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Doing or Understanding – Which Comes First?
Should one place one’s understanding before one’s doing? Should a Jew ever make his understanding of the commandments or of G–d’s...

Does it really matter to G-d what we do?
Great question! On the one hand, G-d Himself testifies in the Torah:1 "I am G-d, I have not changed." Meaning, Creation in no way alters or...

Why is Judaism so detail-oriented?
Judaism is very detail oriented because that is what Judaism and Torah are all about. They aren't merely a religion, or a book to learn, but a way of...

Why did G-d give us so many rules?
Why is it important for one who is boating across a stormy sea to have so many rules: you have to stand here, but not there; you have to face the sails...

Does G-d really care about what I do?
Question: Does G-d really care if I eat pork? - Ben Answer:  Yes. G-d does care. Certainly, G-d is great enough to handle whatever we do. But, He has...

Why should I observe Jewish rituals if I don't believe in G-d?
That's precisely why--because you're Jewish. Most people will respond: "commandment!" when you ask them "What does the word...

Why do I owe G-d anything if He didn't give me a good life?
I will answer you with a parable:There was once a couple that lived in a small town. The wife was blind and the husband deaf. One day a miracle worker came...

Why can't the Torah be modified to adapt to the times?
Let's start with a simple question: The Torah specifically tells us (Deuteronomy 4:2) "You shall not add to the word that I commanded you, nor shall you...

Why does Torah restrict man from doing things that are natural?
I’m not sure what you’re referring to by “things that are natural” but I will respond to your unspoken assumption that everything...

How is following the restrictive rules of the Torah "freedom"?
The commandments—mitzvahs—come from the word tzavtah—connection. In other words, through the commandments, we connect with G-d. That is...

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