The sanctity of Jerusalem is the result of the beit hamikdash that was and will be rebuilt, even in the absence of a physical temple. What is the purpose of the temple (which is the source of Jerusalem’s holiness)? Delivered live at Torah New York, April 29th, 2018.
Rabbi Steven Weil talks about Operation Entebbe, the events that led up to the operation, and the victims of this historic event. Sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Henry and Mindy Orlinsky. Delivered at Torah in the City, January 15th, 2017. Watch more Torah in the City videos.
To find the sources for Rav Kook’s philosophy regarding the land of Israel and it’s centrality to Judaism we need not look further than the Torah itself. Sponsored by West Hempstead Community members: Lou & Lee Benjamin; Mark Cohen & Roberta Weinstein Cohen; Elliott & Anita Friedman; Avi & Frady Moskowitz; Avi & Rochelle Schneider; Ira […]
The State of Israel has the best and most moral army in the world, as can be seen from the types of questions that the soldiers, commanders, and generals ask. Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey & Dana Korbman in honor of Cantor Jack and Barbara Korbman. Delivered at Torah in the City, January 15th, 2017. Watch […]
In a word – No, Biblical Judaism is not a religion of violence. What happens when there is a society or a culture that promotes immorality of all kinds. The question is: how do you deal with such a society? Delivered at Torah in the City, January 15th, 2017. Watch more Torah in the City […]
Warning: This shiur may inspire you to make Aliyah. Israel is the center of the Universe (Kuzari). We have to ask ourselves: what does Hashem want from each of us, in the stage of life we are in, vis-a-vis living in Eretz Yisrael? Rabbi Shalom Rosner looks at the sources (halachic and hashkafic) to help […]