What Does Jewish Law Think American Abortion Law Ought To Be?
In light of the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday, Michael Broyde considers what American abortion law halakhah might prefer.
Reish Lakish and Rabbi Yohanan on the Power of Repentance: A Reappraisal
How does Reish Lakish’s classic view of repentance help to account for the tragic dissolution of his relationship with Rabbi Yohanan?
The Inverted Halakhah of Simhat Torah
Chaim Saiman comments on the nature of Simhat Torah.
Is Religious Tolerance a Jewish Idea?
Jonathan Ziring comments on the "Jewishness" of religious tolerance.
Vaccines, Hysteria, and Rabbinic Responsibility: A Plea from the Trenches
Jeremy Brown comments on the history and necessity of vaccination in the Jewish community.
Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein and Academic Talmud Study
Rami Reiner breaks new ground, analyzing Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein's view of academic Jewish studies.
Can I Use Zip-Ties To Hold Down My Sekhakh?
Dan Margulies offers a rundown of the sukkah zip-tie construction, the next great halakhic frontier
The First Yeshiva Exile
Reading R. Eliezer b. Hyrcanus and Shammai through an autistic lens, Liz Shayne explores how uncompromising, righteous anger can find a place in the beit midrash.
American Football: A Case Study in the Limits of Halakhah and the Claim of...
Jeffrey Fox examines whether watching football is problematic from a Torah point of view.
A Controversial Halakhic Case Against the State of Israel
Shmuel Silberman reviews Yirmiyahu Cohen's anti-Zionist book "I will Await Him."