Tzvi Fishman

My AIPAC speech

They would never let me speak, I would spoil the party., 3/3/2018, 9:49 PM

Harry Potter, beware!

The soon to be published sequels to the novel 'Tevye in the Promised Land' are going to push Harry off the shelves. , 2/27/2018, 10:05 PM

Olami Summit is caught in an avalanche

If the orientation of Jewish Education in the Diaspora isn’t dramatically altered, the applause extended to all of these well-meaning programs will soon fall on an empty hall., 12/27/2017, 5:30 AM

Hellenism is alive and well - in the Diaspora!

When Yehuda Maccabee shouted, “Follow me,” in the battle for the Hebrew sovereignty in the Land of Israel, the Jewish Hellenists stayed home., 12/21/2017, 9:49 PM

One truth, not two

Jews in affluent countries have forgotten that the exile is a punishment, and, as the “Kli Yakar” warned, have fallen in love with their alien domiciles, , 12/19/2017, 5:17 PM

If I forget you, O Jerusalem

Not recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is like not recognizing the sun. So why has it taken this long?, 12/6/2017, 5:53 PM

Fire Tzipi Hotovely!

The Deputy Foreign Minister should have known better., 11/24/2017, 1:22 AM

What road are you on?

Abraham's choice of path has made all the difference., 10/27/2017, 2:55 PM

A tzaddik in Hollywood

Would Noah have made the grade in Hollywood?, 10/16/2017, 7:17 AM

Wonder Woman, Christian symbols and Miri Regev's mission

The still unrefined tenets of Christianity still pervade Western culture, and a showdown is yet to come. Rabbi Kook revealed it, Wonder Woman is an example of it, and Miri Regev can do something about it., 6/14/2017, 7:00 PM

State of the State

Everyone can find something to gripe about in the Jewish State, but everryone rejoices in its establishment., 5/2/2017, 9:59 AM

Holocaust Day USA

The souls of the Nazi's victims are being reborn in Israel with each new birth. The holocaust of today is different. The bodies live but the souls are lost without a future., 4/24/2017, 6:56 AM

The Plague of Darkness continues

Freedom means separating ourselves from alien cultures, with their hollow aspirations and ideals. We have a long way to go., 4/11/2017, 9:49 PM


The time has come for the Chief Rabbinate to assume its rightful place as the compass of our Nation, raising the banner of Torah as our national flag, just as our great and fearless Sages once rallied the Children of Israel., 4/5/2017, 12:05 AM

The holy soul of Zionism

Galut and Geula (Exile and Redemption) part 5. Click on the writer's biography for the previous articles., 3/20/2017, 1:10 PM

In Memoriam: the teachings of Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

Called the Father of the Return to Judea and Samaria, a true Torah leader with vision and courage., 3/12/2017, 8:22 PM

Are you yearning for salvation?

Exile and Redemption part 4., 3/8/2017, 7:29 AM

Galut and Geulah, part III: Why mourn exile?

The reason for the observance of the mitzvot in the Diaspora is in order not to forget them, , 2/27/2017, 11:36 PM

Galut and Geula, Part 2

Scattered limbs without a soul, 2/21/2017, 9:07 PM

Galut and Geula, Part 1: The exile isn't forever

A series on living in the Promised Land. Geula, redemption, as opposed to Galut, exile in the Diaspora., 2/15/2017, 11:33 AM

Did David commit manslaughter when he killed Goliath?

Did Goliath die from the rock, the ensuing fall or the beheading? Did David murder a defenseless prisoner?, 1/31/2017, 11:48 PM

Why so many Jews don't come on aliyah

It's not because they don't care., 1/17/2017, 11:59 PM

The greatest addiction of all

The most dangerous addiction of all and how to overcome it is outlined in detail below. , 1/6/2017, 6:17 AM

Potifar's wife, the Greeks and your computer

Every home computer can, with the click of the mouse, turn into a Trojan horse, which can undermine the sanctity of the Jewish home., 12/26/2016, 5:56 PM

In every generation: The heroes of Amona

These Jews and their supporters are alone on the windy mountain, like the Maccabees of yore. Those discrediting them and those uprooting them are the Hellenists of today., 12/17/2016, 5:56 PM

The real mother

The answer to the question of ownership of the Land of Israel has been answered without turning to the Bible, the UN or the Balfour Declaration in the conflagrations that rage across Israel., 11/25/2016, 7:57 AM

