Jewish Thought

The constant pursuit of a life with God.

Warren Zev Harvey and S.D. Goitein
Jan. 11 2021 12:01AM

Isaac unbound.

Aaron Koller and Alex Ozar
Nov. 6 2020 12:01AM

A bizarre talmudic tale teaches that no man is too wise for the commandments.

Nahum Eliezer Rabinovitch
Oct. 9 2020 12:01AM

While others saw him as a skeptic.

Yehuda Halper
Oct. 7 2020 12:01AM

When news of the Jewish justice’s death spread last week, so did a lot of weird claims about how Jews should mourn and what they believe. It’s time to clear things up.

Sept. 25 2020 12:01AM

That’s not a bad thing, but a sensitive new biography is still worth reading.

Sept. 15 2020 12:01AM

He understood his adopted country’s potential, and its vulnerabilities.

Mark Gottlieb
Oct. 19 2018 12:01AM

A lost work by Abraham Isaac Kook.

Yehudah Mirsky
Aug. 15 2018 12:01AM

No kabbalist, but someone who yearned for mystical union with the Divine.

David Fried
Aug. 7 2018 12:01AM

A noted philosopher’s critique of one of liberalism’s most treasured theories clears room for a conception of politics informed by Judaism.

Feb. 8 2018 12:01AM

An 18th-century rabbi and theologian from a forgotten Jewish sect.

Daniel Lasker
March 27 2017 12:01AM