April 6, 2020

PODCAST: Mark Smilowitz’s “Ki Lekha”: Music to Plead with God

In this short podcast episode, R. Jeffrey Saks talks with Rabbi Mark Smilowitz, a veteran educator in North America and Israel, about his newly released song, […]
April 5, 2020

Slavery, Morality, and Baseball

Slavery, Morality, and Baseball Chaim Strauchler The phone rang. It was just before six on a recent dark morning. I picked up the phone quickly to […]
April 2, 2020

From Cholera to Coronavirus: Recurring Pandemics, Recurring Rabbinic Responses

From Cholera to Coronavirus: Recurring Pandemics, Recurring Rabbinic Responses Edward Reichman This article is dedicated to the refuah shelema of my dear friend, the tzaddik, Yisachar […]
March 31, 2020

PODCAST: Coronavirus and the Mind of God

As our listeners by now know we’ve been producing these mini-episodes of our podcast—chatting with our editors and authors about matters of Jewish thought to gain […]