Jewish Journal

A Kippah in a Kippahless Land

By Jeremy Fine

December 31, 2013 | 2:08 pm

I have worn a hat every day of my life since I was five or six years old. I wore a hat to school, I wore a hat when I came home from work, and I wore a hat on lazy Sundays. I have had all... read on

  • Moral Expectations vs. Religious Obligations

    By Jeremy Fine

    December 23, 2013 | 9:08 am

    This past week I spent five days studying with my rabbi, Rabbi Joel Roth, at the Rabbinical Assembly’s Rav haMakshir conference in New York. We spent time talking about the ethical behaviors behind animal slaughter (note the vegetarian in me was suffering throughout) and the... read on