The similarities – and essential differences – between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
It starts with the intellect and slowly enters the heart.
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.
We often question God's ways. But given the chance, how would we do things differently?
A free, 24-page compendium exploring the Jewish view of the Next World.
My enthralling discovery that Henry David Thoreau’s ideas have their roots in Jewish consciousness.
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?
Why Jewish burial is important — for you and the soul of the departed.
A sampling of short video discussions from the founder of Aish HaTorah.
Understanding the cultural clash between the Greeks and the Jews.
Why celebrate the miracle of oil and not the great military victory?
Understanding the utopian state in the Garden of Eden.
The shofar blast reminds us that our essence is truly free.
Even after death, the body is a holy vessel that deserves respect.
I don't want to live in the question any more. I want to live in the answer.
The Jewish sages of antiquity were in the best position to interpret and comprehend the Torah.
What makes the giving of the Torah so universally relevant and necessary?
Who's in control: Your mind or your heart?
Respect is the foundation of every relationship.
The recent beatification of Pope John Paul II highlights Judaism's unique basis of belief.
How can we be commanded to love God?
What does the Oneness of God mean?