A Jewish perspective on one of life's toughest questions.
The Jewish definition of “miraculous” is different from Merriam-Webster.
If heaven's eternal bliss really lasts for an eternity, why doesn't it get boring?
Rest is far more than the absence of work.
Why would an All-Powerful God need to rest?
Meaning or randomness: confronting mutually exclusive worldviews on Yom Kippur.
During the first days of the Jewish year everything matters.
It's our national responsibility to repair the world.
Most given causes are just excuses. What's the real cause?
Why did the Jews at Sinai accept the Torah before understanding everything in it?
What supports the claim that God spoke to the entire Jewish people at the foot of Mount Sinai?
Yes, God took us out of Egypt, but He put us there in the first place!
Abraham taught the world how to express the highest level of consciousness in fingers and toes of flesh.
Understanding the Hebrew word "teva" sheds light on the story of Purim.
A lesson on Divine Providence in memory of the fallen Torah students of Mercaz HaRav, hy"d.
Exploring the eternal relevance of Sukkot and mitzvot in general.
A frank discussion with a mother of 11 on the pros and cons of large families.
Judaism is a religion of questions.
Welcome to the game of cosmic hide and seek. We are "it" and the One we are seeking is God Himself.
Is the human being inherently different from any other creature?
Jewish philosophical approaches to one of life's fundamental questions.
Did Jewish mystical books inspire the Sorcerer's Stone legend?
Every component of the Exodus was meant to reveal another facet of how God is involved in the world.
Sometimes our vision gets better when we close our eyes.
What was the underlying conflict between Jewish and Greek philosophy?
By understanding God's manifestations in both male and female imagery, we can begin to unify our connection to the transcendence reality.
We are finally recognizing that reality includes a spiritual dimension. But somehow God has gotten lost in the shuffle.
By leaving the deceptive permanence of our homes to dwell in a temporary shelter, we let go of the most damaging illusion that blocks our inner eye from seeing God's presence.
I often felt resentful toward God, until I discovered that Rosh Hashanah is about empowerment, not guilt.
Can the world be redeemed?
A tool for staying focused on what's really important in life.
If there is an absolute standard of morality, then there must be a God. Disagree? Consider the alternative.
The State of Israel is faced with a difficult dilemma: To release terrorist prisoners in exchange for captive soldiers, or not. What does Jewish Law have to say?
What religious person does not feel traumatized at such a moment?
A Jewish rebuttal to Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion
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?