Big Ideas

Major Topics in Jewish Thought

FEATURED VIDEOour place in universe why we here
play button icon
Finding Our Place in the Universe: Why Are We Here?
PREMIUM
Videos

Why Does Judaism Need the Written Law and Oral Law?

Immanuel Shalev 14 min video

Is there a reason Judaism has two sets of laws? Isn't that confusing? Join Rabbi Fohrman in this deep dive, with your guide, Imu Shalev.

NEW

Is Vegetarianism a Jewish Value?

Is Vegetarianism a Jewish Value?

Beth Lesch 17 min video

Does vegetarianism have a source in the Torah? What would the Torah say about our current method of consuming meat?  Beth explores these questions and more. 

NEW

Who Would Want to Worship Avodah Zarah?

Immanuel Shalev 22 min video

No, seriously - who would want to worship Avodah Zarah anyway?

NEW