Daniel A. Klein Review of Links to Our Legacy: Insights into Hebrew, History, and Liturgy, by Mitchell First (Kodesh Press, 2021). On my first trip to...
Yaakov Jaffe examines how the order of our morning Tefillot can shape the way we approach our day.
Moshe Simon-Shoshan sheds new light on the Rav's approach to pluralism and academic Jewish studies.
The back-and-forth about Shadal and Modern Orthodox kiruv continues. Here are letters to the editor by Daniel Klein and Simon Levy.
Today, we share letters to the editor by Ephraim Chamiel, Steven Gotlib, and Moshe Kurtz.
Steven Gotlib explores Modern Orthodoxy’s strengths and weaknesses with regard to Kiruv.
Shimshon Nadel examines the question of whether we should continue to fast on Tishah Be-Av in light of the existence of the Modern State of Israel.
Yosef Lindell examines why Shomron Kol Titein is a fitting conclusion to the daytime kinnot on Tisha Be-Av.
The Poland trip has become de rigueur for Modern Orthodox gap-year students. But seismic changes in contemporary Poland and shifting trends in Modern Orthodoxy mean that the content and meaning of these trips are different than they used to be. David I. Bernstein, who has been leading Poland trips since 1992, tells the story of the student Poland experience, then and now.
Simon Goldhill provides an entertaining and thought-provoking exploration of how Jewish scholars' religious identities impact their work in the field of classics.