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Aug 28 2015, Elul 13, 5775
Torah reading: Ki Teitzei

KABBALAH & CHASSIDUS

INSPIRATION

JEWISH PRACTICE

ASK THE RABBI

Once, when the Mittler Rebbe encouraged R. Yitzchak Isaac of Homel to mentor the younger chassidim, he responded, “I am barely able to work on myself, how can I mentor others?” “Learn from me,” rejoined the Mittler Rebbe. “When I see that all is lost, I try to at least help my fellow Jew.”

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

Nietzsche vs. Judaism

Nietztche

Nietzsche famously criticized the “slave-morality” of Judaism. This article shows the beauty of humility and where Nietzsche was wrong. 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

Socrates

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

WEEKLY PARSHAH

JEWISH HOLIDAYS