Jerusalem

Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro: Is Jerusalem the Capital of the Jewish People?

Jan 05 2017

In his latest radio segment Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro brings down compelling arguments on the topic “Is Jerusalem the Capital of the Jewish People?"
Here is a summary of the Rabbi’s show. In case you missed it you can listen to the recording below.

Supreme Court Rules Against Right to List “Israel” as Birthplace

Jun 09 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision on Zivotofsky v. Kerry, striking down a law passed by Congress in 2002 under which US citizens born in Jerusalem would have the right to request that the State Department list “Israel” as their birthplace.

Eidah Chareidis Holds Massive Rally to Encourage Jews to Boycott Israeli Elections

Mar 16 2015

On Sunday, March 8, the Eidah Chareidis, the anti-Zionist community of Jerusalem, held a rally at which several prominent rabbis spoke against voting in the upcoming Israeli election this March 17.

True Torah Jews File Amicus Curiae Brief on Zivotofsky Case

Sep 30 2014

True Torah Jews has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court expressing its position on Zivotofsky v. Kerry - the case of a U.S.

Dov Joseph

Nov 18 2013

Dov Joseph, a lawyer from Canada, was appointed by the Zionist Jewish Agency to supervise the rationing of food in Jerusalem during the siege by Abdul Khader Husseini in the months preceding the declaration of the state in 1948, and the siege by the Tra

Orthodox Jews Hold Massive Demonstration in Front of Israeli Army Recruiting Office

May 21 2013

Last Thursday night, May 16, 2013, after the close of the Shavuos holiday, more than 40,000 Jews gathered in protest in front of the Israeli army's recruiting office in Jerusalem.

Rabbi Amram Blau, Founder of Neturei Karta, Jerusalem (1894-1974)

Nov 12 2012

In the name of humanity, justice and righteousness, we appeal to you not to forsake us and not to make us subservient to an authority whose principles and practices violate all that we have been taught to hold sacred and to cherish, and whose avowed int

Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1867-1948)

Oct 31 2012

The following are excerpts of the 18 page document of written testimony submitted in person to the United Nations Special Committee in Palestine Wednesday, July 16, 1947 by the Chief Rabbis of the Ashkenasic Jewish Community, Rav Yosef Zvi Dushinsky and

Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald, Rav of Satmar, Hungary (1845-1920)

Sep 25 2012

It should not occur to you that you, by human hands, can build the ruins of Jerusalem, and arouse the end of exile with great love of the Jewish people, to improve their state through this action, as the Zionists hold.

Rabbi Shmuel Salant, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (1816-1909)

Sep 15 2012

Rabbi Shmuel Salant quotes the law that a wife may force her husband to move to Eretz Yisroel (Kesubos 110b), and then asks why – even according to the Ramban, he says, there is no obligation on every Jew to move to Eretz Yisroel, since this is one of t

Yalkut Meam Loez

Jul 28 2012

The Yalkut Meam Loez mentions the oaths in his commentary to Devarim 4:26, in the course of a lengthy section on the destruction of the Temple and Tisha B'av: “The Holy One, blessed is He, made Israel swear that one part of them should not arise and go

Rabbi Shmuel Eidels, the Maharsha (1555-1631)

Jul 12 2012

Certainly every Jew is permitted to go up to Eretz Yisroel, but they must not go up with a strong hand and to build for themselves the walls of Jerusalem.

Why did you write that Rabbi Avi Shafran is driven by Zionist ideology?

Jul 10 2012

Dear Rabbi,

I am writing regarding your recent response to Rabbi Avi Shafran, in which you said that although he claims only to be interested in safety, it is really Zionist ideology driving him.

Gingrich Comments on Zionist Claim to Jerusalem

Jan 04 2012

The following is from AP.

WALFORD, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says the Jewish people have a biblical claim to Jerusalem.

Letter by Rabbi Amram Blau and Rabbi Aharon Katzenellenbogen, July 1949

Oct 24 2011

Petition to the United Nations 1949
Memorandum of the Neturei Karta to the Secretary General of the United Nations on the question of Jerusalem dated July 18, 1949.

Telegram by Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky

Oct 24 2011

DOCUMENT NO. A-AC 14-44
Communications received by Ad Hoc Palestine Committee,
November 18, 1947
To the Secretary General of the United Nations Lake Success:

STATEMENT TO THE U.N. SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PALESTINE by Chief Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky

Oct 24 2011

July 16, 1947

Taken from the United Nations Trusteeship Library

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The ancient right of the People of Israel to the land of Israel.

Letter to the UN Signed by Rabbi Uri Blau

Oct 09 2011

This letter was written to the President of the United Nations Security Council on behalf of Orthodox Jews in the Holy Land prior to the recognition of the Zionist state wishing to call itself "Israel".

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