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Torah: The Most Precious Gift

The question has been asked time and again: what exactly is the significance of the Sinai Event? Our Patriarchs studied and taught Torah centuries before...

How do I approach a class on "Bible Criticism"?

I will write a two-part answer to your question. First I will offer my own criticism to “bible criticism,” and then I will share with you an...

Many rules in the Torah are similar to “Hammurabi's Code” -- which predates the Torah...

It should not bother you that Hammurabi's rules governing social and commercial interaction are similar to the rules found in the Torah. Most of the...

How can a reader of the Prophets know that what he reads is authentic?

Jews are in general very suspicious and argumentative people, as in the old saying: two Jews, three opinions; another version: two Jews, three arguments....

Do I have to believe the supernatural stories of the Torah?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Chana Doe: I don't believe in the whole concept of...

How do we know that Judaism is correct when there are many other religions?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Sruli: How do we know Hashem is the only true G-d when there are...

Noah's Spark -- An Interview With Jon Voight

ASKMOSES: Your mini-series, “Noah,” takes us back to a time 4,000 years ago. Tell us about your journey.VOIGHT: I had a conversation with Wil...

Why are there people who believe that the Torah was written by Man?

For one thing, there are translations that completely misrepresent the Torah and mislead people to think that there are contradictions or nonsense in it. I...

What happened at Sinai?

Every year, countless Jews are affected by MSD. While some attempt to confront it head-on, many adopt the precarious stance of denial, or worse, apathy....

What is the evidence for the Mount Sinai Event that is so difficult to dispute?

First, let’s differentiate between “difficult to dispute” and “indisputable.” I don’t believe there’s...