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Jerusalem, 6 days, and 50 years

Rabbi Gil Nativ shares his personal thoughts on the Six Day War, 50 years after the historic battle.   After the Six Day War, the Israeli poet Haim Hefer wrote, “Twenty-year-old paratroopers carry on their backs two thousand years&...

Posted on 17 May 2017, By Rabbi Dr. Gil Nativ

Parashat Bechukotai begins with the blessings that will follow if the Children of Israel obey God’s laws, and the horrible punishments that will follow if they do not. There are three or four blessings per verse for 8 verses, then three...

Posted on 17 May 2017, By Robert Stone