Do not forget!

You shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven. Do not forget!  Is Iran incorrigible and a modern Amalek? Torah thought in memory of my father, a”h.Professor Gerald Aranoff, 2/26/2018, 7:01 AM

Why do we have a blessing for forgiveness in the Silent Prayer?

Why include one Bracha for repentance and one for forgiveness?Rabbi Jesse Horn, 2/26/2018, 7:00 AM

Remembering Amalek; the Fast of Esther; the half-shekel

Insights into the issues and mitzvot of the Purim season.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 2/24/2018, 11:18 PM

The sanctity of the Temple Mount

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 2/23/2018, 9:13 AM

Selected halakhot for Parashat Zachor and the Fast of Esther

This Shabbat, the one preceding the Purim holiday, is one on which one should make every effort to go to synagogue to hear the story of Amalek. Here is why. And this coming Wednesday is the Fast of Esther. Halakha Hotline, 2/23/2018, 8:35 AM

The High Priest

Insights into People in the Torah Series for the Torah Portion of Tetzaveh Exodus 27:20-30:10 Moshe Kempinski, 2/23/2018, 8:00 AM

Shabbat Zachor: The hidden and the revealed

The Torah reading of Parshat Tetzaveh connects to the remembrance of Amalek. Daniel Pinner, 2/22/2018, 8:24 AM

Tetzaveh: Good to the last drop

Why we begin each day with prayer.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 2/22/2018, 8:22 AM

Five parshiot and half a shekel

The parsha and current events series.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 2/22/2018, 8:20 AM

Rabbi Yehuda Bohrer z"l, is a Jewish angel

Love of Bet El, Israel and the Jewish people were epitomized in the personality of the late Rabbi Yehuda Bohrer. Arutz Sheva brings two articles by those who loved and honored him. Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 2:22 PM

Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal lives on

Rabbi Itamar's influence is far-reaching and alive, his family a beacon of light for the nation.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 2/18/2018, 7:19 AM

Terumah: "Take for Me an offering" 

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 2/16/2018, 9:54 AM

Marriage tips

This week's Torah reading on the cherubs above the ark is a primer for marriage.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 2/16/2018, 9:41 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  The half aspires to become a whole

We were commanded to inherit the land that Hashem gave to our forefathers Avraham, Yitzchak and Ya’akov. We are prohibited from leaving the land in the possession of any other nation or from leaving it fallow.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 2/15/2018, 11:32 PM

Of gold and wood

This week's Dvar Torah is by Aron Grossman, former Shaliach in Perth (2016-17).Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 2/15/2018, 8:18 AM

Plant, believe, carry on

The message of the acacia trees in the desert.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 2/15/2018, 8:13 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 38, class 6

Tanya will help you lead a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 2/14/2018, 1:00 PM

Shabbat Shkalim: I give, therefore I am

In this week’s D’var Torah, the Chief Rabbi explains how Jewish tradition teaches, “I give, therefore I am.”Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 2/12/2018, 12:44 PM

Lending money to a fellow Jew

Lending money to others and helping them to extricate themselves from otherwise burdensome circumstances is a positive commandment of the Torah, but it sets out the rules. Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/12/2018, 12:38 PM

Permission for doctors to heal

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Relgious Zionism.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 2/9/2018, 11:47 AM

Our everyday Covenant

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rabbi Binyamin Krausz, (2008-2011) former Rosh Kollel of Perth, Australia and today community Rabbi in Petach Tikva Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 2/8/2018, 6:40 PM

Theft, denial and swearing falsely

Series: The parsha and current events.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 2/8/2018, 6:30 PM

Mishpatim: A tale of three Covenants

What connexion is there between the Festivals, their sacrifices, the Bikkurim – and the prohibition on cooking meat and milk together? Daniel Pinner, 2/8/2018, 9:19 AM

Removing Troubling Thoughts

Complete Faith: Removing worries about the future.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 2/8/2018, 8:35 AM

Who was the man named Hur?

Series: Insights into People in the Torah The Torah Portion of “ Mishpatim” Exodus 21:1–24:18 Moshe Kempinski, 2/7/2018, 6:27 PM

Mishpatim: Sift and sort

This Torah portion prompts us to sift and sort the false from the truth, so that we can gain a glimpse of our true motivations and interests.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 2/7/2018, 6:24 PM

Mishpatim: Church and state

Insights into the Torah reading for this Shabbat.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 2/7/2018, 4:47 PM

The Orthodox Union speaks

Courage should not be required to disapprove the notion of Jewish female clergy, something that even Professor Shaul Lieberman of the Conservative JTS characterized almost forty years ago as risible and a “mockery” of Torah - but today, it is.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 2/5/2018, 2:45 PM

What is kosher clothing?

