Political Science

Retreat From the Land of Israel?

Jan 27, 2014No Comments

*From a live Broadcast on Arutz-7 Radio, Israel, 7 Tevet 5758 (Jan 5) The issue of the Land of Israel in general and the problematic

Mashiach and Jewish Leadership – Part...

Jan 16, 2014No Comments

Rectifying the Present to Manifest the Future There exists within the Jewish vision of redemption a basic existential paradox. No matter how hard we try

Mashiach and Jewish Leadership Part 21 Sp...

Jan 16, 2014No Comments

We are taught in Kabbalah and Chassidut that the four cardinal elements of fire, air, water and earth (dust) relate to thesefirot ("Divine Emanations") in the following manner:

Mashiach and Jewish Leadership Part 10 Re...

Jan 16, 2014No Comments

In the Aramaic translation and commentary on the opening verse of Song of Songs, the tradition is brought that there are ten primordial songs–nine appearing

A Royal Egg

May 18, 20121 Comment

Four Types of Eggs in the Talmud Four different types of egg are mentioned in the Talmud, and they each have a different status in

Sex and Politics

Jun 07, 20111 Comment

"Give not your strength [i.e., your seed] to women, nor your ways to that which destroys kings" ("אַל תִּתֵּן לַנָּשִׁים חֵילֶךָ וּדְרָכֶיךָ לַמְחוֹת מְלָכִין"). This is

The Heart and Mind of Dealing with Enemies

May 16, 20112 Comments

There are three ways to deal with enemies: surrender, fight, or make peace by neutralizing the root of their animosity. The Ba'al Shem Tov told it

Transcendence and Revolution

Apr 03, 20113 Comments

A revolution is a turnover – those at the bottom revolve to the top and those at the top revolve to the bottom. In Hebrew,