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Jewish History Uncensored

Sep 28, 2022

In this episode we continue looking at the basic flaws in Spinoza’s philosophy of determinism. One of the key examples of deep and complicated Divine Providence is from The Battle of Britain. 

  We also look at the very deep phenomenon of Drive for Justice. How did Spinoza see this issue? Is the quest for Justice a...

Sep 22, 2022

In this week’s episode we look at the basic structure of Rosh HaShana. What is the basic structure of the Divine Judgement on Rosh HaShana? 

  We also look at some of the most important lessons from the life of Elizabeth II.  Was there any level of power that she had? What was the most important principle guiding her...

Sep 15, 2022

In this episode we take a deeper look at Determinism and why Einstein was specifically attracted to this philosophy. We also take a deeper look at the Torah perspective on this issue. We also look at the phenomenon of the Fragility of Human History and how this should affect the philosophy of Determinism. 


Sep 8, 2022

In this episode we look at the conundrum of assimilated Jews and national identity. How much was this a factor in Einstein’s life? How much was Einstein challenged professionally by his being Jewish? How did he react to this? 

We start looking at one of the key reasons Einstein was attracted to Spinoza’s...

Sep 1, 2022

Spinoza and modern philosophy claims to be rational. How do we define rationalism from a Torah perspective? What was the Rambam’s approach to this issue?  

Einstein quite explicitly said that he was influenced by Spinoza.  Is there any significant difference between Einstein’s cultural milieu and Spinoza’s? We...