The Communal Nature of Judaism

Judaism can certainly be preserved by an isolated family, with no community, shul or rabbi, and retain the vitality that it has had for generations. Only through communal life, however, can it achieve perfection. The power of community is well known. Cooperation...

The Message of Miracles

Miracles defy the laws of the natural world and challenge the most basic premise of science. Sciences systematize knowledge relating to the physical world and try to establish verifiable laws. An observation incompatible with a commonly accepted scientific principle...

The True Test Of Character

One of the more important contributions the Jewish people gave the world is basic morals. John Adams wrote to Francis Adrian van der Kemp in 1808: “I will insist that the Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation.” Three thousand years...