Inspiring Words for Tisha b’Av from Rabbi Sacks

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 →

Am Israel Echad – We are all one and you feel this when you live in Israel- Make Aliyah Now

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 →

Why you need to make Aliyah

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 →

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