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God is on our side

The party of woke progressives made a mockery of the Holy nation in the Holy Land, but nobody gets away with it.

God is on our side

I know my ancestors were freed from Egyptian slavery

I did not need the amulet found on Har Eival to strengthen my faith. My proof is the fact of generations of believers since Mount Sinai.

I know my ancestors were freed from Egyptian slavery

Sorcery, magic, and goddesses

The seal of Hashem is truth, and those who serve Him must refrain from any use of lies to strengthen faith.

Sorcery, magic, and goddesses

A few words that can change your life

Failure to understand these basics of our connection to God distorts the true meaning of faith.

A few words that can change your life

Weekly Torah Study: Yitro

Are we commanded to believe in Hashem, or is it a function of our free will?

Weekly Torah Study: Yitro

Book Review for "A Divine Madness" by Rabbi Avigdor Miller

A lamentation of the past and a warning for the present

"A Divine Madness" by Rabbi Avigdor Miller

Natural faith and the cause of idolatry

Faith is natural to man.Without it, he would be unable to act and create. Paganism was born out of his difficulty to reach an infinite God.

Natural faith and the cause of idolatry

Emunah essay: A month of darkness

Hashem’s presence is in our midst even in the darkness and sometimes most especially in times of tragedy and hardship. Do we stop to listen?

Emunah essay: A month of darkness

A leap of faith

An extraordinary feature of the Jewish national character is the willingness to make a ‘leap of faith’ - but never give up.

A leap of faith

The secret of Jewish survival

Ultimately, Jewish history is fashioned and determined by those individuals who are motivated by passion and directed by faithfulness.

The secret of Jewish survival

Establishing the foundations of Faith

​​​​​​​Establishing faith passes through 3 foundations: revelation through Am Yisrael, observing creation, and putting talents to work.

Establishing the foundations of Faith

How can we be "Tamim"- wholehearted - with Hashem?

In modern day Hebrew, we say that someone who is Tamim is someone who is naïve. This certainly is not the Torahs` request.

How are we "Tamim"-wholehearted-with Hashem?

Was Job provoked to make him sin?

The God of mercy let Job be tested. The prosecuting team reckon he can be brought to the point of no return of cursing God Almighty.

Was Job provoked to make him sin?

Hodu LaHashem ki tov - yes, His mercy endures forever

At the Kotel after the flag march was cancelled: Images that became metaphors, powerful statements of faith and resolve.

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The Pesach Seder: The Rosh Hashannah of Faith

The special time the Torah established, when the matzah and maror are before us, is a special time to pass on Emunah from father to son.

The Pesach Seder: The Rosh Hashannah of 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.

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Act first, listen second - an act of faith

The Sadducee mocked Rava, “You are an impetuous people, for you put your mouth before your ears.

Act first, listen second - an act of faith

Pandemic – The great equalizer and unifier

Faith is not diminished when we ask.  Faith is the reason why we ask.

Pandemic – The great equalizer and unifier

The essential ingredient in Manna: Faith

Did God really want us to simply accept the gracious gift from His outstretched hand so that our faith would grow and deepen?

The essential ingredient in Manna: Faith

G-d did not need to see the blood on the doorpost

The spiritual redemption empowers the physical one/

G-d did not need to see the blood on the doorpost

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.

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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.

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faithplayer

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.

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faithplayer

Crown the King or Corona the King?

We need to address some real issues and dangers but we also need to separate between the fact and the fiction. Opinion.

Crown the King or Corona the King?

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.)

G-d does not abandon Zion or the Jewish People

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faith

Learn how the Tanya compacts four millennia of Jewish wisdom to answer the great personal and existential questions of life.

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faithplayer

Seeing is not believing

What we think of as regular, sometimes is extraordinary and what we see as extraordinary is often really regular.

Seeing is not believing

My beloved is like a deer

The deer is an animal that nobly and easily leaps over life’s pitfalls, knowing there will be more ahead.

My beloved is like a deer

Hashem - I don't understand, but let us make up

The Holocaust is inexplicable to man, as is the Red Heifer. The question mark is the essence of Jewish faith.

Hashem - I don't understand, but let us make up

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.

Weekly Tanya video\lecture: The Gate to Faithplayer

The synagogue with an eerie sound

When entering the prayer room, you would hear a continuous sobbing sound.

The synagogue with an eerie sound

Religious right and religious wrong

How can we discern whether our religious intentions are pure?

Religious right and religious wrong

Happenstance? Unrelated events?

Regarding reality around us as an unrelated series of unconnected random events is a post-modern malady of epic proportions.

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What is the title of your book during these COVID-19 times?

These are not “uncertain times;” these are defining times. These are the moments in our life when we write the title of our book. Op-ed.

What is the title of your book during these COVID-19 times?

Do Jews believe in astrology or should they not get involved?

Jews and astrology: Is there “Mazal” in Israel?

Do Jews believe in astrology or should they not get involved?

Sukkot: The story of our faith

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the Sukkah is emblematic of the essence of life and man's relationship with Hashem.

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The Ba'al Shem Tov's Mt-Sinai-Stone leap of faith

The Ba'al Shem Tov's Mt-Sinai-Stone leap of faith

A Required Album for Lovers of Songs for the Soul

A new disc featuring songs of faith and hope, brings the listener closer to God with its beautiful soulfulness.

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'God is not Dead'

How do you 'build faith'? Ambitious new book draws on Russian-born rabbi and scientist's Soviet-era experiences to give an answer.

'God is not Dead'