The Making of “Lights”

Shmuel Klitsner's insider perspectives on making a Hanukkah classic.

“She Should Carry Out All Her Deeds According to His Directives:” A Halakhah in...

Does the Rambam means what he says about gender relations? Yosef Bronstein surveys the intellectual landscape.

What Could (and Couldn’t) the Rabbis Do?

What sort of powers did Hazal have in the first century? Ari Lamm wonders.

Can a Court Really Ban Kapparot and Why it Matters for the American Jewish...

Michael (Avi) Helfand on a recent court case with implications for American Jews as members of both a religious and a minority community.

Two Paradigms of Teshuvah?

Yehoshua Pfeffer on self-abnegating vs. life-affirming teshuva.