How Can I Rest on Shabbat?
How Can I Rest on Shabbat?
by RabbiTzvi Freeman

Youre born into this world and your time is limited. While here, the major decision youll make is Whos in... Read More

How Does G-d Decide What's Right and What's Wrong?
How Does G-d Decide What's Right and What's Wrong?
by RabbiTzvi Freeman
I would be most interested in hearing your views regarding that dialogue of Plato's where Socrates argues... Read More
What is a soul?
What is a soul?
by RabbiTzvi Freeman

Answer:
The soul is to the body what the astronaut is to the spacesuit. Take the... Read More

If I'm sinning, how can I pray to G-d?
If I'm sinning, how can I pray to G-d?
by RabbiTzvi Freeman

Youre born into this world and your time is limited. While here, the major decision youll make is Whos in... Read More

Why Do Jews Exclude Other People?
Why Do Jews Exclude Other People?
by RabbiTzvi Freeman

Question:
I've been asking this from everybody and I can't get an answer: Why do... Read More

Do Jews Believe in an Afterlife?
Do Jews Believe in an Afterlife?
by RabbiTzvi Freeman

Answer:
There isn't anything after life, because life never ends. It just goes... Read More

Coming Home
Coming Home
by Rabbi Adin (Steinsaltz) Even-Yisrael

Most of the Jewish people are so scattered and removed from each other that they hardly ever find a common... Read More

Faith in Exodus If the Exodus did not occur, there is no Judaism
Faith in Exodus If the Exodus did not occur, there is no Judaism
by Dennis Prager

According to the article, most archaeologists and even some Jewish clergy do not believe the biblical... Read More

If You Were God
If You Were God
by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan
You are given an island where several tribes live. By nature and culture, these tribes are exploitative and... Read More
Nature in Adoration of G-d
Nature in Adoration of G-d
by M.D.Abraham Twerski

Quite probably animals have an appreciation of nature at some level, but they cannot possibly appreciate... Read More

Something from Nothing
Something from Nothing
by ProfessorYakov Brawer

creationists constantly invoke miracles to get over the rough spots in their doctrine, whereas the... Read More

The Big Bang and the Big Question: A Universe without God?
The Big Bang and the Big Question: A Universe without God?
by Lawrence Keleman

Until the early twentieth century, astronomers entertained three possible models of the... Read More

Was Moses Orthodox?
Was Moses Orthodox?
by RabbiSimon Jacobson

Was Moses Orthodox? or conservative? Or Reform? For that matter, is G-d Orthodox, Conservative or Reform?... Read More

The Pharaoh Syndrome
The Pharaoh Syndrome
by RabbiTzvi Freeman

People knock educational psychologists and their euphemisms, but I often wonder if we wouldn't be better... Read More

The First Thanksgiving
The First Thanksgiving
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be... Read More
Rest for the Weary Laborer
Rest for the Weary Laborer
by Rabbi Adin (Steinsaltz) Even-Yisrael

The start of a new year is universally seen as a good time to step back and look at our lives: For some... Read More

Repentance Beyond Sin
Repentance Beyond Sin
by Dr Norman Lamm

The following comments are inspired largely by the writings of the founders of the ChaBaD school of... Read More

On the Essence of Ritual Impurity
On the Essence of Ritual Impurity
by Susan Handelman

One of the most widely misunderstood concepts in the Torah are contained in the words tumah and... Read More

The Virtue of Hate
The Virtue of Hate
by Meir Soloveichik
In his classic Holocaust text, The Sunflower, Simon Wiesenthal recounts the following experience. As a... Read More
Why are we Here?
Why are we Here?
by The Rebbe

This, the mother of all questions, is addressed in turn by the various streams of Torah thought, each... Read More

The Jewish Mother: a Theology
The Jewish Mother: a Theology
by Meir Soloveichik

Of all the doctrines asserted by rabbinic Judaism, few are as surprising, or indeed as controversial, as... Read More

Why is life so difficult?
Why is life so difficult?
by David Aaron
Some people turn to G-d and religion, hoping to find refuge from all the turbulence of life, from doubt, from... Read More
Ethics
Ethics
by Heshel Greenburg

What distinguishes the symphonic order from the cacophonous world of chaos is to be found in human ethics.... Read More

Can You be Religious and Cruel?
Can You be Religious and Cruel?
by RabbiDov Greenberg

There is a moving story about the holiday of Sukkot, the festival of the Tabernacles, authored by Israeli... Read More

Is It G-d's Fault?
Is It G-d's Fault?
I feel I am losing faith in G-d as a result of the recent tragedies. If G-d can let such suffering happen,... Read More
The Mysterious Logic Of Mashiach
The Mysterious Logic Of Mashiach
by Heschel Greenberg

What is the common thread that runs through materialistic, secular ideologies and religious and mystical... Read More

All Sections