It won’t impinge on religious freedom—or encourage Shabbat observance.
Before the meal on Sabbath eve, the prayer book offers a song of praise to the ideal woman.
Bigotry, not zoning laws, triumph in Mahwah.
Mind your own business.
How the Hasmoneans changed halakhah.
Can an ancient Jewish teaching make Andrew Sullivan human again?
Circle, Arrow, Spiral.
The goal of Shabbat is to experience an already-completed world.
Memories of a forgotten Turkish community.
An old solution to a new problem.
“The peace of the Sabbath . . . a time outside time, was palpable, infused everything.”
And a long history of American Jewish innovation.
It’s not just bad grammar.
Due to economic and technological changes, Sundays are ceasing to be the day of rest they once were for most Americans, regardless of religious affiliation.. . .