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Is the war to protect the State of Israel from attacks from terrrorists a Milchemes Mitzvah

According to rambam you need a melech so it won’t be a milchemet mitzvah
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Milchemes mitzvah in Shoftim according to Rambam

I believe Rambam is clear a to why they are in Sefer Hamitzvot, Mitzvah 187: היא שצונו להרוג שבעה עממין שישבו בארץ כנען ולאבדם, שהם שורש ע"ז ויסודם הראשון. והוא אמרו יתעלה החרם תחרימם. ובאר לנו ...
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Why does Rambam say "gentiles marriages' are not recognized" in Melachim uMilchamot, Chapter 8, verse 3?

The Lechem Mishneh explains that although it is generally forbidden to have relations with the wife of a gentile, nevertheless being that regarding a “Yefat To’ar” the Torah refers to her as a “...
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Does the fact that G-d rewards and punishes show that there must be free will?

The same Rambam explains that yes, reward and punishment is a consequence, but it's not a consequence of nature, but a consequence of Hashem's Justice. השפט כל הארץ לא יעשה משפט Shall the whole world'...
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Is G-d's 'mind' separate from Him?

Maimonides felt that a perfect God cannot change its mind. For Maimonides, God has no emotions, and God has no mind and no conscious will at all. Any decision is a change. You are deciding to do ...
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Sourcing a quote from the Rambam

if I understand the meaning of that quote, that one should alwyas strive to understand the reasons for all the mitzvos, then look at the end of Mishne Torah Hilchos Meila and Hilchos Temurah, where ...
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Is the war to protect the State of Israel from attacks from terrrorists a Milchemes Mitzvah

R Shlomo Aviner rules this war is a milchemes mitzvah (Headlines Podcast #441 at 49:44). According to the Ramban, protecting the land is a mitzvah. According to the Rambam protecting is a mitzvah, ...
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