Get ready - don't just wait

Get ready - don't just wait

When Mashiach comes, what will the children of the Exile do? Expect him to come and get them?Hinda Leah Sheyman, Yesterday, 12:50 PM
A response to Rabbi Benny Lau

A response to Rabbi Benny Lau

Rabbi Lau's recent words on LGBT relationships provoked a response by a woman who did not give her real name.Rachel Ben Ami, Yesterday, 11:16 AM
The day after the Covid crisis is over

The day after the Covid crisis is over

Rav Yehuda Amital's description of the changes he witnessed as a survivor are analogous to Noah before and after the Deluge. And ours?Sivan Rahav-Meir, Yesterday, 9:57 AM
Totalitarian society in biblical times - and today

Totalitarian society in biblical times - and today

"One language and the same few words.” It reflects the inability to tolerate other opinions and different words. Cancel culture?Rabbi Berel Wein, Monday, 2:00 PM
Noah's Ark and the Final Redemptiom as seen by Rabbi Nachman

Noah's Ark and the Final Redemptiom as seen by Rabbi Nachman

Rare film of Saba Yisrael Ber Odesser with English subtitles on Rabbi Nachman of Uman's on redemption, beseeching. "Come, come to me."Barouch Levy, Monday, 1:00 PM
Say what you mean - words matter!

Say what you mean - words matter!

It is only Man who is capable of communicating the depth of his intellect and his soul; only man can communicate his heart.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Monday, 12:00 PM
How can we educate during the pandemic period?

How can we educate during the pandemic period?

Education given at home has a far greater impact than any educational institution's, and is always the primary responsibility of parents.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, Sunday, 7:00 PM
From the Ark to America

From the Ark to America

The Midrash sees the Flood as an allusion to Israel’s exile, and Noah’s leaving the Ark, as an allusion to Israel’s return to its Land.Daniel Pinner, Sunday, 5:00 PM
Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faith

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faith

The Tanya compacts four millennia of Jewish wisdom to answer the great personal and existential questions of life.Rabbi Shimon Eisenbach, Sunday, 3:39 PM
Psalm 95: Bowing Before Our Maker

Psalm 95: Bowing Before Our Maker

Israel's first Chief Rabbi and the iconic leader of Religious Zionism on controlling the soul's emotions.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, Saturday, 9:02 PM
What's the solution?

What's the solution?

After the Flood, it seems that humans have learned nothing. Until...Sivan Rahav-Meir, Saturday, 7:56 PM
How will the world remember COVID?”

How will the world remember COVID?”

How many lines will COVID-19 take up in human history?Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, Saturday, 7:00 PM
Why didn't G-d send a pandemic instead of a flood?

Why didn't G-d send a pandemic instead of a flood?

The flood destroyed everything - animals, plants, inanimate things, but only man had sinned. Why did G-d punish all of Creation?Rabbi Avigdor Miller, Friday, 2:08 PM
A TZOHAR; light in and light out

A TZOHAR; light in and light out

The word Tzohar's two possible meanings lead to the two fundamental ideas regarding man and his surroundings.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, Friday, 1:00 PM
The Parsha and Current Events: Moments of truth

The Parsha and Current Events: Moments of truth

At some point in our lives, Hashem presents us with a custom-made moment of truth: to fulfill our potential or stay with what we're used to.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, Friday, 12:45 PM
Talking Parsha: Why didn't Noach try to save the world?

Talking Parsha: Why didn't Noach try to save the world?

The Torah defines Noach as a righteous man, but when G-d tells him about the world's destruction, he says nothing. Why?Tuvia and Yitzi, Friday, 9:06 AM
The lost generation

The lost generation

Noah was a survivor but he failed to reach the people of his time as Abraham did..Was that due to lack of faith in himself or in the people?Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, Friday, 2:00 AM
Strong foundations

Strong foundations

D’var Torah for Parshat Noach. Don't just look at the height of the building you are constructing, look down at its foundations.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Thursday, 11:59 PM
The Tower of Bavel, the first community project.Why did it fail?

