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Rabbi Moshe Zeldman

Rabbi Moshe Zeldman performed undergraduate work in Artificial Intelligence and Philosophy at the University of Toronto, and has rabbinic ordination from Aish HaTorah. He lectures on a wide variety of topics at Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem, and to audiences around the world. He is also involved with research into hidden codes in the Torah. He resides in Jerusalem with his wife and their five children.

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Ingrained bias caused Einstein to make what he called the biggest blunder of his career.


What is a Mitzvah?

What is a Mitzvah?

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Every commandment is an opportunity to build a relationship with God.


What Is a Jew?

What Is a Jew?

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Are we a religion, a nation, a race, or something else altogether?


29. Environmental Ethics

29. Environmental Ethics

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Sensitivity to animals helps develop greater sensitivity to people.


28. Learning from Relationships

28. Learning from Relationships

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Relationships provide the deepest insights into our connection with G-d.


27. Spiritual Metaphor

27. Spiritual Metaphor

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How the "props on the stage of life" help us connect with G-d.


26. The Illusion of Imperfection

26. The Illusion of Imperfection

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G-d has to go out of His way to create a world with deficiencies.


25. Holding the Branch

25. Holding the Branch

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Constant choices between perfection and imperfection.


24. A World of Choice

24. A World of Choice

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Dilemmas, challenges, confusion... our greatest pleasures in life!


23. The Pleasure of Choice

23. The Pleasure of Choice

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When we choose well, we should feel great about ourselves.


22. Free Will

22. Free Will

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Are human decisions based solely on predictable factors?


21. Emulating G-d

21. Emulating G-d

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A shift in attitude can build a deep relationship with G-d.


20. The Ultimate Pleasure

20. The Ultimate Pleasure

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Building a relationship with G-d.


19. Why did G-d Create?

19. Why did G-d Create?

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G-d is in full control, constantly offering us pleasure.


18. The Garden of Pleasure

18. The Garden of Pleasure

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Every human activity is a pursuit of pleasure.


17. Created for Pleasure

17. Created for Pleasure

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Life, universe, and the purpose of everything.


16. The Purpose of Creation

16. The Purpose of Creation

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What are you trying to attain?


15. One, Not Two

15. One, Not Two

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It is impossible for there to exist more than one G-d.


14. Review of Chapter One

14. Review of Chapter One

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The Ramchal's five key points.


13. Is G-d Spiritual?

13. Is G-d Spiritual?

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G-d is not an angel, love or peace – any more than He is wood or stone.


12. Will We Ever Grasp G-d?

12. Will We Ever Grasp G-d?

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Some spiritual entities are bound by time, not space.


11. G-d's Expressions in This World

11. G-d's Expressions in This World

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Which anthropomorphisms are appropriate?


10. No Conflicting Interests

10. No Conflicting Interests

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Though we cannot describe G-d, we can describe our perceptive experience.


9. The Unity Paradox

9. The Unity Paradox

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Any way we describe G-d appears to limit Him.


8. Existence as an Act of Will

8. Existence as an Act of Will

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G-d's existence does not depend on anything else at all.


7. Primal Existence

7. Primal Existence

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Understanding G-d's independence.


6. The Big Bang

6. The Big Bang

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A world that is getting older has to have a starting point.


5. First Cause

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Why something infinite had to create the finite universe.


4. Unimaginable Perfection

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Grasping the nature of a being that is beyond our finite understanding.


3. The Way of G-d: The Infinite

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Three terms that describe the Infinite Being.


2. The Way of G-d: Belief and Knowledge

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Defining faith, belief and knowledge.


1. The Way of G-d: Introduction

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Read each word carefully... and all its secrets will be within your grasp.


The Enigma of Being Jewish

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Are we a religion or a race? Or something entirely different?


What is the Purpose of Life?

What is the Purpose of Life?

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Jewish thought answers with one word: pleasure.


Behind the Mask

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Why do we wear costumes on Purim?


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How to make the Seder fun for kids and meaningful for adults.


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What supports the claim that God spoke to the entire Jewish people at the foot of Mount Sinai?


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