The Mitzvah of Living in Eretz Yisrael, Part 1
Is there a mitzvah to live in Eretz Yisrael? This question has long been disputed by the greatest halachic authorities. The Ramban says that it is a mitzvah to conquer and settle Eretz Yisrael, and it applies in all generations. The Sefer HaCharedim, similarly, counts it as a mitzvah d’oraisa that applies at all times….