JA Mag


by | in Passover

For my wife and me, like many of this magazine’s readers, Pesach conjures up memories of being with family, sitting around a table together and sharing a special Seder with loved ones. Many of the… Read more

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