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News and updates about Amalek

Take our enemies at their word

The ultimate agenda of Iran and Hamas—like that of Hitler’s Germany, like that of Amalek—is not simply the destruction of Israel, but of the Jewish people. Opinion.

Take our enemies at their word

The Mitzvah to eradicate Amalek in our generation

In our generation, when there is no known Amalek, we must uphold the root of the mitzvah, which is to eradicate evil and wage uncompromising war, even when our merciful nature seeks peace

The Mitzvah to eradicate Amalek in our generation

Shabbat Zachor: Perverted compassion

Refusing to kill Amalek, keeping Amalek alive, isn’t a surfeit of compassion. It’s the opposite: it is a perversion of compassion. Exterminating evil is the truest compassion.

Shabbat Zachor: Perverted compassion

Lipa's new song for Purim:

'Tell Hamas na na na na'

Hassidic singer Lipa Schmeltzer, in cooperation with Oorah, released a new song and music video in honor of Purim titled 'Ashrei Ha'am.' In the song the singer connects the ancient conflict with Amalek to the modern one with Hamas.

'Tell Hamas na na na na'

Love thy enemy - Jewishly

Those even peripherally connected to an ideology bent on exterminating us don’t deserve our compassion, Mr. Blinken. Follow the Megillah, not the New Age.

Love thy enemy - Jewishly

Know thy enemy

Hamas ' acts and those of the Gazans who came in their wake and cheered them on are a violation of the very foundation of the essence of what it means to be a human being. In fact, they are the essence of Amalek.

Know thy enemy

Prime Minister's Office:

'Accusations of incitement are laughably false'

Prime Minister Netanyahu's office released a statement defending the Prime Minister against South Africa's accusations of incitement to genocide.

'Accusations of incitement are laughably false'

Amalek has lifted its head again

A warning - and a directive - to our leaders and people.

Amalek has lifted its head again

Latest terror attacks:

Suffering, filling the void, and what Amalek has to do with it

Asked for a message to youngsters in a community that just lost two of its finest, Sivan Rahav-Meir recounts Amalek's mission in the world.

Suffering, filling the void, and what Amalek has to do with it

The staff which was taken, not to be used

Why did Moshe take his staff with him to the top of the hill in the Amalek battle, as seemingly he did not perform any act with it?’

The staff which was taken, not to be used

Ki Teitze: Coincidence?

There are mitzvas which, by their nature, no one can plan to do. Perhaps God sends these opportunities to those who look for mitzvot to do.

Ki Teitze: Coincidence?

Jew vs. Jewish

He who cannot state proudly that he is one of Hashem’s chosen nation, can be Jewish but is far from being a Jew.

Jew vs. Jewish

What motivated Amalek?

The Temple Institute Weekly Torah Study: Vayikra.

What motivated Amalek?

From Rephidim to Colleyville:- why do they hate us?

As we were reading of Amalek’s attack on the Jews at Rephidim, another Jew-hater attacked Congregation Beth Israel. There is a message here.

From Rephidim to Colleyville:- why do they hate us?

The face of evil (Beshalach)

In today’s terminology, the Egyptians were rational, the Amalekites were not. Only with rational actors there can be negotiated peace.

The face of evil (Beshalach)

How many times will Amalek be defeated before the Redemption?

I would like to try my hand at predicting the signs of the Redemption and its time frame and in doing so, uncover the intentions of Chazal.

How many times will Amalek be defeated before the Redemption?

How can we truly rejoice this year?

Like Amalek, Covid crept up behind and attacked our beloved elders, the greatest leaders of Am Yisrael.

How can we truly rejoice this year?

How jihadist does God want Israel to be?

Today's halo brigade is insatiable. It sets the bar for Israel-only Israel-too high to be cleared, the better to make Israel trip. Op-ed.

How jihadist does God want Israel to be?

Shabbat Zachor: Perverted compassion - Amalek and Eichmann

Amalek’s attack was hatred for hatred's sake, cruelty for the sake of cruelty. Pity for bloodthirsty murderers is the ultimate cruelty.

Shabbat Zachor: Perverted compassion - Amalek and Eichmann

Victory over Amalek - tracking down Rudolf Hoess

Two children were born within 3 years of each other: Kalman Abrahams in England, and Rudolf Höess, the Amalekite, in Germany.

Victory over Amalek - tracking down Rudolf Hoess

What we remember, what we forget

This week we read the commandment to remember Amalek. We remember Amalek because that is the memory that safeguards us.

What we remember, what we forget

You can become Mashiach

Instead of just waiting, let’s make Mashiach's job easier!

You can become Mashiach

Purim and Amalek: I do not forgive and I do not forget

Purim and Amalek: I do not forgive and I do not forget

The parsha and current events: Do not forget!

The parsha and current events: Do not forget!

Do not forget!

Do not forget!

Selected halakhot for Parashat Zachor and the Fast of Esther

Selected halakhot for Parashat Zachor and the Fast of Esther

The Amalek of today

Yaffa Shoukroun, seriously injured in Naharayim attack,says the release of terrorist who killed 3 of her pupils "ruined our Purim."

The Amalek of today

Shas Rabbi Calls Religious Zionists 'Animals,' 'Idiots'

Event in Beit Shemesh held for hareidi mayoral candidate Mayor Moshe Abutbul degenerates as Rabbi calls government 'Amalek'.

Shas Rabbi Calls Religious Zionists 'Animals,' 'Idiots'

Amalek vs. the Jewish People

Amalek vs. the Jewish People

Bayit Yehudi, Shas Making Peace

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef hosted MK Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan at his home and said he actually likes Bayit Yehudi.

Bayit Yehudi, Shas Making Peace

Ki Teitse: Remember, Forget, and Remember

Ki Teitse: Remember, Forget, and Remember

Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Shas party Spiritual Leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef tries to minimize damage from a charge labeling religious Zionist rabbis as ‘Amalek.’

Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’