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Rabbi Joel Rembaum
July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pmAsk 10 Jews with a reasonable background in Torah the question, "Why did God not allow Moses to lead the Israelites into the Promised Land?" and nine of them would probably say: "Because Moses hit the rock instead of talking to it in order to bring forth water and failed to sanctify...
April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pmReligious zeal is on the rise around the world. It can be a wonderful blessing, and it can be a horrible curse. It all depends on how humans with free will manage it.
When God allows a Divine Flame to be ignited within the soul of an individual or within the collective soul of a...
January 4, 2007 | 7:00 pmOne can learn a great deal about how not to parent by reading the stories of the dysfunctional matriarchal/patriarchal families that comprise a substantial proportion of the narrative in Genesis. One pattern that generates much pain for the dramatis personae of the first book of...
January 27, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Many Jews who live their lives in a traditional Jewish way will often punctuate their remarks with the term, "Baruch Hashem,"
which means "Blessed be Hashem." The words are used as a response to so many situations, both good and bad. It is a way of recognizing that the power and...
March 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm
There are very few people I know who have an unambiguous perspective on this war. I think we are quite unanimous in our belief that Saddam Hussein is a bad guy who should go -- for the sake of his own people and all the people in the Middle East.
As a stand-alone goal, the removal...