Artem Dolgopyat’s Olympic Gold Medal is A Loss for the Jewish State

Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Kook former Chief Rabbi of British Mandate Palestine, in theory supported Jews participating in Sports (Orot section 34). He thought it would develop the materialistic side of the nation of Israel and he considered the development of … Continued

Video: Refusing Orders by Menachem Gottlieb & Why David Believed that Uriah Was A Rebel Against the Kingdom?

Source: https://vilnagaon.org/media/refusing2.mp4 Your browser does not support the video tag. See the comment below on Why David Believed that Uriah Was A Rebel Against the Kingdom? Why David Believed that Uriah Was A Rebel Against the Kingdom? II Shmuel/Samuel 11:11 … Continued

Ch. 1 of Kings which is Read in the Synagogue after “Chayei Sarah”- Describes the Attempt of Adoniyahu to Deprive Shlomo/Solomon of the Right To Be King

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source: Haftarah for Chayei Sarah by Rabbi Jack Abramowitz OU Torah Haftarah Haftarah for Chayei Sarah Rabbi Jack Abramowitz I Kings 1:1-31 King David had grown old and was showing his age. They covered him with blankets, but he still … 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

In wake of the Corona Plague – One Should Recall the Words of Ramban and Radak Who Said: All Those Thousands That Fell By A Plague In the Days of David, Fell Only on Account that They Did Not Demand the Temple

The last chapter of II Shmuel {Samuel} as translated by https://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/15884 1 And again the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel and He moved David against them, saying, “Go count Israel and Judah.” 2 And the king said … Continued

Rambam: We Should Not Accept Converts – When We Have Good Reason To Believe There is an Ulterior Motive

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Excerpts From Translation of Rambam (Maimonides), Hilchot Issurei Biah Chapter 13 http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/960661/jewish/Issurei-Biah-Chapter-Thirteen.htm The proper way of performing the mitzvah is when a male or a female prospective convert comes, we inspect his motives for conversion. Perhaps he is coming for … Continued