Faithful Quotations: Of Saying, Bringing, and Citing

Authors mis-citing citations on authors citing authors. What gives? Yiddish.

The Utility of Ambiguity

Dina Brawer explores "certainty" and "doubt" in rabbinic tradition.

These and Those … But Definitely not Those!

In response to Tzvi Sinensky's earlier essay, Andrew Bennett presents Jewish legal scholar Robert Cover's and noted antisemite Carl Schmitt's thoughts on elu ve-elu.

Don’t Forget David’s Literary Temple! A Rebuttal to Levi Morrow

Harvard Professor Jon Levenson weighs in on what stops the floodwaters: rabbinic creativity or the Temple!

Three Sonnets

Jeffrey Burghauser's three poems draw on the biblical and rabbinic imagination.

Halakhah and Social Change

A response to Yosef Bronstein's study on Halakhah's engagement with societal norms

Translating Theory into Practice to Revolutionize the Teaching of Talmud

Yaakov Bieler continues the conversation on Talmud education, introducing "action research" to the discussion.

What Could (and Couldn’t) the Rabbis Do?

What sort of powers did Hazal have in the first century? Ari Lamm wonders.

From Lawlessness to Respectability: A Response to Eli Putterman

Lawrence Kaplan responds to Eli Putterman's essay on Reish Laqish and sexuality.