The record of Christian efforts to convert Jews and the horrific antisemitism that flowed from anti-Jewish Christian doctrines are part and parcel of Jewish identity today.
Heschel taught that in making a bracha, we aren’t thanking God for giving us food – but rather are expressing wonder at all the wonderful food there is.
What is missing in our earthly existence that is filled by the sacred?
At the end of the day, as last week’s Torah portion proclaims, Hashem holds most dear the principle in which he packages His halachot and mitzvot: “And you shall live by them.”
But wouldn’t God instead reward a president who has done more for Israel than any of his predecessors?
God spoke to everyone and wanted a partnership with everyone
If we're honest, we all struggle with trusting God to some degree
In Judaism, light has many interconnected meanings
The longevity of Abraham’s foreign policy doctrine
This is the natural time to gloat. Lot thought he was being smart