Recent Essays

  • Moshe Rabbeinu: The Hidden Years

    Mosheh Lichtenstein (0)
    Moshe Rabbeinu: The Hidden Years

    by R. Mosheh Lichtenstein “And Moshe agreed to dwell with the man, and he gave Tzippora, his daughter, to Moshe. And...

     
  • Vort from the Rav: Shemos

    Arnold Lustiger (0)
    Vort from the Rav: Shemos

    Ex. 3:10 לְכָה וְאֶֽשְׁלָֽחֲךָ אֶל־פַּרְעה So now come, and I will send you to Pharaoh. Ex.3:12 וַיּאמֶר...

     
  • Books Received

    Gil Student (0)
    Books Received

    Halachically Speaking 3: Hard-to-Find Halachah for Everyday Living by R. Moishe Dovid Lebovits (Israel Bookshop) ...

     
  • All-In-One Weddings

    Gil Student (1)
    All-In-One Weddings

    by R. Gil Student I got engaged during my last semester of college, in which I was taking a Hebrew Literature course. After...

     
  • Audio Roundup

    Joel Rich (3)
    Audio Roundup

    by Joel Rich Rav Chisda was a third generation amora. In the 3 cases where the gemara questions learning a seeming torah...

     
  • Glass Half Full Judaism

    Gil Student (7)
    Glass Half Full Judaism

    by R. Gil Student This is an article I published in last week’s issue of The Jewish Link of New Jersey, an up-and-coming...

     
  • From the Archives of Tradition

    Yitzchak Blau (0)
    From the Archives of Tradition

    by R. Yitzchak Blau One of the pioneering articles about women and Judaism appeared in Tradition in the fall of 1973 (link...

     
  • Conducting Business with Non-Kosher Food

    Moishe Dovid Lebovits (4)
    Conducting Business with Non-Kosher Food

    Many times one is faced with the question if he is allowed to buy a non-kosher item in order to give it to one’s workers,...

     
  • Freebie: Rav Soloveitchik on Parashas Shemos

    Arnold Lustiger (1)
    Freebie: Rav Soloveitchik on Parashas Shemos

    by Dr. Arnold Lustiger Many friends have been asking me about the availability of the Chumash Mesoras Harav on Sefer Shemos....

     
  • Tipping in Halacha (And Bringing Gifts for One’s Host!)

    Ari Enkin (0)
    Tipping in Halacha (And Bringing Gifts for One’s Host!)

    by R. Ari Enkin The Talmud1 tells us that the residents of Jerusalem were forbidden to charge the pilgrims who would ascend...