Every commandment is an opportunity to build a relationship with God.
Why did we take on these restrictive commandments after finally becoming free?
A Jewish rebuttal to Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion
Slaughtering the Pascal lamb represented breaking free from predetermined forces beyond our control.
Why do Jews obsess about details, and why do we need so many mitzvot anyway?
Are we a religion, a nation, a race, or something else altogether?
After you die, angels will ask you: What is your second name? Here’s how to reply.
The film Noah has been banned by some Islamic authorities for depicting a prophet of God. What is the Jewish view of prophecy?
Exploring the mystical underpinnings of this misunderstood concept.
From King Solomon to Einstein, exploring the meaning of some of the best Jewish quotes.
In this terrifying video, Russian daredevils film their ascent with no ropes or safety net. Why?
The potential to sink lower than the animals and higher than the angels.
Jews are also referred to as Hebrews. What can this name tell us about the character of Jews?
The mosquito landed on the forehead of my unsuspecting son. I went in for the kill.
How to start feeling God’s presence in your life.
It starts with the intellect and slowly enters the heart.
The similarities – and essential differences – between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah remind us to be grateful not just for the success, but even for the struggle.
Cutting through the distortions and mistranslations of this enigmatic text.
What was Abraham's major contribution to the world? It's not what you think.
Sometimes our vision gets better when we close our eyes.
Divine Providence or coincidence? The choice – and challenge – is yours.
Is our relentless pursuit of success making us forget what’s really important in life?
Exploring Judaism’s unique claim that no other religion in history has made.
The meaning of the number 120 in Jewish thought.
The distinguished number of transcendence.
Peeling back the cloak of coincidence to see God’s hidden Hand.
Committing to life as a journey of victories and defeats goes to the heart of creation.
Throughout the ancient world the truth was self-evident: all men were NOT created equal.
Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age.
God's seeming indifference is in fact an expression of His greatest gift to mankind.
A free, 24-page compendium exploring the Jewish view of the Next World.
Why did God create a world where wisdom and physical strength seem to move in opposite directions?
A quick primer on five essential philosophical points.
How could anyone celebrate Passover, the holiday of liberation, in Auschwitz?
Anger will occasionally be expressed in any loving relationship. Why should it be any different with God?