religious zionism

Rabbi Dan Segal, the Mashgiach (b. 1939)

Jan 05 2016

The secular leaders of the State of Israel are placing us in danger. Here there is a greater danger than any other place, because things are more serious here due to the holiness of Eretz Yisroel.

Visiting the Temple Mount is Absolutely Forbidden, for More Than One Reason

Oct 21 2015

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of Jews visiting the Temple Mount, with the encouragement of various religious ultra-Zionist organizations.

Op-Ed: Anti-Iran Deal Lobbyists Perpetuating Anti-Semitism

Sep 16 2015

Much has been said about President Obama’s proposed Iran deal. Some of the conversation has been framed as civilized debate, while other dialogue has deteriorated into an endless litany of ugliness.

Rabbi Avraham Yitzchok Kahn, Toldos Ahron Rebbe (d. 1996)

Nov 23 2012

Rabbi Kahn wrote in 5754 (1994): “We always saw the constant state of war and terrorism in Eretz Yisroel as the fulfillment of the punishment of the Oaths.

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Sep 27 2011

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik was a strong supporter of Zionism and the state.

Rabbi Hershel Schachter

Sep 27 2011

Rabbi Hershel Schachter records that his teacher, Rabbi Joseph B.

What is Zionism?

Sep 27 2011

Zionism is a movement founded by Theodor Herzl in 1896 whose goal is the return of Jews to Eretz Yisrael, or Zion, the Jewish synonym for Jerusalem and the Land of Israel.

New Academic Book: Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews are on Firm Ground

Aug 18 2011

The Peace and Violence of Judaism, by Robert Eisen (2011, Oxford University Press), is a study of the Jewish views on peace and violence in traditional Jewish texts and in the era of Zionism.

"In the name of Emperor Hirohito, I shoot!"

Aug 18 2011

In 1944, Lt. Hiroo Onoda was sent by the Japanese army to the remote Philippine island of Lubang. His mission was to conduct guerrilla warfare during World War II.

Haredi Businessmen Invest Billions in Israeli Real Estate

Jul 03 2008

A growing group of haredi businessmen, mostly from the US and Britain but also some locals, have become a force to be reckoned with in the Israeli commercial real estate market, investing 4 billion shekels in the last two years alone.

Religious Zionists in Uproar Over Messianic Jew in Bible Contest

May 05 2008

The Israeli anti-missionary organization Yad LAchim is calling for a boycott on the annual Zionist Independence Day International Bible Contest, to be held in Jerusalem this Thursday, May 8, after learning that one of the four finalists is a Messianic J

Just What We Need: Another Zionist State

Dec 06 2007

The West Bank settler organization SOS Israel is planning a campaign to choose a flag and anthem for the new Jewish state it plans to erect in the West Bank in the event of an Israeli withdrawal from the territories.

Israeli Population Growing More Religious

Nov 26 2007

A new study conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute shows that the secular sector in the Zionist state is shrinking: Only 20% of Jewish Israeli citizens define themselves as secular the lowest number in 34 years.

Half of IDF's New Combat Officers are Religious

Aug 27 2007

Half of the IDF's young combat officers are religious Jews, according to statistics published as the lead story Sunday in Maariv, Israel's second largest daily newspaper.

Religious Jew to Help Plan Zionist 60th Anniversary

Aug 26 2007

In an attempt to include some of the most alienated factions within Israeli society, two self-proclaimed non-Zionists - a haredi media consultant and an Arab mayor - have been appointed to Israel's 60th anniversary planning committee.

How can I help to bring about peace in the world?

Aug 03 2007

sholom/salam :)

dear respected rabi, i'm confused and to be honest i need to talk to someone.

Why are so many Jews in favor of Zionism, if it is against Judaism?

Dec 01 2006

Dear Rabbi,

Very good website. However, I would like to know what has got so many Jews to be in support of Zionism (propaganda,etc) and how you are helping reduce this.

Thank you. People like you make the world a better place.

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