What Little League Baseball Taught Me About Being a Jewish Parent

Bending my rules—but not breaking them—let my son play ball without forgetting that family and synagogue still come first

Amar’e Stoudemire’s Shabbat Short Rib Recipe

The NBA star and Hapoel Jerusalem part-owner has a new cookbook out

On the Impossibility of Over-Interpreting the Bible

Why Talmud study is not reading, in the usual sense of the word, but rather deciphering the true meaning of the text

Which Is More Sacred: a Festival or Shabbat? A Mitzvah or Money?

With great metaphysical creativity, Talmudic rabbis probe the exact limits of comparison and analogy

Which Came First: The Chicken, the Egg, or the Divine Law That Governs Their Use?

The apparent abstraction of Talmudic rulings, immune to the vagaries of history, are also a key to Jewish survival

Why Read Daf Yomi? To Rediscover an Older Way of Imagining the Jewish Spirit.

To the Talmudic rabbis, religion was not opposed to the law but deeply connected to its study, even if dialogue wins over decree

Can the World’s Jews Observe Shabbat Together?

South Africa’s chief rabbi launches global ‘Shabbos Project’ to find out

Court: Jerusalem Cinema Must Close on Shabbat

Supreme court says secular movie megacomplex must rest on the seventh day

Argentinian Rabbi Skips Parliament for Shabbat

Sergio Bergman, newly elected lawmaker, honors day of rest

Ancient Jewish Aphrodisiacs Can Spice Up Valentine’s Day—or Any Shabbat Dinner

Whatever holiday you’re celebrating, put romance on the menu by taking some advice from everyone from Maimonides to Dr. Ruth

The Cholent Trail, Part I

Looking for our heritage, one glop at a time

Goldman Sachs Takes Zen-Like Shabbat Approach

Junior analysts not allowed to work from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m Sunday

L.A. Rabbi Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges; Israel Ups Defense Budget

Plus $1,000 to observe Shabbat, and more in the news

When the Rabbis Got Together for Shabbat Dinner, Drama—and Law—Ensued

In the Talmud, examples of real-life rabbinic behavior and the intensely personal nature of lawmaking

Amar’e Stoudemire Loves Passover, Shabbat

The New York Knick also says he’s almost an official Israeli citizen

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