“They should seek Torah from his mouth; for he is an angel of the...

In commemoration of the shloshim of Rabbi Simcha Krauss z"l, Dan Margulies offers a moving reflection of his teacher.

Loyal As A Dog: How to Read “Jewish Art”

Marc Michael Epstein explores the nature of animal motifs in medieval Jewish manuscripts.

Dear Rabbi, Due Too Soon

In her debut poem, Sophia Katz mourns the loss of a local rabbi.

“I’d Fast a Second Day”

Julie Goldstein reflects on her recent Yom Kippur experience and why it matters for Orthodox women everywhere.
Rav Shagar

On Subjectivity and Pluralism: Sparks of Rav Shagar’s Thought

Udi Dvorkin offers a plea to take Rav Shagar at his full value, which means reading him in the original Hebrew.

Lessons Learned from the Professor: A Tribute to Prof. Louis Feldman

Shlomo Riskin remembers how Yeshiva University's late Professor Louis Feldman helped him make the greatest decision of his life.

Welcome to the Jungle: Shababniks Meet the Spotlight

Sarah Rindner reviews Shababniks and its portrait of haredi life.

Of Prayer in Solitude

How can one pray after sinning? In this poem, Dov Frank suggests seeking redemption in unexpected places.

A Cosmic Puzzle Best Left Unsolved: A Review of Harold Gans’s New Book

Ben Rothke reviews Harold Gans's new book The Cosmic Puzzle: A Scientific Investigation into the Existence of God, asking the question: Is the proof of God best left to the scientific method?

Refusing to Bury Family Members of a Get Refuser: A Dramatic Step With Longstanding...

Ari Elias-Bachrach examines the Israel Cheif Rabbi's recent decision not to bury the mother of a get-refuser.