With the clock ticking down to midterm elections on November 8, Moment checked in with the participants in our Jewish Political Voices Project (JPVP).
Frances Brent discusses a new exhibit of Russian-Jewish painter Philip Guston’s sometimes controversial art.
When the ancient rabbis had a question about the Torah—an important detail that seemed to be missing, an inconsistency between two passages, even a redundant word or verse—they would often solve the problem by writing a midrash, or story, filling in the missing piece or reconciling the seeming contradiction.
Ask the Rabbis | Can Jews Married to Non-Jews be Considered Spiritual Leaders in the Jewish Community?
Why not? Moses was not such a bad spiritual leader of our people, and he was married to Tziporah the Midianite.