Rabbi Nachman Kahana

Multi-Directional Migrant Flash Floods of Humanity

There is a lesson here - and another, in the two eulogies that follow., 10/30/2015, 7:13 AM

Cancelling our Debts to Other Nations

Why Iran and why Hezbollah?, 8/20/2015, 8:40 AM

Re'eh: A Blessing Disguised as a Curse

The double standard actually does us a favor., 8/13/2015, 10:30 AM

Ekev: God’s Eternal Gift to the Jewish Nation

We are still not mature enough to distinguish between what is essential for a complete Jewish life and what is trivial., 8/6/2015, 6:49 AM

BS"D, We Will Conquer BDS

The root of our problems is our lack of Jewish pride based on our intimate relationship with the Creator. Every lowlife can grab the headlines by ranting against God’s chosen people - and we remain apathetic., 7/30/2015, 8:53 AM

The Hate the Immovable Entity called the “Jewish Nation”

They all know that the Iranians cannot be trusted,but ..., 7/24/2015, 8:10 AM

"Imma, I don’t work, I serve!"

Workers of Torah vs. Servants of Hashem., 7/9/2015, 8:27 AM

The Bilam Syndrome

Where do you want life to take you - to Bilam's path or the Torah's?, 7/2/2015, 10:05 AM

Is this the Redemption? Is this the Mashiach?

We live in times when the options are right before us., 6/18/2015, 8:21 AM

Yerushalayim is not part of the State of Israel

The US Supreme Court deserves an honored place among those who made a claim but did not have a clue of the deeper truth they were projecting., 6/11/2015, 10:40 AM

Bamidbar: G-d's Love is a Many Splendored Thing

Hashem showed His love in the parsha, on Mount Sinai and we should return it in the same fashion., 5/22/2015, 2:27 PM

May We Not Labor for Naught

Utilizing time., 5/7/2015, 9:26 AM

World Order is Turning Chaotic

We are an oasis of Hashem in the desert that is man., 5/1/2015, 12:08 PM

What Should We Pray for at this Very Fragile Time in History?

Pray that Iran should no longer exist. Pray that the evil surrounding us should dissipate as smoke from fire. Pray that all the lands promised us by Hashem be given to us..., 4/23/2015, 11:25 PM

Next Year in Yerushalayim

To be read aloud to the family., 4/5/2015, 8:24 AM

Shabbat Hagadol: Can Your Imagination Place You at the Exodus?

Are you freed or are you back in the throes of slavery?, 3/27/2015, 4:41 PM

Teruma: No One is Exempt

In my many attempts to understand the haredi refusal to serve in the defense of our nation, I discussed the matter with important rabbis and roshei yeshiva., 2/19/2015, 10:50 AM

The "Eved Nirtza" - Slave by Choice - of Today

Is it possible to perform an act that does not appear in the criminal code of the Jewish People, yet its implications are an affront, an indignity; indeed, an abuse of the Holy One Blessed Be He?, 2/16/2015, 7:59 AM

Harsh Justice, Mercy & Forgiveness

Some important advice appears at the end of this article., 12/25/2014, 7:14 AM

But It Feels So Right: Miketz, Chutzpa and Hanukkah

If feels right, but it isn't., 12/18/2014, 7:21 AM

Izinga Estate on Umhlanga Ridge: Symbol and Symptom

Is this 'paradise' for Jewish living what Hashem expects of us?, 12/12/2014, 2:11 PM

Missouri vs. Misery

An original idea for the shmita year., 11/27/2014, 11:42 PM

Jewish Sovereignty in Eretz Yisrael

Esteemed Zionist rabbis such as Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook, Rav Avraham Shapira, Rav Zalman Baruch Melamed forbid ascending the Temple Mount for halakhic reasons. The writer explains his view and that of rabbis, like Rav Goren, who think differently., 11/14/2014, 8:25 AM

Basic Societal Norms

Amalek breached all the norms of civilized humanity., 11/6/2014, 6:09 PM

Equal and Opposite Forces

Anti-Semitism vs. Jewish accomplishments., 11/1/2014, 6:27 PM

The Exile is a Succah - Come Home!

