A rabbi comes to YIVO.

Aharon Lichtenstein and Shaul Seidler-Feller
Dec. 8 2017 12:01AM

In praise of Chaim Grade.

Saul Lieberman
April 25 2017 12:01AM

For him, the individual was paramount.

Moshe Rockove
Dec. 9 2016 12:01AM

A recent article doesn’t meet the paper’s own standards.

Ira Stoll
April 14 2016 12:01AM

“For him, moderation is born of a burning and lifelong desire.”

April 23 2015 12:01AM

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. . .

Feb. 17 2015 12:01AM

Traditional Jewish study methods have something to gain from the techniques of academic scholarship—and vice-versa. 

Hayyim Angel
July 16 2014 12:01AM

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?

Seth Lipsky
April 4 2014 12:01AM

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.

Shai Afsai
Jan. 16 2014 12:00AM

Two acclaimed new books about Israel betray a disquieting lack of moral confidence in their subject and its story

Dec. 18 2013 8:36PM

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.

Lawrence Kaplan
Nov. 22 2013 12:00AM

Once the preserve of Orthodox yeshivas and their students, the central text of rabbinic Judaism is increasingly becoming the cultural property of all Jews.

William Kremer
Oct. 30 2013 12:00AM

The foundational text of rabbinic Judaism, the Talmud has sustained Jews through exile and persecution for two thousand years. (Audio)

Naftali Brawer
July 24 2013 12:00AM