Moshe Kurtz explores halakhic and hashkafic considerations surrounding bringing young children to shul.
With Hoshanah Rabbah today and the theme of repentance in mind, Jack Cohen explores the role that outsiders play in one's teshuva process through an enigmatic midrash instructing one to return a person to themselves.
Daniel Goldberg examines how four versions of a Midrash about Shemini Atzeret reflect different aspects of the Jewish people's relationship with God.
Special for Sukkot, we are honored to publish this piece by Rav Nahum Rabinovitch zz"l, appearing first the first time in print. Special thanks to Elli Fischer for translating and Koren for permission to publish.
By examining the prayers for rain and dew through the lens of meteorology and Rabbi Soloveitchik’s Lonely Man of Faith, Chaim Trachtman presents a unique religious model for thinking about climate change.
Chaim Saiman comments on the nature of Simhat Torah.
Ben Lorber reflects on the meaning of ya'aleh ve-yavo.
Aaron Cohen surveys the fascinating literature surrounding antipodal etrogim.
Merri Ukraincik contemplates G-d's role in our lives.
David Moster explores the meaning of Peri Etz Hadar.
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