Category: Articles

LEARNING TO SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF GOD

In the summer of 1725, a group of hunters near Hamelin, Lower Saxony, spotted a... Read More

THE JOURNEY WITH TWO BEGINNINGS

Lech Lecha begins with God’s instruction to Abraham to depart from his homeland, birthplace and... Read More

THESE RELIGIOUS FANATICS ARE LIKE NOAH, NOT ABRAHAM

A couple of weeks ago, several hundred ultra-orthodox anti-Zionists demonstrated outside the United Nations during... Read More

THE MYSTERY OF CANAAN’S CURSE

After Noah and his sons depart the Ark following the Great Flood, he plants a... Read More

SIMON BAR KOKHBA & THE FINAL JEWISH REVOLT AGAINST ROME

The final struggle against Roman rule in Judea took place between 132-135 C.E. under the... Read More

THE DANGERS OF EXAGGERATED CAUTION

I don’t expect that you have heard of Dr. Ian Walker, a professor at Bath... Read More

A MESSAGE FROM THE MAN WHO HAD EVERYTHING

After high school, whenever I would return home from yeshiva between semesters, I would attend... Read More

THE SECRET OF SIMCHAT TORAH REVEALED

There is a maxim in Jewish ritual law which prohibits mixing two distinct expressions of... Read More