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Shaar Breslav contains the teaching from: לקוטי מוהר"ן תורה קח that מקום גניזת הצדיקים קדוש בקדושת ארץ ישראל The Rebbe quoted the possuk "צדיקים ירשו ארץ" as an indication that the tzaddikim inherited their burial place to sanctify it with the holiness of Eretz Yisroel. The site quotes the שדי חמד" מערכת ארץ ישראל א" that it is a great mitzvah to ...


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Kesuvos 111b: (Art Scroll 11b3) has the following: Rami bar Yechezkel traveled to Bnai Brak. He saw certain goats that were eating under the fig trees, and [fig] honey dripped from the figs while milk dripped from [the udders of] these [goats] and [the two] mixed together [to form a flowing stream]. [Rami bar Yechezkel] said This is a [literal] ...


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Shortly before the year 70, Jerusalem was surrounded by Roman troops. Raban Yochanan ben Zakai attempted to negotiate a surrender with the Romans. He recognized there was no realistic outcome in which Jewish self-rule remained over Jerusalem. He was opposed by Jewish religious terrorists known as the Sicarii (Latin for "dagger people") who wanted to force ...


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Of course it is a sin to steal land in Israel for many reasons and there is no denying that! Anyone who does it is doing the wrong thing and it is not what God wants Jews to do now, as almost all Rabbis teach. Even though it may not technically be stealing (because it is God-given Jewish land, and we never gave up hope to return to it after being driven out ...


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I will start by addressing the specific question that you have asked here: "According to Halacha, is it a sin for a Jew to take control over some land in Eretz Yisrael when this land was taken against the will of its previous controller (regardless of whether it was occupied or empty, and whether there was violence involved in the transition)?" The answer ...



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