In tribute to his son's hanahat tefilin and Bar Mitzvah, Lehrhaus Consulting Editor Jeffrey Saks explores a little-known, mysterious practice that appears in Agnon's short story Two Pairs.
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.
Victor M. Erlich offers insight into an infamous Shakespearean character.
The zogerke or firzogerin, once the vernacular translator in the women’s section of the synagogue, has faded into distant memory. Dalia Wolfson reimagines her for our times.
R. Yitzchak Blau analyzes the 2018 book, Was Yosef on the Spectrum?
Eileen Watts puts the writings of Bernard Malamud in conversation with today's immigrant debate.
Ari Hoffman on the most important living Jewish writer.