“Jews have no future in the United States.” I’ve heard this phrase plenty of times. It is true, no doubt. Yet one must analyze thoroughly why this is so.
Persecution, economic hardship, lack of Jewish life? Yes and no; it’s deeper than that. The simple answer is this: we weren’t given this land to possess it as our inheritance. We were given Israel! When I hear chants that we have no future here, they tend to end with warnings of persecution. I am no prophet, but I know that the more resistant we are to Hashem’s will, which is clearly spelled out in His Torah, the harsher the measures He employs to bring us to His path. …Continue reading on Arutz Sheva.