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What is Judaism trying to teach us about the purpose of life or the right way to live? There isn't a clear and simple answer to this question, but we can find guidance in God's words by looking closely at the Torah's stories, laws, and language. 

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What Is The Meaning Of Life?

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.

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. 

Who Would Want to Worship Avodah Zarah?

Immanuel Shalev 22 min video

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

A Jewish Framework For Thinking About Life After Death

Rabbi David Fohrman 1 hour, 53 min video

How are we supposed to make sense of loss? In this deep dive Premium course, Rabbi Fohrman shares how he has come to understand mourning and loss in the larger context of life, death and living a purposeful life.