Jewish Resurrection and Organ Donation
The misguided belief that one needs all body parts intact to be resurrected may contribute to the poor rate of organ donation--even for Jews with otherwise untraditional beliefs.
Prohibited Sexual Relationships
The Bible--concerned with sanctity in all aspects of life--prohibits incest, adultery, and a number of other sexual relationships.
Israel as Estranged Wives and Widows
The metaphor of Israel as the wife of God receives several potent and shocking midrashic reinterpretations as the rabbis reflect on Israel's suffering and persecution.
Twice Blessed: Jewish and Gay in the 21st Century
An examination of contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Jewish communities.
Homosexuality, Choice, and Jewish Law
If homosexuality is not chosen, then there is precedent in Jewish law for condoning it.
The Reality of Sex Outside Marriage
Non-marital sex is not ideal, but that doesn't mean Judaism has nothing to say about it.
Rosh Hashanah Haftarah: 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10
This haftarah tells the story of the birth of Samuel.