In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ the Talmud explores why oaths are not for the virtuous, except in the rarest of cases
Bridging the gap between biblical terseness and the needs of a functioning Jewish legal system
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Why did Obama send a lowly vice-presidential adviser to inform American Jewish leadership about his Iran deal?
Reading the oral law today forces Jews to reconcile repellent, outdated legal views with modern morals
The stereotype of the Jewish mother depicts a hovering, overprotective maniac. The truth is very different.
Rightly or wrongly, Talmudic thinkers presumed that gentiles would persecute the Jews in their midst
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