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      Independence Day: Rabbi Feurstein Tackles Questions

      Rabbi Feurstein of the Tzohar Rabbis Organization talks about the religious observance of Independence Day and the state of the nation.
      By IsraelNN staff
      First Publish: 4/29/2009, 8:42 PM / Last Update: 4/29/2009, 10:04 PM

      Rabbi Rafi Feurstein, Chairman of the Tzohar Rabbis Organization, answers questions about the religious observance of Independence Day and the challenges facing the State of Israel.


      In the video, Rabbi Feurstein tackles issues that are often controversial in the religious world, such as the effect that Israel's shortcomings have on the celebration of Independence Day, the importance of uniting as a nation, and why religious Jews should say the hallel prayer on this day. Rabbi Feurstein also talks about what his teacher, Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda HaKohen Kook, did on Independence Day to show his unity with the Jewish people.

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