JA Mag

Hard Truths about Hard Liquor

by | in Kashrut

Drinking is very much a part of Orthodox Jewish life. At a shul kiddush, a wedding or a Bar Mitzvah, one is sure to find a host of alcoholic beverages including scotches, whiskeys and cordials. Read more

Collected Essays, Vol. I

by | in Reviews

Collected Essays, Vol. I By Haym Soloveitchik Littman Library of Jewish Civilization Oxford, 2013 352 pages Reviewed by Jeffrey R. Woolf Professor Haym Soloveitchik is the leading contemporary… Read more

Science and the Sages

by | in Science & Technology

Rabbi Hershel Schachter, rosh yeshivah at Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and OU posek, speaks with Jewish Action about the conflict between Torah and science. Jewish… Read more

Letters Winter 2014

by | in Letters

Exercise for Torah Cardiologists Drs. Charles and Elie Traube write (“Becoming Heart Healthy” [fall 2014]) that far too many painful stories could have been avoided had patients exercised… Read more