About the Author

Rabbi Dr. Benji Levy

Rabbi Dr. Benji Levy is a global leader and his writings, teachings, and philosophy can be found on social media @Rabbi Benji and www.rabbibenji.com. Rabbi Benji has a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Sydney and rabbinic ordination following his study at Yeshivat Har Etzion. He has a BA in Media and Communications from the University of Sydney, as well as an Education degree from Herzog College. He is the author of two books, Covenant and the Jewish Conversion Question published by Palgrave Macmillan, and An Oasis in Time: Seven Thought for the Seventh Day published by Maggid Books and Koren Publishers.

Yehuda HaLevi: A Glittering Jewel of the Golden Age

An illustrious poet-philosopher from Spain’s “Golden Age”, Yehuda HaLevi gave us the Kuzari, a systematic and remarkably enduring defense of the Jewish faith. But why did he write it?

Are Humans Hopelessly Corrupt?

Can the human heart be tamed through education or is humanity permanently enslaved to their passions?

The Western Wall: The Heart of the World

Some people have hearts of stone, but these stones have the hearts of people.

Dylan, Kierkegaard, and the Binding of Isaac

However you slice it, the binding of Isaac is a story that begs for interpretation.

Hillel and Aristotle, Shammai and Plato

There are always two ways to approach life - top down and bottom up. Which one is better?

Is There a Moral Code in a Virtual World?

Artificial intelligence is reshaping the world and our place in it. Are there any real rules in a virtual universe?

Can a Moral Truth Ever Change?

Can a moral truth ever change or does morality need constant upgrading to be truly moral?

The Strange Face of Change

Is change a fundamental feature of existence that is always occurring or is it simply an illusion?

Free Will: The Choice to Choose

How much of your decision-making are you actually responsible for? When it comes to making a choice, how much of it is actually in our hands?

What's the Difference between Happiness and Pleasure?

While pleasure is in the moment, happiness lasts a lifetime.

Passover: Keeping Our Ancient Story Young

You are only 20 shared Seder Nights away from the exodus from Egypt.

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