Halakhah

Shmitah is a way of acknowledging that the earth is the Lord’s.

Baruch Sterman
Jan. 20 2022 12:01AM

The Arba’ah Turim incunabulum.

Jerusalem Post
Jan. 20 2022 12:01AM

“A fetus might not be a person in Jewish law, but it is a potential person, and must therefore be protected.”

Gil Student
Dec. 6 2021 12:01AM

The red fence and the Gentile gaze.

Leah Sarna
Nov. 12 2021 12:01AM

Learning from the exceptions as well as the rule.

Menachem Levine
Oct. 21 2021 12:01AM

Moshe Tendler saw the hand of God under the microscope.

Oct. 11 2021 12:01AM

A test of society’s religious and moral mettle—and of halakhic flexibility.

Aug. 18 2021 12:01AM

More than most, Modern Orthodoxy is a movement constantly ensnared by ideological disputes. Here’s how it can survive.

Aug. 3 2021 12:01AM

Imams and rabbis condemned them, but they flourished nonetheless.

Ronit Vered
July 27 2021 12:01AM

The traditionalism of the Ḥatam Sofer.

Shmuel Ben-Shalom
June 7 2021 12:01AM

The case of the leprous house.

Martha Himmelfarb
April 16 2021 12:01AM

Realism, shmealism.

Haym Soloveitchik
Jan. 25 2021 12:01AM

From the “pretense of knowledge” to the “emergent order.”

Russell Roberts
Nov. 23 2020 12:01AM