Rabbi Benjamin Blech draws upon his 40-plus years as a practicing Rabbi to explain fundamental philosophical and theological concepts of Judaism. Rabbi Blech's premise is that Judaism is primarily a religion of actions rather than beliefs. He contrasts this with Christian theology, which many Jews mistakenly assume is similar to Jewish belief.
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Examine fundamental questions about your Judaism such as:
What does it mean to be a 'good Jew'?
How does Judaism differ from Christianity?
Why do bad things happen to good people?
What does Judaism say about the Messianic Era?
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Rabbi Benjamin Blech
A tenth-generation rabbi, Rabbi Benjamin Blech is the author of 11 highly acclaimed books. Understanding Judaism, the required reading for this course, was selected by the Orthodox Union as "the single best book on Judaism in our generation."
Rabbi Blech is professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University, and the Rabbi Emeritus of Young Israel of Oceanside where he served for 37 years.
Rabbi Benjamin Blech is an internationally recognized author and lecturer, having written for Newsweek and appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show.