Israel-Related Issues

The existence of the State of Israel has created new issues for modern Rabbis to grapple with. Here are just a few of them:

  1. Is There a Mitzva to Live in Eretz Yisrael?

  2. The Historical Controversies of Shmita

  3. Terumot and Maaserot

  4. Land For Peace

  5. Going Up To Temple Mount – single shiur:

    – abridged source sheet:

  6. Going Up to Temple Mount – extended 2-part shiur:

    Part 1: Part 2:

  7. Yerushalayim – A Tale of Two Cities

The longer version of this shiur was given at the OU Center in May 2017, in anticipation of the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem.

This shorter shiur was given to the Emunah Women of Jerusalem in anticipation of Yom Yerushalyim 2012, to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem.