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Torah Hermeneutics in the Thought of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Abstract: Throughout the ages the Sages of the Jewish People have applied received exegetical principles within new contexts. Conceptual, geographic and temporal diversities have led to a multiplicity of apparently conflicting conclusions, all drawn withi...
Hasn't belief in G-d caused as much evil as good? If G-d knows best, what's the point of prayer? How can we have "free choice" if G-d already knows what we're going to do? Do (Normal) Jews believe in prophesy? Are we supposed to be afraid of G-d?
The Ten Commandments are really five: the sixth commandment is but an extension of the first, the 2nd commandment and the 7th commandmenment are likewise one and the same, and so on
The Theology of Needing and Being Needed
Does G-d love us or does He need us? Does He care whether or not we do mitzvot? Is being vulnerable a weakness? Rabbi Friedman tackles these questions and more as he describes the Jewish view of an omnipotent G-d who asks us to serve Him.
What’s the Occasion? Each year the festival of Shavuot is celebrated in commemoration of “the occasion of the giving of our Torah” (zeman matan torateinu):Text of the festival liturgy. the climactic revelation at Sinai to the recently liberated Israelite ...
There’s a third way to get to G-d
Meaningful experiences are a compromise. Transcendental ones leave you in the dust. There’s a third way to get to G‑d, the one you would least expect.
When "concession" is necessary for our relationship with G-d.
Imagine trying to instruct all of the Jewish people for all time in every area of their lives.
The line between creator and creation has gotten blurrier lately, thanks to sophisticated robots that are smart enough to invent technologies of their own. Who has the right to patent these cybersolutions, the inventor of the robot, or the robot itself?
What parent can resist the desperate cries of his or her child? The call of the shofar is our raw guttural cry to our Father in Heaven.
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