Tzvi Fishman (Page 2)

Renewal

Renewal

The time has come for the Chief Rabbinate to assume its rightful place as the compass of our Nation, raising the banner of Torah as our national flag, just as our great and fearless Sages once rallied the Children of Israel., 05/04/2017 00:05
The holy soul of Zionism

The holy soul of Zionism

Galut and Geula (Exile and Redemption) part 5. Click on the writer's biography for the previous articles., 20/03/2017 13:10
In Memoriam: the teachings of Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

In Memoriam: the teachings of Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

Called the Father of the Return to Judea and Samaria, a true Torah leader with vision and courage., 12/03/2017 20:22
Are you yearning for salvation?

Are you yearning for salvation?

Exile and Redemption part 4., 08/03/2017 07:29
Galut and Geulah, part III: Why mourn exile?

Galut and Geulah, part III: Why mourn exile?

The reason for the observance of the mitzvot in the Diaspora is in order not to forget them, , 27/02/2017 23:36
Galut and Geula, Part 2

Galut and Geula, Part 2

Scattered limbs without a soul, 21/02/2017 21:07
Galut and Geula, Part 1: The exile isn't forever

Galut and Geula, Part 1: The exile isn't forever

A series on living in the Promised Land. Geula, redemption, as opposed to Galut, exile in the Diaspora., 15/02/2017 11:33
Did David commit manslaughter when he killed Goliath?

Did David commit manslaughter when he killed Goliath?

Did Goliath die from the rock, the ensuing fall or the beheading? Did David murder a defenseless prisoner?, 31/01/2017 23:48
Why so many Jews don't come on aliyah

Why so many Jews don't come on aliyah

It's not because they don't care., 17/01/2017 23:59
The greatest addiction of all

The greatest addiction of all

The most dangerous addiction of all and how to overcome it is outlined in detail below. , 06/01/2017 06:17
Potifar's wife, the Greeks and your computer

Potifar's wife, the Greeks and your computer

Every home computer can, with the click of the mouse, turn into a Trojan horse, which can undermine the sanctity of the Jewish home., 26/12/2016 17:56
In every generation: The heroes of Amona

In every generation: The heroes of Amona

These Jews and their supporters are alone on the windy mountain, like the Maccabees of yore. Those discrediting them and those uprooting them are the Hellenists of today., 17/12/2016 17:56
The real mother

The real mother

The answer to the question of ownership of the Land of Israel has been answered without turning to the Bible, the UN or the Balfour Declaration in the conflagrations that rage across Israel., 25/11/2016 07:57
Rabbi Amar tells it like it is

Rabbi Amar tells it like it is

Reform Jews are not in the same category as their leaders., 20/11/2016 21:58
Ask any 8 year old

Ask any 8 year old

God doesn’t tell Avraham to keep Shabbat. He doesn’t tell Avraham to keep kosher. He tells him to live in Israel., 15/11/2016 21:37
Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

A warning to the states that legalized marijuana. , 13/11/2016 06:59
What really matters is what happens in Israel

What really matters is what happens in Israel

To Jews, the USA is a paragraph in their eternal history. So who cares about the elections?, 07/11/2016 09:54
An Etrog tree doesn’t grow in Brooklyn

An Etrog tree doesn’t grow in Brooklyn

Israel is the place to build a sukkah - and a permanent home, as well., 19/10/2016 10:03
Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Yom Kippur is over. Now do something to show you meant what you said..., 12/10/2016 21:32
The rewriting of Modern Zionist history

The rewriting of Modern Zionist history

May Shimon Peres be credited with his many positive deeds and accomplishments. May he merit a place in the World to Come. This essay is not about him., 01/10/2016 20:16
Dont' worry! Be happy!

Dont' worry! Be happy!

Rabbi Kook's perspective on penitence is astounding., 24/09/2016 22:07
Aging parents and aliya: Two mitzvahs with one move

Aging parents and aliya: Two mitzvahs with one move

An inspiring story for the beginning of Elul, the month of mercy and forgiveness., 04/09/2016 04:56
A soldier's father and the Land of Israel

A soldier's father and the Land of Israel

Along with the mourning for the Temples, there is the taking of the reins into our own hands, here in Israel. A soldier's father speaks., 13/08/2016 21:07
By the rivers of Brooklyn

By the rivers of Brooklyn

By the rivers of Brooklyn and Paris and London and Melbourne and Toronto and Buenos Aries and Johannesburg, we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion..., 31/07/2016 09:37
Planning a vacation?

Planning a vacation?

If you haven’t already noticed, it’s summertime...and you should be planning to come to Israel if you are in the Diaspora and planning to stay if you are here., 22/07/2016 13:11
"Charity elevates a nation": Rabbi Kook's teachings on charity

"Charity elevates a nation": Rabbi Kook's teachings on charity

Review of a book that explains the deeper cosmic effect of a Jew's act of charity., 10/06/2016 06:54
The biggest boycotters of Israel

The biggest boycotters of Israel

This group boycotts the entire country., 04/06/2016 21:07
Stop holding up the works!

Stop holding up the works!

The Arabs are not the problem in Israel, or the secular Israeli government and culture – the problem is the Diaspora., 01/05/2016 06:52
Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Your future is here, in Israel. Come to the place where you belong., 26/04/2016 05:52
How do you kill a Muse?

How do you kill a Muse?

