Barak May Survive, but not his Deal with Syria
If the lower echelons of an army do not follow the orders of
the commander, it is not only their dereliction. It is
clearly a failure of the commander to lead effectively. If
the result of their dereliction is a big blunder, it clearly
reflects on the man at the top.
What is a Ben Torah?
"Rovo said: `Why did Hashem write yetzias Mitzrayim in
the parsha of taking interest and of tzitzis?
HaKodosh Boruch Hu said: "I, Who discerned in Egypt
between the drop [of sperm] of a first born and that of a
child not a first born, will punish him who ties kolo
ilan (imitation techeiles for tzitzis) on
his garment and claims that it is techeiles"' (Bovo
By HaRav Shimon Moshe Diskin zt"l
"And these are the judgments -- `And' comes to supplement the
first ones. Just as the first judgments were from Sinai, so
are these from Sinai."
by L. Jungerman
Violence in Modern Society
This article deals with a problem that has lately become a
burning issue: murder among Jews caused by their alienation
from Torah and emunah. Some sixty years ago HaRav
Mordechai Shmuel Kroll zt"l, the rav of Kfar
Chassidim, discussed this. The following was published at
that time in chareidi periodicals and reprinted last year by
the family of HaRav Kroll zt'l in Maso Damesek:
a compilation of droshos, articles, and thoughts about
by HaRav Mordechai Shmuel Kroll zt"l
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