Monthly Archives: November 2013

When Orthodoxy and Academia Collide

Academic Judaic scholars often miss the boat about what’s going on in the Jewish community because they study it as outsiders. A correction of some of Dr. Jonathan Sarna’s mistakes about Open Orthodoxy. Continue reading

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The Network of Suffering-Parshat V’Yishev 2013

Suffering is one of the most difficult things to understand, but part of the issue is we fail to see the overall picture. How the suffering of Yaakov, Yosef, and Yehuda are interconnected in the salvation of the Jews. Continue reading

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The Delusion of the “Sexual Relationship”-Parshat V’Yishlach 2013

One little hookup can end in a lot more heartache than it looks like on the surface. The most extreme example discussed in Parshat V’Yishlach in the story of Dinah and Shechem. Continue reading

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Prophecy-Is it All About Me?-Parshat Toldot 2013

Explaining the fundamental mistake of thinking that if G-d isn’t in our face he must not be there. Continue reading

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