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Abraham's weapon against uncertainty

Abraham's weapon against uncertainty

The greatest victory over disappointment and failure is the courage to move forward. Abraham's message for today is in this week's parasha.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 13/11/2020 09:10
What kept Abraham from consulting with Sara on the Akedah?

What kept Abraham from consulting with Sara on the Akedah?

The first and only instance in which he chose not to consult with Sara and to work alone led to her tragic death.Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, 11/11/2020 18:00
Abraham and our impasse with the Palestinian Arabs

Abraham and our impasse with the Palestinian Arabs

Torah insights on the need for negotiations, looking back at Abraham's purchase, Eliezer's mission, gifts from crooks- amd bible critics.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 11/11/2020 15:38
I am here - which of us could pass that test?

I am here - which of us could pass that test?

A poet might find irony is the request.  A dramatist, cruelty.  A comedian, absurdity. But Abraham was simply a man of G-d.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 09/11/2020 10:15
Did Avraham Avinu “love” G-d or “fear” Him?

Did Avraham Avinu “love” G-d or “fear” Him?

At Avraham's tenth and most difficult test, Akeidat Yitzchak, the Torah praises him as "G-d-fearing," and not as one who loves G-d.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 05/11/2020 21:41
The greatest leaders

The greatest leaders

The greatest leaders, just like great parents and teachers are all defined by one thing.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 04/11/2020 20:46
We are all part of the tikkun

We are all part of the tikkun

Could others, even those seemingly much less worthy than Abraham, be part of the Divine plan of tikkun?Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 04/11/2020 14:17
Cain and Abel, Abraham and Sarah, an inseparable bond

Cain and Abel, Abraham and Sarah, an inseparable bond

Did Adam and Eve's sin rob them and future generations of spirituality? The answer lies in the lives of Cain and Abel, Abraham and Sarah.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 03/11/2020 15:00
Every man and woman can change the world

Every man and woman can change the world

Opinion polls are dangerous mainly due to their making us think that what we decide is insignificant. Abraham changed the world alone.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 01/11/2020 11:49
Rachel and Avraham's blessings light up the world

Rachel and Avraham's blessings light up the world

The grandfather of the grandfather of each of our Nobel prize winners sat down every day with a gemara and cracked open its problems.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 31/10/2020 19:30
Why did God choose Abraham?

Why did God choose Abraham?

On what basis did God single out Abraham to become Avraham Avinu, the forefather of the Jewish nation? Avraham achieved true greatness. How?Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, 30/10/2020 15:30
Yesha Council honors Peres, despite differences

Yesha Council honors Peres, despite differences

Despite differences over Oslo Accords and Palestinian statehood, Yesha Council remembers Peres' 'contributions to Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2016 12:45
Slain Soldier's Family Visits Hevron

Slain Soldier's Family Visits Hevron

First Sergeant Gal Kobi was shot by an enemy sniper during the Sukkot holiday.Gil Ronen, 20/11/2013 17:13
Hevron Cops Nab Jewish 'Coke Shpritzer' Attackers

Hevron Cops Nab Jewish 'Coke Shpritzer' Attackers

Hevron police arrested 2 Jews for splashing an Arab with Coke. Now if only they were as determined to catch real criminals, said HonenuDavid Lev, 25/12/2012 21:11