By Robert Ilich
A Jewish Claim to Human Rights
Human rights are breaking out all over. (When they’re not being tamped down and trampled, that is.) What role does Judaism play? Earlier this week at Cardozo Law School in Manhattan, the topic of human rights and Judaism was explored in a panel discussion involving three top legal minds as well as a history professor….
Old Texts and Modern Politics
The Tea Party and the Talmud … do those things really belong in the same sentence? At a recent seminar sponsored by the Institute of American and Talmudic Law — a Manhattan provider of continuing legal education courses for lawyers — two Jewish scholars explored the Tea Party movement, the law, and the principles that…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
In Case You Missed It
‘Never felt a pain quite like this’: Jews react to Texas school shooting
In ‘Gefilte Fish,’ a metaphor for once and future trauma
איינער האָט געשריבן פּאָפּולערע וויסנשאַפֿט־ביכער; דער צווייטער — ייִדישע פּיעסעסOne wrote popular science books, the other – Yiddish playsדי ברידער יעקבֿ און יוסף פּערלמאַן, ביידע באַקאַנטע שרײַבער, האָבן געשריבן אויף גאָר אַנדערע סטילן