Moshe – traitor or hero?

Moshe – traitor or hero?

He had nothing to gain and everything to lose by turning on his benefactors, but he chose to be a hero of the Jewish people.Torah MiTzion, 1/6/2021, 9:58 PM
Vayigash: When being right is wrong

Vayigash: When being right is wrong

Yosef seemed to have allowed his emotions to overpower his judgement. Was this a failure of character?Torah MiTzion, 12/25/2020, 7:58 AM
Seeing the light on the path

Seeing the light on the path

There is light ahead. We have just celebrated the only Jiewish holiday whose mitzva is done at night. And it is all about light.Torah MiTzion, 12/22/2020, 5:00 PM
Taking a long and deep breath

Taking a long and deep breath

The story of Jacob's sojourn outside of Israel is written as one long story in the Torah, without division into smaller parshiyot.Rabbi Menachem Schrader, 12/1/2020, 1:28 PM
If you want to leave footprints on the sands of time, be sure you're wearing workshoes

If you want to leave footprints on the sands of time, be sure you're wearing workshoes

Literally meaning a “heel”, the Hebrew word “eikev” evolved to denote a mark left by the heel, a foot-print - and more. All in Jacob's name.Torah MiTzion, 11/27/2020, 1:50 PM
Little things can make a big difference

Little things can make a big difference

Life is not made up of firework displays, but anyway, how much useful light do fireworks provide?Torah MiTzion, 11/12/2020, 10:00 AM
Which mitzva is more important? Between man and man, or between man and G-d?

Which mitzva is more important? Between man and man, or between man and G-d?

Can a tzaddik be righteous but not good?Torah MiTzion, 11/5/2020, 3:30 PM
Shlichut of a nation

Shlichut of a nation

Why was he Covenant with Abraham not made with Noah ten generations earlier?Torah MiTzion, 10/22/2020, 11:17 AM
To be Reborn - Shabbat Teshuvah and Yom Kippur

To be Reborn - Shabbat Teshuvah and Yom Kippur

We must feel such a great rupture with the past when we repent, that it is as if we have no previous reality.Torah MiTzion, 9/24/2020, 1:16 PM
Rejoicing before G-d

Rejoicing before G-d

Rejoicing before God is done intellectually and existentially – through prayer and Torah study.Torah MiTzion, 9/6/2020, 11:00 AM
'Acquiring' a wife?

'Acquiring' a wife?

The Tractate Kidushin begins with ownership of objects - hardly the definition of a wife!Torah MiTzion, 8/31/2020, 7:55 AM
“Mitzvot” and “Mishpatim” - A program for national spiritual growth

“Mitzvot” and “Mishpatim” - A program for national spiritual growth

The transformation elicited by the mitzvot does not occur overnight.Torah MiTzion, 8/6/2020, 7:38 AM
Life is in the power of the tongue

Life is in the power of the tongue

Vows can be a way to a life full of sanctity.Torah MiTzion, 7/20/2020, 11:08 AM
Pinchas - Status/Change of status

Pinchas - Status/Change of status

Status. Change of status. Concepts familiar to us from social media. But we use those terms lightly, often for insignificant matters.Torah MiTzion (Sharon Werber), 7/10/2020, 12:50 AM
Balak - Who and what is the real antidote to Bilaam?

Balak - Who and what is the real antidote to Bilaam?

Bilaam represented a poisoned personality with intellectual skills.Torah MiTzion, 7/4/2020, 9:55 PM
Korach and company are gone but the Jews are complaining again (for Korach and Chukat)

Korach and company are gone but the Jews are complaining again (for Korach and Chukat)

The challenge to Moshe's authority is settled, so why are the Jews complaining again and what is really bothering them?Torah MiTzion, 6/26/2020, 2:00 PM
What Korach and the spies had in common

