In the Jewish tradition, the summit of religious awareness is to know that God is ultimately unknowable.
Like Walt Whitman in Song of Myself, the Hebrew Bible is large, it contains multitudes.
Some certainly are—and, as an analysis of Orthodox voting patterns from the past five elections shows, this is a long-term trend. What does it mean, and where might it go from here?
Although it does not seem to be about romantic attachment at all, the tale of Ruth and Boaz is the quintessential example of a biblical love story.
It’s not enough to respond to anti-Israel attacks. To reach the young, pro-Israel activists need to focus on what Israel is, on its human face.