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 traditionalism of the Ḥatam Sofer.
The case of the leprous house.
Feasting and fasting.
From the “pretense of knowledge” to the “emergent order.”
Toward a Jewish theory of political economy.
And the rabbinic commitment to upholding commercial life.
“Nations who are limited by the ways of religions.”
Emotional subjectivity in Jewish law and ethics.