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Ladies First

When G-d sent Moses to prepare Israel to receive the Torah, He sent him to the women first, and then to the men.1 All of Israel received the same Torah....

Sleepless in Sinai...

...At least that’s what you would think. G-d however found a different motionless picture. Let me explain: The Jews were about to experience the...

The Spark of Truth

He created the world. There must be a purpose. Man, the most sophisticated of creation, must be central in this purpose. It makes sense that somehow,...

Curious Jews

For most people, the act of studying stops abruptly at the end of formal schooling, whether after elementary school, high school, or college. It...

The Giving of the Torah

After the great miracles of the Exodus, the splitting of the Red Sea and all of the major events that the Jewish people experienced before arriving at...

Why did we jump into it?

We pride ourselves on being intellectual, thinking people. We go into things carefully before we sign a contract or invest our fortunes, especially if it...

Why should I believe in G-d?

The Short Answer:  Belief in a divine creator of life, protects the sanctity of, and provides purpose for, life. The Askmoses Answer:...

Enjoy the Ride

Magnet on fridge: I am not fifty; I am eighteen, with thirty two years of experience. It was a clear crisp May evening with an autumn wind blowing through...

Eat Cheesecake; G-d wants you to!

When you hear the words “Jewish holiday,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you answered food, you are not alone. As a matter of...

The Ten Commandments: The Inside Story

The Ten Commandments were engraved on two tablets. The five commandments etched on the first tablet deal with Man’s relationship with G-d; the...