Daniel Gordis, in his recent essay “Are Young Rabbis Turning on Israel?” published in Commentary, identifies a number of important challenges facing rabbinical education and... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it like history. How can I turn this into a productive discussion at the seder?
Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it... Read More
The road from unknown young college graduate to President of the United States was a long and winding road for President Barack Obama, and one... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
I work as an EMT. Does it violate Shabbat if I work on a Saturday, even if they're desperate for help?
Esther Pinsky of Somerville, Massachusetts asks: I'm an EMT (emergency medical technician), and my company is short staffed on Saturdays. When the company is short staffed, patients don't... Read More