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Rabbi Wolpe

What Judaism Says About Success

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 10.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

The accumulation of small moments of connection, goodness, wisdom and love are together a triumph, no matter the external measures that may at time derail or dismay us.

Bellow By Way of Bellow

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.20.2013 | Books
Tom Teicholz

That children of the famous write memoirs is common; that they have insight is less so. This comes to mind because on April 25, Writers Bloc presents "Saul Bellow & The Holocaust: Gregory Bellow With Rabbi David Wolpe," on the occasion of the publication of Saul Bellow's Heart: A Son's Memoir.

The Warren Tragedy: Is This A Time For Cruelty?

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

No matter your religion, your politics, your sexual orientation, your views on Rick Warren's views, please, be guided by the one value we all understand to be central to our lives: compassion.

Who Is To Blame? God, Society Or Me?

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 02.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

Not every evil act implies guilt beyond the perpetrator. Is God guilty for the wayward action of one of God's creations?

Two Sukkot Mysteries Solved With Love

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 12.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

If Sukkot commemorates the wandering in the desert, why do we celebrate it now?

Helium Parenting

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.13.2012 | Parents
Rabbi David Wolpe

We should hold on to our children as a child holds a balloon. Let them rise, float on their own, but keep a grasp on the string so that they do not float away to unknown parts.

Seeing God's Face

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.09.2012 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

In the Bible, we are warned that none can see the face of God. There is danger in God's exaltedness; to presume to look upon the Divine is to court destruction.