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The 7 Noahide Laws: Universal Morality
At the dawn of human history, G-d gave man seven rules to follow in order that His world be sustained.
Seven Laws for a Beautiful Planet
The Noahide Tradition
An ancient set of universal laws might as well have been designed for the 21st century.
The Rainbow in the Cloud
To touch some of heaven’s radiance, then curve gracefully back towards the earth in a glorious ray of colors that are manmade reflections of G‑d’s truth and hope for mankind . . .
Discovery of Planet Earth
On the seven universal laws of life
There are 70 families with 70 paths within the great Family of Man. And each individual has his or her path within a path. Yet, there is one universal basis for us all...
Catching Up With Ourselves
Over the past century we have experienced a great leap forward of technological progress. Now it's time to catch up with ourselves...
"Taking a human life is an absolute no-no. How could Abraham have been willing to kill his own son in cold blood? So what if G-d commanded him--that's no excuse!"
Replacing Fundamentalism... With What?
If we are honest with ourselves we would have to admit that laser-guided missiles and Abrams tanks are more lethal killing machines than a masked man with a butcher knife. So what is it about these anachronistic beheadings that offends us so much?
Morality: A Catch-22?
If Moral Relativism leads to chaos and Moral Absolutism to tyranny, what's left?
Adam's Birthday
Some of my best friends are atheists. And I can hear them saying: "You can be a moral and ethical person also if you don't believe in and respect G-d"
Witnessing the moral degeneracy of today’s society, what should the Jewish response be? Perhaps we should withdraw and become an isolationist community, concerned only with our own survival and developing our “chosenness” solely to our own advantage?
Driving Home from Newtown
A call to action from Sandy Hook
We were asked to help because as bereaved parents ourselves, several times over, perhaps we had something more to offer . . .
The Redemption Is Becoming a Reality
In this day and age, most of the military is used for helping people around the world, reminiscent of Isaiah’s prophecy about the time of Moshiach.