Maharal

Maamar Shalosh Shevuos Siman 33

Dec 08 2015

[In the previous siman, the Rebbe asked how the Maharal could have said that one must allow himself to be killed rather than transgress the oaths. Now he continues to address the source of the Maharal, the Midrash.]

Maamar Shalosh Shevuos Siman 32

Nov 29 2015

In order to explain this subject, I would like to pose a few more questions.

Maamar Shalosh Shevuos Siman 26

Aug 20 2015

[Background: Rashi has explained the oath “not to force the end” as a prohibition on excessive prayer for the redemption.

Maamar Shalosh Shevuos Siman 20

Jul 17 2015

[In this siman, the Rebbe brings proof from the Maharal that even when the nations give permission to the Jewish people to come to Eretz Yisroel, the oath not to go up as a wall remains in effect.]

Where in the Torah does it say Jews can't have a state?

Dec 26 2012

Dear sir,

Can you give me reference (in the torah and bible), where it says that the jews are in exile and are not allowed to have a state?

A Response to Rabbi Shlomo Aviner's Booklet on the Three Oaths

Aug 30 2012

Hi Rabbi, one more e-mail. I wouldn't even know how to respond to the attached article, Do Not Ascend Like a Wall, by Rabbi Shlomo Aviner. He gives 13 reasons why the Three Oaths don't apply to the State of Israel.

A Response to Rabbi Gil Student

Aug 29 2012

Fyi, in Shul today, someone brought to my attention a 35 page essay written by Rabbi Gil Student. It was taken off of his blog (title of blog is Torahmusings.com).

Rabbi Yehuda Loew of Prague, the Maharal (1520-1609)

Jul 08 2012

The Midrash Rabbah on Shir Hashirim 2:7 begins: “I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem.” With what did He make them swear? Rabbi Eliezer says: He made them swear by heaven and earth.