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Moses Maimonides

Discover the Secret to Live Long and Prosper on #GivingTuesday

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 01.31.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Giving enhances living. The more we give, the more we live. This truths operates on a psychological, sociological and economic level.

Breaking Good: The Final Season of "Breaking Bad" and Walter's White's Struggle for Repentance

Avi Sinensky | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Avi Sinensky

To really understand Walter White, we have to go back as far as the pilot episode and maybe even a little bit more.

Understanding Prophecy: Moses Vs. Nostradamus

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Let's do a little comparison. Let's look at a few of Moses' predictions to see if we believe that they actually came to pass and then contrast them with the perennially popular 16th century French prophet Nostradamus.

Jews And The Need For God: Modern Lessons From Moses Maimonides

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Today, faith is more of a choice than ever before, and atheism is becoming a more socially acceptable alternative to belief. Judaism, especially as an action-based religion, need not feel challenged.

The Jewish View Of Creationism

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

One thousand years ago, the great Jewish philosopher and physician, Moses Maimonides, wrote that there is no contradiction between Torah and science and that if one is perceived, then there was a misapprehension of the science or the Torah.

Dangerous Mystic Motifs in Judaism

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

Israel's Jewish culture can be identified as the paradoxical attempt to restore Jews to the world of nations, but to do so by an occult process that remains alien to universal civilization and the standards of science and rationality.

What Is Pilpul, And Why On Earth Should I Care About It?

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

For those who have any concern with the Middle East conflict or with Judaism, what you know -- or do not know -- about pilpul is something upon which your well-being could depend.

Upside Down Judaism: Why Are Progressives Studying Talmud?

ReligionDispatches | Aryeh Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

What does it mean that conservatives, and some Orthodox, have begun to agitate for social justice, while progressives, traditionally secular, are "tak...

Moses Maimonides: Arab Jew, Religious Humanist

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

The figure of Moses Maimonides (ca. 1138-1204), perhaps the greatest post-Talmudic rabbi, exemplifies the complications and pitfalls involved in the Arabic articulation of Judaism.