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July 8, 2017, 3:17 pm
Are other faiths true?
Jews have an obligation to seek truth wherever it is found
March 18, 2017, 12:44 pm
Can you be religious and unethical?
It is vital to embrace the notion that none of the religious traditions of the world is absolutely perfect
May 31, 2016, 1:37 pm
Were Adam and Eve black trans refugees?
The narrative of a single ancestor for all of humanity affirms a moral imperative to embrace those who are marginalized
November 2, 2015, 9:59 pm
Can Orthodox Judaism get back on track?
In the face of urgent existential crises, vindictiveness and arrogance are destroying the community
January 31, 2015, 1:13 am
Why the Jewish People need Halakhah!
Jewish law requires that we remain fully present in relationships and moments rather than escaping them in the name of God
January 29, 2015, 11:20 pm
How will redemption arrive?
A clarification on his view of Moshiach after making public his mixed feelings about messianic yearnings
January 2, 2015, 2:42 pm
Why, G-d, must we pray for a Third Temple?
Must we dream of a physical structure governed by a centralized authority that calls for mass animal sacrifice?
November 30, 2014, 1:48 pm
The ethics of Black Friday
Want to contribute to the American economy? Give money to the poor
February 24, 2014, 6:42 am
Does Jewish law allow boxing?
The sport is entertaining and at times a ticket out of poverty, but kosher?
September 16, 2013, 10:52 am
Pluralism is the deepest religious response
Why accepting -- even embracing -- divergent ideas doesn't undermine the notion of absolute truth
August 5, 2013, 10:39 am
Hebrew school doesn’t work
Sunday school programs haven't imbued commitment to Jewish life but there are some key changes that could turn it around
June 21, 2013, 2:38 pm
Rabbis and research on sparing the rod
While tradition does sanction hitting children, the sources also make the case for parenting for compassion
April 11, 2013, 1:54 pm
What the Torah says about eating stale popcorn
The sages teach that if we embrace the false pleasure of instant gratification, we are headed for a life of unfulfilled potential