Debates over counting women in a minyan are about more than fairness.
Near a town made famous by the New Testament.
Bigotry, not zoning laws, triumph in Mahwah.
The Rogachover Gaon.
Courts can punish religious violence without getting involved in the theological nitty-gritty.
Against the modern doctrine of fairness over all.
One rabbi’s argument that civil law is rooted in human reason.
Marcionites, Gnostics, and a Shavuot custom.
Perhaps not a curse after all.
And perhaps by love, too.
It’s not a clear-cut issue.
How the Hasmoneans changed halakhah.
The daughter of a voice.
Speaking coherently about difficult cases.