Our tradition demands that we wrestle with our texts on their own terms and not be seduced by Christian interpretations or the allure of power.9
The question of intermarriage has roiled the Jewish community for years. What should we do about it? We asked 22 rabbis; here are there answers.
Why can’t Orthodox women blame perpetrators instead of victims?14
We have asked leading rabbis from all corners of the Jewish world their thoughts on the most pressing issues of today. Here are their thoughts.7
More of us need to recognize that some “necessities” are, well, not.
We spend hours in synagogue asking who by famine? By flood? By fire? But these prayers do not account for systemic injustice.
Sanders’ behavior typifies a secular tone-deafness that has long undermined both the American Jewish and Israeli left.34
Taught to feel Jewish from childhood but not how to express it, I’m caught in an endless loop of self-doubt and search on this day every year.
The Spanish expulsion, Tisha b’Av 1492, ended a golden age in Jewish history. Columbus sailing two days later ushered an even bigger golden age.
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