The apparent abstraction of Talmudic rulings, immune to the vagaries of history, are also a key to Jewish survival
In the Talmud, nostalgic, biblical, divine explanations override accurate secular history and chronology
In staking claims about the validity of Jewish identity, the rabbis show that the Diaspora has existed for nearly as long as Judaism
In his new book, Israeli journalist Ari Shavit argues that without Israel, secular Jewish life will vanish. Six American Jews reply.