the science of Jewish Morality
judaism’s practical framework for translating abstract values into messy, real life
how do you create meaning?
life's great challenge
All world religions and great philosophies grapple with the meaning of life. For Judaism, it’s struggle to understand meaning is unique. Instead of transcendence or contemplating hidden secrets, Judaism forges a different path. It argues the only path to understand truth is to act it out. By bringing into the world truth, with our bare hands, we fully know it. This series outlines Judaism’s unique perspective. It shows how truth is the dynamic moral act of creation.
In this final class we return to the question of truth asking the question, is something born out of limitation or is it a manifestation
The definition of truth is not clear cut in Judaism. Is there one “truth” to be grasped or is truth something more organic than that?
Jewish parables, refereed to as medrashim, are speckled throughout the Talmud. They’re nuanced, esoteric, and captivating. They also contain within them the spirit of Judaism.
Knowing what the right thing is and actually doing it are extremely different. While God revealed to us a higher purpose to strive for, Judaism’s
Taking yourself seriously means realizing no one else who has ever lived can compare to you or what unique gifts you have to offer this
It’s no secret there’s a trend in the Western world towards meaninglessness and nihilism. Talk to any college aged teen and you’ll see they’re hard
Separating the Jewish people and it’s cultural character from Jewish law isn’t easy. For thousands of years the culture has dedicated itself towards one primary
Learn what it means that the Talmud was written for men. Is this a book forbidden to women?
What exactly did God teach Moses on the mountain?
We are all victims and heroes. The challenge is not getting sucked into the victim narrative.