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Ha'azinu: The special quality of Moshe Rabbeinu’s vision

Ha'azinu: The special quality of Moshe Rabbeinu’s vision

Am Yisrael’s leadership upon entering the Land was in the hands of Yehoshua, but it remained rooted in the spiritual leadership of Moshe.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 17/09/2021 10:26
Shmitta: A taste of the Days of Mashiach

Shmitta: A taste of the Days of Mashiach

Dvar Torah from Rel. Zionist yeshiva students: In Messianic times, the choice will not be between good or evil, but between good and better.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 09/09/2021 13:55
Why the Shechina dwelt in Benjamin's portion of Eretz Yisrael

Why the Shechina dwelt in Benjamin's portion of Eretz Yisrael

The Mechillta asks this question and provides two answers.They symbolize a deeper message telling the reasons for Hashem's preference.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 02/09/2021 11:02
The double violation of stealing land in Eretz Yisrael

The double violation of stealing land in Eretz Yisrael

Young religiois Zionist Torah scholars:"S’fat Emet writes that every Jew has his own portion of Eretz Yisrael which is rooted in his soul."Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 11/08/2021 12:05
The importance of Border Towns protecting Eretz Yisrael

The importance of Border Towns protecting Eretz Yisrael

Young religious Zionist scholars: Protecting Israel's border towns trumps Shabbat observance even if there is no immediate threat to life .Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 04/08/2021 12:25
There is a difference in sanctity West and East of the Jordan River

There is a difference in sanctity West and East of the Jordan River

Young religious Zionist Torah scholars write weekly on Eretz Yisrael: Why Moshe wanted to cross the Jordan when the east bank was also ours.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 28/07/2021 11:48
The Torah cautions against sinning in Eretz Yisrael

The Torah cautions against sinning in Eretz Yisrael

Young religious Zionist Torah scholars write weekly Torah thoughts centering on the uniqueness of the Land of Israel.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 19/07/2021 08:10
The Amoraim's love for Eretz Yisrael

The Amoraim's love for Eretz Yisrael

Those whom the Gemara presents as great lovers of Eretz Yisrael, were not “sabras” born in the Land, but sons who returned to her from afar.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 08/07/2021 16:27
Ya’akov and Yisrael – Two levels

Ya’akov and Yisrael – Two levels

The quality of “Ya’akov” allows Jews to survive in times of suffering while the quality of “Yisrael” symbolizes independence. Op-ed..Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 28/06/2021 12:36
The Levites' portion

The Levites' portion

Torah from Rel. Zionist yeshivas: Why did the Levites not receive a portion in Eretz Yisrael and in the spoils of war like their brethren?Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 13/06/2021 06:59
Rebellion against God and against Eretz Yisrael

Rebellion against God and against Eretz Yisrael

'Torah of Eretz Yisrael' from Religious Zionist yeshiva students: The sin of the spies was their perspective on what they saw in the Land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 03/06/2021 10:14
Remembering G-d in times of trouble and in times of rejoicing

Remembering G-d in times of trouble and in times of rejoicing

Young students in Religious Zionist yeshivas: The symbol of Jewish unity is when every Jew, everywhere, feels the pain of suffering JewsEretz Yisrael Yomi, 26/05/2021 17:49
"A song of ascents" - Shir Hama'alot - and the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael

"A song of ascents" - Shir Hama'alot - and the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael

We walk in tears, but “our mouths will fill with laughter”- at the time of redemption, the joy hidden within Am Yisrael will burst forth.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 07/05/2021 10:04
Eretz Yisrael: Finding the good within the bad

Eretz Yisrael: Finding the good within the bad

Torah from religious Zionist yeshiva students: The early pioneers did not see swamps in Eretz Yisrael, they saw potential farm land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 13/04/2021 20:00
Shelamim - a peace offering for the world

Shelamim - a peace offering for the world

Young religious Zionist Torah scholars explain the connection between the Shelamim offering, internal peace and world harmony.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 20/03/2021 22:21
Heavenly Eretz Yisrael

Heavenly Eretz Yisrael

'May our eyes see Your return to Zion'- may G-d open our eyes to be conscious of and see the stages of the return to Zion and Jerusalem.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 10/03/2021 19:22
Rabbi Zera simply had to enter Eretz Yisrael without a minute to lose

Rabbi Zera simply had to enter Eretz Yisrael without a minute to lose

He could not find a ferry, so he crossed the Jordan, then a mighty river, on a rope bridge so as not to miss the chance to enter the land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 23/02/2021 09:58
Changing seasons in Eretz Yisrael

Changing seasons in Eretz Yisrael

Torah thoughts on Eretz Yisrael from young Religious Zionist yeshiva students:In Eretz Yisrael, even seasonal changes have deep meaning.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 15/02/2021 18:32
As if the land were given to you today

As if the land were given to you today

The Land must be meaningful to us as a great and timelss gift which has just been received - with joy and a willingness to work hard..Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 21/01/2021 12:52
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, 04/01/2021 16:24
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, 27/12/2020 14:06
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, 20/12/2020 07:00
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, 09/12/2020 10:14
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, 03/12/2020 20:04
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, 19/11/2020 11:05
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, 01/11/2020 07:00
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, 20/10/2020 12:02
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, 30/09/2020 15:29
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, 17/09/2020 23:21
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, 10/09/2020 23:00
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, 07/09/2020 09:09
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, 31/08/2020 08:11
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, 23/08/2020 08:30
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, 13/08/2020 10:00
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, 11/08/2020 13:10
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, 03/08/2020 23:29
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, 21/07/2020 10:47
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, 17/07/2020 17:00
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, 08/07/2020 16:10
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, 03/07/2020 09:26
The King's legion

The King's legion

The King's legion was designated to spread Torah throughout the land.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 18/06/2020 14:55
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, 05/06/2020 14:30
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, 22/05/2020 11:00
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, 06/05/2020 14:45