Throughout our long history, Jews have overcome all sorts of obstacles to observe the mitzvah of sukkah. But perhaps one of the most striking instances is the sukkah built in Mexico City in the year 1603 by a crypto-Jew named Sebastian Rodriguez.
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 »
'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.'