Chazon Ish

The Zionist Independence Day Is A Day Of Mourning And Fasting

May 13 2016

(Caption: Orthodox Jews in the Holy Land protest on a previous year's Zionist independence day. Sign reads: "We mourn 64 years of Zionist rebellion against G-d and His Torah.")

What about the issur of lo sechanem?

Dec 05 2012

The Chazon Ish, who is quoted on your website today in an anti-zionist context, also wrote the following to R.

Didn't the Hazon Ish come to Israel and vote?

Dec 05 2012

Was the Hazon ish wrong in making aliya to Israel and even voting in the elections there?

Rabbi Avraham Yishaya Karelitz, author of Chazon Ish (1878-1953)

Nov 03 2012

The Chazon Ish said: Who keeps mitzvohs in our time and is still considered a non believer?

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).

What about the millions of Jews that live in Israel - don't we need to protect them?

Jul 26 2012

Hi Rabbi, my name is Joseph Rifkin. I'm not sure if you remember me, but I've posted our e-mail exchange below as a reminder. We corresponded approximately six weeks ago.

What do you think of Rabbi Frand's taped lecture on returning the territories?

Jul 11 2012

Dear Rabbi,

In your news section you have written a lot recently about the Agudah advocating Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem. You characterized this as a departure from Agudah's traditional views.

Parsha Pearls: Parshas Vayechi

Oct 15 2011

The Zionists Are Nourished From the Yeshivos
Jews Have No Authority During Exile
Let Us Gather Together
The Comfortable Exile

Parsha Pearls: Parshas Vaeschanan

Sep 07 2011

Those who are in exile against their will
The Right Way to Consult a Rabbi
Don’t Break in Like a Burglar!
Selling Land and Giving Up Sovereignty
No Strategies or Diplomacy

Parsha Pearls: Pesach

Aug 25 2011

Brisker Rav and Chazon Ish on the Oaths
When Excessive Prayer Becomes Permitted
Two Reasons Why We Eat Matza