Debates over counting women in a minyan are about more than fairness.
Even as we live in an increasingly gender-neutral society, fundamental differences persist; Judaism neglects them at its peril.
The “Sharansky” plan for a non-Orthodox worship section at the Western Wall deserves the support of both Israelis and Diaspora Jews.
“Focusing on egalitarianism was a distraction from the real problem: that Conservative Jews were not committed to halakhah and Jewish learning.”
Unique among early Iron Age civilizations, the ancient Israelites left behind very few tombs. Does this reflect a gap in the archeological record, or the. . .
Why it would be wrong to abandon Natan Sharansky's ambitious compromise proposal for the most sacred site in the Jewish world.
The Palestinian Authority vehemently opposes Israel’s opening a new “egalitarian” prayer space; no less vehemently, many American Jews support it. For the latter, this could. . .