Authors Posts by Sarah Rindner
One Life to Live: Torah u-Madda Today
Sarah Rindner contemplates whether Torah u-Madda as it’s sometimes interpreted can engender unreflective allegiance to trends in contemporary society that might harm our religious communities.
My Body in the East, My Heart in the West
What is it like to make aliyah from New Jersey precisely at a time when North American Jewry is suffering more heavily than Israel? Ahead of Yom Yerushalayim, Sarah Rindner, drawing on Yehuda ha-Levi and Yehudah Amichai, reflects.
Leviticus, Leonard Cohen, and the Paradox of Rest
Sarah Rindner asks what the Book of Leviticus, Leonard Cohen and the Liberty Bell all have in common.
Welcome to the Jungle: Shababniks Meet the Spotlight
Sarah Rindner reviews Shababniks and its portrait of haredi life.
“You’ve Always Had the Power”: On Women and Wizards and Rabbis (Oh My!)
Sarah Rindner draws on L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz, and what the classic story says about the role of women in Orthodox Judaism.
Moana and the Call of Jewish Destiny
Sarah Rindner considers Moana's Disney revolution and its Jewish parallels.
No Ideas But In Things: A Review of “Jerusalem” at the Metropolitan Museum of...
Sarah Rindner with a review of the Met's latest exhibit, "Jerusalem."
Something to Lose – Eviatar Banai and the Sukkot Paradox
Sarah Rindner has been listening to Eviatar Banai just in time for Sukkot.