The Tower of Bavel, the first community project.Why did it fail?

Tension between humanity’s desire for total independence and submitting to God’s control plays out throughout human history.Rabbanit Shira Smiles, Thursday, 10:00 PM
The  'after the holidays' rain test

The 'after the holidays' rain test

​​​​​​​The Land of Israel desperately needs rain during the winter, so why postpone praying for rain for 15 days from the end of Sukkot?Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, Thursday, 1:26 PM
Shlichut of a nation

Shlichut of a nation

Why was he Covenant with Abraham not made with Noah ten generations earlier?Torah MiTzion, Thursday, 11:17 AM
A whole new world - lessons from Parashat Noach

A whole new world - lessons from Parashat Noach

The world changed after the Deluge. Ours can as well.Rabbi Yonatan Kirsch, Thursday, 9:10 AM
A story about Rav Ovadia Yosef zts"l - in memoriam

A story about Rav Ovadia Yosef zts"l - in memoriam

Rishon Letzion Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef passed away on 3 Cheshvan. An Arutz Sheva staffer was told this story shortly after his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 8:32 PM
Precious corona moments

Precious corona moments

Imagine a police officer standing next to people praying outside who prayed as follows: 'May God bless our soldiers and security forces...'Sivan Rahav-Meir, Wednesday, 11:07 AM
Over the rainbow

Over the rainbow

Clouds of sin can obscure the rainbow, the sign of our Covenant with Hashem. Its semicircular shape is not random, but deeply symbolic.Danny Ginsbourg‏, Wednesday, 10:57 AM
They scoffed at Noah too!

They scoffed at Noah too!

People scoffed at Noah, just like they scoff at me when I write about the importance of modesty and the harm caused by promiscuity.Tzvi Fishman, Wednesday, 9:58 AM
Eretz Yisrael: The place to learn the Torah and live it

Eretz Yisrael: The place to learn the Torah and live it

For Am Yisrael to fulfill its destiny, it must be physically within the Land and must keep the mitzvot within the Land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 10/20/2020, 12:02 PM
How does one say goodbye to the Wall?

How does one say goodbye to the Wall?

They have been to the Land, been to Zion, been to Jerusalem, the Holy City, and been to see it. And then they leave to go "home."Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 10/20/2020, 7:21 AM
Nations and the function of language

Nations and the function of language

What exactly was the rebellion of those who built the Tower of Bavel?Shaun Slamowitz, 10/20/2020, 6:53 AM
Finding the ark within us

Finding the ark within us

When a person feels low and downcast, the best advice is: 'Make yourself into an ark.' (Genesis 6:14).Sivan Rahav-Meir, 10/19/2020, 9:48 PM
Happiness: The root of our health

Happiness: The root of our health

How can we be happy all the time despite the challenges of life? Rabbi Yuval Asherov explains the secret is in a mental shift.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2020, 12:19 PM
Why does the month of Mar-Cheshvan have two names?

Why does the month of Mar-Cheshvan have two names?

Chodesh tov! Today is the first day of a new Hebrew month which has two names. Why? And another question: Why isn't life fair?Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 10/19/2020, 10:59 AM
Dealing with grief and loss during the Covid pandemic

Dealing with grief and loss during the Covid pandemic

Loss is a very real part of life for everyone at one time or another, and grief is a natural reaction to that loss.Rabbi Bernard Rosenberg, 10/19/2020, 10:36 AM
Words Create Worlds – the danger of cancel culture

Words Create Worlds – the danger of cancel culture

Speech can create a world and speech can destroy a world.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 10/17/2020, 9:55 PM
What is the pandemic telling us?

What is the pandemic telling us?