Kosher clothing and other insights into Jewish topics.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 2/5/2018, 2:28 PM

Recruitment of women soldiers: The problem in the IDF leadersihp

The mixing of male and female soldiers creates situations of absolute Torah prohibitions and the cultural deterioration among today's youth also weakens the level of modesty.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 2/3/2018, 10:01 PM

Yitro: The date of Matan Torah

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah luminary who founded Religious Zionism and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 2/2/2018, 1:15 PM

The Erev Rav, then and now

Moses sat as a magistrate among the troubleome Erev Rav. Should we also be patient and understanding with the Polish government today?  Professor Gerald Aranoff, 2/2/2018, 1:07 PM

Why do 70% of Powerball winners go bankrupt within a few years?

To set a place. To be prepared. Not "dumb luck".Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 2/2/2018, 12:39 PM

Everlasting impact

The idea of a Divine Revelation to a mass of people, and their personal recollections passed down from generation to generation, serves as the bedrock for belief in God. Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 2/1/2018, 10:14 PM

Payback: straw, stone, lead and the Poles

The Parsha and Current Events series.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 2/1/2018, 10:10 PM

The rightward Modern Orthodox trend fiction

Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 1/31/2018, 7:32 PM

To Be Or Not Tu Bishvat? A 70-Year Dream

Is it possible for seventy years to be like a dream? Yonatan Sredni, 1/31/2018, 4:36 PM

For Tu Bishvat: Israel's agricultural blessings

The infamous Peel Commission issued its learned conclusions in 1936 stating that the entire land of Israel – then Palestine under British mandate – could not support a population greater than 2 1/2 million souls. And now... Rabbi Berel Wein, 1/30/2018, 7:13 PM

Emunah and Bitachon – Faith and Confidence

Part 1: Past and Future.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 1/29/2018, 7:26 AM

Listening to the old

Torah from Israel's first iconic Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 1/26/2018, 2:57 PM

Parshat Beshalach and Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Jewish People are phenomenal.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 1/26/2018, 10:20 AM

Miriam the prophetess

Insights into People in the Torah Series. The Torah Portion of “ Beshalach” Exodus 13:17–17:16 Moshe Kempinski, 1/25/2018, 7:30 AM

The longer, shorter road

The life-changing idea symbolised by the route God led the Israelites on when they left Egypt is that there are no fast tracks.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 1/25/2018, 7:25 AM

Perfect balance

“You inclined Your right hand; the earth swallowed them up.”Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 1/25/2018, 7:21 AM

Traitors or Patriots?

Today there are Jews in Israel and abroad who collaborate with our most vicious enemies against Israel, always claiming that their passionate, even desperate, love for Israel impels them to take a brave stand against Israeli policies... Daniel Pinner, 1/25/2018, 7:06 AM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap.38, class 3

Study Tanya (back classes accessible with a click) and enhance your spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 1/23/2018, 6:00 AM

Parshat Hamon: The Torah reading for parnassa (sustenance)

Today, Tuesday of the week when the Torah portion of Beshalach is read, there is a tradition described below: Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2018, 5:56 AM

 Bo: Training for greatness

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 1/19/2018, 2:45 PM

The children we have

​​​​​​​Believe me Rebbi, I only care about my child’s Yiddishkeit, and if he doesn’t go on the right path then I prefer that he should just die already - spoken to Harav Aaron Leib ShteinmanRabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 1/18/2018, 5:32 PM

Stop being Jewish!

Do you want to be a Jew? Or do you want to be Jewish?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 1/16/2018, 7:56 AM

Fallen rabbis

Issue in Jewish life and law.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 1/15/2018, 10:58 AM

Unsteady belief?

Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 1/13/2018, 7:10 PM

Priceless jewels on tattered clothes

HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 1/12/2018, 8:14 AM

Vaera: Shuffling classes

There is one aspect of the Plagues which might otherwise be overlooked, but which requires focus and appreciation: class status.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 1/12/2018, 8:05 AM

Vaera: Stupendous supplication

While Parshat Shemot sets the stage for the redemption and introduces us to all the players in the drama, the actual process of redemption begins in Parshat Va'eira.Rabbanit Shira Smiles, 1/12/2018, 8:02 AM

Freewill: Use it or lose It

Vaera 5778: Freedom is a muscle that needs to be exercised: use it or lose it. That is a life-transforming idea.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 1/11/2018, 7:26 AM

Wise women and an enduring legacy

Insights into the Torah reading.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 1/7/2018, 9:58 PM