Here are the best things that happened at MJL this week–with no additional Tu Bishvat related material!
Is Saag Paneer specifically Jewish? I believe the country of India would disagree. However, it still makes an amazing kosher dish!
Franz Kafka was a clue on Monday’s episode of Jeopardy–the exact same day he was featured on our homepage. Coincidence? Or is Alex Trebek working here now?
The Talmud has over 100 chapters dedicated to internet privacy. The rabbis were true trailblazers in the field.
What are the ethical implications of genetic screening?
Finally, we have an interesting read on contemporary activism in agunot–with the hope of protecting more women in the event of their divorce.
Pronounced: KOH-sher, Origin: Hebrew, adhering to kashrut, the traditional Jewish dietary laws.
Pronounced: TALL-mud, Origin: Hebrew, the set of teachings and commentaries on the Torah that form the basis for Jewish law. Comprised of the Mishnah and the Gemara, it contains the opinions of thousands of rabbis from different periods in Jewish history.
Pronounced: too bish-VAHT (oo as in boot), Origin: Hebrew, literally “the 15th of Shevat,” the Jewish month that usually falls in January or February, this is a holiday celebrating the “new year of the trees.”