בס"ד
Aug 27 2016, Av 23, 5776
Torah reading: Eikev

KABBALAH & CHASSIDUS

INSPIRATION

JEWISH PRACTICE

ASK THE RABBI

One only loves the Holy One blessed be He through the knowledge of Him. This love is commensurate to the knowledge. If the knowledge is little, the love will be little; and if the knowledge is great, the love will be great. Thus, it is imperative for a person to dedicate himself to understand and contemplate the wisdom and knowledge that inform him of his Creator.

JEWISH PERSPECTIVES & VALUES

How Torah Law is Different from Civil Law

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Comparisons by legal scholars are often drawn between Torah law and its civil counterparts. This essay creates a paradigm shift in the way Torah law is often understood, and clarifies the differences between it and secular civil law. Read more

The Error of Homosexuality

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Although modern western culture celebrates homosexual relationships, parading their sexual choices and proclivities through the streets of cities throughout the western world, the Torah is abundantly clear that such acts are a complete perversion of true sexual ethos. This article examines Torah’s vision for holy sexuality. Read more

Socrates vs. Avraham

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While Socrates is seen as the paragon of virtue and self-sacrifice, chassidic literature explains that he in no way compared to our forefather Avraham–and for that matter even the most simple of Jews. Read more