Yeshivish Women Clergy: The Secular State and Changing Roles for Women in Ultra-Orthodoxy

Laura Shaw Frank contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

The Nature of Halakhic Civil Law

Chaim Saiman analyzes how the Torah's two introductions to the revelation at Sinai correspond to two perspectives on the nature of halakhic civil law.

Can a Court Really Ban Kapparot and Why it Matters for the American Jewish...

Michael (Avi) Helfand on a recent court case with implications for American Jews as members of both a religious and a minority community.

Why Religious Liberty Can’t Justify Torture, Even When It’s for a Get

Avi Helfand on when law trumps religious liberty, and for good reason.

Why the Courts Got the Get-Torturer Case Right: Religious Liberty as Mutual Accommodation

Yishai Schwartz responds to Michael (Avi) Helfand on the matter of American law, religious liberties and get-torture.

The Realities of Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: A Recent Case and a Cause...

Michael (Avi) Helfand offers an analysis of the legal battle between Susan Abeles’s and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).

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