Chanukah: It's Greek to Me

What is the essential philosophical difference between the Greeks and the Jews?

The Beauty and the Light

The Greeks enlightened the world with art, philosophy and science. So why does Torah associate the Greeks with forces of darkness?

Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree

The actress's desire for a Christmas tree isn't trivial. It represents the contemporary Jew's struggle to hold onto her Jewish identity.

Star Wars and My Search for Spirituality

The Last Jedi, Chanukah and the battle between the forces of light and darkness.

At My Grandson’s Bris: Hanukkah, Self-Sacrifice and the Infinite

The mohel instructed me to hold the baby’s legs tight, thrusting me into the reality of what was unfolding.

Hanukkah: Seeing Beyond the Surface

Why is Hanukkah called the holiday of vision?

Hanukkah & the Essence of True Beauty

Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?

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