Protecting the victim and the poor.
What the headline-making rabbinic showdown over online seders reveals about Jewish law and its limits.
Those with greater ability to help are called upon to bear greater risk.
A 14th-century rabbinic debate on the purpose of the legal system.
One rabbi’s argument that civil law is rooted in human reason.
Conferring an air of legality on the murder of Naboth.
Did ancient rabbis get their idea of divine law from the ancient Greeks?
There is, and one strain of it needs to be reclaimed—especially in the aftermath of Gaza.