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And you shall choose life

And you shall choose life

Within the twilight of a pandemic and in the wake of unhindered violence, we stand at the crossroads as a nation with two paths before us.Yshai Amichai, 24/05/2021 15:08
The timeless message of the suspended mountain

The timeless message of the suspended mountain

"The Holy One overturned the mountain above like a tub, and said:’If you accept the Torah-good, and if not- there will be your burial’."Danny Ginsbourg‏, 15/05/2021 20:44
Planting the seed of Women's Torah studies in Jerusalem

Planting the seed of Women's Torah studies in Jerusalem

Rabbanit Malke Bina, founder of 'Matan', looks back on 33 years of pioneering work in women's Torah education in Israel. Op-ed.Rabbanit Malke Bina, 04/03/2021 20:10
"But I want it!" - A Torah thought for youngsters on Super Bowl Sunday

"But I want it!" - A Torah thought for youngsters on Super Bowl Sunday

Learning to control our deisres is the subject of a video clip aimed at the young, but applicable to all.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 07/02/2021 15:01
Socialism opposing Torah

Socialism opposing Torah

Why would anyone think that socialism could oppose Torah? OpinionRonald Sones, 07/02/2021 12:55
Torah IS Law

Torah IS Law

Through study of science, we can understand phenomenal success of operation of these laws in maintaining continuing operation of existence.Ronald Sones, 25/01/2021 16:29
Lessons from Rabbi Shimshon Raphael Hirsh - and an 11 year old: Gratitude and respect

Lessons from Rabbi Shimshon Raphael Hirsh - and an 11 year old: Gratitude and respect

Gratitude with sensitivity to humans, gratitude even to the inanimate. Respect for oneself and respect for one's past.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 16/01/2021 18:34
Live: Seeach Sod Torah dedication ceremony

Live: Seeach Sod Torah dedication ceremony

Join vehicle parade in honor of the Seeach Sod organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 15:12
'Marital relationships rest on three things'

'Marital relationships rest on three things'

Learning about married life and a successful relationship from the story of the matchmaking between Yitzchak and Rivka.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 12/11/2020 13:44
What is your special mission?

What is your special mission?

Equality is not the same as sameness. We are not expected to be the same but we must always continue to grow.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 14/09/2020 13:18
Weekly Torah Study:  It is not in heaven...nor beyond the sea

Weekly Torah Study: It is not in heaven...nor beyond the sea

Moshe Rabbeinu's last essential lessons to his people.Rabbi Gedalia Meyer, 13/09/2020 00:00
Is the world coming to an end?

Is the world coming to an end?

All of a sudden everybody has come under threat, no ifs, no buts, no exceptions.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 08/09/2020 18:29
Weekly Torah Study: Be wholehearted with Hashem, your G-d

Weekly Torah Study: Be wholehearted with Hashem, your G-d

All the details involved in building a Torah-true society are founded on one principle.Rav Gedalia Meyer, 22/08/2020 23:07
Weekly Torah Study: Pinchas

Weekly Torah Study: Pinchas

No doubt Pinchas did the right thing. But at what price? The Temple Institute weekly Torah thoughts.Rabbi Gedalia Mayer, 11/07/2020 21:17
Pinchas - Status/Change of status

Pinchas - Status/Change of status

Status. Change of status. Concepts familiar to us from social media. But we use those terms lightly, often for insignificant matters.Torah MiTzion (Sharon Werber), 10/07/2020 00:50
Aaron and Pinchas, two diametrically opposed personalities?

Aaron and Pinchas, two diametrically opposed personalities?

When the situation demands it, the gentle priest becomes a man of war, who can and must take decisive and even violent action.Rabbi Berel Wein, 09/07/2020 13:34
Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

On allowing women to take rabbinate exams: 'We favor Torah study for women, but AG directive stems from Reform. He didn't even speak to us.'Shimon Cohen, 07/07/2020 20:50
My beloved is like a deer

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.Rabbi Hagai Lundin, 07/07/2020 13:58
The righteous daughters of Zelophehad

The righteous daughters of Zelophehad

How come Moses does not know what answer to give five orphaned sisters who want to inherit their father's portion of Eretz Yisrael?Danny Ginsbourg‏, 07/07/2020 11:04
Aliya: Running or becoming?

