A Biased Press is Unhealthy for a
Unfortunately, in Israel it is not only the courts that are
unhealthy, democratically speaking. The press is also
behaving in a way that is not compatible with its generally
assigned role in a healthy free society. The free media are
supposed to bring to light the truth about the events that
are taking place, and to highlight instances in which things
are not being done as they should.
Self-Imposed Poverty or Secular
The disturbing statistics recently publicized about poverty
in Israel should have shaken every Jewish heart. Instead,
after being disguised as "professional economic
considerations", they again serve as a means to lash out at
by Rabbi Nosson Zeev Grossman
The Power of Resolution: A Shmuess
for Parshas Shemos
The Seeds of Redemption
By HaRav Sholom Schwadron zt'l
"And these are the names of bnei Yisroel who came to
Egypt . . . " (Shemos 1:1). Rashi explains that
although the sons of Yaakov have already been enumerated in
parshas Vayigash with events that took place in their
lifetimes, the posuk enumerates them again here with
events that took place after they had died, to make known how
deeply Hashem cherished them.
Those In Chariots and Those On
The Egyptian exile was a cornerstone in the foundation of the
Jewish nation, a stone which the 'builders despised,'
originally, but which turned out, at the end of the process,
to be a foundation stone.
by L. Jungerman
South Africa is Good for the Frum Jews
To The Editor:
I start off with words of appreciation, as we the readership
of Yated in South Africa gain tremendous benefit from it each
However, I wish to comment on last week's article about our
community: "South African Jewish Community Dwindling".
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