Elliott Horowitz, a resident of Jerusalem, is the author of
Reckless Rites: Purim and the Legacy of Jewish Violence
(Princeton) and co-editor of the
Jewish Quarterly Review.
Israel’s Next Chief Rabbi Has Illustrious Shoes To Fill—From Long Ago
Can David Stav, who is in line for the post, return it to the stature it held before his immediate predecessors?
· June 7, 2013
Israeli society debates the value of Haredi jobs, but Patrick Leigh Fermor saw the ultra-Orthodox hard at work
· May 23, 2013
The Women’s Wall
In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions
· April 30, 2013