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Rachel Adler

How Adler uses feminist ideas to challenge Jewish law.

Yizkor: The Unending Conversation

Yizkor is part of an ongoing conversation with the dead, but what we don't realize is that we constantly converse with the dead in daily life.

Kaddish Initiates Aveilut

After burial Jewish law requires the mourner to turn from despair in the face of death to the affirmation of life.

Halacha: The Laws of Jewish Life

Halacha is the "way" a Jew is directed to behave, encompassing civil, criminal and religious law.