David Wolpe is the rabbi of Temple Sinai in Los Angeles and the author of several books on Jewish belief.
Prayer remains vital to our religious experience, even if God doesn't swoop down to remove tumors.
Prayer means learning how to speak with God
Although the custom of placing them on a grave probably draws upon pagan customs, the stones also symbolize the permanence of memory.
Relating to a silent God.
Most young children have some concept of God. It is important to respond to their questions with sophistication and honesty.
Evidence indicates that the Bible, in the form we have it, is a human document, but that does not mean it is not sacred.