How ancient Egypt’s economic centralization paved the road for Israelite slavery.
For today’s progressives, Jewish particularism is acceptable only when it involves vehement critiques of Israel.
The Maccabean revolt wasn’t just about independence. It was a culture war between those who embraced “Greek wisdom” and those who believed in transcendent, divine knowledge.
Exploring the links between Judaism and conservatism.
A rabbi comes to YIVO.
John Rawls vs. religion.
The victors in the gay-rights struggle should display some magnanimity.
An inconsistently enforced restriction on free speech.
Before the meal on Sabbath eve, the prayer book offers a song of praise to the ideal woman.
Life with dignity vs. death with dignity.
Women, outreach, and messianism.
How Psalm 107 and Maimonides inspired the pilgrims.