Jewish traditions may indeed have important things to say in the transhumanist future, but first we Jews have to get there—as Jews.
Mitzvot and the aspiration to perform them abound in the souls of American Jews.
Harry Zvi Davidowitz and the Rock of Israel.
Demand grows while supply shrinks.
A new way for longstanding communities to reverse decline.
While movement-led institutions dwindle, independent seminaries are growing.
Over 140 years of bemoaning the neglect of the Sabbath.
Paula Hyman, 1946-2011.
The Israeli intellectual joins us to explain his country’s newest conversion controversy, and the underlying tensions it illuminates within Israeli public life.
The historian brothers join us to talk about their Jewish upbringing, and the different paths they took away from the Conservative Judaism of their parents.
Especially with an election on the way.
Consecrated by history, but not sanctified by God.
Some reflections on solitary prayer and mixed-sex seating.
The leading Conservative rabbi joins us to a look at the task facing America’s liberal denominations.