Two stories for Sukkot: One parable and one beautiful instance of the Jewish spirit., 10/8/2014, 2:32 AM

The Binding of Isaac and Living in Israel

Hashem indeed wants every Jew to be in the Land that He chose over all others for His holy Temple and declared to be the Stairway to Heaven., 10/2/2014, 8:42 AM

What Kind of Year will we Have here in Eretz Yisrael?

'But the more they oppressed them, the more they (the Jews) multiplied and spread out; and the Egyptians dreaded the Israelites...', 9/23/2014, 11:03 PM

Ki Tavo: First Fruits

What are the words said by the bringer of the First Fruits supposed to mean?, 9/12/2014, 3:54 PM

A Distortion of Values

The Torah tells us what real morality is., 9/5/2014, 11:06 AM

Re'eh: Blessings and Curses

There is either "drive" or "reverse," but no "neutral" state for one to enjoy a respite from the Torah’s requirements., 8/22/2014, 9:32 AM

The Seven Species in the Parsha

The totality of creation can be likened to a many-layered object, like a head of cabbage or an onion, which can be peeled away layer by layer., 8/15/2014, 3:44 PM

Don't Miss the Boat

Time to move to Israel., 8/8/2014, 5:25 PM

May I Sit and Cry With You?

We in Eretz Yisrael have been in the thick of battle for 100 years, so the time for tears has not yet come., 8/1/2014, 7:16 AM

Fighting Amalek Again

This week's Torah words are dedicated to our soldiers., 7/16/2014, 11:38 PM

Zealousness and You

Pinchas, Zealousness & You., 7/10/2014, 12:48 AM

The Ferocious and Mighty Jewish Army

Torah Judaism brings out the best in people. Islamist doctrine brings out the worst in them, 6/27/2014, 8:21 AM

Parashat Korach and President Truman

How to deal with evil., 6/20/2014, 10:18 AM

Torah in Israel: Fabulous Facts

We have won., 6/4/2014, 10:38 PM

National and Religious Honor

The Pope's visit is an example of a recurring theme., 5/29/2014, 6:40 AM

Bamidbar and Jerusalem Day: Impossible Scenarios

Binyamin and Dan and impossible scenarios that come to pass., 5/22/2014, 8:08 AM

The "Tochacha" and Mashiach

We have felt the tochacha in its terrifying reality. How can one ignore the call to come home now?, 5/16/2014, 12:04 PM

Behar and the Special Days Before It

Written before Independence Day, it remains timely., 5/8/2014, 5:10 PM

Emor: Kohen and Divorcee

, 5/1/2014, 9:47 AM

Two Brothers, Two Worlds

Who is closer to G-d's expectations?, 4/13/2014, 2:03 PM

The Long Jewish Journey Homeward Continues

This journey cannot be aborted or put off track., 4/3/2014, 9:18 AM

Purity and Impurity, Disunity and Unity

There is a need for synchronization and unity., 3/28/2014, 11:45 AM

The Fear of the Jews Was Upon Them

Fear of the Jew is a mighty weapon. , 3/21/2014, 10:33 AM

Where is Gratitude?

On IDF soldiers and hareidim, on the significance of 70 years in the Purim story and our own Redemption., 3/13/2014, 10:51 AM

We Must Bridge the Divide!

, 3/7/2014, 7:08 AM

Torah Study vs. Military Service

Torah Study vs. Military Service – Is there a solution? , 2/28/2014, 9:11 AM

Why Did the Torah Interrupt the Sequence?

There is a message for our times in this interruption., 2/21/2014, 10:57 AM

Idol Worship - Then and Now

The Levites were not the only group to refrain from ascending to Eretz Yisrael, so why did Ezra single them out for punishment? , 2/12/2014, 9:43 PM