How are we to determine who is Jewish, and what are we to do with the information once we have it?
By Menachem Posner
Is it inconceivable that the Sages would deprive all of Israel of the benefits afforded by one of the greatest mitzvot we have—simply on account of a few ignorant souls who might otherwise err?
By Naftali Silberberg
"Everyone is obligated to give charity. Even people supported by charity must contribute from what they receive." A law that seems radical on the one hand, and absurd on the other...
By Mendel Kalmenson
What better way to integrate my learning than to think about its implications in everyday life?
By Chaya Shuchat
Body and soul are opposites. The soul wants nothing more than to escape heavenward, to leave its existence in this world and reunite with its Infinite Source. The body, on the other hand, seeks to experience an earthly life full of earthly pleasures.
By Menachem Feldman