Overturning wrong scientific “conclusions.”Read More Skepticism for Science, p. II
“Although they felt deep sympathy with the sufferings of their brethren left in their old country… yet they were exempt from the struggle going on there.”Read More Abraham Geiger on the attitude of Diaspora Jewry toward the Jewish community in the land of Israel
We constantly hear in the media and from left-leaning individuals and groups, as well as from the United Nations and the spokespeople of the various world nations, about the evils perpetrated by the State of Israel any time it takes defensive actions against the groups or individuals that have sworn to destroy it. The enemies of […]Read More Doomed to Repeat Them
Here are some posts about the especial quality of Torah learning (that is, the study of Torah for it’s own sake) to heal the world and bring about its perfection. Saving the World, part I The True Zionists — Saving the World, part II Kollel: A Dirty Word — Saving the World part IIIRead More Saving the World
As I heard Rabbi Berel Wein once say (though I’m sure he’s said it many times), “Tanach (Bible) is not a history book, it’s today’s newspaper.” I have been energized by Israeli MK’s Naftali Benet’s recent initiative to have as many Israelis (and Jews generally) learn one chapter of Tanach a day, in order to […]Read More When Will We Learn Our Lesson?
We have already written here of the righteous King Asa and his bold acts to restore the glory of G-d to Judah after it had fallen into idolatry. He certainly built a legacy as one of Judah’s greatest and most righteous kings. However, the prophet nevertheless records (I Kings 15:23): …but in the time of […]Read More Torah and the Draft in Israel
Modern science has isolated a genetic marker shared uniquely by male Kohanim, proving their descent from a common ancestor (Aaron) dating back to Biblical times.Read More Modern Genetic Studies Bring Us Closer to Fulfillment of Biblical Prophecy