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Why So Much Suffering? by Chief Rabbi Johnathan Sacks Nine days from now Jewish communities around the world will sit in collective mourning on Tisha b’Av, the day of Jewish tears. So many tears. For the destruction of the First and Second Temples. For the defeat of the Bar Kochba rebellion. For the expulsion of... Continue Reading →
See, when you live in Israel, you feel what it is to be family. As you know, we are in the midst of a war. We are in very intense times and not a single member of the Tribe of Israel is unaffected. Everyone wants to help and for each one of us, there is... Continue Reading →
A soldier on the border writes: What's happening here in the staging area [area where soldiers prepare to enter Gaza] is beyond comprehension, not rationally, not emotionally and beggars the imagination. Almost every hour a car shows up overflowing with food, snacks, cold drinks, socks, underwear, undershirts, hygiene supplies, wipes, cigarettes, backgammon and more. They're... Continue Reading →
HaRav Moshe Sternbuch Speaks About Miracles and Missiles By Rabbi Daniel Yaakov Travis Headlines – Tammuz 5774: Hundreds of sophisticated missiles, each one capable of causing mass destruction, fall in Israel. Most of these missiles land in open areas, and as a result no one is killed. The Kipat Barzel – the Iron Dome, intercepts... Continue Reading →
The “Mi-Sheberach” Prayer for Tzahal Soldiers by HaRav Aviner http://www.ravaviner.com May He who blessed our ancestors, Avraham, Yitzchak and Yaakov: They were our ancestors and we follow in their path. They were holy, and, simultaneously, they were fighters. Avraham fought against the four kings, and Yaakov fought “with his sword and bow” (Bereshit 48:22,... Continue Reading →
This is what it means to be Am Israel. Only here. Not there. The cell phones had stopped working. There were so many people in attendance at the funeral of the “Lone Soldier” from Texas, that the cell towers stations could not handle the overload. Indeed, the road infrastructure to the cemetery in Haifa... Continue Reading →