Join Rabbi Reuven Brand as he explores a fascinating torah-based controversy, its historical context and contemporary spiritual applications each week.
From Elie Wiesel and Yosel Rakover to the prophet Chavakuk and Reb Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, we explore the controversial approach to challenging and confronting Hashem.
Sefirat Haomer, the Sudducees and the Nation of Israel
We explore the ancient controversy between the traditional Halachic Jews and their Sudducee opponents in light of the modern day events in Israel.
Make Yom Haatzmaut a Controversy
A plea for renewing our passionate debate about Israel and cultivating a sense of connection with Eretz Yisrael.
Hand Matzah or Machine Matzah?
Exploring the longstanding debate over the ideal Matzah for the Seder: hand made or machine made?
Is Veal Kosher
Understanding the controversy regarding the Kashrut of veal through the development of Halacha and its practical complexities.
The Purim Shpiel
We explore the background and potential perils of the Purim Shpiel.