When troubles occur, the Torah advises us to take advantage of them to examine our actions. This plague forced the world to look inward.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 10/17/2020, 8:43 PM
To choose properly

To choose properly

We are still making amends for Adam's making the wrong choice.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 10/17/2020, 7:44 PM
 Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The Torah's message is ethics in a world created by G-d.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/16/2020, 2:00 PM
This one is about you... (Talking Parsha - Bereshit)

This one is about you... (Talking Parsha - Bereshit)

Hashem actually speaks to Kayn first even before the murder. How does this conversation fit in to the flow of the story?Tuvia and Yitzi, 10/16/2020, 9:35 AM
Great potential

Great potential

A fundamental theological cornerstone of Judaism is found in this parasha: Man must continue the process of creating things anew.Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, 10/16/2020, 9:00 AM
Thorns and thistles

Thorns and thistles

The difference between the Hebrew letters Daled and Resh is almost indiscernable, but in two specific words, they make all the difference.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 10/16/2020, 8:00 AM
Correcting a sin from the days of creation

Correcting a sin from the days of creation

Was the real sin of Adam and Eve impatience?Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 10/15/2020, 7:00 PM
The power of permission

The power of permission

The Torah is not a joy-killing mechanism, but a system meant to refine the joys of life and elevate then to a spiritual dimension.Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, 10/15/2020, 11:52 AM
The creation of man: Was it good?

The creation of man: Was it good?

How come it says "and it was good" about every day of Creation except for the creation of man. Was it good or wasn't it?Rabbi Ari Enkin, 10/15/2020, 9:21 AM
Letter to Gal Gadot - on playing Cleopatra

Letter to Gal Gadot - on playing Cleopatra

The G-d of Israel has bestowed you with abundant blessing. I doubt very much that He is happy with your choice of roles.Tzvi Fishman, 10/14/2020, 9:24 PM
Today's Open Orthodoxy - Bereishit 5781

Today's Open Orthodoxy - Bereishit 5781

There are good things that resulted from our praying outside, things we should try to retain and that contrast Abraham with Adam and Noah.Rabbi Berel Wein, 10/14/2020, 4:00 PM
Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev in the age of corona

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev in the age of corona

No matter what anyone did, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak knew how to find a positive and optimistic way of presenting it to G-d. We sorely need him.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 10/14/2020, 8:37 AM
Elections and honesty

Elections and honesty

Instead of the best coming out from the candidates we see the worst. And that is too bad, because it doesn't have to be that way.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 10/14/2020, 8:22 AM
What about life?

What about life?

When will the time come to reclaim our lives?Dr. Devorah Ungar, 10/13/2020, 6:40 PM
Rabbi Manis Friedman: Don't let fear dominate you

Rabbi Manis Friedman: Don't let fear dominate you

Rabbi Manis Friedman explains the Torah's view on the proper approach to thoughts of punishment and suffering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2020, 10:53 AM
After the holidays - and so we begin...

After the holidays - and so we begin...

The strange 5781 holiday season is over. What now? Start from the beginning....Sivan Rahav-Meir, 10/13/2020, 7:10 AM
Potiphar's wife

Potiphar's wife

Each of us is tempted every day with the very same test as Yosef when we sit down at the computer. Today, the Internet is Potiphar’s wife.Tzvi Fishman, 10/12/2020, 8:27 PM
The marriage bond

The marriage bond

Romantic expectations are not what build a strong marriage bond. It goes much deeper.Rabbi Avigdor Miller, 10/12/2020, 8:46 AM
Seat of compassion

Seat of compassion

Pray the Almighty judge from His seat of compassion, as we fight today's enemy with masks, distancing, being seated alone at home.Faigie Heiman, 10/11/2020, 1:25 PM
Despite everything, we begin anew

Despite everything, we begin anew

We read how Moses blesses the tribes before his death and a few minutes later how G-d created the world. Our story is greater than corona.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 10/10/2020, 8:41 PM
Like doves flying home

Like doves flying home

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and iconic leaader of Religious Zionism: 'Longing for home, the dove returns to its nest.'Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/9/2020, 4:00 PM
Jewish at night

Jewish at night

Insights for Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 10/9/2020, 3:30 PM
Simchat Torah:  Celebrating a Torah of fire and water

Simchat Torah: Celebrating a Torah of fire and water

Moses will die in exile, but he cannot leave his people without blessing them, and he does so poetically, evoking Sinai and Jewish history.Daniel Pinner, 10/9/2020, 11:45 AM