Rabbi Nachman Kahana

The Parsha and Current Events:  Avram’s rainbow connection

The rainbow in the cloud has an interior and exterior reality. The exterior is complex, the interior simple., 10/17/2018, 11:35 AM

The Parsha and Current Events: Finding favor versus love

The difference between Noach, righteous in his generation, and Avraham, righteous in every generation, is the difference between Israel and the galut., 10/11/2018, 6:57 AM

Breishit and the ongoing battle between Islam and Christianity

The Parsha and Current Events,, 10/4/2018, 8:07 AM

A Sukkot allegory

A parable with a lesson., 9/22/2018, 7:46 PM

To the Exalted One, Creator of All Things, Rebono Shel Olam

It’s that time of year, when Your children withdraw a bit from the distractions of this life in order to introspect on what we have or have not done properly this past year., 9/12/2018, 12:50 PM

We reap what we sow

The Parsha and Current Events:  Bringing bikurim to the new Bet Hamikdash, 8/30/2018, 10:49 PM

The Parsha and Current Events: Meshuach Milchama

Today our military is composed of an army of Jews, but it cannot be said that it is a Jewish army., 8/17/2018, 3:30 PM

Curses concealed as blessings

The parsha's connection to current events: No chance of parole., 8/10/2018, 8:16 AM

Am Yisrael, Torat Yisrael, Eretz Yisrael

The parsha and current events., 8/2/2018, 11:05 AM

What is the lost glory of Hashem?

Hashem cries each day for the loss of His glory., 7/21/2018, 9:13 PM

Desert wanderings were a warning

Who is not included in the count...., 7/14/2018, 9:47 PM

Parsha and Current Events: Passing the final test

Why did Hashem call the greatest of all Jewish leaders by an Egyptian name?, 7/5/2018, 12:07 PM

Mr. Herzog, sincerity is not enough to turn back the tide

The parasha and current events series: The tragic transgression trilogy of Diaspora Jews., 6/29/2018, 2:46 PM

What do your hands say about you?

The Parsha and Current Events series. In the process of bringing purity and kedusha to the world, one must be prepared to dirty one’s hands and soil one’s clothing if necessary., 6/22/2018, 8:06 AM

Trump’s triumphs vs Korach’s Conflicts

The parsha and current events: Two sides of the same coin., 6/14/2018, 8:41 AM

Extracting impurities

Connecting the parsha to current events., 6/9/2018, 10:09 PM

Everything in this world has a substitute

The eight themes in the parsha are substitutes for something or can be replaced by something else., 6/1/2018, 3:39 PM

The profound meaning of the US Embassy move to Jerusalem

The symbolic act performed by President Trump - and supported by tens of millions of fundamentalist Christians who are well versed in the Bible - was recognition of a special kind., 5/17/2018, 7:53 PM

The Rabbis knew about Iran all along

The Parasha and current events: Behar, 5/3/2018, 8:28 PM

The Shoah has not ended

The tragedy of intermarriage is a continuation of the Nazi Shoah and Minister Uri Ariel was correct in saying so. , 4/28/2018, 11:25 PM

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

Stiff-necked and stubborn

The Parsha and Current Events:  Shemot 13:17-18:, 1/27/2018, 11:12 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  One nation

We and our children and our children's children are descendants of the irrational and fanatical extremists who put faith in Hashem before logic., 1/18/2018, 5:58 PM

Stop being Jewish!

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

The Parsha and Current Events:  Fulfilling the Torah as a Nation

Answers to letters from critics., 1/7/2018, 9:48 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


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

Ki Tetsei & Current Events:Gathering the ten tribes from faraway lands

What is Hashem’s master plan for His people in Eretz Yisrael?, 9/1/2017, 10:34 AM

The parsha and current events: Godly compromise

If you don’t make Kiddush, then Hashem will deal with you with Havdalah. , 8/17/2017, 8:52 PM

Does G-d love you?

Can Hashem who called the Jewish nation my first born son, hate his own son?, 8/1/2017, 1:11 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Why are you afraid? 

Who will bring about the final redemption?, 7/20/2017, 7:18 PM

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