Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein serves as the dean of JLI's Machon Shmuel - the Sami Rohr Research Institute, a leading provider of on-demand, quality Torah research to Torah scholars and academics worldwide as they work to build Judaism and Jewish literacy. Rabbi Bergstein also serves as associate Rabbi at Congregation Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, where he lives with his wife, Rivky (nee Schapiro), and their chidlren.
Beyond Belief, Lesson Four: Knowing G-D
Rambam describes G-d not first as Creator of the Universe, but as a personal G-d and Redeemer. We will discover that the first four principles are not meant to describe the “how” of creation, but the “why” of creation. Our understanding of the nature of G-d is a logical outgrowth of our reflection about the purpose of our being.