A new online course illuminates how Jewish teachings, combined with the age’s best Enlightenment sensibilities, helped to create and to guide the young republic.
Solomon’s confrontation with mortality.
Remembering the extraordinary rabbi who received Israel’s highest honor.
Was Jacob born to greatness, did he achieve it, or did he have it thrust upon him by his mother?
Youthful encounters with the late Vladimir Slepak, the “stately bull” who helped win freedom for Soviet Jews.
Memories of the day, twenty-two years ago, when the Oslo Accords were signed—and of the price Israel paid for that “terrible mistake.”
They’ve got time, money, and love to spare, and there are more of them than ever. Why isn’t the Jewish community enlisting their help?
The answer might come down to how well America can resist the influence of European-style anti-Semitism.
Why are my friend’s Italian neighbors calling a house a bayta?
When Israelites who stood for God were ordered to kill their fellows who had stood for the Golden Calf.
Deuteronomy erases the separation between leader and led; for better or for worse, they’re yoked together.
A new biography brings to life a leader of few words who accomplished much with the ones she had, and reminds us how much of her Zionist perseverance remains intact today.
In a biblical book many of whose poems express anxiety and apprehension, Psalm 104 is a confident and joyous singalong.