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Finally got my hands on a cop of each. Toras Emes was penned by R' Leibele Eiger himself, while Imrei Emes are teachings recorded by his talmidim.


The Economist had a good report on Judaism and the Jews - alive and well. They used the following illustration to describe some key denominations of Judaism.


This is a tough question to answer since there are many grey areas ,but I found this chart on this website( and it seems to explain the differnces in a very very basic way.


I am very sorry for your loss. Necromancy, or the "channeling" of the dead to communicate with them, is expressly prohibited in Devarim 18:11. This OU article explains why. The rest of your question should be addressed to a rabbi. Baruch Dayan HaEmet


Kenny Xiong, I want say that I am sorry for your loss. I can relate. My uncle passed away a year ago and another is battling cancer now. We cannot know why Hashem allows these things to occur. Perhaps it is beyond our understanding. The Rambam says that G-d is good and does no evil. This implies that there was no mystery mystical power at work besides ...

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