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The Pitfalls of Excessive Rabbinic Honorifics

What is the appropriate way to address a rabbi? Moshe Kurtz offers a thoughtful perspective on lay usage of rabbinic titles.

“Justice has not Been Done”: Officer Immunity and Accountability in Jewish...

David Polsky meticulously explores officer immunity in Halakha and compares it with the American legal standard of qualified immunity.

“Justice has not Been Done”: Officer Immunity and Accountability in Jewish...

David Polsky meticulously analyzes Halakhic sources on the use of force by officers of the law.

Does the Torah Care About Your Feelings?

Josh Yuter looks at the ways that Halakha takes into consideration, and responds to, human feelings.

Hilkhot Nashim: A Cautious Revolution 

Gila Bieler-Hoch reviews Hilkhot Nashim, published by JOFA and Maggid Books.

Wearing a Smartwatch on Shabbat

Ike Sultan A. The Question One of the new gadgets that has become popular over the last few years is the smartwatch; a popular brand at...