Life After Death

Jewish perspectives on the bestseller Proof of Heaven.

Hide and Seek with God

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

Israel’s Long Walk to Freedom

Committing to life as a journey of victories and defeats goes to the heart of creation.

Altruism and Religion

Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age.

How the Torah Revolutionized Political Thought

Throughout the ancient world the truth was self-evident: all men were NOT created equal.

Judaism and Dreams

The significance of dreams in Jewish thought.

Thanking Sandy

How to have gratitude for both good and bad.

Life after Death: Ebook

A free, 24-page compendium exploring the Jewish view of the Next World.

Tricking Time

Why did God create a world where wisdom and physical strength seem to move in opposite directions?

Five Things Judaism Wants You to Know

A quick primer on five essential philosophical points.

Field of Potential

The Maharal of Prague on Shavuot and the essence of man.

Essential Freedom

How could anyone celebrate Passover, the holiday of liberation, in Auschwitz?

Trauma, Anger and Confronting God

Anger will occasionally be expressed in any loving relationship. Why should it be any different with God?

Freeing Yourself from Jealousy

Unlocking a secret of the tenth commandment.

Ask Rabbi Weinberg: Videos

A sampling of short video discussions from the founder of Aish HaTorah.

Let There Be Light

Understanding the cultural clash between the Greeks and the Jews.

Chanukah: The Fight for Freedom

Why celebrate the miracle of oil and not the great military victory?

Vegetarianism and History’s First Murder

Understanding the utopian state in the Garden of Eden.

The Miracle Called Me

The shofar blast reminds us that our essence is truly free.

Cremation: A Burning Issue

Even after death, the body is a holy vessel that deserves respect.

Why You Don't Understand the Bible

The Jewish sages of antiquity were in the best position to interpret and comprehend the Torah.

Sinai for Non-Jews

What makes the giving of the Torah so universally relevant and necessary?

Six Constant Mitzvos #6: Indulge?

Who's in control: Your mind or your heart?

Six Constant Mitzvos: Why Fear God?

Respect is the foundation of every relationship.

Moses and the Pope

The recent beatification of Pope John Paul II highlights Judaism's unique basis of belief.

Isaiah 53: The Suffering Servant

Cutting through the distortions and mistranslations of this enigmatic text.

Israel: Where We Belong

Creating our connection to the land of Israel.

The Six Constant Mitzvos: Introduction

The building blocks of our relationship with God. How to apply and live with them.

Atheism and Morality

Why do so many atheists make moral proclamations?

A Reasonable Argument for God’s Existence?

Responding to atheists' seven main objections against my presentation of the Argument from Design.

Esther and the Moon

Purim and the mystery of Esther's non-Jewish name.

The Design Argument: Answers to Atheists' Objections

Turns out Richard Dawkins' watchmaker has 20/20 vision after all.

When Bad Things Happen

A Jewish perspective on one of life's toughest questions.

Miracle on Ice - Chanukah Edition

The Jewish definition of “miraculous” is different from Merriam-Webster.

Heaven Can Wait: The Sabbath, Part 3

If heaven's eternal bliss really lasts for an eternity, why doesn't it get boring?

Philosophy of Food

Medicine for the body or salve for the soul?

Good without God

Reason alone is not enough to keep human beings humane.

Big Creator, Little Creator: The Sabbath, Part 2

Rest is far more than the absence of work.

Does God Get Tired? The Sabbath: Part 1

Why would an All-Powerful God need to rest?


Meaning or randomness: confronting mutually exclusive worldviews on Yom Kippur.

Great Expectations

During the first days of the Jewish year everything matters.

FAQs: The Mission Statement of the Jewish People

It's our national responsibility to repair the world.

Dealing with Death

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

FAQs: Why is There So Much Anti-Semitism?

Most given causes are just excuses. What's the real cause?

Leap of Faith?

Why did the Jews at Sinai accept the Torah before understanding everything in it?

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