20/20 vision for hilkhot Shabbat: A Glance at Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon’s Newest Sefer
In our saturated environment, can any contemporary work on hilkhot Shabbat break new ground? Ezra Schwartz explains that Rav Rimon's newest work does precisely this.
Wearing a Smartwatch on Shabbat
Ike Sultan A. The Question One of the new gadgets that has become popular over the last few years is the smartwatch; a popular brand at...
Revival of the Forgotten Talmud
Sefaria has recently published a new bilingual digital edition of Talmud Yerushalmi. Taking stock of this development, Zachary Rothblatt offers an erudite synthesis of the history of Yerushalmi.
The Beit Midrash in the Age of Snapchat
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...
The Pitfalls of Excessive Rabbinic Honorifics
What is the appropriate way to address a rabbi? Moshe Kurtz offers a thoughtful perspective on lay usage of rabbinic titles.
Divinity Redefined- Review of Christine Hayes, What’s Divine About Divine Law?: Early Perspectives
Rabbi Daniel Reifman reviews Christine Hayes' Whats Divine about Divine Law?
Wanted: Precision, Nuance, and Avodat Hashem
Jeffrey Woolf contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.
“Justice has not Been Done”: Officer Immunity and Accountability in Jewish Law (Part 1)
David Polsky meticulously analyzes Halakhic sources on the use of force by officers of the law.
The “Judeo-Christian” Tradition at Yeshiva
Yisroel Ben-Porat offers historical, hashkafic, and personal reflections on what’s often called the “Judeo-Christian” tradition and whether a Torah u-Madda outlook can embrace the study of Christianity.
Hilkhot Nashim: A Cautious Revolution
Gila Bieler-Hoch reviews Hilkhot Nashim, published by JOFA and Maggid Books.