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Shavuot: Restoring the Authentic Glory

Though the sages tell us that the Torah will never be completely forgotten, they did, nevertheless, foresee a scenario of serious deterioration in Torah learning. Indeed, the long years of exile (galut) severed the Jew from any nationalistic development, and … Continue reading

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Shavuot: The Time to Get Things Straight

On the Holiday of Shavuot, we all celebrate the receiving of Torah which was given to us in order to bring to fruition the purpose for the existence of the Universe. Since we are speaking about so lofty a purpose, … Continue reading

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Shavuot: Shavuot and the Cultural War

The key question regarding the Holiday of Shavuot today is: Do we simply look at this holiday as the commemoration of an event that occurred 3,000 years ago, or is it perhaps something more? On Passover, we say “that in … Continue reading

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Lag BaOmer: Rabbi Shimeon Bar Yochai: the Scholar Warrior

As Log B’Omer rolls around, one is reminded of the holy Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai (Rashbi). The multitudes of Jews from all sects of Israeli life who flock to his grave site in Meron is testimony to the deep admiration … Continue reading

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Excerpts From the Hagadda of the Jewish Idea

Introduction to the Haggadah of the Jewish Idea The purpose of the Haggadah of the Jewish Idea is not to add yet another Haggadah to the collection of Haggadot already available to the public. It’s purpose is rather to present … Continue reading

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Vayakhel-Pikudei: Turn to Me and I Will Turn to You

This is the time of year when the weekly Torah readings deal with thesubjects of the Temple, sacrifices, and ritual purity. But alas, for the vast majority of us these parshas seem irrelevant. But what are we to do? They … Continue reading

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Yeshiva of HaRayon Hayehudi

Dear Friend, After years of travelling throughout the country and, indeed, the world, I am witness to the terrible nightmare that threatens the existence of our people. I refer to the reality of assimilation, intermarriage and alienation that rips millions … Continue reading

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Why Be Jewish?

    It was the Torah that made the Jewish family a warm and close unit where respect and love dwelt in necessary harmony. It was the Torah that turned out youngsters whose passion in life was not drugs and kicks … Continue reading

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