In 1927, Rabbi Boruch Ber Leibowitz wrote a poem, an ode to Rabbi Hayyim Soloveitchik of Brisk. Nati Helfgot provides the background and a translation.
Ezra Sivan presents a new analysis of Shabbat and how it throws light on so much more in the Torah.
Ayelet Wenger offers a creative, intertextual reading of the story of Rabbi Akiva and the Wolf on the Temple Mount.
In commemoration of Rav Amital's seventh Yahrtzeit, Shlomo Zuckier shares Rav Amital's teachings on Jewish continuity, in Derasha form.
For Eve Grubin, Bilam's hidden messages is a lesson for the Torah and for life.
Yakov Z. Mayer reflects on the life of a remarkable Hasidic academic.
Chaim Saiman analyzes how the Torah's two introductions to the revelation at Sinai correspond to two perspectives on the nature of halakhic civil law.
Dina Brawer explores "certainty" and "doubt" in rabbinic tradition.
Akiva Shapiro offers reflections on Naomi Shemer's culture-changing song.