Is there something uniquely Jewish about the poetry of Jewish Americans?
A writer who used the Jew as a metaphor for humankind.
Jewish socialism influenced Grace Paley's life and literature.
The most successful Jewish American writer may be the most ambivalent as well.
In America, a female sweatshop worker from a Polish shtetl could become a renowned writer and Hollywood commodity.
Ozick's version of Jewish literature is more than Yiddish words and slapstick.
Jewish views on organ donation are overridden by a single halakhic (legal) concept: pikuach nefesh—the Jewish obligation to save lives.
When we welcome baby girls into the covenant we allow them to remind us of God's presence in the world.
After learning the results of an experiment involving a decapitated sheep, Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach decided to permit organ donations.
Some worry that the discovery of "Jewish" genetic diseases will negatively affect the image and treatment of Jews.
Most (but not all) rabbinic authorities consider "partial birth abortion" on the same terms as other abortions.
In Judaism, the question of when "ensoulment" takes place is both unanswerable and irrelevant to the issue of abortion.