December 20, 2020

RESPONSE: Teaching Towards Inspiration

Todd Berman responds to TRADITION's recent symposium -- questioning what the goals of the encounter with Jewish Thought are if not to inspire a life of Torah and mitzvot.
December 17, 2020

The BEST: Tiny Habits

In this week’s Rabbi Sacks Bookshelves Project, Tamra Wright considers the implications of a recent trend in behavioral science for crafting a “new musar.”
December 16, 2020

Our Da’as Torah Figure

R. Yona Reiss remembers the late Rav Gedalia Dov Schwartz zt”l as a brilliant and brave spokesman for integrity and humanity in pesak halakha.
December 15, 2020

The Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in Medieval Jewish Thought

Look heavenward this coming Monday to witness the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. Jeremy Brown reports on how various Rishonim understood this astronomical rarity – and hopes it might be a good omen for our pandemic age.