‘A life of Jewish values should create a mensch’
Modern Orthodoxy is at a crossroads. The person chosen to lead its flagship institution will reflect the movement’s direction.
A search will commence to replace the first non-rabbi to serve in the school’s top job
Students are challenging the Modern Orthodox school’s traditional stance on LGBT issues
Rabbi Jeremy Wieder asks, ‘How would you feel if your yarmulke made you suspect in the eyes of law enforcement?’
Remembering Rabbi Hailu Moshe Paris, spiritual leader of black Jewry
‘I reach more Jews every day than the prime minister of Israel,’ says the popular radio host
Here’s why he made it
The late author’s work was Talmudic in nature. That’s why his books made me miss the Jewish texts I’d left behind.
‘What I Be’ portrait series makes waves at Yeshiva University
Complaint filed by 34 former high school students alleged decades of abuse
Plus Kerry says spring peace deal still attainable, and more in the news
Orthodox Jewish women of all stripes flock to an annual holiday sample sale
He’ll teach in New York, lecture around the world, and publish more books to foster ‘a new generation of Jewish leadership’
Jonathan Sacks appointed professor of Jewish thought at both schools
Akiva Roth had previously taught at JTS
Akiva Roth made headlines as recent hire at Yeshiva University
Plus study finds higher rates of E. coli in kosher chicken, and more in the news
In 2005, I spent Yom Kippur with Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans
Cites failure to go to the police after sexual abuse allegations
The first graduating class at Yeshivat Maharat may not have the title, but they do have jobs at Orthodox synagogues
Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun
A showdown for the ages ends with a Maccabees victory
Who does it better: Columbia or Yeshiva University?
A brilliant young Harvard Ph.D. faces jail for impersonating a Bible scholar—and rival of his father
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I almost gave away my father’s legendary book collection—until I realized it held a priceless inheritance
Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation