Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh Shlita: Establish the Legal System on the Eternal Principles of the Torah of Israel According to Jewish Law*
“To his Honorable Mr. Binyamin Netanyahu,”
“I was happy to hear that, during your visit in southern Tel Aviv you identified with the plight of the residents of the area, while expressing understanding that the factor preventing the amelioration of the situation is the Supreme Court, which imposes its opinion on the Jewish people and prevents significant legislation on the matter of infiltrators (and many other matters).
“We must worry for the peace of our people, both on the physical plane and the spiritual plane,” Rabbi Ginsburgh continued. “A fundamental repair in the leadership of the people entails establishing the legal system on the eternal principles of the Torah of Israel and according to Jewish law.”
“Most of the nation of Israel has faith in G-d and the righteousness of his Torah and, on the basis of this faith, we can act together to turn our state into the Jewish state our nation envisioned in all its years of exile. At least, it must be ensured that the minority doesn’t control the majority, as occurs today.”
The rabbi also called for changes in Israel’s educational system. “Much more must be invested than is currently being invested in the quality of state education, education that values the Torah of Israel, both in terms of intellectual honesty and ethical honesty.”
Rabbi Ginsburgh concluded his letter by relating to the Jewish month of Elul currently underway. “In these days of the month of Elul [...] G-d grants us special strength to repent and mend our ways, not only on the individual level but on the general public level, public repentance for leading the nation in the good and honest way. In the words of the Rambam, 'The Torah already promised that Israel will, in the end, repent at the end of their exile - and be immediately redeemed,' speedily in our days, Amen.”
*Does this sound familiar? Think Meir Ettinger.