Yevamot 122

Farewell, Tractate Yevamot.

Sex, Violence, and, Shades of Grey

The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy is everywhere. I saw a woman reading it the subway last week and another ...

Chagigah 27

Walking through fire.

Jewish Vacations: The Catskills

A mid-20th-century haven for Jews trying to get away from it all.

Abba Kovner

The Jewish writer and fighter.

Ketubot 24

Proving priesthood.

Anticipating Day after Night

Next week, we’re going to have Anita Diamant, author of the new book Day after Night, blogging for us. It’s ...

Megillah 17

Ordering the Amidah.

How Do the Rabbis in the Talmud Address Rape?

With the deplorable situation in Santa Clara (the Stanford rape case), there has recently been a media focus on rape. ...