What Role does Government Play in Our Spiritual Lives?
What is the role of government? Is it merely to legislate laws and serve as a referee to maintain the peace and coexistence of its peoples? Or does government have a deeper and more spiritual responsibility?
Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
Why is there so much suffering in the world? How do we deal with emotional, spiritual, and psychological pain? Why does G-d sometimes allow righteous people to suffer such extreme pain?
Is There Life After Death?
What happens to us after death, if anything? What does death really mean? Where does the soul go? The mystery of death is part of the enigma of the soul and of life itself; understanding death really means understanding life.
Forever Young: The Kabbalah of Aging
Why are we obsessed with aging? Is age a stage, a frame of mind, or just a number? Does my soul age along with my body? Join Rabbi Simon Jacobson as he uncovers the secret to immortality.
Money Talks. Who Translates?
Can you be happy without money? Does money guarantee happiness? The power money wields over us is undeniable. What does this power teach us about ourselves? We all need money to live, but is our dependency on money simply about necessity, or is it deeper than that?
Does My Job Define Me?
Your work is only what you do, not who you are. It is time to learn how to discover your true identity and discover the difference between form and function, means and ends, and how to strengthen your character and assert who you are — your true inner self.
The Kabbalah of Health
Physical fitness is not arbitrary or optional; it is part of your responsibility to yourself. On the other hand, worshipping the body is destructive. The body is a vehicle for the soul; its value lies there, not as an end unto itself.
How to Build a Healthy Home
Our home and family are our nest, the center of our life, the hub from which all our daily experiences extend. How can I assure that I’m creating a home, a nest, that provides emotional and spiritual support for my family? How can I turn my home into a source of energy, hope and love?
Is Love Selfish or Selfless?
What is love? Love is the single most necessary component of human life, and the foundation of healthy human interaction. It is both giving and receiving, it allows us to experience another person and lets that person experience us.
How to Be Intimate
The sacred union of intimacy and sexuality is when two people love each other and that love permeates not just the bedroom, and not just their bodies, but it permeates their psyches, their minds and their hearts, and above all, their souls.
Why Get Married? The Kabbalah of Marriage
Two people may love and care for each other but what bonds temporal human beings eternally? What is necessary for two strangers with different personalities and backgrounds, who differ biologically, emotionally, and psychologically, to have an everlasting union?
Is Teenage Rebellion a Bad Thing?
Rebellion can be the healthiest thing for a human being — a pure energy that inspires a person to not give up,, to refuse to tolerate injustice, to not go along with an idea just because everyone else is.