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Shabbat Hagadol: Redemption then, redemption now

It is a fundamental component of Pesach that the redemption from Egypt – our first national redemption – is the paradigm for the final redemption,

Shabbat Hagadol: Redemption then, redemption now

Individual redemptions: to expedite the redemption process

May we celebrate the individual redemption of each of us, the individual redemption of the hostages and their families, and the collective redemption of the entire People of Israel

Individual redemptions: to expedite the redemption process

Matan Rosh Chodesh essay: Nissan and Redemption

The future deliverance can be viewed as “a redemption of correction,” perfecting the initial one.

Matan Rosh Chodesh essay: Nissan and Redemption

A nation united

Because Mordechai gathered all the Jews, the Jewish people were saved. Unity is the key to redemption.

A nation united

Setbacks and Redemption in writings of Rav Druckman

Setbacks, he reminds us, occur not only if we are caught unprepared by an enemy attack – setbacks can occur when the unity of the nation is weakened from fraternal turmoil.

Setbacks and Redemption in writings of Rav Druckman

Redemption and Hope

In our new post-October 7th world, there are also new priorities.

Redemption and Hope

Help redeem the holy city:

Tu Bishvat 5784: Redemption of Hebron

Since 2007, the Harchivi Makom Aholech Organization has worked extensively to strengthen and expand Jewish settlement in Hebron

Tu Bishvat 5784: Redemption of Hebron

Setbacks and Israel’s Redemption

“A woman’s birthing pains are very painful,” Rabbi Druckman explains. “The same holds true for the birth pangs of Mashiach."

Setbacks and Israel’s Redemption

Tzv Fishman

Setbacks and Israel’s Redemption – Part 1

A yerida (descent) can be a springboard for an even greater Aliyah (ascent).

Setbacks and Israel’s Redemption – Part 1

The Daily Portion / To hope for more, a lot more

But it’s not over yet. Hamas captured precious souls and is now trying to capture our minds

The Daily Portion / To hope for more, a lot more

Birthpangs of Mashiach

Where is the Redemption in all this?

Birthpangs of Mashiach

Hardships on the way to Redemption

Included in Rabbi Rimon's message to Gush Etzion residents: Always keep an eye open so that no one is forgotten!

Hardships on the way to Redemption

A message no one wants to hear

There are people with sensitive and high-powered souls who instinctively feel the emptiness of Judaism in gentile lands.

A message no one wants to hear

Our holy executioners

A unique way of looking at the protests that have made a misery of the lives of ordinary Israelis.

Our holy executioners

Building the Mikdash from the inside out

To merit seeing the Third Temple, we must build ourselves from inside out and breed sincerity in our hearts.

Building the Mikdash from the inside out

17th of Tammuz: If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem

Today's fast mourns the breaching of the walls of Jerusalem by enemies who burnt the Temple and exiled the Jews.Time to come home.Op-ed.

17th of Tammuz: If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem

Two stories, one people

We want the type of unity that respects others, areas that bind us. Israel belongs to all of us.  A shul belongs to all of us.Op-ed.

Two stories, one people

The Parsha and Current Events: Redemption and Comfort

it appears that Hashem's agenda for our nation does not stop with a thin strip of land at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Parsha and Current Events: Redemption and Comfort

Yom Ha'atzmaut: Where in the Redemption are we?

We no longer stand on the edge of Redemption: we have already taken our first hesitant, faltering, uncertain steps into Redemption..

Yom Ha'atzmaut: Where in the Redemption are we?

Salvation from the depths of despair

Moshiach? Seriously? Just a quick read of the newspapers seems to suggest that the promise of Isaiah is only getting farther away.

Salvation from the depths of despair

Op-Ed:

'Israelis by Choice': An Efrat Rabbi's message for these times

Just as there are Jews by Choice, there are 'Israelis by Choice,' who answer the 'knock at the door' of the approaching Redemption. Op-ed

'Israelis by Choice': An Efrat Rabbi's message for these times

The long view of current events - for the holiday of Redemption

The cognoscenti will realize that we are reliving history..

The long view of current events - for the holiday of Redemption

Eretz Yisrael in the parsha:The Korban Tamid

Young religious Zionist Torah scholars write on the parsha's connection to the Land of Israel.

Eretz Yisrael in the parsha:The Korban Tamid

We need Mashiach - Badly!

The crisis in Israel shows how sorely we need Redemption. If the government gives in to the protests, it will set a terrible precedent.

We need Mashiach - Badly!

Vayikra and Nissan: A new era in our relationship with G-d

The Mishkan, the start of the month of Nissan and the beginning of the Book of Leviticus, mark a new phase in Jewish history.

Vayikra and Nissan: A new era in our relationship with G-d

Wake up from your dream!

In his book, “Step-By-Step” on the Redemption of Israel, Rabbi Drukman explains the reference to dreamers in Psalm 126.

Wake up from your dream!

Rabbi Dov Begun on Hanukkah

Hashem brought about the establishment of the modern State of Israel just as He brought about the victory of the Maccabees.

Rabbi Dov Begun on Hanukkah

Vayeira: Unexpected source of Redemption

The incestuous union of Lot and his daughter, began the dynasty that would culminate in the Mashiach.

Vayeira: Unexpected source of Redemption

The land of life

In his vision of the future, Isaiah describes a portion of the Nation as blind in failing to see Hashem’s Hand in the start of Redemption.

The land of life

Great expectations - great disappointments - and great return

We disappointed Hashem from the Exodus until today, not living up to expectations, but we have also proven that we want to be bonded to Him.

Great expectations - great disappointments - and great return

When are you making Geulah?

Imagine mixing the most amazing ingredients together for a delicious cake but never putting it in the oven!

