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  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Mystic Secrets

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Mystic Secrets

    “The work of creation should not be taught in the presence of two, or the work of the heavenly Chariot in the presence of one.” [Mishna Chagiga 2:1]. The terminology used by the sages to refer to the mystic parts of the Torah was explained in differe...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Statehood

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Statehood

    Aristotle (in his essay “Politics”) defines mankind as a political animal (see the Kuzari, by Yehuda Halevi, 1:35). The need to live in a community is so essential to man that no serious philosopher ever proposed returning to the primordial state whe...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Periods of Exile

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Periods of Exile

    Exile is an integral part of the history of the nation of Israel. More than half of the time that the nation has existed was spent in exile. This is clearly a very important fact. This reality sometimes leads people to make a mistake and attempt to i...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Faith in the Sages

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Faith in the Sages

    One of the forty-eight traits by which the Torah is acquired is “faith in the sages” [Avot 6:6]. This is usually taken to mean that one of our basic elements of faith is that the Jewish sages do not make mistakes. But it is eminently clear that this ...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: The Soul

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: The Soul

    Just what is the soul of man? There have been many attempts to define it. There are some who try to constrict it into the tiny realm of biomolecules, what is called the “animal soul,” so that when a person dies his soul also disappears. Some even vie...

  • Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Real Freedom

    Basic Tenets of Jewish Philosophy: Real Freedom

    What do we mean when we say that all men are free? These words have a legal connotation which has found its way into the Bill of Rights, stating that all men are free as long as their actions do not impinge on the freedom of another person. The exact...

  • 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...

Reading Material

Pork

Spouse Disagrees

Reading Psalms

Work in a Church

Work in a Church

Bnei Noach Torah Reading

Kabbalah and Non-Jews

Kabbalah and Non-Jews

Was the Flood Real?

Praying near a Buddha

Work on Shabbat

Drinking Blood

Eating Fish

Stealing

Stealing

Neutering a Cat

Noahides and Christians

Bnei Noach Burials

Must a Noahide learn Hebrew?

Reading the Tanach

Should a Noahide wear a Kippa?

Selichot on Rosh Hashana

Celebrating Tu B’Shevat

Women and Prayer

Bible Criticism

Bat Noach – A New Life!

A Noachide Funeral

Cain’s Soul

Teshuva for Noahides

Bnei Noah family question

Marking a Birth

9th of Av

Teaching parents

Educating others

Pesach: doing mitzvot

Noahide Bat Mitzvah

Interfaith marriage

conversion or not

faith as proven

Mikveh and Midrash

Ruth and Orpah

A Noahide in Indonesia

The Tanya / the soul

Souls and conversion

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