Rabbi Akiva's Optimism
The legendary sage had more going for him than wisdom.
Autumn 5768 / 2007, no. 30
Locusts, Giraffes, and the Meaning of Kashrut
The most famous Jewish practice is really about love and national loyalty.
Winter 5766 / 2006, no. 23
The Jewish Mother: A Theology
A new look at matrilineal descent.
Spring 5765 / 2005, no. 20
God’s Beloved: A Defense of Chosenness
Jews and Christians disagree about what love is.
Winter 5765 / 2005, no. 19
Redemption and the Power of Man
Judaism and Christianity differ on man's moral capacity.
Winter 5764 / 2004, no. 16
|Civilians FirstOnly in Israel does concern for the safety of soldiers override the state’s obligation to defend its civilians.|
|The 'USS Liberty': Case ClosedJune 8, 1967: Why did the IDF open fire on an American spy ship?|
|The Jews’ Right To Statehood: A DefenseA new look at Zionism from the perspective of universal rights.|
|The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes|
|God's Alliance with ManBy adopting the features of ancient treaties, the Bible effected a revolution in the way we relate to God and to each other.|