The Daily Portion, Ki Tavo / Not to be ungrateful

The Daily Portion, Ki Tavo / Not to be ungrateful

With our entrance into the Land of Israel - and today with our return - we must live with the continuous consciousness of God's goodness.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 9/1/2020, 1:00 PM
The Daily Portion / This year: Aspire to more

The Daily Portion / This year: Aspire to more

Instead of the battle for the basics in the throes of a pandemic, let us aspire to more. The Hebrew name for the coming year tells us to.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/30/2020, 9:16 AM
The Daily Portion / To do the obvious

The Daily Portion / To do the obvious

The simple and obvious things we must be sure to do can easily be forgotten or ignored. The Torah reminds us of them.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/29/2020, 10:25 PM
The Daily Portion, Ki Teitzei / Our endless war

The Daily Portion, Ki Teitzei / Our endless war

In which war are we engaged all our lives?Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/27/2020, 3:15 AM
 The Daily Portion / Back to school

The Daily Portion / Back to school

There is a feeling in the air that we must value every hour of study, treasure each moment.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/25/2020, 10:31 PM
The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

No one should be invisible, no one should live and die alone.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 8/25/2020, 8:12 AM
The Daily Portion / Words of comfort from Rav Kook

The Daily Portion / Words of comfort from Rav Kook

It is as if Rav Kook is with us today when we read his words of comfort and his call to praise one another, to raise our spirits.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 8/23/2020, 10:41 AM
The Daily Portion / What should we do?

The Daily Portion / What should we do?

Perhaps Elul should signal a new direction for us to take, especially for this coming year.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/21/2020, 1:29 PM
The Daily Portion\ Thoughts for Rosh Chodesh Elul

The Daily Portion\ Thoughts for Rosh Chodesh Elul

"The month of Elul is a month of accounting, both materially and spiritually. "Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/20/2020, 1:45 PM
The Daily Portion / So where are you for the holidays?

The Daily Portion / So where are you for the holidays?

The responsibility this year is given over to us. Where and under what conditions are we planning to pray on the High Holy Days?Sivan Rahav-Meir , 8/19/2020, 7:06 PM
The Daily Portion, Shoftim / Warning: Border ahead

The Daily Portion, Shoftim / Warning: Border ahead

Self-control is a basic tenet of Judaism and a prescription for a worhwhile life.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/18/2020, 11:56 PM
The Daily Portion / Some thoughts from Emmanuel Moreno

The Daily Portion / Some thoughts from Emmanuel Moreno

The hero whose mission was so sensitive that his photo is kept secret 14 years after his death, had important things to say about life.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/17/2020, 4:15 PM
The Daily Portion / Yanosh Korchak: 3 quotations

The Daily Portion / Yanosh Korchak: 3 quotations

He went to the gas chambers with the orphanage children he loved. Some of his wise sayings are brought here in his memory.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/16/2020, 6:00 AM
Warning: Prosperity ahead!

Warning: Prosperity ahead!

The true challenge of our times is living with prosperity in a society where everything is abundantly available. "The Daily Portion."Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/13/2020, 1:07 PM
The Daily Portion / Far away from the spotlight: Two great men

The Daily Portion / Far away from the spotlight: Two great men

One does not have to be famous to leave your imprint on this earth.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/12/2020, 4:00 PM
The Daily Portion, Re'eh / A path that leads to happiness

The Daily Portion, Re'eh / A path that leads to happiness

Happiness is not always the result of our own acomplishments.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/11/2020, 10:45 PM
Re'eh: A path that leads to happiness

Re'eh: A path that leads to happiness

The coronavirus has affected our mood. We have to admit that most of us are less happy and more worried than usual.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/10/2020, 2:54 PM
Rav Adin Steinsaltz on the purpose of life

Rav Adin Steinsaltz on the purpose of life

How did Rav Steinsaltz manage to accomplish so much? The Daily Portion.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/9/2020, 4:55 PM
 Order of the day: Love

Order of the day: Love

The Weekly Portion, Eikev: Rabbanit Yemima Mizrahi explains that it's not by chance that we read this parasha this year during the pandemic.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/7/2020, 5:10 PM
Ekev / Not to be a nation like all other nations

Ekev / Not to be a nation like all other nations

The Daily Portion: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on this week's Torah reading.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 8/6/2020, 10:33 PM
Being single

