Yaakov Elman z”l: Breadth, Creativity, and Commitment

David Berger's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.

Professor Yaakov Elman: A Talmud Scholar of Singular Depth and Scope

Shana Strauch Schicks's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.

A Tribute to Yaakov Elman

Mahnaz Moazami's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.

Reflections From A Student

Meira Wolkenfeld's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.

Yaakov Elman and the History of Halakha

Shlomo Zuckier's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.

Our Hands Did Not Shed This Blood?

Alex Ozar offers an in-depth reading of Eglah Arufah against the backdrop of current events.

Haggai: Prophet of Elul

Tzvi Sinensky on how Sefer Haggai unlocks the meaning of Hodesh Elul.

This 9th of Av: Do We Sing with Yehudah Ha-Levi, or on Account of...

Rabbi Yaakov Jaffe comments on the poetry, context, and tension of Yehuda Ha-Levi's "Tziyon Halo Tishali" Kinnah.

Grief, Gratitude and … Grapes? Tears on Tishah Be-Av as Tools of Tikun and...

Steven Weiner writes on the significance of tears on Tishah Be-Av and how they relate to the thanks of birkat ha-mazon.

Bernard Malamud’s “The German Refugee”: A Parable for Tishah Be-Av

Eileen Watts explores how Bernard Malamud's "The German Refugee" amplifies the themes of Tisha B'Av.

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