November 2023

  • The Business of Anti-Semitism

    Every good marketer will tell you that one of the first steps in selling a product is convincing a prospective buyer of their need for a product and/or service. If the consumer feels no lack in living without this particular object, then the entire impetus to buy is lost. Selling a country to people is…

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  • How the Satmar Rebbe Answered the Brisker Rov’s Question

    The year was 1959. The Brisker Rov, his family and guests sat around the table at the Sheva Berachos of his youngest son, R’ Meir, and the conversation turned to Zionism. One of those present related that Reb Leib Hakohein, son of the Chofetz Chaim, said that they once asked the Chofetz Chaim, “Why aren’t…

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  • The Status Quo Agreement, and Why Agudah Didn’t Advocate Against a State

    Recently the newspapers Hamodia (6/9/2021) and Yated Neeman (6/25/2021) have published accounts of the “Status Quo” agreement reached between Agudath Israel and the Zionists in summer of 1947, in which the Zionist leadership made four promises relating to religion in the state they planned to found, in exchange for Agudah’s commitment not to advocate against…

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  • About

    Torah Jews was founded in 2002 in Brooklyn, New York by a group of Orthodox Jews from various communities, with a twofold purpose: 1) To spread the message that the State of Israel does not represent Jews or Judaism. 2) To reach out to our fellow Jews with books, articles and speeches about the Torah’s…

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  • Why Jews are Forbidden to Enter the Temple Mount

    Recently, as settler groups visited the Temple Mount, we reiterated the fact that Jewish law forbids these visits. Some have asked why. The Torah says, “Anyone who touches a dead human body and does not purify himself with the Red Heifer, has defiled the Temple of G-d, and his soul will be cut off from…

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  • Statement by the Central Rabbinical Congress on Anti-Semitism and Free Speech

    In response to the current public dispute between the ADL and Elon Musk, we would like to publicize the clear stance of the Torah. 1. The Torah is the Jewish people’s sole authority, and therefore the ADL and such organizations do not speak for the Jewish people. They do what is beneficial for their agenda…

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  • Anti-Zionism Does Not Equal Anti-Semitism

    The presence of Anti-Semitism on college campuses was vehemently debated at a congressional hearing last week to examine the viability of the proposed “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act” – conceived to formally identify the language used in such an act, and to aid in the investigating of alleged civil rights violations. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte…

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