Recent Essays

  • Audio Roundup

    Joel Rich (0)
    Audio Roundup

    by Joel Rich After the Baby Boomers” Robert Wuthnow “A majority of young adults still consider religion relevant to their...

     
  • Da’as Torah or Advice?

    Gil Student (3)
    Da’as Torah or Advice?

    by R. Gil Student Many religious Jews today ask rabbis life questions–whom to marry, where to live, what career path...

     
  • The Rishonim

    Henry Abramson (3)
    The Rishonim

    This lecture serves as an introduction to the Rishonim, a body of Rabbinic scholars associated with the 9th through the 15th...

     
  • Spiritual Math V

    Moshe Schapiro (0)
    Spiritual Math V

    by R. Moshe Schapiro The fifth and final installment in a series discussing the meaning of the phrase in Selichot “ve-lo...

     
  • Unity in Leadership, Prophecy, and Wisdom

    Gidon Rothstein (0)
    Unity in Leadership, Prophecy, and Wisdom

    by R. Gidon Rothstein How unified a leadership do we want? In democracies, we like checks and balances, diversity and multiplicity...

     
  • Spiritual Math IV

    Moshe Schapiro (0)
    Spiritual Math IV

    by R. Moshe Schapiro The fourth in a five-part series discussing the meaning of the phrase in Selichot “ve-lo shavah...

     
  • The Mitzva to Eat on Erev Yom Kippur and the Teshuva of Yom Kippur

    David Brofsky (0)
    The Mitzva to Eat on Erev Yom Kippur and the Teshuva of Yom Kippur

    by R. David Brofsky, excerpted from Hilkhot Mo’adim: Understanding the Laws of the Festivals Many customs and laws...

     
  • The Elijah Moment

    Gil Student (0)
    The Elijah Moment

    R. Daniel Cohen of Stamford, CT talks about living for your Elijah moment. ...

     
  • Spiritual Math III

    Moshe Schapiro (0)
    Spiritual Math III

    by R. Moshe Schapiro The third in a five-part series discussing the meaning of the phrase in Selichot “ve-lo shavah...

     
  • May one wear Crocs on Yom Kippur?

    Shlomo Brody (0)
    May one wear Crocs on Yom Kippur?

    by R. Shlomo Brody, excerpted from his new book, A Guide to the Complex: Contemporary Halakhic Debates The permissibility...