Recent Essays

  • New Periodical: Tradition Summer 2014

    Gil Student (2)
    New Periodical: Tradition Summer 2014

    Tradition 47:2 (Summer 2014): Are We All Seminary Men? And The Foliage of Old Vilna by R. Shalom Carmy – On boundaries...

     
  • Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere II

    Barry Freundel (0)
    Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere II

    by Rabbi Dr Barry Freundel The London Beth Din, United Synagogue and Maggid Books are publishing Morash Kehillat Yaakov,...

     
  • Kaparot

    Aharon Ziegler (0)
    Kaparot

    Halakhic Positions of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik by R. Aharon Ziegler The custom of Kaparot on Erev Yom Kippur is the subject...

     
  • Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere

    Barry Freundel (0)
    Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere

    by Rabbi Dr Barry Freundel The London Beth Din, United Synagogue and Maggid Books are publishing Morash Kehillat Yaakov,...

     
  • Audio Roundup

    Joel Rich (2)
    Audio Roundup

    by Joel Rich Question: I was recently on an EL AL flight to Israel. The crew congenially allowed us to daven mincha right...

     
  • A Hashkafah of Dating

    Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer (2)
    A Hashkafah of Dating

    by Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer Love and marriage in the Jewish community is a perennial source of perplexity. An imagined...

     
  • Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Book Launch

    Gil Student (0)
    Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Book Launch

    Please join me next Monday night, as we celebrate the launch of a book I co-edited (I am the American editor) in honor of...

     
  • E-Mail Digests

    Gil Student (0)
    E-Mail Digests

    Please note that we are making changes to our e-mail digest system. Please bear with us as we transition. If you receive...

     
  • A Maimonidean Perspective on Biblical Criticism

    Gil Student (6)
    A Maimonidean Perspective on Biblical Criticism

    I. The Challenge of Biblical Criticism Biblical Criticism has long posed a challenge to traditional Judaism, to some people...

     
  • How to Get to the Times of Mashiach

    Gidon Rothstein (0)
    How to Get to the Times of Mashiach

    by R. Gidon Rothstein Bringing Mashiach and Universal Recognition of Hashem into the Picture Ran’s final point in this...