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Ollie Anisfeld

 

The Remarkable Jewish Impact on the World's Values

Where do the values that Western civilization takes for granted come from? Not from Greece and Rome.

Why Doesn’t the Torah Mention the Afterlife?

Belief in the Next World is a foundation of Judaism. Why doesn’t the written Torah talk about it?

Intermarriage & Judaism: What to Consider Before Leaving the Fold

Answers appealing to guilt aren’t effective. One needs to know why it’s in his best interest to marry a Jew.

What Is Love? A Jewish Take

Why Judaism doesn’t believe in love at first sight.

Why Did God Create the World?

If God is perfect and has no needs, why create the world?

Why is the Holiday Called Passover?

The explanation reveals the essence of freedom and the meaning of being Jewish.

Wonders in Jewish History

A quick analysis of Jewish history and how it was predicted by the Hebrew Bible.

Hanukkah: God Doesn't Shout, He Whispers

Why do we light candles for 8 days when the miracle only lasted for 7 days?

The Meaning of the Book of Jonah

Jonah runs away from God and never repents. Why do we read this book on Yom Kippur?

If There's a God, Why Is There Suffering?

Jewish approaches to the age old question.

Why Did Edward Reichmann Want to be Buried with his Socks On?

The incredible story about the dying billionaire's odd letter to his family.

What is the Real Significance of the Temple in Jerusalem?

Why do Jews mourn the loss of the Temple today and pray for its restoration?

Why is Purim the Holiest Day of the Year?

An eye-opening, in-depth look at the meaning of this often misunderstood holiday.

Hanukkah: Judaism’s Most Fundamental Belief

The Greeks challenged the Jewish principle that God is involved in the world.

Change Your Legacy

What do you want to be remembered for?

Rosh Hashanah: Anything Is Possible

Open yourself up to your vast potential because on Rosh Hashanah everything is open.

Should Passover be Celebrated in Auschwitz?

Exploring the essence of freedom.

Performing Miracles

God split the sea. What miracle can we do?

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