Being single

A few words from Rav Yoni Lavi concerning an insufficiently publicized sector: single men or bachelors. Sivan Rahav-Meir's The Daily PortionSivan Rahav-Meir, 8/5/2020, 7:58 PM
Eikev: A guidebook for summer vacation

Eikev: A guidebook for summer vacation

Parshat Eikev, which includes Moshe's farewell speech, teaches us some golden rules which are especially appropriate during summer vacation.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/3/2020, 11:08 AM
The war against forgetfulness

The war against forgetfulness

Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav-Meir discusses the core message of the Book of Deuteronomy.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 8/2/2020, 5:17 AM
Tisha B'av: Everything flips

Tisha B'av: Everything flips

Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav-Meir shares a lesson on the purpose of Tisha B'Av.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 7/30/2020, 3:26 PM
Seeing the destruction and the hope

Seeing the destruction and the hope

If the rocks and ashes, found in excavations at the Kotel and dating to the Temple's destruction, could talk, what would they say?Sivan Rahav-Meir, 7/30/2020, 12:42 PM
What is the very worst thing?

What is the very worst thing?

Today marks 20 years since the passing of Shalom Noah Berzovsky, a Hasidic rebbe known by the title of his works "Netivot Shalom".Sivan Rahav-Meir, 7/29/2020, 11:28 AM
Out of proportion

Out of proportion

Social worker Roni Printz: Sometimes letting things get out of proportion is appropriate,The daily portion:of Sivan Rahav-Meir:Sivan Rahav-Meir, 7/27/2020, 7:36 PM
The prescription of the Ari Hakadosh

The prescription of the Ari Hakadosh

A simple instruction against divisiveness from Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, 448 years since his passing. 'The Daily Portion' of Sivan Rahav-Meir.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 7/26/2020, 11:37 AM
New English Bat Mitzvah workshop with Sivan Rahav-Meir

New English Bat Mitzvah workshop with Sivan Rahav-Meir

World Mizrachi expands online Bat Mitzvah program to appeal to English-speakers from Israel and abroad,Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2020, 7:27 PM
Why did Aviv Geffen cry?

Why did Aviv Geffen cry?

After dedicating song to Bnei Brak residents, who had been attacked over corona, singer was surprised to find phone flooded with messages. Sivan Rahav-Meir, 5/24/2020, 1:41 PM
Watch: 'Long distance' baby naming - from Baltimore to Australia

Watch: 'Long distance' baby naming - from Baltimore to Australia

A family in Baltimore US needed a group of at least 10 for their baby naming during Torah reading. They found it far away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 10:16 AM
Haredi and secular Israelis work together to combat assimilation

Haredi and secular Israelis work together to combat assimilation

'In Israel we probably never would've spoken to each other. But here as two Israeli-Americans, we discovered we need to work together.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 12/26/2019, 12:21 PM
Journalists' book about leading Rabbi - now in English

Journalists' book about leading Rabbi - now in English

Yedidya and Sivan Rahav Meir wrote an inspiring Hebrew book about Rabbi Yaakov Edelstein. The book has now been translated to EnglishArutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 6:40 PM
Sivan Rahav Meir: My biggest scoop ever

Sivan Rahav Meir: My biggest scoop ever

Watch: The Israeli media personality who moved to the US to take part in Jewish initiatives shared insights and feelings at IAC 2019.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 1:05 AM
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and Sivan Rahav Meir in a pre-holiday talk

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and Sivan Rahav Meir in a pre-holiday talk

Watch: Israeli journalist visits Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, speaks to him about the holidays, Israel, elections, and new media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2019, 10:35 AM
Sivan Rahav Meir's weekly lesson - Parashat Ki Tetzei

Sivan Rahav Meir's weekly lesson - Parashat Ki Tetzei

Watch the weekly lesson which was broadcast live, in English, from Yeshiva University, courtesy of World Mizrahi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 12:25 AM
Live from New York: Sivan Rahav Meir's weekly parasha class

Live from New York: Sivan Rahav Meir's weekly parasha class

Israeli media personality's weekly class on the Torah portion.Sivan Rahav Meir, 8/29/2019, 12:36 PM
Israeli media personalities look to share message with US Jews

