I'm struggling with the sense on one hand that I want to instill Jewish beliefs in my children, but on the other hand I feel that would be diminishing the value and equal importance of the beliefs of other faiths. I...More
Choosing Good Over Evil-
For a long time it has bothered me what the Torah means by: "God created man in His image" (Genesis 1:27). Given that human beings are finite and corporal, how are we created in God's image?
Downfall of the Enemy-
I married a negative person who has a very negative attitude. All these years whenever his meanness or negativity was pointed in my direction, I would scream and cry and pray to God to help me. Never in all my years...More
Harry Potter and the Jews-
The Harry Potter series is so popular, but it got me wondering: Does it classify as witchcraft? Should children be allowed / encouraged / discouraged in its reading?
Hitler and Evil-
I have some difficulty with the Jewish concept of sins being mere "mistakes" - especially when I see so much intentional evil in the world. It is difficult for me to imagine Hitler as a 'confused and mistaken' person,...More
Star Wars’ Jewish Themes?-
I recently watched an old Star Wars film and couldn't help but think about the spiritual undertones throughout the movie: the Force, the Dark Side, Jedi Knights and Lightsabers. What's the Jewish perspective on all...More
Israel has suffered from many gruesome terrorist attacks. What I cannot understand is that a suicide bomber is a human being, born in the image of God. So what makes a person do such a thing? I am trying to understand...More