain the world, says the Gemara. How many of them are in Israel and whaat does that mean|?, 1/20/2020, 12:11 AM

Vayechi The importance of burial within the Land of Israel

Why was it so important to our father Yaakov to be buried specifically within Eretz Yisrael?, 1/8/2020, 11:10 PM

MIketz: Everything that happened to Joseph happened to Zion

A fascinating look at the Hand of G-d in history., 12/26/2019, 1:32 PM

A portion in Eretz Yisrael is like a portion of the World to Come

Dvar Torah written by:Yehuda Gold, presented by:Yedidya Solomon., 12/15/2019, 11:04 PM

The angels of Eretz Yisrael

What is unique about the angels of the Eretz Yisrael (Land of Israel)? Two answers which have a special connection to our lives today., 12/7/2019, 11:10 PM

Eretz Yisrael: The place of the Shechina and of blessing

Inheriting the Land is the condition for the Shechina resting upon the Jewish people., 11/29/2019, 9:47 AM

The virtue of burial in Eretz Yisrael

Why do people want to be buried in the Holy Land?, 11/22/2019, 10:48 AM

Was Eretz Yisrael flooded during the Deluge?

The significance of the Land of Israel is expressed by what happened in the Flood. Eretz Yisrael was not the same as the rest of the world., 11/1/2019, 1:27 PM

Why Moshe Rabbeinu will decline to lead Birkat Hamazon

It is clear that there is a mitzva to settle the Land and live within her, but can this mitzva be fulfilled in death?, 10/22/2019, 10:19 AM

Haazinu: The special quality of Moses' vision

Moshe himself was unable to enter the Land, but his vision of it conveyed an aspect of his continued leadership even after his death, which helped drive the nation’s full connection to the sanctity of the Land., 10/10/2019, 1:01 PM

Nitzavim: Mutual responsibility in Eretz Yisrael

A most timely message for all of us and our elected leaders: May it be God’s will that we realize our mutual responsibility within Eretz Yisrael, being responsible one for another out of true love friendship and peace., 9/26/2019, 12:13 PM

Remembering the Land brings compassion for Am Yisrael

The meaning of “remembrance” ("זכרון") in the Torah is broad and varied. Since the concept of forgetting cannot apply to the Master of the Universe, the use of remembrance in connection with God is merely a simile. , 9/14/2019, 9:26 PM

One who lives in Eretz Yisrael is considered as having a G-d

Why does the Gemara say that living in the Holy Land or not living there affects whether one has a God or is considered an idol worshipper?, 9/4/2019, 2:27 PM

Success in War: Our efforts plus merits of Avot, prayer and Torah

Thoughts for Parashat Re’eh presented and written by young adult students in Religious Zionist yeshivas., 8/28/2019, 11:32 AM

Zion will be redeemed by justice, her repentant ones by righteousness

What do those two ways of reaching Redemption, prophesied by Isaiah, mean for us?, 8/10/2019, 9:02 PM

Do not corrupt the land

When God brought Am Yisrael to Eretz Yisrael, it was in order to elevate and uplift us., 8/4/2019, 5:41 AM

For G-d and for Am Yisrael

Torah from young students at Religious Zionist yeshivas. Three questions whose answers explain the behavior and statements of the tribes who settled east of the Jordan River., 7/25/2019, 9:37 AM

Mourning and rejoicing with Jerusalem

Only one for whom Jerusalem is genuinely lacking, who sincerely anticipates her being rebuilt, is able to perceive the subtle signs of light within the darkness of exile which indicate the arrival of redemption , 7/5/2019, 12:55 PM

The Portion of the Leviites

Why did the Levites not receive a portion in the inheritance of Eretz Yisrael and in the spoils of war like their brethren? Why take from them the abiity to fulfill the commandment to settle Eretz Yisrael while they are obligated to keep the others?, 6/28/2019, 2:45 PM

Rebellion against Eretz Yisrael

The spies told the truth as they saw it, so why were the people punished so severely?, 6/21/2019, 10:49 AM

The Kotzkzer, Rabbi Soloveitchik and Israel's going out to war

The words of the Kotzker, his grandson Shem Mishmuel, Rabbi Soloveitchik and the medieval commentary Ibn Ezra build a picture of how the Jewish people must go to war and rejoice at victory., 6/13/2019, 2:59 PM

Mikdash and Mishkan

What is the difference between the Beit HaMikdash and Mishkan? Are their functions identical, or perhaps there are distinctions between the two?, 3/27/2019, 7:29 AM

As if the land were given to you today

Torah cannot be achieved without effort and without investing work; there are no shortcuts. This is equally true for Eretz Yisrael. , 1/9/2019, 9:57 PM

To a land flowing with milk and honey

This week's Dvar Torah is written byYehuda Gold, presented by:Yedidya Solomon., 12/28/2018, 7:11 AM

The importance of burial within the Land of Israel

Before his death, Yaakov/Israel insisted that his son Yoseph swear to bury him in Eretz Yisrael (the Land of Israel), not in Egypt. Why was that important to him - and important to so many Jews through the ages?, 12/19/2018, 7:18 AM

The fruits of Eretz Yisrael

Why did Moshe our teacher yearn to enter Eretz Yisrael? Did he need to eat of its fruits or satisfy himself from its bounty? , 11/21/2018, 6:58 AM

Eretz Yisrael: the place of the Shechina and of Blessing

Does Israel’s physical condition change when they are in exile?, 11/7/2018, 8:45 AM

Vayera: The importance of the altar for the world

Universal or particular? What is the significance of the "mizbeach" - the altar where offerings are presented to Hashem?, 10/26/2018, 5:59 AM

A Psalm of thanks

The Gemara [Ketubot 112a] relates that Rabbi Abba would kiss the stones of Akko, demonstrating the depth of his connection to the Land of Israel, and even to the lowest dimensions of the Land. ​, 10/9/2018, 7:01 AM

The Torah is not a science book - why start with Creation?

View a new Torah site that was put on the web just in time for the new cycle of Torah readings and features the Torah thought of promising young scholars in the Religious Zionist yeshiva world., 10/5/2018, 2:31 PM