Devoid of the Divine

What does it mean to “desecrate G-d’s name”?

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Does God Eat?

“Without this, God would disengage His essence from the universe, and at once it would revert completely to absolute nothingness…”

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Prayer shouldn’t be a shopping list

The right and wrong way to pray.

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Porcelain Gods

Why did some people worship their gods by defecating on them?

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Fiery Love

“Support me with ashishoth, for I am love-sick.” (Song of Songs) “In the Midrash, [ashishoth]┬áis explained to mean two fires (eshoth). The meaning is as follows: Love is compared to fire, as in the statement, ‘Abundant waters cannot extinguish the love,’ and it is known to all that the closeness of the lover to the […]

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