IsraelNationalNews.com

In today's headlines:‏ תג בכותרות

Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen

Korach (Israel): Not for the sake of Heaven

There are arguments and arguments. Torah from the hesder yeshiva of Otrniel, in the hills of Hevron., 7/1/2016, 12:29 PM

Shlach (Israel) Living on the fringes

Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 6/23/2016, 7:59 AM

Behaalotcha (Israel): Thou shalt not complain

People complain unjustly if their world view is negative. Torah from Yeshivat Otniel in the Hevron hills., 6/16/2016, 11:46 AM

Naso (Israel): The good, the bad and the ugly

Within a framework or outside of it?, 6/9/2016, 4:39 PM

Bamidbar (Israel): Every man has a name

. It’s possible that the language of numbers is more practical and efficient than the language of names, but there’s more to life than efficiency., 6/3/2016, 2:17 PM

Behar (Israel): Chief Seattle and Schmita

Judaism sees land as inherently sacred., 5/19/2016, 10:00 AM

Emor: History and the cosmos

Conceptions of time., 5/13/2016, 7:03 AM

Parshat Kedoshim: Love or be loved?

When our main mission is to love, not to be loved, we are free to choose what is right, even if it is not necessarily the popular choice., 5/5/2016, 8:14 AM

Parshat Metzorah: From biography to biology

A physical malady creates an opportunity for introspection., 4/14/2016, 7:53 PM

Parshat Tazriah: The priestess of life

An understanding of the meaning and significance of the concept of “tumah” (impurity) within Judaism., 4/7/2016, 10:36 AM

Shmini: The return to spirituality

Dvar Torah from Otniel hesder yeshiva, in the hills of Hevron., 3/31/2016, 8:53 AM

Pikudei: First thing in the morning

A tribute to Noam Apter, Hy"d, killed in a Friday night terror attack in the Otniel Yeshiva., 3/9/2016, 11:09 PM

Shabbat here and now

What is that “day in which all is Shabbat?” , 3/3/2016, 11:57 PM

Questions about G-d

The G-d that can be defined is not G-d., 2/27/2016, 10:14 PM

Sounds that heal

Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the Hevron hills., 2/18/2016, 10:10 AM

G-d's puppet theater

Dvar Torah from a rabbi in Otniel hesder yeshiva in the hills of Hevron., 2/12/2016, 4:21 PM

Mishpatim: Who deserves justice?

Divine revelation is connected to justice., 2/5/2016, 1:18 PM

The limits of giving

Even Moses had to learn to draw the line., 1/28/2016, 10:32 PM

Parshat Beshalach: Life as art

A wise parable on the splitting of the Red Sea from the yeshiva at Otniel., 1/21/2016, 11:26 AM

On chametz and missed opportunities

Sometimes, by the time you’re finally ready to board, the ship has already sailed, and who knows when it will be back in the harbor again?, 1/14/2016, 8:35 AM

Vaera: Stories happen to people that tell them

And to nations that tell them..., 1/7/2016, 11:28 AM

The circle of compassion in our parsha

The missing name is the point., 12/31/2015, 6:57 AM

A kabbalistic look at the parsha: Today is forever

The Zohar tells us the true meaning of eternal life., 12/24/2015, 7:30 AM

A people that is a family

Today and then., 12/18/2015, 7:57 AM

Miketz: Painful and blessed memories

Torah from the hesder yeshiva of Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 12/11/2015, 10:48 AM

Hanukkah and "The Little Prince"

An original explanation of a halakha relating to Hanukkah., 12/8/2015, 9:15 PM

Vayeshev: Rendezvous with an angel

Everyman is an angel..., 12/4/2015, 7:44 AM

Finding blessing in suffering

Jacob vs. Esau, Rachel vx. Leah., 11/27/2015, 2:47 PM

Vayetze: My ego and I

What kept Jacob from knowing G-d was there? What prevents us from knowing it?, 11/20/2015, 11:00 AM

Do the ends sanctify the means?

Is there ever justified deception?, 11/12/2015, 9:22 PM

Om and Shalom in Abraham’s tent

A meeting of fire and water., 11/6/2015, 9:12 AM

God is in the Other

How the Zohar explains the reason for the binding of Isaac., 10/30/2015, 7:01 AM

A journey to the self

Missing the path of tradition., 10/23/2015, 10:11 AM

Noach: John Lennon and the Tower of Babel

The message of the story of the Tower of Babel., 10/15/2015, 9:42 AM

Bereshit- Doing and Being

The great spiritual message of Judaism lies in the combination of “Being” with “Doing.” A new weekly philosophic look at the Parsha., 10/8/2015, 7:29 AM

The Difference Between Criticism and Anti-Semitism

Now that we have received the Sunday Times apology, read about a rabbi who refused to meet a representative of The Guardian - and how he explains his decision to her., 2/4/2013, 11:00 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Shmitta

Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 8/17/2012, 5:20 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Eikev

Torah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 8/9/2012, 10:30 AM

Spritiuality in the Parsha - Dvarim

Life is a blessing, brought to you from the hesder yeshiva of Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 7/27/2012, 1:20 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Masei

'Life is a blessing' series of divrei Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 7/20/2012, 11:50 AM

Spirituality in the Parsha - Balak

Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the Hevron hills: Life is a blessing., 7/5/2012, 6:15 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Chukat

"Life is a blessing"- Torah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 6/28/2012, 3:10 PM

Shlach: The Lady and the Fringed Garment

Life is a blessing: Spirituality in the parsha from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 6/15/2012, 2:38 PM

Behaalotcha: Stop Complaining!

Life is a Blessing, Spirituality in the Parsha, from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 6/8/2012, 2:07 PM

Naso: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Life is a blessing: Spirituality in the Parsha from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 6/1/2012, 5:05 PM

Bamidbar: People Are Not Numbers

Spirituality in the Parsha: Dvar Torah from the hesder Yeshiva of Otniel in the Hevron Hills., 5/25/2012, 6:19 PM

Behar (Israel): Chief Seattle

Torah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel, in the Hevron hills., 5/11/2012, 6:48 AM

Cosmos and History

Torah from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 5/5/2012, 9:38 PM

Kedoshim: Love or Be Loved?

Spirituality in the Parsha: Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 4/27/2012, 5:16 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Tazria-Metzora

Torah from the hesder yeshiva in the hills of Hevron. This dvar Torah is for Tazria-Metzora read in the Diaspora this coming Shabbat. The two last days of Pesach in the Diaspora have made Israel one Shabbat Torah portion ahead for a while.), 4/19/2012, 2:17 PM

The Wise Son Returns to the Questions

Pesach message from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron about the four sons of the Pesach Haggadah., 4/6/2012, 1:33 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Tzav

Life is a blessing: Torah from the hesder yeshiva of Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 3/30/2012, 3:35 PM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Vayikra

Life is a blessing: Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 3/23/2012, 12:10 AM

Spirituality in the Parsha: Vayakhel-Pikudei

LIfe is a blessing - Torah from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel, in the hills of Hevron., 3/16/2012, 9:02 AM

"Who" and "This" in Understanding G-d

Life is a blessing: Spirituality in the Parsha from the Otniel hesder yeshiva in the hills of Hevron., 3/11/2012, 8:53 AM

Spirituality in the Parsha

Life is a blessing: The week's Torah reading from the hesder yeshiva in Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 3/2/2012, 12:33 PM

Terumah: Uplifting G-d

Life is a blessing: Spirituality in the parsha brought to you from the hesder yeshiva at Otniel in the hills of Hevron., 2/24/2012, 4:21 PM