JA Mag

Readings for the Yamim Noraim

by | in Books

With Rosh Hashanah approaching, we asked leading thinkers and educators to share with us their favorite books or seforim they rely on to help prepare for the holiness and awe of the day. Charlie… Read more

Summer of Change

by | in President's Message

By Martin Nachimson I write these words at the end of July, in the midst of a tumultuous summer—a summer unlike any I can recall in recent years. During these days and weeks of turmoil in which Jews… Read more

Letters, Fall 2014

by | in Letters

Revisiting Pew I take issue with the notion that the Pew report is an indictment of the Orthodox community, as expressed by a number of contributors to your recent symposium (“After Pew: What Will it… Read more

L’Chaim: 18 Chapters to Live By

by | in Health

L’Chaim: 18 Chapters to Live By By Shmuel Shields, PhD Brand Name Publishing Jerusalem, 2012 228 pages Reviewed by Shira Isenberg Few nutrition and health books are written for a frum audience,… Read more