Balak: The Blessing of Isolation for Israel By Ariel Natan Pasko

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Balak: The Blessing of Isolation for Israel By Ariel Natan Pasko “Hen Am L’Vadad Y’Shkone…” (from the root BaDaD*). “Behold, it is a nation that shall dwell alone, and not be reckoned among the nations.” *More on this later. And … Continued

The “I Can’t Breathe Plague” For the Spies That Spoke Against Israeli Conquest of the Holy Land

Translation of Sotah page 35 https://www.sefaria.org.il/Sotah.35a.13?lang=bi The verse states: “And those men who brought out an evil report of the land, died by the plague before the Lord” (Numbers 14:37). Rabbi Shimon ben Lakish says: This means that they died … Continued

The God of Israel’s Hand in Nature and History By Ariel Natan Pasko

The God of Israel’s Hand in Nature and History By Ariel Natan Pasko Just recently, the Jewish people experienced the Revelation of God at Mount Sinai, AGAIN!The holiday of Shavuot just occurred. Jewish holidays are called a Moed, a private … Continued

Behar-Bechukotai: Jews living outside Eretz Yisrael? By Ariel Natan Pasko

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Behar-Bechukotai: Jews living outside Eretz Yisrael? By Ariel Natan Pasko This past Shabbat’s Torah reading, Behar-Bechukotai, has three major concepts, that relate directly to events of the day, and without delving deeper into them, they might be completely missed. PM … Continued

Dozens Protest Last Week At the Wall of the Old City of Jerusalem, to Get Permission to Offer Animal Sacrifices, such as, the Passover Sacrifice on the Temple Mount. They Suggest Animal Sacrifices Will Stop the Corona Plague.

The Biblical book of Shmot/Exodus Chapter 12 – describes how the Jewish people were saved from a supernatural plague by offering the Passover sacrifice. That sacrifice however, was offered outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, since the rule that all … Continued

Mitzvot in Space (Halacha in Extreme Places Part 3) – Rabbi Anthony Manning – Delivered at the OU Israel Center, February 19, 2020, 24 Shevat 5780

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The presentation by vilnagaon.org of Rabbi Manning’s views on “Mitzvot in Space” is not to be seen as an endorsement of his conclusions. It is meant just to encourage research into this fascinating topic. The link to the audio: https://audio.vilnagaon.org/outer-space/Mitzvot … Continued

Winning the War to Conquer the Land of Israel Overrides the Commandment of Saving Lives

Former Chief Rabbi of British Mandate Palestine, Rabbi Avraham Kook pointed out (Chazon HaGeula p. 222) that winning a War to Conquer the Land of Israel takes precedence even if it means endangering Jews for the sake of victory. Since … Continued

In the opinion of Meam Loez commentary on Shmuel/Samuel there was a time of “boiling hot wrath” when David counted Israel, and therefore the Nation of Israel was punished by a plague.

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In the opinion of Meam Loez commentary to Shmuel/Samuel, there was a time of “boiling hot wrath” when David counted Israel, and therefore the Nation of Israel was punished by a plague. last revised 25th of Nissan, 5780 -April 19,2020 … Continued