Here’s what you need to know about the ancient Jewish day of love.
While America struggled with questions of systemic racism, I listened as the Talmud described categories of damage caused by oxen.
A deeply-wounded marriage of 36 years is aided, surprisingly, when a couple attends Talmud classes together.
“The Force Awakens” is a talmudic film, endlessly haunted by and commenting on its mythic past. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a masterpiece. Jay Michaelson highlights the film’s triumphs and its revelations.
The Talmud didn’t make Sasha Steinberg a drag queen. But it did help inspire Vym, the ‘drag culture’ glossy he launched in July as Sasha Velour, his alter ego.
Dr. Ruth wrongly used the Talmud to justify a problematic view of sexual consent, Danya Ruttenberg writes. Here’s what the Jewish text really tells us about a woman’s right to say ‘no.’
One Talmud teacher’s fictionalized version of the holy teachings tells Israelis a lot about which parties not to vote for — like all of them.
As a young dad in the Skverer sect, Shulem Deen took the one job open to him: teacher. He was shocked to find that punishment was the bedrock of education at the New Square Yeshiva.
A year after Rachel Rosenthal graduated from college, she was swept off her feet. By the Talmud. Since then the Jewish text has remained one of her great loves.
Ancient Talmudic rabbi Hillel the Elder is not impressed with our Blizzard of 2015. He braves snowstorms like a boss — and makes New Yorkers look like a bunch of sissies.