January 13, 2021

Amen and A-Women

David Curwin suggests the recent fury around the use of “Amen and A-women” can teach us a thing or two about Hebrew.
January 11, 2021

REVIEW: Places in the Parasha

Hayyim Angel reviews Yoel Elitzur's new "Places in the Parsha" and shows how the book allows anyone to "le-tayel im a ha-Tanakh" even if you can't leave your home. Bonus content: Download excerpted chapter for this week's parasha.
January 7, 2021

The BEST: Long Walk to Freedom

As much as the biblical telling of the Israelites’ “long walk to freedom” may have inspired Nelson Mandela, his life and accomplishments inspired Jonathan Sacks – Daniel Rose explains in this week’s R. Sacks Bookshelves Project.
January 6, 2021

Initial Thoughts on R. Henkin as Posek

Yoetzet Halacha Laurie Novick begins the work of assessing R. Yehuda Henkin's (zt"l) legacy as a posek, and his impact on the world of lived halakha -- especially in the realm of taharat ha-mishpaha.