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Einstein's Biggest Mistake Einstein's Biggest Mistake

Einstein's Biggest Mistake

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

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Money, Sukkot & Affluenza

Money, Sukkot & Affluenza

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Sukkot and the sabbatical year teach us the Jewish perspective on wealth and happiness.

The Long Road to Heaven

The Long Road to Heaven

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If God loves us, why did He place us in such a dark and evil world?

Robin Williams’ Suicide

Robin Williams’ Suicide

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A Jewish perspective on the tragedy of suicide.

Jew Hatred: Understanding the World’s Insanity

Jew Hatred: Understanding the World’s Insanity

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Anti-Semitism renders irrelevant the justice of Israel’s war in Gaza.

10 Ideas Judaism Gave the World

10 Ideas Judaism Gave the World

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Some revolutionary concepts found in the Torah.

Who's Protecting Israel?

Who's Protecting Israel?

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It’s not just the Iron Dome we have to thank.

Why So Much Suffering?

Why So Much Suffering?

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Creating freedom without anarchy, order without tyranny.

5 Surprising Facts about Judaism

5 Surprising Facts about Judaism

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Including you don’t need to be Jewish to get to Heaven.

English Words with Hebrew Origins

English Words with Hebrew Origins

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These common English words have their origins in Hebrew and Jewish thought.

Looks Could Kill

Looks Could Kill

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How the Hebrew month of Tammuz parallels the faculty of sight.

Darwinism, Morality and Free Choice

Darwinism, Morality and Free Choice

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Evolutionary biology’s corrosive impact on the foundations of human society.

What is a Mitzvah?

What is a Mitzvah?

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

Accepting Torah: Burden or Opportunity?

Accepting Torah: Burden or Opportunity?

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Why did we take on these restrictive commandments after finally becoming free?

The Atheist Crusade

The Atheist Crusade

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A Jewish rebuttal to Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion

Passover and the Zodiac

Passover and the Zodiac

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Slaughtering the Pascal lamb represented breaking free from predetermined forces beyond our control.

Performing Miracles

Performing Miracles

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God split the sea. What miracle can we do?

God Is in the Details

God Is in the Details

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Why do Jews obsess about details, and why do we need so many mitzvot anyway?

What Is a Jew?

What Is a Jew?

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

Life after Death

Life after Death

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What matters most is maximizing our life before death.

Your Second Name, Reincarnation Part 2

Your Second Name, Reincarnation Part 2

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After you die, angels will ask you: What is your second name? Here’s how to reply.

Prophet

Prophet

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The film Noah has been banned by some Islamic authorities for depicting a prophet of God. What is the Jewish view of prophecy?

Purim and Serendipity

Purim and Serendipity

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How to find God.

Why Reincarnation?

Why Reincarnation?

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Exploring the mystical underpinnings of this misunderstood concept.

20 Favorite Jewish Quotes

20 Favorite Jewish Quotes

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From King Solomon to Einstein, exploring the meaning of some of the best Jewish quotes.

Deception

Deception

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Living in a world where appearances mask reality.

Climbing the World’s Second Tallest Building

Climbing the World’s Second Tallest Building

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In this terrifying video, Russian daredevils film their ascent with no ropes or safety net. Why?

The Meaning of

The Meaning of "Adam": Insights into the Hebrew Language

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The potential to sink lower than the animals and higher than the angels.

Insights into the Hebrew Language: The Word

Insights into the Hebrew Language: The Word "Jew"

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Why are Jews called "Jews"?

The Word

The Word "Hebrew": Insights into the Hebrew Language

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Jews are also referred to as Hebrews. What can this name tell us about the character of Jews?

How Is Suffering Fair?

How Is Suffering Fair?

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Context is everything.

Does God Love Dogs?

Does God Love Dogs?

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Some Jewish insights on animals.

The Loving Slap

The Loving Slap

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The mosquito landed on the forehead of my unsuspecting son. I went in for the kill.

4 Ways to Strengthen Our Relationship with God

4 Ways to Strengthen Our Relationship with God

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How to start feeling God’s presence in your life.

Faith in God: A Jewish Perspective

Faith in God: A Jewish Perspective

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It starts with the intellect and slowly enters the heart.

Thanksgivukkah

Thanksgivukkah

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The similarities – and essential differences – between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.

Days of Thanksgiving

Days of Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving and Hanukkah remind us to be grateful not just for the success, but even for the struggle.

Isaiah 53: The Suffering Servant

Isaiah 53: The Suffering Servant

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Cutting through the distortions and mistranslations of this enigmatic text.

Body Electric

Body Electric

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What was Abraham's major contribution to the world? It's not what you think.

Building Trust in God

Building Trust in God

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The ABC’s of strengthening our connection.

Miracles You Can't See

Miracles You Can't See

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Sometimes our vision gets better when we close our eyes.

When the Tests are Miracles

When the Tests are Miracles

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Divine Providence or coincidence? The choice – and challenge – is yours.

Asking the Right Questions

Asking the Right Questions

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My struggle to find meaning in suffering.

Music and Life

Music and Life

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Is our relentless pursuit of success making us forget what’s really important in life?

When Bad Things Happen

When Bad Things Happen

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If God is good, why is the world so bad?

Rational Approach To Divine Origin of Judaism

Rational Approach To Divine Origin of Judaism

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Exploring Judaism’s unique claim that no other religion in history has made.

120: That’s Life

120: That’s Life

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The meaning of the number 120 in Jewish thought.

Life After Death

Life After Death

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Jewish perspectives on the bestseller Proof of Heaven.

Who Knows 50?

Who Knows 50?

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The distinguished number of transcendence.

Hide and Seek with God

Hide and Seek with God

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Peeling back the cloak of coincidence to see God’s hidden Hand.

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