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Rabbi Kook’s Essay “HaDor” (“The Generation”)

Rabbi Kook’s Essay “HaDor” (“The Generation”)

Does Rav Kook's fundamental essay apply to today's generation as well?Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 31/08/2020 10:00
My Jewish takeaway from the Seth Rogen Saga

My Jewish takeaway from the Seth Rogen Saga

There is one magical Jewish term that is a substitute for everything else in Judaism - at least to the Seth Rogens among us.Rabbi Yotav Eliach, 11/08/2020 08:16
Rescuing “Tikkun Olam”

Rescuing “Tikkun Olam”

We must never lose our focus to confront and destroy the disciples of tyranny, even if they appear draped in the robes of Social Justice.Stanley Zir, 10/07/2020 08:00
Jewish politics and the sin of false prophecy

Jewish politics and the sin of false prophecy

By interpreting Jewish history and tradition as consistent with progressive ideology, non-Orthodox Jewish leaders have traded Jewish values for gun control, green politics or transgender activism with little or nothing to do with normative Judaism. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 27/04/2020 05:30
Peace with the Palestinians is Tikkun Olam?

Peace with the Palestinians is Tikkun Olam?

Why does the Jewish-American liberal side insist on repairing the world in the context of peace, knowing that this is an hopeless challenge?Israel News Talk Radio, 25/04/2019 06:50
US Jewish self-hatred in the face of political anti-Semitism

US Jewish self-hatred in the face of political anti-Semitism

Whether progressive Jews reject Israel and traditional values out of ignorance or self-hatred, they nevertheless provide cover for left-wing anti-Semitism. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 21/11/2018 06:33
Can people heal The World?

Can people heal The World?

Is the modern version of tikkun olam really what the sages meant?The Land Of Israel Network, 31/07/2018 22:42
'To Heal the World?' The Tikkun Olam distortion

'To Heal the World?' The Tikkun Olam distortion

A recent book on Tikkun Olam Judaism is nothing short of a lethal indictment of the distortion of Judaism that has led to massive intermarriage and assimilation on the part of US Jewry.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 25/06/2018 14:43
Want to know why Israelis have little patience for Jewish Democrats?

Want to know why Israelis have little patience for Jewish Democrats?

The DNC is looking increasingly like the UK Corbyn Labour Party but with greater emphasis on gender and racial politics. Barry Shaw, 28/05/2018 14:59
Liberal American Jewish youth's estrangement from Israel

Liberal American Jewish youth's estrangement from Israel

The Jewish Agency is right to sound the alarm regarding the rejection of Israel by liberal Jewish youth.  However, such trends don’t occur in a vacuum. They are the political consequences of spiritual decline. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 20/03/2018 22:01
Google gives $700K to Israel disability initiative

Google gives $700K to Israel disability initiative

Major Google grant to Tikkun Olam Makers part of plans to improve lives of 250,000 people suffering from disabilities.JTA, 14/04/2016 14:25
Obama's flawed doctrine on Israel, part of his confused world outlook

Obama's flawed doctrine on Israel, part of his confused world outlook

The "Obama Doctrine" shows loss of credibility, a naive desire to repair the world, a blind eye to Islam's excesses and irrational dislike of Netanyahu on the part of the outgoing president.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 21/03/2016 08:56
Empire of Influence or Conspiracy of Power?

Empire of Influence or Conspiracy of Power?

Are Jews looking to control the world? Joseph Cox, 17/08/2014 21:23
'Israel's Mission: Make the World a Better Place'

'Israel's Mission: Make the World a Better Place'

Minister releases heartfelt, if quirky, address for Independence Day - bridging ancient heritage and modern marvels.Tova Dvorin, 05/05/2014 22:14
On the 'Tikkun Olam' Fetish

On the 'Tikkun Olam' Fetish

Jews are nowhere commanded to "repair the world." in Judaism it is the job of Jews to repair the Jews - a not inconsiderable task - not to repair the world. Prof. Steven Plaut, 22/12/2013 06:03