Yom Kippur

Jonah is the anti-Moses: a prophet who wants to persuade the Lord that some people are that bad and should be made to pay for their sins.

Oct. 8 2019 12:01AM

For the sins of attacking the electoral system, of not defending Israeli society, . . .

Ruthie Blum
Oct. 7 2019 12:01AM

S.Y. Agnon, Solomon ibn Gabirol, and “The Sign.”

Stuart Schoffman
Oct. 4 2019 12:01AM

The antithesis of both ancient pagan fatalism and the modern cult of victimhood.

Sept. 18 2018 12:01AM

The art of the Leipzig maḥzor.

David Stern
Sept. 18 2018 12:01AM

What happens when, once a year, the urge to accommodate every consumer fashion meets massive Jewish cultural illiteracy?

Sept. 4 2018 12:01AM

Vows and human frailty.

Wendy Amsellem
Sept. 28 2017 12:01AM

Animal-rights activists vs. kapparot—and religious freedom.

Howard Slugh
Oct. 27 2016 12:01AM

A lesson from the book of Jonah.

Dovid Bashevkin
Oct. 11 2016 12:01AM

The Talmud’s discussion suggests a deeper meaning.

Oct. 10 2016 12:01AM

The happy minor holiday of Tu b’Av symbolizes the reunification of God and Israel, and offers a foretaste of the great dance of redemption.

Aug. 18 2016 12:01AM