Introduction to this Website and Essays
The tantalizing Biblical account of the Tree of Knowledge may very well be about Man’s ability to discern the difference between Good and Evil. What if the Biblical command is a denial of Man’s ability and privilege to set standards of behaviour? The philosophers of the Eighteenth Century Enlightenment posited that Man has the ability to set his own standards. Men can rely on their moral sense. However, from the same Enlightenment period to the twentieth century, philosophers and mathematicians have shown that all reasoning must come to an end and begin from assumptions simply posited as the axioms of the system. Whose axioms and first assumptions do we adopt? READ MORE
Israel and the Jewish People
narrated by Jeremy Gimpel and Ari Abramowitz
The 50th Anniversary of Reunification narrated by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
THE TORAH AND THE WORLD
Lets explore some primary questions and issues concerning Judaism and the relationship of Torah learning and practice to the modern world.
1. What is Jewish Identity?
2. What makes Torah Law unique among Systems of Law?
3. What are those factors which bind Torah and the Jewish People to the Universal Understandings of all men?