Open Orthodoxy

For today’s Jews, decisions are made not by organizations but by the community.

Feb. 16 2018 12:01AM

Another day, another terse resolution against the ordination of women. If traditionalist Judaism is to survive, it needs to stop reacting and do a much better job of explaining itself.

Nov. 10 2015 12:01AM

What the early history of Conservative Judaism can tell us.

Zev Eleff
Aug. 20 2015 12:01AM

The value of lived religious experience over rationalist claims.

Ysoscher Katz
June 3 2015 12:01AM

“All who are hungry for this moxie, let them come and eat.”

April 14 2015 12:01AM

The culture wars have come to the Modern Orthodox movement. Is a schism on the horizon?

Aug. 3 2014 10:00PM

Are the highly questionable premises and conclusions of academic Bible studies becoming an article of Orthodox dogma? That way lies surrender, intellectual and otherwise.

May 28 2014 12:01AM

Widening fissures among different streams of Orthodoxy are threatening to end a half-century of relatively peaceful cooperation that enabled the community to grow.

Nov. 7 2013 12:00AM