It is time to start thinking big about Judaism and Halacha (Jewish law). Great opportunities await us, and too much is at stake to let them just pass by. We have fallen in love with—and become overwhelmed by—an endless supply of all-encompassing but passive information about Judaism in general and Halacha in particular, which does not get processed but only recycled. For too long, Judaism and Halacha have been imprisoned in compartmentalized and awkward boxes. It is time to liberate them.
Today, more than ever, Judaism should be an anchor and an inspiration. But excessive emphasis on dogma and ritual has led many to view Judaism as irrelevant and oppressive. The David Cardozo Academy was established to imbue Judaism with a new spirit – in fact, revitalizing Judaism’s original spirit as embodied by Abraham our Forefather […]