Power and Freedom

Author: based on the teachings of Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt’l POWER AND FREEDOMThe words of Maimonides make this relationship between power and freedom of choice quite explicit:  “[God] is the only One whom it is proper to serve [worship], to praise, to make known His grandeur, and

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The Great Gift Of God

Author: Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l The concept of free-will is very deep and profound. Without it there would exist only the power of the Creator and, as a result, the entire universe would be impotent and passive. By giving man free will, God endowed him with power

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Why Can’t We Pray to Angels

Author: Author Unknown-Rav Yaakov Weinberg ZTL’s Torah POWER AND FREEDOM The words of Maimonides make this relationship between power and freedom of choice quite explicit: “[God] is the only One whom it is proper to serve [worship], to praise, to make His grandeur known, and to fulfill

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Who Wields Power

Author: Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg zt’l Excerpted from the book, “FUNDAMENTALS AND FAITH,” based on Maimonides’ 13 principles of Jewish belief. Judaism asks us each to reject idolatry and “proclaim God as our King.” What does this mean? Who is God? What is our relationship with Him? Does

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