Life Has More Meaning...with Observance
What sense does it make for a tiny nation such as Israel is to exist in an arid, originally inhospitable land, surrounded by many, larger enemy countries seeking its destruction, constantly under physical threat? It makes no sense at all, except for G-d-given ancient Judaism which gives us Divine reasons for living in the Land of Israel.
A special Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) survey has found that more Israeli Jews are becoming increasingly religiously observant than the reverse. 21% of those surveyed said they are currently more religious than they were in the past, while 14% say they are less religious.After all, what is the purpose of our being here, in this physical world--without other-worldly, metaphysical reasons which are, in this lifetime beyond our ken?