A Lack of Empathy

Jacob's reaction to Dinah's rape is puzzling and disturbing.

Silent Deliberations

We should learn to react with humanity.

Parashat Vayishlach: Summary

With a video commentary from Bim Bam.

Parashat Vayishlach

In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob divides ...

Ask the Expert: Egg Donors

Must the donor be Jewish for the child to be recognized as Jewish?

Best of the Rest

There are only so many articles a website can put up in a week on their homepage. Plus, who can ...

Who Was Job’s Wife?

Job’s wife has no name and only a single line in his story, and yet I find her unforgettable — ...

Parashat Vayishlach: Honoring the Best of Jacob

This Torah portion interperses multiple momentous encounters with the divine realm with a series of fraught incidents between humans.

The Widening Scope of Gender Expression and Traditional Judaism

Orthodox feminism’s struggle for women’s leadership and ritual inclusion set a strong precedent for the recent consideration of the issues ...