What is the meaning of resilience? What is Jewish resilience? This is one of the central themes in this issue.
Who could predict how the pandemic would play out and what people would want to know about or read about in the months ahead?
Some decades ago, when I was about to graduate Yeshiva University where I majored in English literature, I was encouraged to take an aptitude test. I did, and once I got the results, I shared them with my mother. “Mom,” I said, “I scored high in abstract thinking.” “How will you support a family with […]
“Never before in Jewish history has it been so easy to learn a blatt gemara as it is today.” The above line could have been written in 2019, but it was actually written in 1997 in an article published in the now-defunct Jewish Observer entitled “New Technological Frontiers in Dialing the Daf,” by Rabbi Eli […]