That’s the contention of a new book by a major historian of ancient Judaism. It deserves serious attention, but it also overstates its case.
Joseph B. Soloveitchik, Aharon Lichtenstein, and what Maimonides missed.
A look at the legacy of the man who revitalized Modern Orthodoxy and who was perhaps “the greatest composer of sermons in the English-speaking rabbinic world.”
The leading Conservative rabbi joins us to a look at the task facing America’s liberal denominations.
From Ashkenazi and Sephardi to strict and lenient.
How the Zoom-seder debate opens up on questions of virtual reality.
Lenient rulings in response to new situations are not necessary if unfortunate accommodations, they are instead a testament to the strength and durability of Judaism.
The author of our April essay joins us to talk about how to read the book of Exodus, how the Israelites became a people, and plenty more.
Even though it takes liberties rendering the original text, a new Danish Bible breaks from anti-Semitic Christian replacement theology in a far clearer way than ever before.