A posek is a rabbi’s rabbi, a scholar to whom communities from around the world turn to for guidance.
Sex is a healthy part of life, but this seems a little too out there. Or am I just a prude?
Bezalel Smotrich wants to be named interim justice minister so he can implement Torah law.
“When someone’s looking for an egg donor, they’re trying to find their tribe.”
It’s far deeper than mere legal minutiae.
Our problems began when a vocal minority insisted that classic Torah commentators are always right, in spite of undeniable evidence to the contrary.
Even if the Jews at Sinai accepted the Torah’s laws, all future generations did not. What, then, obligates us in this divine contract?
I had my greatest revelation about Judaism while studying Arabic in Cairo.
Before committing your time, money and effort to a conversion to Judaism, it’s vital to understand what you are getting yourself into.
As much as we may want the Torah to play an influential role in Israel, this must be achieved in a consensual and respectful way, not by coercion.