The Torah’s Vision of the Eschatological Age

November 12, 2012, by

And Hashem appeared to him and said: Do not descend to Egypt. Dwell in the land that I tell you. Dwell in this land and I will be with you and I will bless you because to you and to your descendants I will give all of these lands. And I will fulfill the promise […]

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Does the End Justify the Means?

November 23, 2011, by

The Machiavellian concept “The Ends Justify the Means” has been a source of much of the evil that the world has known. One example is the Western intellectuals who viewed themselves as humanists who nevertheless supported Stalin, believing that his atrocities were necessary steps for achieving a better future for humanity. But if we do […]

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Parshat Toldot: The Misconceptions of Prayer

November 20, 2011, by

“And Yitzchak prayed for his wife because she was barren and Hashem answered him and Rivka his wife conceived.” (Beresheit 25:21) This passage is the first instance in which the Torah explicitly makes reference to prayer. Rivka was childless and Yitzchak prayed to Hashem and asked that they be given children. This incident clearly illustrates […]

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