Moshe Rosenberg serves as Rav of Congregation Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills and teaches Judaic Studies at the SAR Academy in New York. He is the author of Morality for Muggles: Ethics in the Bible and the World of Harry Potter and The Unofficial Hogwarts Haggadah.
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From The Unofficial Hogwarts Haggadah: What Harry Potter and Passover Teach Us About Wealth and Class

For both Rowling and the rabbis, our relationship to wealth—not our accumulation of it—is what determines our moral merit

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Kobayashi Maru

What ‘Star Trek’ can teach us about no-win situations

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10 Things You Probably Never Knew About Israel’s Rescue at Entebbe

How did Yoni Netanyahu really die? How many Israeli Prime Ministers, present and future, were involved in the raid? How many hostages made it—and how many didn’t? The answers may surprise you.

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Five Reasons Spock Was the Quintessential Jew

And why Purim is the perfect holiday for the beloved Star Trek character

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How Jewish Learning Benefits From Snow Days

Teachers should harness their students’ excitement without overloading them

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How the Demons of Rabbi Mordechai Elon Continue To Haunt His Community

The charismatic leader refuses to take responsibility for his crimes

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