Societies need both those who champion compromise and those who champion moral clarity.
The creation of the world took seven days, but the translation of the Torah into Greek reads that the world was created in six days. What is the connection to the tabernacle?
What does the 8th commandment prohibit us from stealing?
Was B'nei Yisrael complaining right after being saved at the sea a simple case of "what have you done for me lately" or is there a deeper explanation?
An examination of how leading Jewish thinkers have attempted to reconcile Jewish belief with the reality of Jewish life. We shall examine questions such as:
The Mezuzah demonstrates that those who defended slavery on the grounds that the Torah sanctions it were not reading closely enough.
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.
Rabbi Steven Saks
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