In 2018, as synagogues pondered livestreaming some services for the convenience of infirm relatives, we asked the rabbis to contemplate what was surely a distant, speculative future: “What role should virtual presence play in Jewish ritual and community?”
Some issues dominate the news; others drift along under the radar. This is literally true of electronic surveillance, a worldwide and quickly growing force that could profoundly change our lives.
“Jews have traditionally perceived everything as miraculous.”
Our team of rabbis weighs in.
We asked our team of rabbis to weigh in.
Anti-Semitism is a culture of commonly held malicious assumptions and attitudes toward Jews and Judaism.
On the one hand, we have the Talmudic legal adage: “Silence is like a confession”
The ethics of using “dirty money” has been a topic of conversation in Jewish circles for millennia.
“Few people have never been mistreated or hurt others. Jewish tradition makes demands of both parties.”