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Devarim: Don’t listen to me – listen to Moshe

The Torah wasn’t given to be kept in Sinai, nor in Brooklyn or Beverly Hills. The Torah isn’t a “religion” like Buddhism or Christianity,

Devarim:  Don’t listen to me – listen to Moshe

Parashat Mattot contains a message for Ben Shapiro

In this week’s Torah portion Matot (Israel) we learn that there is a complete way to serve Hashem and an incomplete way.

Parashat Mattot contains a message for Ben Shapiroplayer

Rise from the dust!

From the book by Tzvi Glatt, young Torah Scholar from America who studied at Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva.and was killed by terrorists in Hevron.

Rise from the dust!

Nefesh B’Nefesh To Host Annual Online ‘Mega’ Aliyah Event and Employment Fair

2022 Virtual Mega Aliyah Event & Innovation.IL Job Fair to be held this Sunday.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Annual Online ‘Mega’ Aliyah and Employment Fair

Behar-Bechukotai: 'You disappointed Me!"

30 hours in prison was enough to realize how special it is to live in the Medina - the tochacha is enough to realize that every Jew should.

Behar-Bechukotai: 'You disappointed Me!"

Holiday of Freedom? What does that mean?

On Seder Night we are to teach are children that their future lies not in New York or Florida, but  in our own Jewish Homeland. Op-ed.

Holiday of Freedom? What does that mean?

Ukrainian and Russian Jews: Welcome

Their wars are not our wars. We do not need to die in their battles or suffer for their sins. We may live our own lives in Israel. Op-ed.

Ukrainian and Russian Jews: Welcome

The true Torah Way

The greatest Sanctification of Hashem's Name is the return of the Jewish People to Israel, Last Shabbat's Haftorah tells us that succinctly

The true Torah Way

Purim surprise for new immigrants to Jerusalem

Leslie and Michael Windman, who made aliyah recently from Florida, hosted the mayor of Jerusalem at their home and received a Purim basket.

Purim surprise for Jerusalem immigrants

Purim in Kiev

Where is the Jewish wisdom in packing our bags only when the tanks of tyrants come rumbling into cities where we never belonged? Op-ed.

Purim in Kiev

Will you be part of the Jewish future?

When the Temple is rebuilt, will our stone be there or, Heaven forbid, will it “be erased from among them” – as Jacob told Joseph? Opinion.

Will you be part of the Jewish future?

Haredi aliya to Israel: The comeback of this century?

Has the yeshivish world lost sight of the importance that the Vilna Gaon and Baal Shem Tov placed on living in the Holy Land?

Haredi aliya to Israel: The comeback of this century?

The Parsha and Current Events: The final events in human history

Not all the Jews will hear the call to aliya, just as the 80% in Egypt did not hear or heed the call - and that is very sad.

The Parsha and Current Events: The final events in human history

The Parsha and Current Events: Who knows five?

When our “backs were to the wall” (“to the sea wall”), Hashem said “Stop praying and be pro-active ...”. That holds for today as well.

The Parsha and Current Events: Who knows five?

A plan to stop the liquidation of Diaspora Jewry

There is only one way to stop the liquidation of Diaspora Jewry and it is not the well meant plan of former Minister Yankelevitch. Opinion.

A  plan to stop the liquidation of Diaspora Jewry

Israel appreciation

​​​​​​​We don’t appreciate what we have until we’ve lost it. Opinion.

Israel appreciation

Using the Rambam as an excuse to stay in the Diaspora

'The reason the Rambam does not list living in Israel as a mitzvah is not that he thinks it less than a mitzvah, but just the opposite.'

Using the Rambam as an excuse to stay in the Diaspora

Mashiach, Mashiach, Mashiach…

There are people who claim that until the Mashiach comes there is no obligation for a Jew to live in Israel.Look again.

Mashiach, Mashiach, Mashiach…

Dov Lipman: Yom Aliyah – Time for Change

Yom Aliyah is a great opportunity to announce that aliyah and helping olim will become one of the top areas of focus.

Dov Lipman: Yom Aliyah – Time for Change

WARNING! Lech lecha!

