Parshat Hashavua with Rabbi Ilan MeirovRabbi Ilan Meirov talks about this week’s Torah portion and how it relates to the questions of our generation.
Free Will vs. CausalityTo what extent are events pre-determined, and to what extent do we have free will? To what degree are we responsible for our actions?
Shofetim 5770What we need in today's Jewish world - especially in Israel - is a rebirth of Jewish political philosophy.
Usishkin's Eulogy for Rav KookRabbi Abraham Kook, Israel's revered chief rabbi, was niftar on the 3rd of Elul, 1935. The 19th Zionist Congress, was taking place at the time. This eulogy tells us how the Rav was seen by Zionist leaders.
Re'eh 5770There are tensions between reason and revelation, yet they too are part of the religious life. So let’s continue to thank God for great scientists. Religion is about open hearts, not closed minds.
Parshat Re’eh: True KindnessThe truest form of charity is to provide without discrimination. This means that we leave it to the poor to decide what is important and what is not.
Balak: When G-d Says NoSometimes the hardest thing in the world is when G-d says No. But G-d does not lose faith in us, and that gives us strength.