Why the left controls the country and how to change it., 21/04/2016 12:19
Pesach Thoughts: "And you shall tell your sons"...the truth

Pesach Thoughts: "And you shall tell your sons"...the truth

Is Passover a nice story with no meaning today? Should we drink the four cups and be merry?, 18/04/2016 10:35
Homeless Jews

Homeless Jews

Come home already., 14/04/2016 23:46
No Jews allowed

No Jews allowed

How do we get equality between Jews and Arabs?, 11/04/2016 22:25
Meir Ettinger's baby

Meir Ettinger's baby

Few know that Meir Ettinger's baby is Rabbi Meir Kahane Hy"d's great grandchild. A bittersweet satire on a father, detained without trial, whose firstborn has his brit today, April 4th., 04/04/2016 08:08
Down with David!

Down with David!

Did you ever stop to think in humanistic terms about what David did to Goliath? , 28/03/2016 08:30
Off with the Masks!

Off with the Masks!

In a state of what can be called Diaspora dementia, Jews always fool themselves into thinking they belong to the societies in which they live., 23/03/2016 23:41
How to write a rightist story

How to write a rightist story

Remember, IDF soldier, when that knife is coming at you, that orders are orders., 02/03/2016 22:43
Oscar who?

Oscar who?

Do your brain a favor and skip the Oscars., 28/02/2016 21:26
My advice to Knesset Culture Minister MK Miri Regev

My advice to Knesset Culture Minister MK Miri Regev

Min. Regev has to find a way to overcome the odd fact that no films about rightist issues get funding from the Public Film Commission., 17/02/2016 13:47
Im Tirzu's cultural war

Im Tirzu's cultural war

The fight for our country isn't only against enemies from without., 07/02/2016 20:16
Letter to Our Son, the Soldier

Letter to Our Son, the Soldier

A mother, father and Jewish history., 09/10/2015 09:55
Why I’m Not Going to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Why I’m Not Going to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Everyone has their own way to achieve more spirituality, but this way is not for me., 08/09/2015 20:23
A Look at the Jerusalem Film Festival

A Look at the Jerusalem Film Festival

Or: Why My Movie isn’t in the Jerusalem Film Festival., 27/07/2015 08:09
Danger ! Facebook

Danger ! Facebook

Your list of new facebook “friends” can include perverts of all persuasions, child molesters, porn peddlers, and even murderers, may G-d have mercy., 11/09/2011 02:29
Bibi Joins the Spies

Bibi Joins the Spies

Is Israeli land Bibi's to give away?, 18/06/2009 11:24
The Internet Inclination

The Internet Inclination

Put out the fires in our institutions and homes., 04/08/2008 18:41
Potifar’s Wife

Potifar’s Wife

Causing a rift between the Jewish Nation and God., 12/02/2008 23:51
When the Cat's Away...

When the Cat's Away...

Even in the best of families., 12/07/2007 18:37
Reflections on the Homosexual Parade

Reflections on the Homosexual Parade

An outcry from the soul of the holy city itself., 17/06/2007 16:37
 Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Why are so many people afraid when it comes to facing up to their sexual errors? It is like finding a spring of water in a desert and offering a drink to a friend, who shakes his head and says, "Who says that it's water? There isn't any spring on my map. Maybe it's all an illusion.", 10/01/2007 15:04
 Do You Know What Your Daughters Are Reading?

Do You Know What Your Daughters Are Reading?

Since my novels and short stories have found a wide readership in the religious Zionist community in Israel, I am periodically asked to speak to students about creative writing. Unfortunately, our youth, and many of our educators, do not know what Jewish literature is all about., 01/01/2007 16:13
 Fishman Goes to the Movies

Fishman Goes to the Movies

"Fire! Fire!" I screamed out in Hebrew. Continuing to scream, I jumped out of my seat and made my way to the corridor. "Fire! Fire!" I yelled as I hurried out of the theater, leaving my poor wife to watch the movie alone., 13/12/2006 23:40
 One Parade Down, One to Go

One Parade Down, One to Go

In the name of national security, the "Parade of Pride" and all of its deviations and perversions should be permanently banned., 13/11/2006 20:56
 "Kosher Concubines"

"Kosher Concubines"

In the days of the Bible, a man who had a <I>pilegesh</I> lived with her on a permanent basis, just like a wife. Avraham had a <I>pilegesh</I>, or handmaid, Ketorah, who bore him children, albeit of second status to Yitzchak, his son from his full-fledged wife Sarah. , 05/11/2006 14:34
 Secrets of Succot

Secrets of Succot

In its inner, spiritual essence, the lulav is like a healing laser beam whose light soars upward with our wavings to the furthest reaches of Heaven, healing the damaged <i>Yesod</i> and releasing its life-sustaining blessings. , 09/10/2006 08:50
 Yom Kippur and Rectifying the Brit

Yom Kippur and Rectifying the Brit

Yom Kippur is the paramount day of the year for <I>Tikun HaBrit</I>, the rectification of sexual transgressions. In fact, according to the esoteric understandings of Torah, all of the day's prayers and practices are directed toward rectifying this part of our lives., 28/09/2006 12:34
 Kabbalistic Understandings of the Shofar

Kabbalistic Understandings of the Shofar

We will see that the <I>shofar</I>, like the High Priest on Yom Kippur, acts to unite the Jewish People and G-d by activating the <I>sefirah </I>of <I>Yesod</I>, the spiritual channel that brings Divine blessing to our nation and to the world., 19/09/2006 14:44