Why do Jews want to be buried in the Land of Israel?

Why do Jews want to be buried in the Land of Israel?

Rabbi Kook saw the Land and the Nation as a single entity; and their connection that of different limbs of the same body to each other.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 1/4/2021, 4:24 PM
The Israelites’ real estate holdings in Egypt

The Israelites’ real estate holdings in Egypt

Religious Zionist yeshiva students on the week's Torah reading: The Israelites acquired land in Egypt, causing some to desire to remain.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 12/27/2020, 2:06 PM
Everything that happened to Joseph happened to Zion

Everything that happened to Joseph happened to Zion

Young Relgious Zionist scholars write on the Land of Israel: 'Why does the midrash compare Joseph's life to the events that occur to Zion?'Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 12/20/2020, 7:00 AM
Strengthening the connection between the Jewish People and the Holy Land

Strengthening the connection between the Jewish People and the Holy Land

Ove and above sustaining life, the air of the Holy Land uplifts the individual soul while its earth spurs our national development.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 12/9/2020, 10:14 AM
A Portion in Eretz Yisrael is like having a portion of the World to Come

A Portion in Eretz Yisrael is like having a portion of the World to Come

The connection to Eretz Yisrael binds the individual soul to the collective, eternal soul of Israel with a strong bond.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 12/3/2020, 8:04 PM
The varied names of Eretz Yisrael

The varied names of Eretz Yisrael

The choice of different names and their use for a person or object conveys love for unique characteristics. So it is with our land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 11/19/2020, 11:05 AM
A Covenant of love and a Covenant of commitment

A Covenant of love and a Covenant of commitment

Torah thoughts from young scholars in Religious Zionist yeshivas: Brit Milah and Torah Study - our part of Abraham's Covenant with God.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 11/1/2020, 7:00 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
Is working in Eretz Yisrael a mitzva?

Is working in Eretz Yisrael a mitzva?

Chatam Sofer series: Working the fields of Eretz Yisrael is a mitzva parallel to putting on tefilin, and one may stop learning Torah for it.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 9/30/2020, 3:29 PM
On God’s mountain “It” shall be seen

On God’s mountain “It” shall be seen

Torah thoughts from students in Religious Zionist yeahivas: Abraham called the mountain on which he bound Isaac "G-d shall see" - why?Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 9/17/2020, 11:21 PM
Nitzavim-Vayelech: Mutual responsibility in Eretz Yisrael

Nitzavim-Vayelech: Mutual responsibility in Eretz Yisrael

Why does Rashi say that mutual responsibility among Jews begins in Eretz Yisrael? What creates that bond?Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 9/10/2020, 11:00 PM
G-d does not abandon Zion or the Jewish People

G-d does not abandon Zion or the Jewish People

Torah thoughts by young Religious Zionist Torah scholars Seeing the process of redemption by looking through the lens of faith.(Isaiah 49.)Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 9/7/2020, 9:09 AM
Are the mitzvot royal decrees, prescriptions for life - or both?

Are the mitzvot royal decrees, prescriptions for life - or both?

Young Religious Zionist Torah scholars present thought on the Land of Israel: 'The question is not the same in Israel and outside it.'Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 8/31/2020, 8:11 AM
The eternal allocation of land in Eretz Yisrael

The eternal allocation of land in Eretz Yisrael

Young Religious Zionist Torah scholars present thoughts on the Land of Israel: 'Every Jew has a potion of Eretz Yisrael rooted in his soul.'Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 8/23/2020, 8:30 AM
The importance of border towns for protecting Eretz Yisrael

The importance of border towns for protecting Eretz Yisrael

Young Religious Zionist Torah scholars present thoughts on the Land of Israel from the weekly Torah reading: Border towns' special rights.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 8/13/2020, 10:00 AM
Tithes - Ma'asrot - sanctify the material

Tithes - Ma'asrot - sanctify the material

Achieving the proper attitude towards material things is a necessary condition for spiritual elevation.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 8/11/2020, 1:10 PM
The difference in sanctity on the West and East sides of the Jordan River

The difference in sanctity on the West and East sides of the Jordan River

The mitzva of settling Eretz Yisrael is fulfilled on the east bank as well as the west bank of the Jordan but there is another difference.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 8/3/2020, 11:29 PM
The Talmudic Sages' love for Eretz Yisrael

The Talmudic Sages' love for Eretz Yisrael

Those whom the Talmud presents as the great lovers of Eretz Yisrael were not “sabras,” but Sages who returned from far-off lands.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 7/21/2020, 10:47 AM
We will go into battle  'For God and the People of Israel'

We will go into battle 'For God and the People of Israel'

The tribe of Reuven, Gad and half of Menashe want to live east of the Jordan, but will help conquer the west. Moshe judges their every word.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 7/17/2020, 5:00 PM
Eretz Yisrael does not accept enemies of the Jewish People

Eretz Yisrael does not accept enemies of the Jewish People

The Torah says that the enemies of the Jewish People will not be able to make the land prosper. To Ramban this is a blessing, not a curse.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 7/8/2020, 4:10 PM
Ya’akov and Yisrael – two levels

Ya’akov and Yisrael – two levels

The quality of “Ya’akov” allows us to survive suffering, that of “Yisrael” allows us to reach the level in which we can declare God’s name.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 7/3/2020, 9:26 AM
The King's legion

The King's legion

The King's legion was designated to spread Torah throughout the land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 6/18/2020, 2:55 PM
Does a Jew feel the pain of other Jews? the joy?

Does a Jew feel the pain of other Jews? the joy?

Remembering Hashem in tmes of trouble and rejoicing, remembering that we are one nation.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 6/5/2020, 2:30 PM
Parashat Bamidbar: What is so important about 600,000 Israelites?

Parashat Bamidbar: What is so important about 600,000 Israelites?

Why the number 600,000, to Chazal, is the quintessential expression of completeness in all mathematical units, and where it appears again.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 5/22/2020, 11:00 AM
Shir haMaalot, Psalm 126, and the sanctity of the Land of Israel

Shir haMaalot, Psalm 126, and the sanctity of the Land of Israel

Psalm 126, wrote Rabbi Kook, shows the uniqueness of Eretz Yisrael in giving us the ability to unite means to a goal and its ends.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 5/6/2020, 2:45 PM