Category: Articles

CORBYN’S ANTISEMITISM IS NOT THE PROBLEM

The last time I wrote about Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK’s Labour Party, was... Read More

THE OBLIGATIONS & LIMITATIONS OF RELIGIOUS COERCION (1)

Shoftim begins with Moses’ instruction to appoint Judges and officers of the law. Maimonides and... Read More

DO WE POSSESS FREE WILL? DOES IT MATTER?

One of the major topics tackled by Greek philosophy is the existence or otherwise of... Read More

SEEING IS BELIEVING

The portion of Re’eh begins with Moses presenting the nation with a choice (Deut. 11:26):... Read More

ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S SECRET WEAPON

Earlier this week, at a raucous rally in Florida, President Trump cited a poll that... Read More

HAPPY IS NOT A LUXURY, IT’S A NECESSITY

The opening verse of Parshat Eikev (Deut. 7:12) contains the unusual word “eikev”, for which... Read More

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, DON’T ARREST YOUR OPPONENTS

Last Thursday, Israeli police detained Dov Haiyun, rabbi of the Conservative Moriah Congregation in Haifa,... Read More

THE JEWISH STATE MUST REMAIN JEWISH

The world has reacted with outrage to the legislation passed this week in Israel that... Read More