“You should” will never be as compelling as “you must.”
The rationalists’ case for observing kashrut.
In addition to performing mitzvot, it’s important to grasp their underlying intent. Herewith, three approaches and suggestions for how to harmonize them.
Observant Jews practice a variety of rituals to commemorate the anniversary of a relative’s passing. Herewith, a guide.
With an intellectual boldness unmatched in Jewish philosophy before or since, Moses Maimonides showed that ritual observance opens the way to knowledge of reality.