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Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Rabbi Benjamin Blech, a frequent contributor to Aish, is a Professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University and an internationally recognized educator, religious leader, and lecturer. Author of 14 highly acclaimed books with combined sales of over a half million copies, his newest, The World From A Spiritual Perspective, is a collection of over 100 of his best Aish articles. See his website at www.benjaminblech.com.

Oprah's Choice

Oprah's Choice

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The powerful message of Elie Wiesel's Night.


Intermarriage and the N.Y. Times

Intermarriage and the N.Y. Times

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Is there ever any line that is crossed that calls for communal condemnation?


The Passion: The Movie and the Aftermath

The Passion: The Movie and the Aftermath

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Perhaps our best response to this Hollywood missionary effort is to look inward and take pride in the beauty of our own faith.


Mel Gibson and the Jews

Mel Gibson and the Jews

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His latest lethal weapon? Mel's film promises spiritual inspiration but instead evokes the kind of rage that for centuries past resulted in ruthless acts of retribution.


Condemning the Terrorists

Condemning the Terrorists

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September 11th and the danger of moral relativism.


Spielberg Phone Home

Spielberg Phone Home

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Munich is a distortion of truth and morality.


Are First Grade Kids Killers

Are First Grade Kids Killers

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The tragedy of a first grader killing his classmate should not cloud our vision of the greater picture which is always getting better.


Why 2K?

Why 2K?

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Worried about the Year 2K problem? Relax. The Jewish people already solved that 3,760 years ago.


If I Were a Rich Man

If I Were a Rich Man

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Losing a lot of money, just like suddenly making millions, forces you to confront your real priorities in life.


Envy

Envy

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Our obsession for acquiring wealth has far less to do with our personal wants than with our refusal to have less than others.


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