Yeshayahu Leibowitz, Eliezer Berkovits, and the philosophy of halakhah.
“We ask for forgiveness” if a body is moved.
In the midst of World War II, a group of exiled yeshiva students posed an urgent question.
“When you see the wonders of how bees operate, it makes you feel good about God.”
The last fruits of shmitah.
Why a “backwards” tractate includes lengthy discussions of the destruction of the Second Temple.
Science, medicine, printing, and mysticism.
Realizing there is a time for death, yet upholding the sanctity of life.
A 13th-century French rabbi’s insight into the problem.
Joseph Karo’s journeys.
A boon to both beginners and experts.
“No one achieves happiness or bliss when paying his taxes.”
“On my life and mind! There is no great analysis here.”
Joseph Karo and the Judeo-Islamic tradition.