January 13, 2021
January 11, 2021
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
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
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.
January 4, 2021
TRADITION 53:1 (Winter 2021) has arrived with a newly discovered essay from R. Soloveitchik; rethinking decision-making in acute critical illness in a new proposal by Dr. Judah Goldberg, with a rabbinic response from Rabbis Hershel Schachter and Mordechai Willig; Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg on “Love, Holiness, and the Other”; and more…
December 31, 2020
December 29, 2020
December 27, 2020
Food writer Joel Haber suggests that by studying what Jews eat, with an eye both on kashrut observance and simple lived experience, we develop a greater appreciation for Jewish uniqueness and even a deeper relationship with the religion itself.