Rabbi Nachman Kahana

Parsha and current events: An improbable saga

It seems impossible, but who knows?, 3/17/2017, 2:53 PM

Purim and military victories

The military victory is the essential, although underplayed, miracle of Purim., 3/11/2017, 8:31 PM

The era of lackluster leadership?

Could our prime minister say these words?, 2/17/2017, 2:07 PM

Planting trees and preparing for war

I would not like to even imagine what the prophetess Devorah would say about the religious leaders in today’s galut (Diaspora)., 2/8/2017, 11:59 PM

Jewish lives matter!

The future of the world depends on the Jewish people., 2/3/2017, 8:25 AM

Overzealous patriotism

The Torah reading and current events., 1/28/2017, 7:19 PM

The descent of the nations

Rebelling against G-d's Will is never successful., 1/19/2017, 7:52 AM

A letter to our Prime Minister: Remember the biblical Samson

When the UN stood and clapped at their own evil vote, they reminded us of the Philistines rejoicing at Samson's humiliation. But the similarity ends here., 1/1/2017, 5:10 PM

Can a tzaddik retire?

The Parsha and Current Events., 12/21/2016, 6:35 PM

Jacob’s Revenge and Mashiach’s kippah

The parsha as it related to current events., 12/15/2016, 8:06 AM

The ultimate joy of Motherhood

A Jewish child - and any child - is a perfection that passed the inspection of the Almighty Himself., 12/8/2016, 3:41 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  The Jewish Nation Deserves a Gift

There is always a way for the parasha to enlghten us with insights that are necessary to absorb today, 12/1/2016, 4:13 AM

The parsha and current events: The strong force

The only one who can appraise the greatness of the Creator is the Creator Himself., 11/23/2016, 7:44 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  A good omen for our Nation

Torah is timeless., 11/16/2016, 10:35 PM

The parsha and current events: Two assassinations

Remembering Rav Meir Kahana Hy"d and PM YItzchak Rabin z"l., 11/11/2016, 6:52 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  One people in deep waters

Whenever I am present at a simcha (celebration) of our children and grandchildren (engagements, weddings, etc.) I look around the table at the young personalities who are the friends of our family. Jewish naches., 11/4/2016, 3:21 PM

Today's Tower of Babel

The Parsha and Current Events., 10/26/2016, 11:07 AM

It is Hashem’s prerogative to choose

May we be chosen for a good year., 10/2/2016, 11:25 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  You shall reap what you sow

Bikurim is a mitzva with ramifications., 9/22/2016, 12:50 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Loyalty to One

Did G-d divorce the Jewish people? Can he return them to Him?, 9/16/2016, 6:25 AM

The parsha and current events: Mussar for Elul

The most difficult thing concerning aliyah is the decision itself., 9/9/2016, 9:42 AM

What the state does and does not need

The way Hashem relates to His people has taken a turn for the better., 9/1/2016, 1:29 PM

The parsha and current events: Use it or lose it

Who will come to Israel sooner? The lost ten tribes or American Orthodox Jewry., 8/24/2016, 9:54 PM

Orthodox suffering from Aisavitic fatigue

Choosing which commandments to observe..., 8/22/2016, 12:06 PM

1946 years ago vs. today

We, too, are besieged, but G-d has helped us in a special way., 8/14/2016, 11:31 AM

We have finished Bamidbar - now come and live in the land

So what are we mourning for? For the destroyed Bet Hamikdash? The Jewish people are faring quite well without it!, 8/7/2016, 8:26 AM

The parsha and current events: Pinchas and Corporal El'or Azarya.

Life - a right or a privilege?, 7/24/2016, 8:40 AM

The parsha and current events: Dwelling apart

The Jewish ideal is to be involved with the world, while at the same time to be fiercely protective of our particular spiritual status., 7/17/2016, 1:07 AM

Chukat (Israel) and current events: Authentic neshamot

Every tractate of the Babylonian Talmud begins with page 2 (the letter bet). Why?, 7/8/2016, 6:55 PM

Korach (Israel): The parsha and current events: Today's Korachs

There are the “Korachs” among us who, for personal interests, preach that the Jewish State, the Medina, is a mere political entity, a temporary historical quirk which has no bearing on the God - Israel relationship., 6/30/2016, 9:42 AM

Shlach (Israel) and current events:: Are you a Jew or Jewish?

