Many synagogue goers found the abbreviated High Holiday services we recently concluded quite appealing. Need we eventually go back to the way it was before coronavirus? Not really, argues Moshe Kurtz, surveying the substantial halakhic support for shortening the services every year.
Shlomo Zuckier takes on the Mr. Cheshvan culture industry.
Rebecca Cypess considers the life and work of the Italian Jewish Renaissance composer Salamone Rossi, his rabbinic supporter Leon Modena, and the controversies over 17th century polyphonic music in the synagogue.
Francis Nataf explores Malbim’s sophisticated engagement with Kantian ethics.
Shira Hecht-Koller Earlier this year, Apple released the iPhone X. When the first iPhone was released in 2007, I was completing my second year of...
Sarah Zager puts #MeToo in conversation with the Talmudic discussion of the death penalty.
R. Yitzchak Blau analyzes the 2018 book, Was Yosef on the Spectrum?
This siddur, Yaakov Jaffe argues, is where to look to find out what Orthodox Jews believe.
Howard Apfel reviews Sacred Training: A Halakhic Guidebook for Medical Students and Residents.
Hillel Broder reviews the latest release from Jeremiah Lockwood.