Moses teaches his final commandment, "Write this song for yourselves." Moses wants each of us to write a Torah, not as a book of laws or teachings, but as a song.
Torah and halacha are based on a different language, one that teaches responsibility and pride, freedom and merit, self-acceptance and natural morality.
As this week's Parsha is Breishit (Genesis), we thought it would be interesting to run one of Rabbi Natan Slifkin's talks on Torah, Creation......
Grades 8 and 9 will begin learning about the theory of evolution starting next year.
One plausible explanation for this rigid evolutionary monotheism, though I think an incorrect one, is a fear that the children might come to believe in Creationism.
Could we understand the history of Israel without its prehistory, the stories of Abraham and Sarah and their children?
What more fitting place for a replica of Noah’s Ark than the Kentucky city of Hebron? But it might take a modern miracle for the Bible thumping project to be completed. God has not granted the money.
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