Shabbat

A classic historical study explains why not.

June 3 2019 12:01AM

The Sabbath is universal, but the holidays speak to Jewish particularity.

Nov. 1 2018 12:01AM

An eruv is a wall made of doors.

June 15 2018 12:01AM

It won’t impinge on religious freedom—or encourage Shabbat observance.

Shuki Friedman
Jan. 5 2018 12:01AM

Before the meal on Sabbath eve, the prayer book offers a song of praise to the ideal woman.

Nov. 30 2017 12:01AM

Bigotry, not zoning laws, triumph in Mahwah.

NorthJersey.com
July 28 2017 12:01AM

Mind your own business.

Jack Abramowitz
Jan. 27 2017 12:01AM

How the Hasmoneans changed halakhah.

Dec. 29 2016 12:01AM

Can an ancient Jewish teaching make Andrew Sullivan human again?

Elliot Kaufman
Sept. 22 2016 12:01AM

Circle, Arrow, Spiral.

Miriam Kosman
March 15 2016 12:01AM

The goal of Shabbat is to experience an already-completed world.

Ethan Tucker
Jan. 22 2016 12:01AM

Memories of a forgotten Turkish community.

Leyla Aglamaz
Nov. 9 2015 12:01AM

An old solution to a new problem.

Ephraim Mirvis
Oct. 13 2015 12:01AM

“The peace of the Sabbath . . . a time outside time, was palpable, infused everything.”

Oliver Sacks
Aug. 18 2015 12:01AM