Ezra Sivan asks what light the narratives of Shabbat and the scouts shed on some critical social questions.
Elli Fischer on Rasbhi's passing, his legacy, and some other rabbinic legacies, as well.
Akiva Shapiro offers reflections on Naomi Shemer's culture-changing song.
So many of the most exciting developments in Jewish thought, explains Ariel Rackovsky, are occurring in Israel. Are American Jews sufficiently aware of them?
Ben Greenfield presents Yeshivat Chovevei Torah's liturgy for commemorating Yom HaShoah.
Jon Kelsen uncovers a deeper rabbinic meaning to the blood needed to "passover" the Israelites.
Shalva Muschel offers some perspective on George Elliot's leading Jews and the newest attempt to gain a fuller appreciation of Daniel Deronda.
Shlomo Zuckier takes a closer look at the cultural and theological underpinnings of this hit new Orthodox music video.
Purim - Armed with feminist and political theory, Don Seeman probes the depths of Malbim's Esther commentary.
Eliav Grossman examines the Talmud's account of drinking on Purim, reading it as directed at Christian texts and traditions.