For a long time Israel and its foreign policy seemed to be
drifting, essentially swept along by current events in
America and Europe. Now it seems that Prime Minister Sharon
has maneuvered PA head Yasser Arafat into a corner and a very
See that I am He -- Hashem is the Cause and the
Neither the present prime minister nor the government are the
cause of our woes. Rather, they are merely a vehicle of a
Main Cause. If the Nation would remove them through
elections, HaKodosh Boruch Hu would not lack ways of
punishing us. The prophet Yeshaya implied this when he said:
"And the Nation shall not return until it gets punished."
by HaRav Aharon Yeshaya Roter
The Rov's daily shiur in the beis haknesses was
over. The participants laid their gemoras back on the
designated shelf and dispersed. Some, however, lingered
behind to discuss a particular aspect of the material that
had been covered that day.
by Yochanan David
The Four Leshonos of Geulah
"Therefore, say to the Bnei Yisroel, I am Hashem, and I
shall take you out shall take you out from under the burdens
of Mitzrayim, and I shall rescue you from their slavery, and
I shall redeem you with an outstretched Arm and with great
judgments, and I shall take you to Me as a Nation."
by HaRav Shammai Zahn, zt"l
The High Court Causes Democratic Dysfunction
I share the "ethical concerns" that led the Israeli Supreme
Court last week to reject Prime Minister Sharon's appointment
of Ehud Yatom as his anti-terrorism advisor.
by Jonathan Rosenblum
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