Aliya: Running or becoming?

Israel is not a place to escape or run to, although it can be that as well. Israel is a place to step up into higher purpose and meaning.Moshe Kempinski, 06/07/2020 12:07
Why was God angry? And where was Moses?

Why was God angry? And where was Moses?

One of the interpretations of the name Pinchas is "mouth of brass", suggesting that he is the forebear of those who mount protests.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 06/07/2020 11:31
Toras Avigdor for Chukat-Balak: The enigmatic well

Toras Avigdor for Chukat-Balak: The enigmatic well

What happened that made the Israelites in the desert sing a song of praise to a well - and to which well were they singing?Rabbi Avigdor Miller, 02/07/2020 08:28
Watch: The Toiras-Thon live event

Watch: The Toiras-Thon live event

Thousands of people have signed up to watch the live streaming "Toiras-Thon" broadcast marathon to strengthen education in the Jewish world.Sponsored by Mosdot Toiras Eliahu, 30/06/2020 20:16
Watch: Talking Parsha - Chukat

Watch: Talking Parsha - Chukat

Watch: Tuvia and Yitzi 'Talk Parsha': Why was it so bad that Moshe hit the rock? How is this connected to Moses not entering the land?Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2020 08:25
'Toiras-thon' and live show on Arutz Sheva next week

'Toiras-thon' and live show on Arutz Sheva next week

For 24 hours, starting on Monday the entire Jewish world, from all different sects, will join together through live broadcast.Sponsored Content, 25/06/2020 12:40
To receive the Torah, be like a desert!

To receive the Torah, be like a desert!

Mount Sinai was a humble mountain in a desolate desert. What does G-d's giving the Torah there try to tell us?Danny Ginsbourg, 27/05/2020 14:00
National redemption and private protection

National redemption and private protection

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 15/05/2020 13:00
On the postponement of the gay pride parades

On the postponement of the gay pride parades

The postmodern radical progressive has vigorously emptied G-d from his life and seems to worship a cult of Death. Opinion.Mark Newman, 06/05/2020 15:22
You can live forever

You can live forever

The Talmud tells us that the fulfilment of a mitzvah must never threaten human life. Thus, the Torah forbade gatherings during the lockdown.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 05/05/2020 13:09
Coronavirus: Love and kindness is the solution

Coronavirus: Love and kindness is the solution

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton looks to the period of the Exodus from Egypt to provide insight into what we can learn from COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2020 08:33
Arabs who insist on a Rabbinical Court?

Arabs who insist on a Rabbinical Court?

Rabbi Ido Rechnitz tells Arutz Sheva what happens when an Arab wants to be judged according to Jewish law.Yehonatan Gottleib, 15/12/2019 19:39
Making Torah yours at Shapell’s/Darche Noam

Making Torah yours at Shapell’s/Darche Noam

At Shapell’s, students learn there are no shortcuts to making Torah their own. It takes effort. The yeshiva encourages them in their effortsShmuel Jablon, 05/12/2019 06:54
Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 25/10/2019 00:19
Investor's book links innovation with Torah

Investor's book links innovation with Torah

Investor Michael Eisenberg discusses his new book which explores how we can learn economic lessons through the verses in the Torah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2019 03:39
Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 18/10/2019 11:00
E-Newsletter Reveals Precisely How The Messiah Will Come

E-Newsletter Reveals Precisely How The Messiah Will Come

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 06/09/2019 18:14
Dedication of first Torah scroll in Slovakia since Holocaust

Dedication of first Torah scroll in Slovakia since Holocaust

The once-flourishing Jewish community in Slovakia of about 136,000 Jews has dwindled to a mere 2,600 Jews.Sara Rubenstein, 06/09/2019 14:49
Get inspired by TorahAnytime’s Tisha B’av world-wide webcast

