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Take One: Berakhot 51 and 52

In today’s pages, a master class on giving the perfect toast

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Chews Wisely

What the Talmud has to teach us about eating mindfully

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Take One: Berakhot 49 and 50

In today’s page, the rabbis give their take on the 10,000 rule, and on why practice makes perfect

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Does the ADL Know What Anti-Semitism Is?

Another instance of playing partisan politics reveals how dangerously the organization has lost its way

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Take One: Berakhot 48

In today’s page, NBA star Enes Kanter offers advice of keeping your cool when playing with, and against, your heroes

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Take One: Berakhot 47

In today’s page, a thorny question: Just what and how much do you need to know and do to be considered a good Jew?

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Take One: Berakhot 46

In today’s page, the rabbis show us how to throw a dinner party

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Take One: Berakhot 44 and 45

In today’s pages, magical fruit make us yearn for home and our youth

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Parsha in Progress Episode 37: Who Doesn’t Love the Stranger?

Parshat Mishpatim: Who does the Torah count as a stranger?

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Take One: Berakhot 42 and 43

In today’s page, some insight into pastries and airline food

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Birds of Praise

A meditation on winged creatures, mercy, and duty

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Take One: Berakhot 41

In today’s page of Talmud, a meditation on the essence of … sushi?

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Welcoming Michael Lind

Please join me in welcoming Tablet’s newest columnist, Michael Lind

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Take One: Berakhot 40

In today’s page of Talmud, a meditation on feeding—and eating—animals

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Take One: Berakhot 39

In today’s page of Talmud, a tale of two challahs

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Take One: Berakhot 37 and 38

Today’s pages of Talmud remind us why it’s dangerous to rely too much on apps

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Take One: Berakhot 35 and 36

Today’s pages of Talmud inspire us to contemplate food, mindfulness, and bacon

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Take One: Berakhot 34

Today’s page of Talmud helps us do some real ‘teshuvah’

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Today’s the Little Known Jewish Holiday We All Need Right Now

The Tenth of Shevat is a Hasidic commemoration that reminds us that only we have the responsibility and the ability to fix what’s broken in our lives

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Take One: Berakhot 33

Today’s page of Talmud was the inspiration for the latest Star Wars film. No, really.

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Bein HaShemashot of Motherhood

Can you be both pregnant and not? It’s a more spiritual question than it seems.

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Take One: Berakhot 32

Today’s page of Talmud recounts an incredible story of God thanking Moses for giving life to the Divine

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Take One: Berakhot 30 and 31

Today’s daily pages of Talmud wonder: Do we laugh too much?

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Take One: Berakhot 28 and 29

Today’s daily pages of Talmud asks an inconvenient question: Are we paying the men and women who work hard to sustain the Jewish community way too little?

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Take One: Berakhot 27

To discuss today’s page of Talmud, we asked our favorite Hollywood character actor to reflect on life on the cusp of stardom

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Take One: Berakhot 26

Today’s page of Talmud asks: Is prayer personal or institutional?

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Take One: Berakhot 25

Today’s page of Talmud raises a real stink about bad smells and good intentions

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Impeach the Patriarch!

An imperious rabbi learns a lesson about humility and the importance of free and unfettered debate

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Take One: Berakhot 23 and 24

Today’s pages of Talmud bring us head to head with the problematic prohibition on women singing in mixed company

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Parsha in Progress Episode 36: The Final Plague and the Two Sides of Matzo

Parshat Bo: The morality of the death of the firstborn, and how the brokenness of matzo reflects our past and future

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