I began to appreciate how intricate the system of sacrifice was and how, in its own way, it was designed to respond to critical human needs.
Ultra-Orthodox men cite ‘the Torah’ as the reason for refusing to sit beside women on airplanes. That not only gives non-Jews a bad impression of Judaism — it’s also flat-out wrong, Roberta Kwall argues.
When Anne Frank wrote her diary while hiding from the Nazis, she almost certainly never thought about the sticky question of who would own her words.
The Conservative movement was once the very embodiment of what it meant to be an “American Jew.”