'This is a direct voice from the past, from the period when the Jewish leadership salvaged the remaining fragments from the fall of the Temple, went into exile in Yavne, and set about re-establishing the Jewish people there.'
'A currency is a sign of sovereignty. If you go into rebellion, you use one of the most obvious symbols of independence, and you mint coins. The inscription on the coin clearly expresses the rebels’ aspirations.'
Archaeological finds -- such as a coin used in the Jewish Temple, a pottery vessel featuring the name of a Biblical judge, artifacts found in Beit El and more -- prove Jewish ties to the Land of Israel.
Omitting any reference to the Jewish people’s connection to Yavne accords with the apparent overriding policy to simply ignore inconvenient facts that reaffirm the Jewish people’s ancient ties to Israel.
As we pray at the Western Wall and gaze up at the Temple Mount, we cannot help but wonder why there is no Holy Temple today. Does it have anything to do with the slanderous report of the spies in the times of Moses?
As the video proclaims, “Am Yisrael Chai!: – The Jewish Nation Lives Forever! Known by his stage name “Rav Mo,” Rabbi Moshe Friedman is a rapper and a spoken word artist who has produced music videos with international acclaim. In this inspiring yet humorous music video, Rav Mo celebrates the eternity of the Jewish People,... Read more »