Get inspired by TorahAnytime’s Tisha B’av world-wide webcast

TorahAnytime hosts mega-live-stream event from around world to inspire Jews everywhere on Tisha B’av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 07:14
Modeh Ani: Don't wait to say thank you

Modeh Ani: Don't wait to say thank you

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton delves into the first words said in the morning and the importance of gratitude for every little thing in our lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2019 10:43
Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 02/08/2019 16:29
Sneak-Peek: New Weekly Parsha e-Newsletter

Sneak-Peek: New Weekly Parsha e-Newsletter

A new parsha e-list has reached thousands of readers less than a month and a half after its launch. Check out a sneak-peek of the content!Sharona Cohen, 18/07/2019 16:59
The Torah at her fingertips

The Torah at her fingertips

Talking about the first ever braille trope system, created especially for Batya Sperling Milner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2019 13:25
Shavuot: What's so special about the Torah?

Shavuot: What's so special about the Torah?

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton provides a deeper understanding of the greatness of the giving of the Torah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2019 22:47
This Thursday: Launch of New Nationalist Torah Email Newsletter

This Thursday: Launch of New Nationalist Torah Email Newsletter

This Thursday, Bet El Institutions is launching an e-newsletter, offering weekly Torah insights in the spirit of the Rav Kook's teachingsSharona Cohen, 26/05/2019 16:15
Burying Herman Wouk and burying his Zionism 

Burying Herman Wouk and burying his Zionism 

The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Jerusalem Post as well as wire services and other newspapers all managed to leave Zionism out of their summations of Wouk's life. Except that Zionism is what guided his life. Moshe Phillips, 22/05/2019 16:00
Even pigs have positive qualities

Even pigs have positive qualities

Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz from Yeshivat Sha'alvim on what we can learn from how Torah discusses pigs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2019 10:32
The Jewish people celebrate Purim in Israel!

The Jewish people celebrate Purim in Israel!

Purim is the last of the holidays written in the Tanach and is considered a holiday of salvation and redemption for generations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2019 20:01
The special merit of being part of the Torah Scroll project

The special merit of being part of the Torah Scroll project

American supporters explain the importance of contributing to the restoration of the IDF's aging Torah Scrolls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2019 12:46
Restoring Torah scrolls for the Israeli security services

Restoring Torah scrolls for the Israeli security services

Want to grant security services a gift of heritage and Jewish spirit? Oz Ve'hadar project allows you to take part in restoring Torah scrollsArutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2019 17:43
Are you a player or a spectator?

Are you a player or a spectator?

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton uses a baseball game to illustrate a deep life lesson taught by the Baal Shem Tov, founder of the Hasidic movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2019 13:21
Unity - the path to spirituality & redemption

Unity - the path to spirituality & redemption

Join Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz from Yeshivat Sha'alvim for a weekly insight into the Torah portion of the weekArutz Sheva, 24/01/2019 21:38
Yaakov and Eisav: The battle for a spiritual life

Yaakov and Eisav: The battle for a spiritual life

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains the significance for daily life of the rivalry between biblical twins Yaakov and Eisav.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2018 23:22
Man arrested for stealing Torah scroll from Louisville hospital

Man arrested for stealing Torah scroll from Louisville hospital

Man suspected of stealing hospital Torah arrested by hospital security, who believed him to be same person seen in footage 2 days prior.JTA, 17/10/2018 20:03
Tanya - travelling the  road to a healthy spiritual life

Tanya - travelling the road to a healthy spiritual life

Weekly Tanya lecture. Previous lectures can be found by clicking the link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 04/09/2018 10:23
Do you own a boat?

Do you own a boat?

The sea of life represents the many burdens that we encounter every day. Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 05/08/2018 07:36
Outrage after promo video disrespects Torah scroll

Outrage after promo video disrespects Torah scroll

In ad for TV show, flamboyantly-dressed man emerges from ark with Torah scrolls. Filmmaker dismissive: 'Your feelings don't interest us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2018 14:21
Shavuot: Why did G-d give the Torah to the Jewish People?

Shavuot: Why did G-d give the Torah to the Jewish People?

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton elucidates what the proper attitude should be when approaching the study of our divine Torah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2018 08:07