Rabbi Nachman Kahana

Achrei Mot - Kedoshim (Israel): A story of deceit and the unexpected

A moral dilemma ranks faith above other values. Why?, 4/20/2018, 7:59 AM

Stop blunting the dream and stifling enthusiasm

The Parsha and current events., 4/13/2018, 4:44 PM

A Pesach thought

At the two Torah mitzvot are in effect - to eat matza and relate to our children the slavery episode and the miraculous exodus., 4/5/2018, 12:42 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Worlds apart

A tale of two Seders., 3/22/2018, 11:09 PM

A perversion of Judaism

The parasha and current events., 3/16/2018, 9:00 AM

The Metamorphosis of the Jewish Nation

The Parsha and Current Events series., 3/9/2018, 6:49 AM

A meaningful wink from the Almighty

Current events find matching stories in the parsha and the Purim story., 3/1/2018, 12:05 AM

Five parshiot and half a shekel

The parsha and current events series., 2/22/2018, 8:20 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  The half aspires to become a whole

We were commanded to inherit the land that Hashem gave to our forefathers Avraham, Yitzchak and Ya’akov. We are prohibited from leaving the land in the possession of any other nation or from leaving it fallow., 2/15/2018, 11:32 PM

Theft, denial and swearing falsely

Series: The parsha and current events., 2/8/2018, 6:30 PM

Payback: straw, stone, lead and the Poles

The Parsha and Current Events series., 2/1/2018, 10:10 PM

Stop being Jewish!

Do you want to be a Jew? Or do you want to be Jewish?, 1/16/2018, 7:56 AM

Why does the right hand of a Jew who forgets Yerushalayim fail him?

The parsha and current events talks about Jerusalem – the eternal capital of Israel and the stairway to heaven., 12/29/2017, 8:00 AM

Vayigash: Pharaoh welcomed the Jews to Egypt

Hashem directs the timing of events that lead to the obvious rational decisions that He wishes to come about in history. See Pharaoh then and the Saudis today., 12/20/2017, 1:31 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: Dep. Min.Hotovely’s visit to the US

The categorical arrangement of American Jewry into the Unaffiliated, the Reform, Conservative, Modern Orthodox and Ultra-Orthodox is fallacious. , 11/30/2017, 7:56 AM

Jewish pride

The current Torah readings are a harbinger of how Esau and Yishmael are going to treat Jacob and Isaac's descendants., 11/22/2017, 8:31 AM

 What factors determine personality?

The Parsha and Current Events., 11/16/2017, 6:47 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Eliezer’s agenda

Hashem knows the real me and you., 11/10/2017, 1:17 PM

Great eulogies: PM Yitschak Rabin and Rabbi Meir Kahane

The Parsha and current events: two assassinations., 11/1/2017, 1:08 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: The rainbow

The rainbow’s external and internal reality., 10/20/2017, 12:50 AM

An open letter to US President Trump

The United States must help realize G-d's plan for the world., 10/13/2017, 1:48 PM

Ushpizin

The parsha and current events., 10/4/2017, 7:09 AM

 Annual Rosh Hashanah Wrap-up 

Eretz Yisrael is central to everything Jewish. Come home!, 9/19/2017, 7:56 AM

The parsha and current events: Conscious awareness

Coincidence is G-d's way of running the world incognito., 9/7/2017, 9:08 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Rewarding murder

The time has long passed for all rational people to dismantle the UN brick by brick, lie by lie, distortion by distortion, for it is the modern-day version of Sodom and Gomorrah., 7/14/2017, 4:15 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  The real need for reform

How much do Reform leaders, let alone members, know about Judaism?, 7/7/2017, 6:50 AM

Non-Orthodox Movements - the schism

It’s time to let go of the Reform and Conservative movements., 7/5/2017, 6:41 AM

Our 55th Aliyah Anniversary

To this day, we have never looked back., 6/23/2017, 3:28 PM

The parsha and current events

Where is it written?, 6/9/2017, 3:46 PM

Chodesh Tov -Parsha and Current Events: Balance and Equality

Nature does not relish or encourage imbalance or inequality., 5/26/2017, 9:54 AM

The parsha and current events: The answers to our questions

The answers to so many questions lie in Hashem’s promise, 5/18/2017, 1:33 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: A cure for the greatest Jewish illness

We are witnessing a slow but progressive spread of spiritual gangrene overtaking the galut organism., 5/12/2017, 7:45 AM

A Passover story in memory of Sergeant Elchai Taharlev Hy'd

Two cities, worlds apart., 4/9/2017, 11:59 PM

Purim and military victories

The military victory is the essential, although underplayed, miracle of Purim., 3/11/2017, 8:31 PM

The era of lackluster leadership?

Could our prime minister say these words?, 2/17/2017, 2:07 PM

Overzealous patriotism

The Torah reading and current events., 1/28/2017, 7:19 PM

The descent of the nations

Rebelling against G-d's Will is never successful., 1/19/2017, 7:52 AM

Can a tzaddik retire?

The Parsha and Current Events., 12/21/2016, 6:35 PM

The ultimate joy of Motherhood

A Jewish child - and any child - is a perfection that passed the inspection of the Almighty Himself., 12/8/2016, 3:41 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  The Jewish Nation Deserves a Gift

There is always a way for the parasha to enlghten us with insights that are necessary to absorb today, 12/1/2016, 4:13 AM

The parsha and current events: The strong force

The only one who can appraise the greatness of the Creator is the Creator Himself., 11/23/2016, 7:44 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  A good omen for our Nation

Torah is timeless., 11/16/2016, 10:35 PM

The parsha and current events: Two assassinations

Remembering Rav Meir Kahana Hy"d and PM YItzchak Rabin z"l., 11/11/2016, 6:52 AM

The Parsha and Current Events:  One people in deep waters

Whenever I am present at a simcha (celebration) of our children and grandchildren (engagements, weddings, etc.) I look around the table at the young personalities who are the friends of our family. Jewish naches., 11/4/2016, 3:21 PM

Today's Tower of Babel

The Parsha and Current Events., 10/26/2016, 11:07 AM

The parsha and current events: Mussar for Elul

The most difficult thing concerning aliyah is the decision itself., 9/9/2016, 9:42 AM

What the state does and does not need

The way Hashem relates to His people has taken a turn for the better., 9/1/2016, 1:29 PM

1946 years ago vs. today

We, too, are besieged, but G-d has helped us in a special way., 8/14/2016, 11:31 AM

We have finished Bamidbar - now come and live in the land

So what are we mourning for? For the destroyed Bet Hamikdash? The Jewish people are faring quite well without it!, 8/7/2016, 8:26 AM

Pesach thoughts: A tale of two cities

Worlds apart., 4/19/2016, 10:53 PM

Wind, fire or magnet?

Who can estimate the number of Jews who were cut off from our people by conscious assimilation? , 1/22/2016, 1:07 PM

May We Not Labor for Naught

Utilizing time., 5/7/2015, 9:26 AM

Harsh Justice, Mercy & Forgiveness

Some important advice appears at the end of this article., 12/25/2014, 7:14 AM