Rabbi Eliezer Melamed

When to Get Married

According to Chazal, the age of marriage is eighteen, but no later than twenty. Is that applicable today?, 3/27/2014, 10:04 AM

The Mitzvah to Join the IDF

The two mitzvoth fulfilled by enlisting in the army are the mitzvah of fighting a war to assist Israel from an attacking enemy, and the mitzvah of settling the Land of Israel. , 3/10/2014, 9:35 PM

Explaining Hesder - To Ourselves

Torah issues made clear from the Rav of Har Bracha, the thriving yeshiva community in the Shomron., 3/2/2014, 4:35 PM

Connecting Men of Torah and Men of Action

The more Torah one learns, the greater his obligation is to teach it to others., 1/15/2014, 8:54 AM

Change in the Status of Women

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Why Dress Modestly? Tell Them: It's the Rule!

In Hebrew, the word is "kahka!" Meaning: No explanation needed, just do as I say., 11/11/2013, 8:13 AM

Israel’s Vision Expressed in Hakafot

How giving out honors in the synagogue can be a lesson in social responsibity., 10/13/2013, 9:26 PM

Israel is in Need of Vision

The Wonder of Jewish Existence in Exile is Connected to the Vision of Redemption., 10/6/2013, 2:44 PM

Rosh Hashanah – Not the Only Day of Judgment

Rabbi Natan said: “A man is judged every moment”. Rabbi Yochanan said: “Great is the power of repentance that it rescinds a man's final sentence.", 8/26/2013, 3:21 PM

Halakhic Advice and Guidance for Tisha B'Av

Answers to frequently asked questions about the fast. Thoughts to ponder., 7/15/2013, 10:32 AM

The Great Democracies' Disgrace

The great democracies failed miserably in upholding their own principles when it came to saving Jews., 7/8/2013, 7:19 AM

Tremors that Cause Earthquakes

This article recounts and interprets a chapter of Israel’s history in the wilderness., 5/26/2013, 7:12 PM

A Song of Praise for Israel Independence Day

Our joy and thanksgiving for Yom Ha'atzmaut remains firm., 4/14/2013, 11:49 PM

Rejoicing on the Festivals - a Commandment

The Torah knows the hearts of men - and women - and tells us how to provide the conditions for being happy on our holidays. Chag Sameach means just that!, 3/21/2013, 10:44 PM

The Torah View on Workers' Strikes

Strikes can cripple crucial services, but are often resorted to after everything else fails. Are they allowed according to halakha?, 12/20/2012, 11:55 AM

We Told You So

How Israel can deal with the situation brought upon us by witless 'experts'., 11/22/2012, 8:29 AM

Yom Kippur Q&A; Revealing G-d's Kingdom in Israel

Settling the land is the way to reveal G-d's kingdom. But there are also halakhic questions that need answers before the fast., 9/23/2012, 11:48 PM

Laws for "The Nine Days"

From the 1st to the 9th of Av (the Fast Day for the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem), Ashkenazim keep special stringencies as a sign of mourning. Sephardim keep them starting from the week of the fast., 7/22/2012, 1:20 AM

A Constructive Summer Vacation for Your Chldren

Good, sensible advice for parents anxious about the looming months of summer vacation., 7/1/2012, 4:39 PM

The Failure of Secular Zionism

Rabbi Kook feared that a lack of religious committment would adversely affect the state of Israel - and it has., 6/16/2012, 10:50 PM

Freedom from Materialism

Some serious thinking should occur when a couple decides where and how to live. The right decision can affect finances and much more. Torah from Har Bracha in the Shomron., 5/12/2012, 9:30 PM

Man is Like a Tree

In what way does man resemble a tree? and what was the manna like?, 2/11/2012, 11:56 PM

Christians Who Love Israel

While many countries support the Arabs out of economic interests, or out of fear, or due to false beliefs, the Evangelicals are clearly on our side., 9/9/2011, 1:38 AM

Start from the Heart

A different, Jewish and Zionist to looking at the tent protests and the connection to settling the Land of Israel., 7/30/2011, 8:56 PM

In the Merit of 6 Houses

This inspiring article is by Rabbi Melammed and Rabbi Shlomi Badash., 6/17/2011, 3:04 PM