Rabbi Eliezer Waldman

Kiddush HaShem in Jerusalem

They have restored our dignity., 7/10/2008, 11:11 PM

Jewish Pride and Moral Sensitivities

Prime Minister Olmert should be embarrassed., 2/27/2008, 11:48 PM

Biblical Faith and Practical Zionism

Our enemies are encouraged by our fleeing., 6/8/2007, 2:26 AM

One G-d, One People, One Land

We must open our eyes to the dual powers that have been revealed in this last month of fighting., 8/20/2006, 11:45 PM

The Responsibility of an Israeli Government and its Army

Upon realizing what has happened to us these past few weeks, we must not stop ourselves from recognizing and analyzing the weaknesses and mistakes that have brought us to such alarming circumstances., 7/23/2006, 11:47 PM

"In Your Blood, Live!"

You can understand how distraught I was as the joy of my <I>simcha</I> was tainted by the agony of needless Jewish bloodshed., 2/9/2006, 1:19 AM

A Government Detached

Even now, after having personally witnessed the appalling uprooting and displacing of thousands of Jews from their homes in <I>Eretz Yisrael</I> by a Jewish government, I haven't grasped the full horror of what I experienced., 9/14/2005, 11:17 PM

"Disengagement" ? Never in the Land of Israel

The multitudes of Jews demonstrating in Jerusalem conveyed a clear and strong message. It is immoral and unacceptable for Jews to transfer fellow Jews from their homeland., 2/8/2005, 1:16 PM

Always Go Forward, Never Surrender

The driving force of redemption has brought about the miraculous process of the ingathering of the exiles and the re-establishment of Jewish independence in the Land of Israel. As the closed gates of our holy land were opened again, multitudes of idealistic Jews restored new life to the desolate hills and plains of Israel. , 10/21/2004, 4:48 PM

Testing the Strength of Zionist Roots

We have not occupied any foreign land; we've come back home to the land of our ancestors, which has been promised to their children by the G-d of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. We have returned to Hebron, the city of Abraham, the first capital of Israel established by King David. We have renewed Jewish life in the hills of Judea and Samaria, where the visions of our Prophets enlightened our lives, even, 7/12/2004, 2:47 PM

How Long Will This Nation Provoke Me?

Here, the Torah distinguishes between those Jews who shamefully declared, "We cannot ascend to <I>Eretz Israel</I> because the enemy is stronger than us," (Numbers 13:31) and the faithful Jews who declared, "Let us ascend and possess the land for we can succeed in overcoming all the hardships." (Numbers 13:30), 6/10/2004, 6:30 PM

No Disengagement From Eretz Yisrael

These weeks between <I>Pesach</I> and <I>Shavuot</I> have always been days of tension. Ever since our redemption from Egypt, we count the days of the <I>Omer</i> and every day has its own blessing. The days are counted because they are part of the process of ascending the ladder of freedom, reaching the peak of <I>Kabbalat HaTorah</I> at Mt. Sinai, which established our spiritual independence for , 5/4/2004, 2:51 PM

The Test of Jewish Leadership

In the past two weeks, the Israeli government severely failed two crucial tests of leadership. , 2/10/2004, 2:19 PM

Leaders of Israel: Speak the Truth

How should an authentic Jewish leadership confront this situation? , 1/30/2004, 1:04 AM

The Destiny of Israel

The first commandment of G-d to Abraham determined the essence and destiny of <i>Am Yisrael</i>. This command of <i>?Lekh Lekha?</i> means ?Go on.? It is not only a command to our father Abraham, it is a directive that determines the mandate of Jewish life., 11/6/2003, 12:48 PM

The Eternal Flame of Jewish Life in Eretz Yisrael

The natural sleepy pace of summer might cause a normal slowdown in business or local politics, but it cannot weaken the vibrant pulse of life of the Jewish calendar. The wheels of Jewish life continue turning and with it, the national responsibility of the Jew of faith. , 7/31/2003, 12:56 AM

The Divine Zionist Roadmap

We have our own biblical roadmap that has been guiding the Jewish people from its very inception by the divine plan revealed to our father Abraham. The Almighty calls upon Abraham (Genesis 12 :1) and tells him ?Get thee out of your country? unto a land that I will show you.? These words created the roadmap along which the Almighty led the People of Israel. ?For all the land which you see, I will g, 5/28/2003, 1:05 PM