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Process of Illumination

The soul of man is a lamp of G-d. Proverbs 20:7 Like the candle, man is comprised of diverse elements, which determine the direction of his actions. The...

Why did G-d give us so many rules?

Why is it important for one who is boating across a stormy sea to have so many rules: you have to stand here, but not there; you have to face the sails...

Why can't the Torah be modified to adapt to the times?

Let's start with a simple question: The Torah specifically tells us (Deuteronomy 4:2) "You shall not add to the word that I commanded you, nor shall you...

Why is Judaism so detail-oriented?

Judaism is very detail oriented because that is what Judaism and Torah are all about. They aren't merely a religion, or a book to learn, but a way of...

I ate non-kosher food, is G-d upset at me?

G-d loves you and wants only the best for you. It bothers Him greatly when you do something which is detrimental to your wellbeing, just as any parent...

How is following the restrictive rules of the Torah "freedom"?

The commandments—mitzvahs—come from the word tzavtah—connection. In other words, through the commandments, we connect with G-d. That is...

Does G-d really care about what I do?

Question: Does G-d really care if I eat pork? - Ben Answer:  Yes. G-d does care. Certainly, G-d is great enough to handle whatever we do. But, He has...

Will keeping the Mitzvahs usher in the messianic era?

The world we live in is in bad shape. But what you may not know is that it was built this way. This world -- the world of the body, of physical dimensions...

Why should I observe Jewish rituals if I don't believe in G-d?

That's precisely why--because you're Jewish. Most people will respond: "commandment!" when you ask them "What does the word...

Should I do a Mitzvah today if I'm unable to make a steady commitment?

This question can be addressed from many different angles. Here are a few morsels of food for thought: 1) On the most basic level, good habits are...