Why the Sabbath Is Everything

This week, the Talmud’s rabbis explore possible holy day violations to determine the nature of the sinner

Does God Care About Shoes?

In this week’s Talmud study, Jewishness is not just moral and theological matters. It is a way of life.

Too Stuffed for Shabbat: The Day-After-Thanksgiving Dilemma

Making another big dinner so soon after a festive Thanksgiving meal poses a quandary for Jewish cooks

Faith and Observance for Millenials

A rabbi and a minister talk about a resurgence of the Sabbath

Enforcers

In early-20th-century Warsaw, making sure people observed the Sabbath was serious business

Sundown: Top Reform Rabbi Wants East J’lem Freeze

Plus Levy’s running, a Shabbat to observe, and more

Sundown: Obama and Bibi, Together At Last?

Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more

Clockwork

The Sabbath is but one of the Jewish contributions to the science of keeping time

Today on Tablet

Ecumenical political philosophy, ecumenical Zionism, and more

Day of Rest

Judith Shulevitz’s new book considers the Sabbath throughout the ages and in her own life

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