INTERMARRIAGE – Why Marry Jewish?

What accounts for the steadily rising rates of intermarriage over the past 50 years? What are the chances that children of a mixed marriage will grow up identifying with Judaism? This lecture explores this disturbing development and offers the Jewish community some positive suggestions to help turn this crisis around. Questions should be directed to [Read More]

IS RELIGION KILLING JUDAISM?

This revealing presentation examines some of the negative stereotypes that people have about religion and how Judaism suffers by association. The issues addressed include today’s preference for spirituality over religion, the sentiment that religion is a “crutch for those who need it” and the contention that religions divide people, thereby causing strife in the world. [Read More]

WHAT IS JUDAISM’S BOTTOM LINE?

Judaism can be a very busy religion. We do so many things in our observance. It’s easy to get lost in the details & forget about the big picture. So what’s Judaism really all about? What’s the ultimate goal of everything we do as Jews? Where’s Judaism supposed to be taking us? This lecture analyizes [Read More]