Rabbi Avi Shafran
Rabbi Avi Shafran is director of public affairs for Agudath Israel of America.
Articles by Rabbi Avi Shafran
Understanding the Sotah Ritual
The trial by ordeal prescribed for a woman suspected of infidelity is unparalleled anywhere else in the Torah.
Shavuot has no specific rituals because it is all about receiving God's Torah.
The Sukkah Still Stands
Despite the dangers and tragedies of our world, we can take comfort in the divine protection symbolized by the Sukkah.