Is Life Meaningless Without Free Will?

Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology Uri Maoz joins Beyond Belief to explore what science has to say about the nature of Free Will.

Leaving the Comfort Zone

Changing and becoming more than we are is one of the most difficult things in the world.

5 Surprising Facts about Judaism

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

Did God Speak at Sinai?

What supports the claim that God spoke to the entire Jewish people at the foot of Mount Sinai?

Performing Miracles

God split the sea. What miracle can we do?

Unmasked: Purim and the Meaning of Anti-Semitism

Esther hid her Jewish identity. Revealing it saved the Jewish nation.

Shevat: Gateway to Eternal Life

How does winter symbolize the bursting forth of life? Exploring the depth of Tu B'Shvat

Soul: Insights from the Hit Film

Jewish perspectives on the afterlife, purpose, and who you really are.

Was There a Hanukkah Miracle?

If ever there were evidence of supernatural intervention in human affairs, it would have to be in the realm of the medical.

Seeing 20/20, Even In 2020

Hanukkah teaches us how to see beyond the surface.

A Primer on the Theology of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

A summary of his key concerns, beliefs and recipes for a better future.

All for the Best?

When my late wife was first diagnosed with cancer I found it difficult to believe that everything God does is for the best.

Jewish Burial: Sacred Kindness

Some explanations for the laws and customs of Jewish burial.

Hush!: The Month of Cheshvan

Now is the time to reflect and integrate the spiritual insights gleaned from the holiday season.

The Hum of the Universe: The Month of Tishrei

According to the Jewish mystics, everything in the world is singing.

How I’m Coping with the Loss of My Adult Son

My son’s sudden death left me grief stricken and confused.

Life's Two Essentials

Both our bodies and our souls require sustenance and nourishment.

Tangled Up in Crowns

Moses, Rabbi Akiva, Bob Dylan, and how to learn midrash.

Seasons of the Moon: Av– IBM and The Nazis

How were the Nazis able to carry out the Holocaust - something extremely complex - without a computer?

Feel-Good Judaism

Receiving the Torah requires the courage to bid farewell to our pre-conceived notions and to subjugate our ego to radical transcendence.

Horse or Rider: Who Are You?

Understanding the human being’s inner conflict of desires.

The Miracle of the Red Sea in Our Lives

How God lets us know that the events of our lives are not haphazard coincidence.

Under Lockdown: The Festival of Freedom

What COVID-19 has to teach us about real freedom.

The Seventh of Adar: Haman and the Death of Moses

A deep analysis into the connection between Purim, Moses and the Oral Law.

Disney, God, and the Fairy Godmother in Heaven

We want a God who's granting all our wishes and making our dreams come true – whether they're good for us or not.

Shema Yisrael: 8 Facts

Fascinating facts about this central Jewish prayer.

Discovering the Real You

You are a masterpiece covered with stone; your job in this world is to uncover yourself.

10 Ideas Judaism Gave the World

Some revolutionary concepts found in the Torah.

Why We Didn’t Win the Lottery

And the remarkable true story about the stolen winning lottery ticket.

Shoes and the Secret of Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur provides the unique opportunity to transcend our physical limitations and embrace our truest sense of self.

The Psychopath Inside: Yom Kippur, Free Will & Determinism

How a happily married family man and accomplished scientist could demonstrate the same anatomical markings of serial killers.

God Loves You – Do You Love Him?

We want to count on God, but can He count on us? We want Him to think of us but how often do we think of Him?

Why Investigate Judaism First

Five reasons to explore Judaism before examining other religions.

The Secret of Six

What every Jew needs to keep constantly in mind.

Seeing God in Tragedy

The doctor called us directly. Something was wrong.

PODCAST: Why Are We Here?

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on how to maximize our purpose and fulfillment.

The Moon: 7 Jewish Facts

The moon is central in Jewish tradition.

Does God Love Dogs?

Some Jewish insights on animals.

Where Do Good and Evil Come From?

If there is no God, who then determines what is right and what is wrong?

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