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What is the significance of the Sinai event?

1. Making the World a G-dly Abode Tradition teaches that the forefathers fulfilled all the commandments. But their fulfillment was drastically different...

Can I be a good Jew by just keeping the Ten Commandments, without believing in the Torah?

Even from a cursory reading of the Torah, it is clear that for someone to claim that they can keep the Ten Commandments without believing in the rest of...

If I am not a believer, can I still use the Ten Commandments as an ethical base?

While proper intentions are important for the fulfillment of the commandments, even partial observance is better than none. Perhaps in the merit of some...

Is there significance to the order of the Ten Commandments?

Of course there is significance! Let's start with the first commandment, “I am the Lord, your G-d.” A king must first establish his domination,...

Why is number ten significant -- Commandments, men in a minyan, etc.?

The number ten symbolizes perfection. The world was created with ten utterances (Avos 5:1), this is because the Torah, which is the blue print which G-d...

What are the Ten Commandments?

A. The Torah is mankind’s morality manual. The Ten Commandments are its master categories. The other 603 are sub-categories.B. Religion is the...

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...

What is the exact text of the 10 Commandments?

Here you go:Exodus chapter 20:2-13 English translation: 1. I am the Lord, your God, Who took you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 2....

If Mt. Sinai teaches us humility, shouldn't the Torah have been given on a flatland?

Although the importance of humility cannot be overemphasized, a person must also have a certain measure of pride and strength of conviction.* A totally...