Halakhah

“In heaven there will be no law,” an American legal giant once wrote. For Jews, it’s exactly the opposite.

Sept. 13 2018 12:01AM

Is a biblical commandment against taking a mother bird with her young intended to teach mercy, or is it about something else?

Aug. 23 2018 12:01AM

Pro-life, but not in the contemporary sense.

Shlomo Brody
Aug. 13 2018 12:01AM

Halakhah was important no matter how it was understood.

Lawrence Schiffman
July 24 2018 12:01AM

Halakhic rulings from the diaspora may not always apply well to Israeli realities.

Shlomo Brody
July 5 2018 12:01AM

“The most systematic, comprehensive commentary on Maimonides’ code ever produced.”

Allan Nadler
July 2 2018 12:01AM

Where Judaism can be a culture, not a counterculture.

June 27 2018 12:01AM

While putting divine law in human hands.

Richard Hidary
April 12 2018 12:01AM

Most rabbis aren’t yet convinced.

Gil Student
April 11 2018 12:01AM

And why does Judaism need so many?

Reuven Ziegler
April 10 2018 12:01AM

What’s wrong with playing God?

J. David Bleich, Edward Burns and Neville Sanjana
Jan. 16 2018 12:01AM

Confronting the realities of death, learning how best to live.

Daniel Troy
Nov. 20 2017 12:01AM