The deep roots connecting Jewish and Black prophetic witness
June 17, 2021
Conversion and accessibility in the digital age
February 18, 2021
A Rabbi's reflections on Passover 2020
April 23, 2020
Placing President Trump's executive order to combat anti-Semitism in the long history of debates about Jewish identity
December 19, 2019
What the President's executive order to combat anti-Semitism teaches us about the abuse and misunderstanding of free speech
December 16, 2019
Last Thursday, the international print edition of The New York Times published a cartoon depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a dog, with a human head and an unusually large nose, being walked by—or, perhaps, walking—President Donal...
May 2, 2019
One of the worst-kept secrets in the Jewish philanthropic community burst into the open on the front page of The New York Times last month. Several Jewish women professionals went on the record to recount having been the recipients of sexually sugges...
April 4, 2019
A man may not go out with a sword [on Shabbat], nor with a bow, nor with a shield, nor with a round shield, nor with a spear. If he has gone out [with any of these] he is liable for a sin offering. Rabbi Eliezer says: They are ornaments for him. Bu...
November 1, 2018
Addressing new students at the Divinity School during orientation this year, Dean David Nirenberg talked about the university as a place in which it is possible, even necessary, to live in a different kind of time. Academe is fueled by the exploratio...
October 4, 2018
Editor's note: A statement has been posted from concerned Divinity School faculty in response to our publication of the February 16th column by Professor Rachel Fulton Brown and its follow-up, "A Packet for Rachel Fulton Brown" (March 2). Please clic...