“The Talmud’s discussion of when it is okay to lie is quite moving.”
Outdoor adventures like rock climbing, kayaking and dog sledding can inspire students to live more meaningful Jewish lives.
Turns out the idea of taxes is as old as the Torah. Seth Rogovoy traces its history from Abraham to the American Civil War.
United Airlines’s forcible re-accommodation of a passenger has ignited outrage. But what does the Talmud have to say about it?
The Talmud will now be freely accessible by all people in the two languages – English and Modern Hebrew - spoken by 90% of world Jewry.
NEW YORK (JTA) — For centuries, studying a page of the Talmud has come with a bevy of barriers to entry. Written mostly in Aramaic, the Talmud in its most commonly printed form also lacks punctuation or vowels, let alone translation. Its premier explanatory commentary, composed by the medieval sage Rashi, is usually printed in…
The jury’s decision to execute Dylann Roof for killing nine unarmed people in a historically black Charleston church may set off a legal argument closely mirrored an 1,800-year-old talmudic precedent.
A prominent leader of the “alt-right” left a Hillel rabbi speechless Tuesday when he drew a direct parallel between white supremacy and Jewish resistance to assimilation and Zionism.
Is Hillel’s cancellation of Avi Shavit’s book tour a reflection of true Jewish values, or a PR move in a changing landscape? Gerson weighs in.
Here’s what you need to know about the ancient Jewish day of love.