What Korach and the spies had in common

Divrei Torah for reading in Diaspora (Shlach) and Israel (Korach). Both speak about men who failed to live up to expectations.Torah MiTzion, 6/18/2020, 11:59 AM
Beha'alotcha - Thou Shalt Not Complain;  Shlach - Checking out the land

Beha'alotcha - Thou Shalt Not Complain; Shlach - Checking out the land

Two divrei Torah for the two readings this week, one in the Diaspora and the other in Israel.Torah MiTzion, 6/11/2020, 4:48 PM
Measure for measure

Measure for measure

One of the principles our Sages saw in G-d's modus operandi leads to an unusual interpretation.Torah MiTzion, 5/23/2020, 10:33 PM
Deep roots

Deep roots

When you uproot a tree, the deep roots which would not have been recognized otherwise, are revealed.Torah MiTzion, 5/14/2020, 10:36 AM
When deconstructing is reconstructing

When deconstructing is reconstructing

Shouldn't we be davening to end the pandemic with hundreds of thousands at the Kotel? Shouldn't we be filling our Kollelim and Yeshivot? Well, obviously the answer is no. Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 4/27/2020, 5:10 PM
Yaakov – A man of Emet

Yaakov – A man of Emet

Yaakov's behavior shows that even while impersonating his brother, he remained true to his real nature.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 11/28/2019, 11:29 AM
'We will not hide the synagogues in Germany'

'We will not hide the synagogues in Germany'

Rabbi Eliezer Noy, CEO of Torah MiTzion in Germany, tells Arutz Sheva how the Jewish community deals with anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, 10/11/2019, 3:03 AM
Thoughts on the rereading of the 10 Commandments, Aseret Hadibrot

Thoughts on the rereading of the 10 Commandments, Aseret Hadibrot

This week's dvar Torah is byy Rav Yehuda Susman, former Rosh Kollel (Chicago, 1999-2002), currently Rosh Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 8/16/2019, 10:28 AM
We are all individuals, but we all need somebody to lean on

We are all individuals, but we all need somebody to lean on

Simon M. Jackson and Gina Junger wrote this weeks Divrei Torah, for Naso and Beha'alotcha respectively, due to the different readings in the Diaspora and Israel.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 6/14/2019, 12:55 PM
Diaspora "settlers"

Diaspora "settlers"

Torah MiTzion shlichim leave their secure religious Zionist environments in Israel to cope with challenges of a complex Diaspora reality.Nitzan Keidar, Nashville, 3/13/2019, 9:21 PM
Vayetze: The dream and the vow

Vayetze: The dream and the vow

How sure could Yaakov be that this is a true revelation from G-d and not just an internal wish?Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 11/17/2018, 10:00 PM
The blessing of the shattered tablets

The blessing of the shattered tablets

In this week’s parsha, several questions arise from Moshe’s breaking of the tablets in response to the worshipping of the golden calf.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 8/3/2018, 11:38 AM
Nimrod and the pig farm - in the Land He gave to Israel

Nimrod and the pig farm - in the Land He gave to Israel

Due to the discrepancy in the Torah reading between Eretz Yisrael and Chu"l we include a dvar Torah on both Parashot by young Israeli rabbis in the Torah Mitzion movement.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 5/10/2018, 12:03 PM
A month full of potential - The land He gave to mankind

A month full of potential - The land He gave to mankind

Due to the discrepancy in the Torah reading between Eretz Yisrael and Chu"l we will feature a dvar Torah on both Parashot.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 5/4/2018, 3:57 PM
Torah MiTzion Kollels: 20 years of Torah from Zion

Torah MiTzion Kollels: 20 years of Torah from Zion

CEO Ze'ev Schwartz on the worldwide Zionist kollel network he founded: 'Instead of links and computer files, we send real people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2016, 10:23 PM
'Zionist Revolution' Celebrates Twenty Years

'Zionist Revolution' Celebrates Twenty Years

The Torah M'Tzion organization has sent thousands to countries around the world to teach Zionism and Jewish values.Hezki Baruch, 7/13/2015, 9:54 PM