As Daf Yomi learners begin studying Shekalim, Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg offers an erudite answer to the question: What is Yerushalmi Shekalim doing in the Babylonian Talmud?
Lawrence Kaplan In his recent Lehrhaus essay “Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein and Academic Talmud Study,” Professor Avraham (Rami) Reiner proves himself to be a genuine disciple...
Jeremy Brown considers the deeper significance of kashrut organizations' new humrah regarding eggs that were left out overnight.
Miriam Gedwiser Sometimes, returning to a familiar text uncovers something new. In this essay, I hope to reexamine the story of the Oven of Akhnai...
Shlomo Zuckier explores some surprising connections between the Talmud and the field of behavioral economics.
Shlomo Zuckier surveys and analyzes the debate over Zoom Seders during coronavirus.
William Gewirtz continues to offer his thoughts on the meaning of bein ha-shemashot.
Yosef Lindell offers a brief history of Pesah guides.
Rabbi Ezra Schwartz reviews Nishmat HaBayit, a responsa collection by the Yoatzot Halacha of Nishmat
Suzanne Last Stone reviews Chaim Saiman's Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law.