Rav Aviad Tabory
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Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #26: 12 July 2006 Second Lebanon War Part II Going back to the generation of the Exodus, the issue of keeping kosher in the army has been a pressing halakhic issue. What did this mean for IDF personnel in Lebanon in 2006? Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #27: 5 April 2019 Military Funeral of Zechariah Baumel on Mt. Herzl The funeral of Sgt. Zechariah Baumel earlier this month, 37 years after he was killed in action in the First Lebanon War, raised many painful but important questions: How does Halakha respond to such complex situations? Should Jews be re-interred in Israel? When may we adopt non-Jewish practices? Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #28: 27 December 2008 Operation Cast Lead Operation Cast Lead was the first full-scale Israeli response to attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza, but the questions raised about who should be serving in the IDF date back to the founding of the State of Israel. Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #29: 27 December 2008 Operation Cast Lead Part II The conscription of yeshiva students has been controversial since the inception of the State of Israel. What biblical models are there for student-soldiers as the preferred option? Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #30: 8 July 2014 Operation Tzuk Eitan Operation Protective Edge raised a number of questions about what a Jewish army should do to rescue its soldiers, especially when terrorists operate from within civilian populations. Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #31: 14 May 2018 Relocating the US Embassy to Jerusalem The relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem in 2018 raises a question: What exactly does the status of Jerusalem as Israel's capital mean from the legal and philosophical perspectives of Jewish tradition? Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #32: 22 February 2019 Planting Israel’s Flag Among the Stars The Israeli flag is iconic, but does it have halakhic significance? This question brings us all the way back to Mount Sinai and all the way up to the surface of the Moon. Halakhic Responses to Israeli History
Rav Aviad Tabory Shiur #33: 17 August 1949: Binyamin Ze’ev Herzl’s Burial in Jerusalem Orthodox Jewry was challenged by the rise of Theodor Herzl, a secular Jew who changed the world by leading the modern political movement of Zionism. Attitudes towards him, more than a century after his death, still have an impact on the Orthodox perception of secular Jews in Israel. Halakhic Responses to Israeli History

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