Rabbi Amar tells it like it is

Reform Jews are not in the same category as their leaders., 11/20/2016, 9:58 PM

Ask any 8 year old

God doesn’t tell Avraham to keep Shabbat. He doesn’t tell Avraham to keep kosher. He tells him to live in Israel., 11/15/2016, 9:37 PM

Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

A warning to the states that legalized marijuana. , 11/13/2016, 6:59 AM

An Etrog tree doesn’t grow in Brooklyn

Israel is the place to build a sukkah - and a permanent home, as well., 10/19/2016, 10:03 AM

Homeward Bound

Yom Kippur is over. Now do something to show you meant what you said..., 10/12/2016, 9:32 PM

Dont' worry! Be happy!

Rabbi Kook's perspective on penitence is astounding., 9/24/2016, 10:07 PM

Aging parents and aliya: Two mitzvahs with one move

An inspiring story for the beginning of Elul, the month of mercy and forgiveness., 9/4/2016, 4:56 AM

A soldier's father and the Land of Israel

Along with the mourning for the Temples, there is the taking of the reins into our own hands, here in Israel. A soldier's father speaks., 8/13/2016, 9:07 PM

By the rivers of Brooklyn

By the rivers of Brooklyn and Paris and London and Melbourne and Toronto and Buenos Aries and Johannesburg, we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion..., 7/31/2016, 9:37 AM

Planning a vacation?

If you haven’t already noticed, it’s summertime...and you should be planning to come to Israel if you are in the Diaspora and planning to stay if you are here., 7/22/2016, 1:11 PM

"Charity elevates a nation": Rabbi Kook's teachings on charity

Review of a book that explains the deeper cosmic effect of a Jew's act of charity., 6/10/2016, 6:54 AM

The biggest boycotters of Israel

This group boycotts the entire country., 6/4/2016, 9:07 PM

Stop holding up the works!

The Arabs are not the problem in Israel, or the secular Israeli government and culture – the problem is the Diaspora., 5/1/2016, 6:52 AM

Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Your future is here, in Israel. Come to the place where you belong., 4/26/2016, 5:52 AM

How do you kill a Muse?

Why the left controls the country and how to change it., 4/21/2016, 12:19 PM

Pesach Thoughts: "And you shall tell your sons"...the truth

Is Passover a nice story with no meaning today? Should we drink the four cups and be merry?, 4/18/2016, 10:35 AM

Homeless Jews

Come home already., 4/14/2016, 11:46 PM

No Jews allowed

How do we get equality between Jews and Arabs?, 4/11/2016, 10:25 PM

Down with David!

Did you ever stop to think in humanistic terms about what David did to Goliath? , 3/28/2016, 8:30 AM

Off with the Masks!

In a state of what can be called Diaspora dementia, Jews always fool themselves into thinking they belong to the societies in which they live., 3/23/2016, 11:41 PM

How to write a rightist story

Remember, IDF soldier, when that knife is coming at you, that orders are orders., 3/2/2016, 10:43 PM

Oscar who?

Do your brain a favor and skip the Oscars., 2/28/2016, 9:26 PM

My advice to Knesset Culture Minister MK Miri Regev

Min. Regev has to find a way to overcome the odd fact that no films about rightist issues get funding from the Public Film Commission., 2/17/2016, 1:47 PM

Im Tirzu's cultural war

The fight for our country isn't only against enemies from without., 2/7/2016, 8:16 PM

Letter to Our Son, the Soldier

A mother, father and Jewish history., 10/9/2015, 9:55 AM

Why I’m Not Going to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Everyone has their own way to achieve more spirituality, but this way is not for me., 9/8/2015, 8:23 PM

A Look at the Jerusalem Film Festival

Or: Why My Movie isn’t in the Jerusalem Film Festival., 7/27/2015, 8:09 AM

Danger ! Facebook

Your list of new facebook “friends” can include perverts of all persuasions, child molesters, porn peddlers, and even murderers, may G-d have mercy., 9/11/2011, 2:29 AM

Bibi Joins the Spies

Is Israeli land Bibi's to give away?, 6/18/2009, 11:24 AM

The Internet Inclination

Put out the fires in our institutions and homes., 8/4/2008, 6:41 PM

Potifar’s Wife

Causing a rift between the Jewish Nation and God., 2/12/2008, 11:51 PM