Forty Years Later: A Personal Recollection after the Holocaust
A Sense of Mission
I am Prayer
Torah Study in the Modern World
The Importance of In-Depth Torah Study
(see also Shavuot)
The Jewish People
A Torah Perspective on the Status of Secular Jews Today
Rebuking a Fellow Jew: Theory and Practice
Confronting the Holocaust
A Kaddish for the Martyrs of the Holocaust
(See also Autobiographical Reflections)
Repentance (Pre-Selichot Speeches)
"Needy and Destitute, We Knock at Your Door"
How Can We Speak and How Can We Justify Ourselves?
"Righteousness is Yours, O Lord, while Shame is Ours"
Individual Repentance and National Repair
The Lessons of Selichot
Sensing God's Presence
The Thirteen Attributes of Mercy
The State of Israel
"This Is the Day that God Has Made - Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad in It"
"Sing to Him, Praise Him, Speak of All His Wonders"
The Ethical Foundations of Rav Kook's Nationalist Views
The Social Challenges Confronting the State of Israel
On the Assassination of Prime Minister Rabin z"l
The Religious Significance of the State of Israel
"Reishit Tzemichat Ge'ulatenu": What Kind of Redemption Does Israel Represent?
The Kingdom of Justice and Truth
(see also Yom Ha-Atzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim)
Connecting to Mitzvot
Commitment vs. "Connecting" – The Current Crisis of our Youth
The Search for Religious Enthusiasm among Today's Youth
"Your Mitzva is Very Broad" - Further Thoughts on the Search for "Connection"
From Commitment to Responsibility
Religious Insecurity and Its Cures
Relating to God
The Fear of God in Our Time, Part 1 of 2
The Fear of God in Our Time, Part 2 of 2
Natural Morality, Part 1 of 3
Natural Morality,Part 2 of 3
Natural Morality, Part 3 of 3
Distinguishing between Levels of Mitzvot
The Personal Element in Serving God
Naturalness in the Worship of God
Torah Values and Torah Commandments
Tension vs. Tranquility in the Worship of God
Relating to Others
Derekh Eretz - Being a Mensch
"I Dwell Among My People"
The Obligation to Sanctify God's Name
Occupying Oneself with the Needs of the Community
The Message Beyond Mere Words
How to Relate to One Who Has Lost His Faith
Relating to Oneself
Dealing with Crisis
Clinging to Values
"Purify our Hearts to Serve You in Truth"
Hope and Despair in the Akeida
The Simple Sound of Truth
The Sound of a Silent Shofar: The Problem of Rosh Ha-shana which Falls on Shabbat
"So That Their Memory be Invoked before Me"
Three Suggestions Regarding Repentance
(See also Repentance)
"Etrog Ha-Murkav" - The Grafted Etrog
The Nature of the Mitzva of Lulav
Letting the Light of Torah Shine
The Significance of Chanuka according to the Maharal
Purim and the Sin of Amalek
Preparation and Spontaneity
Purim in the Teachings of the Maharal
(see also Halakha)
"And God Hardened Pharaoh's Heart"
"And You Shall Know that I am the Lord"
Israel's Independence Day in the Face of Adversity
Guardian of Israel - Watch over the State of Israel
Rejoicing Amidst Sorrow
The Splitting of the Sea and the War with Amalek
"This is the Lord's Doing – It is Wondrous in Our Eyes!"
Burst Forth and Sing Together, Ruins of Jerusalem
"Again There Shall Be Heard ... in the Streets of Jerusalem"
"If I Forget You, O Jerusalem, Let My Right Hand Forget Its Cunning"
The Western Wall and "Western" Civilization
Shavuot and Soulsearching
Two Essential Lessons before Receiving the Torah
Why Was Coercion Necessary in the Giving of the Torah?
"He Held the Mountain over Them"
Why the Temple Was Destroyed
Sichot on Parashat Ha-shavua
Eating Before Tekiyot
Reading the Megilla Before Sundown
A Resident of an Unwalled City Who Went to a Walled City and a Resident of a Walled City Who Went to an Unwalled City
Reading the Megilla Before Purim When Purim Falls on Sunday
The Shemitta of Land and the Shemitta of Money (Part 1)
The Shemitta of Land and the Shemitta of Money (Part 2)
The Wars of Israel according to the Rambam
"Mi-Devar Sheker Tirchak": Parameters of False Speech
Eretz Yisrael as a Precondition for Kiddush Ha-Chodesh
Activities before Morning Prayers in the Army
Counting Sabbath Desecrators in a Minyan
Selections from Harav Amital’s Writings
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval, ed. Aviad Hacohen (Hebrew version: Kol Yehuda)
Sichot about holidays
Eulogies for Harav Amital zt”l