Hot Off the Shtender

Hot Off the Shtender is a weekly blog that explores texts and reflections from the bet midrash. Lovingly referred to as “HOTS,” this is a SVARA resource you won’t want to miss.

Three SVARA-niks, including Jhos, dance in a line, holding hands and smiling.

An (Im)Perfect Step

Here we go. True confession. I was a serious marching band nerd. There. Done. I’ve said it. In a time…

Gender-Inclusive Mikvaot

Sheilah/ שאילה:  What obligation do Jewish communities have to create gender-inclusive mikvahs? How should Jewish communal leaders respond to trans…