Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed

'Religious Zionists Must Unite Behind Naftali Bennett'

Interview: Dean of Beit El Yeshiva answers questions on leadership, the Jewish Home and breakaway Yachad party, spiritual agendas and the "status quo"., 3/15/2015, 11:27 PM

When Rabbis Differ on Which Party to Join

The rift between Shas and Eli Yisha's party, the tension that surrounded Tekumah's decision to remain in the Jewish Home Party, must not lower the level of rabbinical discourse., 12/28/2014, 9:32 AM

Channeling the Pain in the Right Direction

Leading religious Zionist rabbi, Rosh (Dean of) Yeshivat Beit El, sent a letter to the high school students in Beit El about the Har Nof massacre. , 11/18/2014, 9:12 PM

The Right to Invoke the Name of G-d in the IDF

The Jewish state has a Jewish character.That's what its Jewish population wants, both in public and in the army., 10/26/2014, 6:27 AM

Fast of Gedaliah: Meriting Construction or Destruction

This day can be a day of building and renewal, added vitality and holiness. And although it fell on Sunday this year, the message is just as timely every day of the year., 9/29/2014, 9:48 AM

Strengthening our Resolve: G-d is With Our Soldiers

Words that Strengthen: A talk given to his students by the revered head of the Beit El Yeshiva at the news of the casualties in Operation Protective Edge., 7/21/2014, 2:06 AM

Travesty in the Knesset

One transgression paved the way for the next., 6/10/2014, 8:28 AM

How to Teach Gemara

The inspiring sucess of the Daf Hayomi study cycle shows that it can be done: Gemara can be a favorite subject for high school students - and Rav Melamed, bringing that form of study to life, explains how it should be done., 8/26/2012, 7:31 PM

Yosef and Yehuda: Then and Now

Making the best of it and seeking perfection., 1/7/2009, 12:37 PM

"Refusal Will Strengthen the IDF"

As his student, who merited studying with him and being with him for 25 years, I know with total confidence that if Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda would have been with us now, he would have called on every soldier, policeman and officer to refuse these orders. And this stems from his love for the State and the IDF...., 2/27/2005, 3:42 PM

The Prophets' Road Map

Rabbi Zalman Melamed of Beit El wrote a letter to President Bush congratulating him on his success in Iraq, and advising him to "finish the job" with terrorist organizations such as the PLO: "The only real solution is to rectify the historic wrong and enable the People of Israel to return to their entire land. Every program that stands in opposition to the Prophets' Road Map cannot succeed." , 5/6/2003, 11:47 AM