Still Struggling to Exist
Now the situation is that Israel, or prime minister Sharon,
is said to demand the cessation of terror as against the
Palestinians who demand that Israel ease the blockades of
their cities and the other restrictions that were placed
upon them. One demand against the other. This is absurd.
Thoughts About Yeshiva Dropouts
The education of the younger generation has been a
fundamental objective of the Jewish nation ever since its
inception. "That he may command his children and his
household after him." The transmission of Judaism's message
to the next generation has always been one of its central
By HaRav Moshe Goldstein
The Heter Mechirah Debate / Can Good Come from
Recently we have been reading in Yated Ne'eman about
the strange and infuriating battle people within the Chief
Rabbinate have been waging on behalf of those who are
marketing sefichin products according to the heter
mechirah. Many of us have been shocked and bewildered by
this strange phenomenon.
By Nosson Zeev Grossman
" . . . That I Commanded and My Will Was Done"
Parshas Vayikro, which begins to deal, as we know,
with the sacrifices, is related to the haftorah of
Parshas Zochor, which in leap years is concurrent, as
it was last year. There we hear the pained words of Shmuel
Hanovi: "Does Hashem desire the burnt offering and
sacrifices more than obeying the word of Hashem? See here:
obedience is more important than a good sacrifice, heeding
preferred to the fat of rams."...
by L. Jungerman
Observations: What Israel and Arab Countries Have in
The economic pressure Israel is applying to the Palestinian
Authority has European countries worried. Dispatches calling
on Israel to transfer the funds it owes the PA are becoming
more and more urgent. But while the Europeans wait for
Israel to begin channeling funds to save the PA from total
collapse, it seems that Israel is not alone in delaying the
transfer of funds to the PA.
by P. Milgrom
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