About the Author


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. He is the author of 19 highly acclaimed books with combined sales of over a half million copies, A much sought after speaker, he is available as scholar in residence in your community. See his website at rabbibenjaminblech.com.


Nuremberg Trials: Pursuit of Justice

What happens when there is a conflict between human values and the law of the land?

The Eichmann Trial

The trial of the man who Hitler chose to carry out the "Final Solution".

Silence of the World

One of Hitler's greatest allies in the holocaust was the indifference of the world.

"The Da Vinci Code" and the Jews

The controversial book highlights the fundamental differences between Judaism and Roman Catholicism.

When The Dow Goes Down

A Jewish perspective on the widening financial crisis.

When Bad Things Happen

If God is good, why is the world so bad?

Greed

Gordon Gekko is alive and well. Meet his rival.

Oprah's Choice

The powerful message of Elie Wiesel's Night.

Intermarriage and the N.Y. Times

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

The Passion: The Movie and the Aftermath

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

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

September 11th and the danger of moral relativism.

Spielberg Phone Home

Munich is a distortion of truth and morality.

Are First Grade Kids Killers

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?

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

If I Were a Rich Man

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

Envy

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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