According to the Torah Temimah...
He told me that according to a Muslim poet, children do not truly belong to their parents. Instead, parents are the vessel through which children flow into the world.
Women learning Torah is becoming increasingly permissive, but women wearing tefillin is becoming increasingly stringent.
Spontaneity and quirkiness have their place but a sermon is neither the time nor place for either of those.
Categorizing all black people as one large group where the acts of one black person in Florida somehow tell us something about a different black person in Seattle is racist.
Many great Jewish thinkers have described Jewish prayer as a form of meditation.
For deviating from the orthodox scientific position, Nagel has been abused, maligned, outcast, and insulted.
There is standing prohibition in Jewish law against sharing anything revealed in private conversation.
Ruth Colian is running as a Haredi woman for political office.
What do we do when we want to be mad at God but we also want God to make it all better? Indeed, what do we do?
Dvar Torah for Nitzavim Vayelech.
The Pope is saying that actions are far more important than faith. This is particularly ironic coming from Catholicism.
When we are dealing in non-legal matters, we are no longer concerned with precedent.
Both communities value using books to study their texts, and digital devices are a less preferable way for younger people to study.
For some, guilt by association is actual guilt. For these people, who you know and with whom you associate determine your credibility.
The proper response for almost the entire population of planet Earth to these eternal questions about man-made meat is “I am not qualified to render an opinion on this matter.”
Certain books are excised from the subscription, in order to reinforce an imaginary history where nothing was inconsistent with Haredi Judaism.
The Talmud is making a general statement for which there are more exceptions that situations where the rule applies.
In order to truly appreciate Torah, one must be a master over one’s spirit as well.
Mormons are expected to be chaste in every possible way and this can be particularly difficult for young men.
The article argues that while naturally aligned with their fellow orthodox Jews, women from the modern orthodox community in Israel are finding themselves aligned with secular feminists.
It’s even more strange when the jokes come at our holiest times of the year.
If the Syrian-Greeks were not pushed out of the land, Judaism would have been lost.
What data was the ASA using to justify its boycott?
Megilas Taanis simply proclaims the 25th of Kislev a holiday and it is forbidden to mourn for 8 days. The text does not give a reason for the celebration.
A rabbi who writes controversial things becomes international news.
It’s really not that different than the situation in Israel with the charedim. Both situations need insiders to make the change happen.
The world lost a great man last week.
When the "offensive" statements in our Talmud were stated, no one thought they were offensive.
A kashrus agency should be concerned with one thing and one thing only: the kosher status of our food.