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  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: The Soul of a Gentile

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: The Soul of a Gentile

    It is often said that a Gentile has no soul. However, this statement is rooted in a misunderstanding of the sources which discuss the matter. The most widely publicized source is the Tanya, Chapters 1 and 2: “Every man from Israel has two souls. One ...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: The Essence of Humility

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: The Essence of Humility

    Baruch Spinoza wrote in his book of ethics (volume 4, pages 53-54) that in spite of the fact that the people of the world think humility is a good thing, it is really bad because it is an emotion of the soul, which is saddened by its failures. Theref...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Science and Religion

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Science and Religion

    Those who have discussed religion and science were mainly interested in two aspects of this matter: the age of the world and the origins of life. A common assumption, which we will use in spite of its superficial character, is that science has establ...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Philosophy and Prophecy

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Philosophy and Prophecy

      It is true that the nation-state which the Chashmona’im established was destroyed long ago, and this is very likely the reason that “Megillat Ta’anit” was removed from the holy books, but the holiday of Chanukah has not been cancelled. The inn...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Let the Temple be Rebuilt

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Let the Temple be Rebuilt

    There has been much discussion about the way the Temple will be rebuilt – let it come quickly, in our time. At first glance the approaches appear to be diametrically opposed to each other, with no possible way to reconcile them. However, let us...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: What is the Purpose of Time and Space?

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: What is the Purpose of Time and Space?

    Philosophers and scientists have expended large efforts on the question of defining the concepts of time and space. This matter has concerned many people, because after all time and space define the limits of man’s world. Some of the philosophers toy...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: What is Redemption?

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: What is Redemption?

    In the first chapter of his book “Netzach Yisrael” the Maharal of Prague defines the concept of redemption based on his view of the exile. By doing this he makes use of a common theme in his way of looking at things: The Unity of Opposites. An idea c...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Is Judaism Racist?

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Is Judaism Racist?

    A few years ago I was invited to participate in a conference on the subject of Israel and the other nations of the world. As it happens, I sat on a panel between two eminent Torah scholars who were asked to define the attitude of Judaism towards non-...

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