As a possible Rafah incursion awaits the IDF, the author of a new volume on Jewish just-war theory explains the moral issues at stake.

May 10 2024 12:01AM

With some help from Maimonides, Aristotle, Dr. Johnson, and Chekhov.

Feb. 3 2021 12:01AM

Halakhah and the trolley problem.

Shmuel Reichman
June 9 2020 12:01AM

And reject the assumption that they are irrational and simplistic.

James Nati
Dec. 4 2019 12:01AM

The divine situation comedy.

Alexi Sargeant
Feb. 19 2018 12:01AM

And in a good way, too.

Jeremiah Unterman
Aug. 10 2016 12:01AM

Israel’s army and society are morally strong and resilient.

April 7 2016 12:01AM

In Operation Protective Edge, the Israeli military acted with self-discipline and respect for human dignity—core values deeply rooted in the Jewish tradition.

Sept. 9 2014 12:01AM

Judaism recognizes vegetarianism as an ideal, wrote Israel's first chief rabbi, Abraham Isaac Kook, but Jews must not elevate the welfare of animals above that of human beings.

July 19 2013 12:00AM

More and more Americans think religion is a force for good—but increasingly they also want nothing to do with it. These two facts are. . .

June 10 2013 12:00AM