When are you making Geulah?

Ki Tavo: The ultimate punishment

Comparing the first set of admonitions (tochacha) with those in this week's parasha.

Ki Tavo: The ultimate punishment

You say it, but do you believe it?

Daily, we literally daven for vengeance on our enemies, ingathering of the Jews to Eretz Yisrael and for the Davidic dynasty. Do we mean it?

You say it, but do you believe it?

Tisha B’Av; Why mourn?

Tisha B’Av; Why mourn?

Halakhot on greeting the Mashiach if he comes this Sunday

We do not know exactly how the Redemption will come about and in what order things will occur, but let us be prepared!

Halakhot on greeting the Mashiach if he comes this Sunday

How far is it from Hollywood to the Holy Land?

The spiritual distance from Hollywood to the Holy Land is the distance from exile to redemption. Tzvi Fishman walked the walk. Review.

How far is it from Hollywood to the Holy Land?

Masei: Three stages of Redemption

Standing at the borders of the Holy Land, then and now.

Masei: Three stages of Redemption

Redemption: First return to Eretz Yisrael, then doTeshuva

Ezekiel: The Redemption may come not as the reward for changing our ways, but in order to end the desecration of His Holy Name in galut.

Redemption: First return to Eretz Yisrael, then doTeshuva

The trumpets' call for Jewish unity

The greatest demonstration of Jewish unity is when every Jew, no matter where he is, feels the pain and suffering of less fortunate Jews.

The trumpets' call for Jewish unity

The Ingathering and Medinat Yisrael

In 1907, decades before the Holocaust, Rabbi Kook called out to the entire House of Israel with a plea:to come to Eretz Yisrael. Op-ed.

The Ingathering and Medinat Yisrael

Dawn of Redemption

Rabbi Kook: Be strong...concerning the holy ways that our sacred ancestors and rabbis taught us...add to this a connection to the Holy Land.

Dawn of Redemption

Pesach I: Tracing the theme of the Haggadah

When both the beginning and end of a work refer to the same idea, it is the recurring theme throughout. Learn the Haggadah's structure.

Pesach I: Tracing the theme of the Haggadah

Shabbat Ha-Gadol: Redemption then, redemption now

Shabbat ha-Gadol, “the Great Shabbat” before Pesach, commemorates our final Shabbat in Egypt, 3,334 years ago, five days before the Exodus.

Shabbat Ha-Gadol:  Redemption then, redemption now

Churban (Destruction) - Galut (Exile) - Geulah (Redemption)

Secular Jews pose a threat to the Jewish People when they assimilate In Israel, many have dedicated themselves to uprooting Jewish life.

Churban (Destruction) - Galut (Exile) - Geulah (Redemption)

Shabbat Shekalim:Towards Redemption

The redemption from Egypt was completed with the Mishkan. The final redemption will be complete when we rebuild the third Holy Temple.

Shabbat Shekalim:Towards Redemption

Monthly Emunah essay: Joy brings multifaceted Redemption

We daven for a time in the future redemption when the moon’s light will once again be as bright as the sun.

Monthly Emunah essay: Joy brings multifaceted Redemption

Rabbi Akiva's vision

Seeing beyond the external, secular facade of Modern Zionism requires a higher perspective, like the all-encompassing vision of Rabbi Akiva.

Rabbi Akiva's vision

Medinat Yisrael, the road to Redemption

An independent Jewish government is not just a political accomplishment or a refuge against enemies, but the beginning of the Redemption.

Medinat Yisrael, the road to Redemption

Medinat Yisrael – Beginning of Redemption or no?

'Eim HaBanim Semeichah', by a great Haredi Torah scholar, Rabbi Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal Hy'd, explains why haredi anti-Zionism is wrong..

Medinat Yisrael – Beginning of Redemption or no?

Are we missing out on life's greatest opportunities?

Can the temporary silence the historic?

Are we missing out on life's greatest opportunities?

Are we missing out on life's greatest opportunities?

Can the temporary silence the historic?

Are we missing out on life's greatest opportunities?

The Hand of Hashem in Israel's economy

The Exiles have returned and the Land bears abundant fruits, two prophetic signs of Redemption, but Torah and economic wealth are as well.

The Hand of Hashem in Israel's economy

VAYECHI 5728

A preview of Mashiach

The blessing for the Tribe of Dan, the unifying tribe, has all the prerequisites for the Redemption.

A preview of Mashiach

"What do you see?"

The question “What do you see?” occurs only seven times throughout the Tanakh, and is addressed to only three men, all of them prophets.

"What do you see?"

Happy Cyrus Day

Remembering the Persian king who carried out God's promise to the Jews at the 1st Temple destruction and allowed them to return to Israel.

Happy Cyrus Day

The Parsha and Current Events: Thoughts on the world today

It is 5782 years from the time humans appeared and began destroying the beautiful world that Hashem created for them.

The Parsha and Current Events: Thoughts on the world today

Mount Herzl is disappearing

There is a cataclysmic traffic jam on the highways of our national existence, and it is not easy to remain optimistic

Mount Herzl is disappearing

Israel's first Chief Rabbi:

Re'eh: Private and public Redemption

"Night and day symbolize the two stages of redemption."

Re'eh: Private and public Redemption

Temporary or permanent? Subverting the Redemption

Such is Torah: One dot missing in a word in Mattot-Masei and Rashi's explanation lead to a vast lesson brought with exquisite subtlety.

Temporary or permanent?  Subverting the Redemption

The anguish of Hashem Who longs to rebuild His home in Jerusalem

Hashem says: "From the day I destroyed My earthly home, I never.. dwelled in My heavenly home, but instead, remained homeless..."

The anguish of Hashem Who longs to rebuild His home in Jerusalem