A rabbi comes to YIVO.
In praise of Chaim Grade.
For him, the individual was paramount.
A recent article doesn’t meet the paper’s own standards.
“For him, moderation is born of a burning and lifelong desire.”
Avraham Yurovitch, who died in 2002, was a rabbi of some prominence in Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox community. He was also a mystic who taught meditative techniques. . .
Traditional Jewish study methods have something to gain from the techniques of academic scholarship—and vice-versa.
Religious schools save New York taxpayers billions, yet the state legislature has dropped a tax-relief measure for parents with children in religious schools. Why?
A self-discipline program devised by the American founder inspired a 19th-century rabbinic guide to self-improvement that is still studied in yeshivas today.
Two acclaimed new books about Israel betray a disquieting lack of moral confidence in their subject and its story
Misrepresenting his true brilliance, a recent book portrays the towering talmudic scholar Elijah of Vilna as a more radical modernizer than the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn.
Once the preserve of Orthodox yeshivas and their students, the central text of rabbinic Judaism is increasingly becoming the cultural property of all Jews.
The foundational text of rabbinic Judaism, the Talmud has sustained Jews through exile and persecution for two thousand years. (Audio)