Semicha is a Hebrew word that means “leaning” and a widely used synonym for rabbinic ordination.
After working for seven years at a Jewish parenting website, Molly Tolsky wanted to create a space for an audience she herself identified with: young Jewish women focusing on careers and their place in the world who weren’t necessarily thinking about marriage or children.
Flapping proudly in fallow fields, large green and yellow banners in rural Israel proclaim: Kan Shomrim Shmita (“Here We Keep Shmita”).
More often than not, the word “Talmudic” isn’t about the Talmud.
Comedian Kevin Hart was bumped from hosting the 2019 Oscars for years-old homophobic tweets.