Articles by MJL

Learn The Art of Papercutting Online

This one-hour workshop with My Jewish Learning will take place on Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m. EDT

Tikkun Leil Shavuot Live with My Jewish Learning

Join MJL for a night of live online Torah study beginning at 8:00 PM Eastern on May 28.

Marit Ayin: Avoiding the Appearance of Violating the Law

According to this rabbinic principle, doing the right things matters — and so does appearing to do the right thing.

Shabbat 62

"Women are a people unto themselves."

Az Yashir: From Praise to Service

This climactic prayer of Pesukei d'Zimrah leads us to where genuine expressions of divine praise inevitably must: to service of God.

Shabbat 59

What's your status?

Shabbat 56

Exonerating biblical heroes.

Shabbat 55

Ink and blood.

Shabbat 54

Gadgets of animal husbandry.

El Maleh Rachamim: Recasting the Language of Loss

This haunting memorial prayer employs subtle nuances of language to gently invert the vocabulary of grief.