A Jew cannot forge the same connection to Hashem in Ur Kasdim, Haran, Berlin, Brooklyn, Las Vegas, or Palm Beach, as in Eretz Yisrael.

WARNING! Lech lecha!

The aliyah and visa crisis is NOT such a “success story”

Israel is proud of a 31% increase in aliya from last year, but that euphoria is somewhat deceptive. Look closer. Op-ed.

The aliyah and visa crisis is NOT such a “success story”

Nitzavim - Last Shabbat of 5781

Where is our generation alluded to in the Torah?

Nitzavim - Last Shabbat of 5781

You’re focused on the wrong thing

Israel will thrive without Chubby Hubby. What it does need are the good Jews who ate Cookie Dough and Cherry Garcia until this week.Op-ed.

You’re focused on the wrong thing

On Tisha B'Av, don’t confuse Torah with Buddhism

Here's one of the basic principles of the Torah - it doesn’t change. And it is meant to be kept in Israel.

On Tisha B'Av, don’t confuse Torah with Buddhism

Denying Jewish Inheritance

I once met a survivor who said that whoever was in Bergen Belsen for 10 minutes, can justifiably say Hallel every day in Medinat Yisrael.

Denying Jewish Inheritance

Bring on the Jewish parade!

Jewish jokers, like the Joker of Batman fame, make good out of evil, and evil out of good. Israel is not good enough for them.

Bring on the Jewish parade!

City of spies

The mere fact that Jews are living outside the Land of Israel is a desecration of G-d. Why? Op-ed.

City of spies

The Parsha and Current Events: Living the miracle

They returned with a report whose variations appear in today's Torah journals, speeches etc. The message is: Do not go to Eretz Yisrael.

The Parsha and Current Events: Living the miracle

Can both sides be right in a dispute?

Two opposing ideas or opinions can appear to be correct to the same degree but, in fact, only one is true.

Can both sides be right in a dispute?

Students continue to flock to Naale Elite Academy, COVID or not

Lockdowns have upended millions of peoples' lives, especially students who have had studies disrupted and plans for the future put on hold.

Students continue to flock to Naale Elite Academy, COVID or not

Brothers, it's Purim 2021

Shushan is uncannily like America 2021. Llisten to Marc Bernan sing a Yiddish Purim song about the miracle and make it come true again.

Brothers, it's Purim 2021player

Diaspora de-programming therapy

Diaspora Jewry needs de-education to erase the impressions affecting mind and heart that make them feel at home. Op-ed.

Diaspora de-programming therapy

Hundreds of Jews from the Bnei Menashe arrive in Israel today

"The Aliyah of the lost tribe of Bnei Menashe after 2,700 years of exile is a modern-day Hanukkah miracle."

Hundreds of Jews from the Bnei Menashe arrive in Israel today

Then and forever

Parshat Lech Lecha, Vayera, and Chayei Sarah are the Torah portions of personal departure from America, and our arrival in Eretz Yisrael.

Then and forever

Seizing the opportunity of a lifetime

What was once a Divine obligation to Abraham is now coming to a place where you can pursue your professional and financial dreams.

Seizing the opportunity of a lifetime

From Crisis to Prosperity: How to beat COVID-19

COVID-19 has opened a window of opportunity for us to launch the State of Israel an entire generation forward. We can do it. Here's how.

From Crisis to Prosperity: How to beat COVID-19

Seriously considering the “A” word?

US Jews never envisaged a time when they would need to seriously consider leaving the US and making Israel their permanent home. Op-ed.

Seriously considering the “A” word?

Our houses are burning, brothers

American Jews, don't waste money on rebuilding - use it to buy oneway tickets and a new home in Israel.

Our houses are burning, brothers

Meat, milk, and Aliyah" Parashat Re'eh

How long do we have to wait from meat to milk? And how long are we allowed to wait to make aliya?

Meat, milk, and Aliyah: Parashat Re'eh

Life in the exile is a holding pattern: A brand new oleh speaks

In the Diaspora, we are not building as much as trying not to fall off a spiritual and physical ledge. Op-ed.

Life in the exile is a holding pattern: A brand new oleh speaks