For Parshat Shlach (Israel)., 6/24/2016, 10:32 AM

The Parsha and Current Events: Missing the spiritual nature of mitzvot

What is the essence of a Jew?, 6/16/2016, 12:06 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: God’s angels protect the Holy Land

How the story of Elisha is reenacted today., 6/9/2016, 4:49 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: Why did Moshe count the nation?

Why did Hashem command it?, 6/2/2016, 9:44 PM

The Parsha and current events: Complex halakhic issues

In the complex spider web of our lives in the Holy Land, our rabbis are succeeding in dealing with the issues according to the halakha., 5/27/2016, 12:00 PM

The parsha and current events: Disputes between Jews and Gentiles

Renewing a historic way of Gentile-Jewish interaction., 5/19/2016, 11:43 AM

The Parsha and current events: Kedoshim (in the Diaspora)

Theft, denial and swearing falsely., 5/13/2016, 7:19 AM

Pesach thoughts: A tale of two cities

Worlds apart., 4/19/2016, 10:53 PM

The parsha and current events: Resolving the Israel-Arab conflict

No one can predict how the Jewish-Arab conflict will be resolved, but I believe that it will not be through peace talks or arbitration., 4/15/2016, 12:31 PM

The Parsha and current events: When tzara’at is sadly tahor

When there is no use treating the disease of tzara'at. , 4/8/2016, 2:48 PM

The parsha and current events: On the roof of the Beit Hamikdash

The great heartache of our times is that millions of Gentiles are aware of what Hashem’s own chosen people are blind to., 4/1/2016, 2:36 PM

The Parsha and current events: The final defeat of Amalek

The ‘fear of the Jews was upon them’ has not registered with our leaders., 3/25/2016, 11:57 AM

The Parsha and Current Events: to protect, defend and preserve

Torat Eretz Yisrael is a unique creation, best understood when experienced by being a religious IDF soldier., 3/18/2016, 10:26 AM

The Parsha and Current Events: How do you measure up?

There are four tests to see what spiritual level you are on., 3/9/2016, 10:48 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: Jewish pride and courage

Don't disappoint Mother Rachel., 3/2/2016, 11:07 PM

Open your eyes and run to do a mitzvah

Did we learn from history?, 2/27/2016, 10:02 PM

The Parsha and current events: Middle East scorecard

Why is it that the entire MIddle East is on fire and we are not burning?, 2/19/2016, 12:24 PM

Solve the equation of time + space

There are spiritual leaders who act as an autoimmune disease within the nation by using the Torah to destroy the Torah and the fabric of Jewish unity and our return to Eretz Yisrael., 2/12/2016, 4:05 PM

Open your eyes - the angels are working overtime!

Surrounding Israel are G-d's angels, have no fear., 2/5/2016, 1:20 PM

With all your heart and soul

Trust in Hashem and realize His miracles. , 1/29/2016, 3:22 PM

Wind, fire or magnet?

Who can estimate the number of Jews who were cut off from our people by conscious assimilation? , 1/22/2016, 1:07 PM

We are descendants of the 20%

Hashem had great ambitions for the Jewish nation., 1/15/2016, 8:57 AM

The Parsha and Current Events: Eradication of evil doers

It is on its way. Just look at the news., 1/8/2016, 12:09 PM

Moses was an acculturated Egyptian

Read to the end for a beautiful personal story., 1/1/2016, 12:20 PM

A gift from the Pope

The time tested principle in our relations with gentiles is: When they threaten, strike first and hard; when they present you with gifts, escape as quickly as you can., 12/18/2015, 7:43 AM