The Horologio

For Wolf2191 and Andy, who recently brought Rav Ya’akov Emden’s remarkably pluralist attitude to my attention, and Kevin, who epitomizes the sort of man who inspired Rav Emden and Rav Hazan to write the way they did. There has recently been a great deal of discussion about the permissibility for Jews of entering churches. A […]

Fair and Balanced

My father draws our attention to this post of Professor Ilya Somin: Thomas Porteous, the Louisiana District judge who is being investigated by the House Judiciary Committee is accused of, among other things, taking money from lawyers on opposing sides of a case he was presiding over: Two lawyers, Robert Creely and Jacob Amato, both […]