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Mind Blown: Shofar as Divine Encounter Beyond the Limits of Human...

Aton Holzer explores the inscrutability of the Mitzvah of Shofar.

Hendiadys in the Pre-Shofar Acrostic Prayer: An Introduction to an Overlooked...

In unpacking the meaning of a tricky verse from Eikhah that we say as part of the Shofar service on Rosh Hashanah, Mitchell First introduces us to the literary principle called hendiadys, which can help us understand various phrases throughout Tanakh.

Responses to Michael Broyde on Time-bound Commandments

Two readers respond to Michael Broyde's recent article on time-bound commandments. Leah Sarna critiques Broyde's omission of female scholarship, and Avi Siegal argues that Broyde's unifying theory skews the data.

Why Are Women Obligated in Some Time-Bound Positive Commandments and Exempt...

Michael Broyde offers a new theory for why halakhah obligates women in some time-bound positive mitzvot and exempts them from others.

Rosh HaShanah And God’s Battle for Compassion

Akiva Mattenson writes on the relationship between God and Judgement.