Yaakov Jaffe on the Rav, prayer and Modern Orthodox Jews who wish to pray like the Rav.
Ezra Sivan asks what light the narratives of Shabbat and the scouts shed on some critical social questions.
In a continuing series on great, modern Israeli thinkers, Joe Wolfson explores the powerful themes in a novel by Rav Haim Sabato.
Jeffrey Burghauser's three poems draw on the biblical and rabbinic imagination.
Shalva Muschel offers some perspective on George Elliot's leading Jews and the newest attempt to gain a fuller appreciation of Daniel Deronda.
Yakov Z. Mayer reflects on the life of a remarkable Hasidic academic.
Chaim Saiman analyzes how the Torah's two introductions to the revelation at Sinai correspond to two perspectives on the nature of halakhic civil law.
Dina Brawer explores "certainty" and "doubt" in rabbinic tradition.
In response to Tzvi Sinensky's earlier essay, Andrew Bennett presents Jewish legal scholar Robert Cover's and noted antisemite Carl Schmitt's thoughts on elu ve-elu.
Elli Fischer argues that news of the non-observant Orthodox Jews' demise has been premature.
Matt Williams wants to know what exactly a "non-observant Orthodox Jew" is before deciding whether or not it's vanishing.