This year is one in which Jews are commanded to let the Land of Israel lie fallow. On this week’s podcast, an expert explains what this commandment means and how it’s applied there today.
The journalist joins us to talk about his new book and to explain how keeping the Sabbath can benefit Americans of all faiths.
Jews should draw inspiration from the Christian rather than the Jew.
Requiring more than minimal accommodation.
The old roots of a recent Jewish fad.
What Lieberman saw that Heschel didn’t.
There’s reason to hope it will overturn its 1970s jurisprudence.
The Eurovision contest and the mini-marts.
The biblical democratization of rest.
Promising to buy books in synagogue?
The promise and peril of calling angels to bless your Sabbath table.
Law before land.