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Yaakov Taubes explores the background to Maimonides’s explanation for how the Mishnah is ordered.
Moshe Koppel Reviews Chaim Saiman's Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law.
In her latest for the Lehrhaus, Mali Moskowitz reflects on dating after divorce, Jewish marriage, and the ongoing journey for self-discovery.
Rafi Eis offers suggestions to solve the day school tuition crisis.
There’s a miniature kaf at the beginning of the parashah. As Gabriel Slamovits explains, what the diminished letter says about how Abraham mourned for Sarah fits well with a prominent teaching of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, zt”l.
Sam Glauber examines Abraham's place in his society.
Yehuda Fogel comments on the nature of controversy and dispute through the eyes of R. Nahman of Bratslav
Dan Jutan locates a fascinating meta-narrative within Rashi's commentary.
Thanks in part to several new publications, portions of the Orthodox world have been engaging with modern biblical scholarship in a more significant way than ever before. Gil Perl provides a four-step framework for how Jewish days schools might profitably teach many aspects of biblical criticism that do not conflict with our mesorah.