What do you do when Halloween falls on Shabbat? Braid together your Jewish and American traditions in a sweet loaf of bread.
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Bending my rules—but not breaking them—let my son play ball without forgetting that family and synagogue still come first
Why Talmud study is not reading, in the usual sense of the word, but rather deciphering the true meaning of the text
With great metaphysical creativity, Talmudic rabbis probe the exact limits of comparison and analogy
The apparent abstraction of Talmudic rulings, immune to the vagaries of history, are also a key to Jewish survival