Adas Kodesch's own Michelle Glazier heroically saved another by donating an organ. You too can be a hero and save the life of another! It actually may be easier than you think and provide an unexpected benefit.
How can we reconcile with our dearly departed loved ones? Does reconciliation help them though they are gone?
Was the decision not to live stream services during the Coronavirus lockdown last year the correct one? The Torah's teaching regarding being your best self helps to answer that question.
Performing true Tikkun Olam requires us not just to call for peace to identify and combat evil.
Why is Judaism tied to a particular land?
Barring Moses and Aaron from entering the Promised Land was a necessary precondition for national success.
What was the real reason why the spies discouraged the nation from going up to the Promised Land? Was it simply a lack of faith, or was there more to the story?
Societies have often equated age with wisdom. But does age endow one with wisdom?
The Dead Sea Scrolls provide us with an invaluable window into the Judaism of the latter Second Temple Period. This is the Judaism from which modern Judaism and Christianity were born.
- Lecture 1 (Introduction)
- Lecture 2 (Scandal and Publication)
- Lecture 3 (The Manual of Discipline)
- Lecture 4 (Historical Backdrop)
- Lecture 5 (Sects of the Second Temple)
- Lecture 6 (The Qumran Site)
- Lecture 7 (The Rabbinic System)
- Lecture 8 (The Cairo Geniza)
- Lecture 9 (Pesher Texts)
- Lecture 10 (The War Scroll)
- Lecture 11 (Qumran Manuscripts)
- Lecture 12 (Vision for a New Temple)
- Lecture 13 (Daily Life)
- Lecture 14 (The Halachic Letter)
- Lecture 15 (The Qumran Biblical Canon)
- Lecture 16 (The Calendar)
- Lecture 17 (Qumran Ritual)
- Lecture 18 (Prayer)
- Lecture 19 (The Politics of Qumran Hebrew)
-Lecture 20 (The Copper Scroll)
- Lecture 21 (Connections to Christianity)
- Lecture 22 (Scroll Fragments)
It's our obligation to support Israel. Here is how we can. See the two Call to Action letters below to help.
Rabbi Steven Saks
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