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Talmudic Logic

The Problem of Homophobia in Leviticus, and How Genesis Solves It

Rabbi Michael Rothbaum | Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Rothbaum

What if the supposed biblical prohibition of gay sex in Leviticus were in reality an affirmation of honest and loving sexual relationships?

The Morality Of Redeeming Captives: Gilad Shalit And The Talmud

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

he law, as articulated in rabbinic Judaism's founding document, is unambivalent: one does not negotiate with kidnappers. But the sage discussion doesn't stop with a simple rule.