The subject of this sermon is Israel’s secret weapon as revealed in this week’s Torah reading.
As tensions escalate in Syria, and Iran escalates its threats to Israel, it is fitting to mobilize – in addition to its physical military power – Israel’s deepest strengths.
What protects Israel? What is the secret weapon that it always holds in its back pocket? What is the power that will allow it to vanquish any and all adversaries?
Long ago, Jews have mastered the art of self-defense. We know very well what we stand against. But what do we stand for?