The 10th Yahr: On Loving and Losing and Finding a Jewish Husband

Beverly Siegel reflects on memory and love in Jewish life and tradition.

Talking To and About God

Ari Lamm on the Bat Kol in rabbinic literature and its implications for Orthodox discourse

R. Eliezer Berkovits’ Faith and Freedom Passover Haggadah

Ross Singer reviews the Faith and Freedom R. Eliezer Berkovits Haggadah, compiled by Reuven Mohl.

Vashti: Feminist or Foe?

Tzvi Sinensky contends that the rabbinic and feminist readings of Vashti are not diametrically opposed.

Should the Davening of the Tenth of Tevet Take Sides in a Talmudic Debate?

Several reasons are given in our tradition about the reason for the fast on the Tenth of Tevet. The liturgy for the day takes a stand on what the true reasons are, but Yaakov Jaffe questions whether this stand is the right one.

Review of Antisemitism: Here and Now

Judah Kerbel Reviews Deborah E. Lipstadt's Antisemitism: Here and Now.

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein’s Novel Position on Women’s Talmud Study

The novelty of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein's teachings on women's Talmud study... explained, by Shlomo Zuckier!

Building Upon the Rav’s Legacy in Women’s Learning

Ezra Schwartz The recently published account of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s inaugural shiur at Stern College has rightfully generated much conversation about women and Gemara study. In light of this appropriate benchmark of forty years,...

Back to School: A Path to Sustainability

Chavie Kahn argues that endowments are essential to resolving the tuition crisis.

The Feminist Case for Home Economics

There was a time when many day schools featured home ec classes, but those days are behind us. Lindsey Bodner makes the case for reintroducing an updated version of this course in our curricula.