Jewish traditions may indeed have important things to say in the transhumanist future, but first we Jews have to get there—as Jews.
Tikkun olam divorced from particularism is not Jewish universalism; it is just universalism.
Demand grows while supply shrinks.
Ilhan Omar believes she is speaking truth to Jewish power.
A new way for longstanding communities to reverse decline.
While movement-led institutions dwindle, independent seminaries are growing.
There’s no contradiction between prophetic values and peoplehood.
Anti-Israel rabbinical students lack love and empathy for their fellow Jews.
Remembering one of Reform Judaism’s most compelling thinkers.
Judaism’s “self-contained system of ethics.”
The traditionalism of the Ḥatam Sofer.
The Israeli intellectual joins us to explain his country’s newest conversion controversy, and the underlying tensions it illuminates within Israeli public life.
Especially with an election on the way.
North American synagogues experience these two purposes not as mutually reinforcing but as incongruous—which is why they’re in trouble.