“Checklists are for driving licenses, not for religious courts.”
An open letter from Orthodox rabbinic leaders.
The sacred charge to build upon the foundation that God created.
Promising new technologies raise religious questions.
Rupture and reconstruction.
Shmitah is a way of acknowledging that the earth is the Lord’s.
The Arba’ah Turim incunabulum.
“A fetus might not be a person in Jewish law, but it is a potential person, and must therefore be protected.”
The red fence and the Gentile gaze.
Learning from the exceptions as well as the rule.
Moshe Tendler saw the hand of God under the microscope.
A test of society’s religious and moral mettle—and of halakhic flexibility.
More than most, Modern Orthodoxy is a movement constantly ensnared by ideological disputes. Here’s how it can survive.
Imams and rabbis condemned them, but they flourished nonetheless.
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.