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 […]
March 30, 2020

Words of Ailing, Words of Healing

Words of Ailing, Words of Healing David Curwin While the coronavirus has led to a crisis like nothing seen in over a century, humanity as a […]
March 29, 2020

The Early Days of Bais Yaakov: A Peek Inside the Classroom

The Early Days of Bais Yaakov: A Peek Inside the Classroom Channa Lockshin Bob In recent weeks, as schools and universities around the world have shifted […]
March 26, 2020

The BEST: The Twilight Zone: Time Enough at Last

The BEST: The Twilight Zone: Time Enough at Last Reviewed by Jeffrey Saks “Witness Mr. Henry Bemis, a charter member in the fraternity of dreamers. A […]
March 24, 2020

PODCAST: We Are But Dust

This is another special episode of the TRADITION Podcast in which we check in with our authors and editors to hear how they are managing through […]
March 22, 2020

PODCAST: Courage as a Jewish Value

In this special coronavirus episode of the TRADITION podcast, our editor, Jeffrey Saks, talks with Yitzchak Blau about his Winter 2009 essay whose titled asked the […]
March 19, 2020

The BEST: Nemesis

The BEST: Nemesis by Philip Roth Reviewed by Na’amit Sturm Nagel Summary: In Nemesis Philip Roth writes about the past, though one feels that he is […]
March 18, 2020

Rav Kook on Fear Itself

הפחדים הם פתיות גמורה, אין לאדם לפחוד כלל כי-אם להזהר, יותר שהוא פוחד הוא נופל, וכשהוא מתפחד, מעצם הפחד בא לו המכשול. ע”כ צריך הוא להתגבר […]
March 17, 2020

PODCAST: R. Hershel Schachter on Hilkhot Covid-19

As part of its important role in servicing rabbis and Jewish communities throughout North America and the world, the Rabbinical Council of America, publisher of TRADITION, […]