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Can it happen in America?

You immediately knew what “it” is, because deep down you know we're not that far away, even if you don't want to admit it. Fifteen years ago I was teaching social studies to fifth-graders. Fifteen years ago was a completely different era. Donald Trump was an eccentric...

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One Day Soon

One Day Soon They’ll Come Home As Tisha B’Av approaches, I confess that my essays often chastise Jews who prefer to live in the Gentile lands of the Diaspora, just like the Spies in the Wilderness who refused to accept the oft-repeated commandment to make Aliyah. I am...

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The True Torah

THE TRUE TORAH What can you do? Some people simply love to disagree. It doesn’t matter what I write, they’ll insist the opposite. If I say the sky is blue, they’ll reply that it isn’t really blue – it’s a spectrum of colors that looks blue due to atmospheric...

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Don’t Listen to Me – Listen to Moshe

Don’t Listen to Me – Listen to Moshe Get ready to hear the Torah explained by the greatest Torah teacher of them all – Moshe Rabeinu, as we begin his review of the Torah in the Book of Devarim. In this week’s parsha, Moshe goes over the teachings of the Torah as the...

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The Real Torah

The Real Torah As we approach Tisha B’Av, it is indeed a fitting time to take a new/old look at the Torah and at its eternal truths, which are as true for our time as they were in the times of Moshe Rabeinu. That’s one of the basic principles of the Torah - it doesn’t...

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America the Imploding

Last week, the esteemed Rabbi Beryl Wein wrote a blog post entitled "IMPLOSION" (America's spiralling downfall)Rabbi Wein , world renown and well respected Rabbi, Lawyer, Historian and  Author has been increasingly concerned about the recent turn of events in the...

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ALIYAH – Is There a Wrong Reason?

With the Nefesh B'Nefesh organization receiving an influx of aliyah applications from Diaspora Jews, it is fair to say that these Jews are seeing the writing on the wall - that the future of the Jewish people lies in Israel.Whether influenced by the economic...

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“Days of Mashiach”

DAYS OF MASHIACH A Short Story by Tzvi Fishman Even before the jumbo jet came to a stop on the runway, Dr. Elliot Miller unfastened his seat belt and jumped up from his seat. “Where are you going?” his wife, Sandra, asked. “I want to be the first one off the plane,”...

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The Great Call

THE GREAT CALL To All Diaspora Leaders We, the undersigned: Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, former Prisoner of Zion; Rabbi Shalom Gold, Co-Founder, Union of Rabbis for Eretz Yisrael and Am Yisrael”; Rabbi David Samson, YTA Torah Academy High Schools; Meir Indor, Founder of...

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Galut and Geula, Part 7

Geula and Galut, Part 7 The Surest Sign of Redemption In the Gemara, in tractate Sanhedrin, there is a teaching concerning the end of the exile: “Rabbi Abba states: There is no greater sign of the revealed end of the exile than this, as it says, ‘And you O mountains...

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Courting Israel

Chazal teach that the Land of Israel is acquired with suffering, which is not the best sales pitch for aliya. Moving and acclimating to any new environment is difficult, but it seems moving to Israel has a built-in spiritual requirement for the transition to be...

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TeleMedicine Job Opp in Israel

Are you a US Board Certified Doctor interested in making Aliyah or do you know one?Do you have a specialty that can be practiced via TeleMedicine?There is a professional organization looking for US Board Certified Physicians who have an existing relationship with a...

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Galut and Geula, Part 6

Galut and Geula, Part 6 The Holiness of Medinat Yisrael At the time of the Torah giant, the Gaon of Vilna, the Jewish People had managed to survive 1500 years of exile without the living Soul of the Nation shining in our midst. Except for the great Torah giants of...

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