Terrorizing the Terrorists

Last week we learned in the Torah portion Balak, about how the Midianites seduced the Jewish men and caused them to sin with the women of Moab and worship their idol Peor. In the end, the Princess of the Midianites, Cozbi, had relations with Zimri, head of the Tribe of Shimon in front of the […]

Bilaam’s Curse: Are our tents vulnerable today?

The Prophet Bilaam and King Balak of Moab gazing down at the Israelite camp “How Goodly are Your Tents, O Jacob!” This week’s Torah portion read in Israel (Balak -Numbers 22:2-25:9) tells us about King Balak’s attempt to curse the Nation of Israel. Before entering the Land of Israel, the Jews were encamped on the […]

Jerusalem Day and “an Nakba”

Throngs of people fill the streets of Jerusalem each year on their way to the Old City “Yom Yerushalayim – Jerusalem Day” This week, on Friday May 19, the Nation of Israel will be celebrating Yom Yerushalayim – Jerusalem (Reunification) Day. Fifty-six years ago, on June 7, 1967 the IDF entered the Old City of […]

Missiles, Masks and Miracles

The First Gulf War Back in January of 1991, President George H.W. Bush threatened to attack Saddam Hussein’s Iraq if he didn’t withdraw from Kuwait. Saddam let Bush know that if the USA attacked, he would respond by “burning half of Israel.” Even though Hussein’s war was with the USA, he came through with his […]

Shields, Bows & Arrows – IDF attacks PIJ in Gaza

  Last week, we told you about the Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza who launched 104 missiles in to Israel. Today the retaliation came from the IDF. In an operation dubbed “Magen v’Chetz” (Shield & Arrow) the Israel Air Force (IAF) eliminated 3 top Islamic Jihad leaders in precision, simultaneous targeted assassinations. A military spokesman […]

Missiles Launched on Israel – Are we seeing miracles?

This week, terrorists in Gaza launched 104 missiles and mortars into southern Israel in response to a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader dying in an Israeli prison after an 86-day hunger strike. Our Israeli-made Iron Dome anti-missile system is smart enough to let projectiles headed for open areas to fall harmlessly, but missiles headed for population […]

Why Moses Could Not Enter the Land of Israel

Moses could not enter the Land of Israel because… as God says in Numbers 20:12 “You did not believe in me!” How is it possible Moses didn’t believe in God? Why was striking the rock, instead o speaking to it such a serious offense? Notes and sources below the video!!!  Source Sheets LINK TO […]

Rabbi Shmuel Veffer speaks at the Knesset

The biblical meaning of olive oil and how that affects Israel’s relationship with the Nations I was invited to speak about Chanukah at the Yeshiva for the Nations which took place at the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament) MK Rabbi Yehuda Glick was the host of the program along with Jim Garlow and Rosemary Schindler Garlow. There […]

Yom HaAtzmaut – Israel Independence Day

This session was recorded live on Israel Independence Day! Why does Yom HaAtzmaut fall between Passover and Shavuot? Why is Passover called “Time of our Liberty” Zman Heruteinu? What are the Hebrew words for Liberty and Independence and how are they different? What is the religious significance of the political turmoil in Israel today? Why […]

Israel’s Independence Day – A time to sing??

“Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel Independence Day!” This week, we are celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut in Israel. Literally translated it means Independence Day. On the 5th of the Hebrew month of Iyar, in 1948, David Ben Gurion proclaimed Israel as an independent Jewish State in its Land for the first time in over 2,000 years (since the […]

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