Ido Pachter’s recent Hebrew manifesto “Diversity in Judaism” puts forth an interesting, if not problematic, vision for the place of halakha in modern Israeli society. Avi Baumol applauds Pachter’s push to create a fairer halakhic system—but cautions that reaching for utopia may lead to a far more dystopian result.
Join professors Carmi Horowitz and Jeffrey Woolf for a wide-ranging podcast conversation about the life and legacy of Rabbi Prof. Yitzhak (Isadore) Twersky zt”l, as reflected in the recent collection of essays, edited by Horowitz and reviewed by Woolf in TRADITION’s recent issue.
Carol Gilligan’s "In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development" changed the way moral theory and psychology recognize different voices. Stephen Glicksman explains why this matters to everyone – and uses Gilligan's work to underline the various implications of the role of women in Jewish thought and communal life – in this week’s “The BEST.”