Megillah 17

Ordering the Amidah.

Ketubot 24

Proving priesthood.

Chagigah 27

Walking through fire.

Jewish Vacations: The Catskills

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

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. ...

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 ...

Celebrating Our Daughters: From Simchat Bat to Bat Mitzvah

I had been thinking about my eldest daughter’s bat mitzvah for a long time. We belong to a Modern Orthodox ...

Parashat Miketz: Coercion vs. Love

This Torah portion begs the question of whether it’s acceptable to use coercive power to have people to do something that’s good for them.

The Theology of Chabad

The problem of divine withdrawal inspires an alternate view of the universe.