Leaving the Land of Israel

Leaving the Land of Israel One way of understanding the vital importance of Eretz Yisrael to Jewish life is through the prohibition to leave it. When a Jew leaves the Land of Israel, it is as if he or she is turning their backs on the Shechinah and the Holy One...

The Great Call

The Great Call “To the Land of Israel, Gentlemen, To the Land of Israel! Let us utter this appeal in one voice, in a great and never-ending cry!” This isn’t me. It’s Rabbi Kook. He wrote this open letter, which he named, “The Great Call,” to world Jewry in 1907 when...

Medinat Yisrael is a Torah Commandment

Medinat Yisrael is a Torah Commandment! The Torah states again and again and again that G-d wants the Jews to live in Israel. So how can it be that some confused Jews think the very opposite, believing they are following the Torah by living in gentile lands, and that...

Mashiach Now!

Mashiach Now! Only an infant expects his desires to be gratified immediately. He wants his bottle now! He wants his rattle now! If he doesn’t get it, he screams, he hollers, he cries. Sometimes, when a child gets to be an adult, he still wants everything handed to him...
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