Israeli media personalities look to share message with US Jews

Sivan Rahav Meir and Yedidya Meir 'excited' to be World Mizrachi’s new emissaries in North America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 12:23 PM
El Al passengers offered Sivan Rahav-Meir Torah portion lectures

El Al passengers offered Sivan Rahav-Meir Torah portion lectures

Passengers can now enjoy lectures on the portion of the week by media personality Sivan Rahav-Meir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2019, 8:52 PM
The victims of yesterday's terror attack

The victims of yesterday's terror attack

Who were the two Israelis killed in Sunday's attacks, with a third seriously wounded?Sivan Rahav Meir, 3/18/2019, 12:46 PM
What I learned from following Auschwitz on Facebook

What I learned from following Auschwitz on Facebook

There were only 200 Jews in Albania. Why were the Nazis disturbed by the existence of such a tiny Jewish community?Sivan Rahav-Meir , 1/27/2019, 6:04 PM
'Samaria town's new female mayor defies stereotypes'

'Samaria town's new female mayor defies stereotypes'

Samaria town of Eli has been derided recently by some in mainstream media, but there's more to this Samaria town than stereotypes suggest.Sivan Rahav Meir, 11/11/2018, 9:07 PM
What did I learn from my trip to LA?

What did I learn from my trip to LA?

Sivan Rahav-Meir, 10/30/2018, 1:03 PM
To feel the pain of the destruction

To feel the pain of the destruction

Ethiopian Jewish leader describes the influence of growing up with the belief that the Temple was still standing in Jerusalem.Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/22/2018, 12:57 PM
The elephant in the room

The elephant in the room

Superficial issues and news stories dominate the headlines, argues Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav Meir, crowding out more important issues.Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/15/2018, 3:19 PM
No more fake news, please

No more fake news, please

Gender separation at the Western Wall is not a new phenomenon, as some would like to claim.Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/8/2018, 10:30 AM
Start-up competition winner: Dr. Yehudit Abrahams

Start-up competition winner: Dr. Yehudit Abrahams

Sivan Rahav Meir talks with Dr. Yehudit Abrahams, a doctor, a NASA scientist, a convert, a new immigrantMordechai Sones, 7/2/2018, 7:34 PM
Thousands gather at Mets’ ballpark — for Jewish learning

Thousands gather at Mets’ ballpark — for Jewish learning

Orthodox Union holds second annual 'Torah New York' in Mets Stadium in Queens.JTA, 5/1/2018, 7:43 AM
The haredi journalist who manages to talk to everyone

The haredi journalist who manages to talk to everyone

Sivan Rahav-Meir talks about improving the profession of journalism and bridging between secular and observant Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2018, 5:12 AM
The ongoing exodus

The ongoing exodus

India admires Netanyahu, but the thousands of people who lined the streets to cheer him, were also cheering us, the people of Israel.Sivan Rahav Meir, 1/21/2018, 1:07 PM
There's a limit

There's a limit

'Every week we're exposed to new levels of depravity,' says journalist Sivan Meir. 'The lines between decency and rudeness have blurred.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 1/14/2018, 4:39 PM
Jewish heroism: An award in Russia for Yosef Mendelevitch

Jewish heroism: An award in Russia for Yosef Mendelevitch

Ex Prisoner of Zion granted 'Heroism Award' - in Russia. 'Why should it make news here? It adds nothing to the struggle against Netanyahu.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 12/31/2017, 11:58 AM
To pity or to be jealous?

To pity or to be jealous?

From Supreme Court judicial activism run amok to Hotovely's comments on American Jews, journalist Sivan Meir gives her take on the news.Sivan Rahav Meir, 12/4/2017, 3:38 PM
We should have  heard more about these speeches

We should have heard more about these speeches

Sivan Rahav-Meir's column, published in Yediot AharonotSivan Rahav Meir, 11/12/2017, 9:13 AM
Soul searchings

Soul searchings

We have got ourselves into a real 'pickle.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 10/29/2017, 9:08 AM
#Metoo should not become a trend

#Metoo should not become a trend

Israeli journalist rips #Metoo social media campaign which emerged after claims of sexual assault by ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.Sivan Rahav Meir, 10/22/2017, 4:11 PM
An apology to the Western Wall

An apology to the Western Wall

If the Zionist left ever wants to have a chance of governing Israel again, they must rediscover their roots in the Land of Israel.Sivan Rahav Meir, 10/8/2017, 1:59 PM