In December of 1973, Rav Mordechai Gifter addressed over 500 people at the annual banquet of the Telshe Yeshiva. Israel had just endured the Yom Kippur war. Rav Gifter’s remarks about those times bring the point of truth to bear on the terror being perpetrated by Arab violence against Jews in our world today. Today more than ever we sense the isolation of Jews among the peoples of the world. Just as Avrohom because of his monotheism was on one side of the world and everyone else on the other, so, too,......
Comments on the State of the Union Address Given By President Lyndon B. Johnson in January of 1968 By Maran HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Gifter, Zt”L. The President in his last State of the Union message dealt with two salient points. In our pursuit of happiness the nation has achieved prosperity as has never been recorded in history – higher paychecks, humming factories, more and more new homes equipped with more than seventy million TV sets. Yet, the President said, there is restlessness in the land – a puzzling restlessness. It is as if material prosperity......