ancient Judaism

A new book called The Origins of Judaism places the momentous occurrence much later in time than that proposed by most scholars. Is it right?

Nov. 28 2022 12:01AM

One thing is clear: talking to the dead is pagan.

Jeremiah Unterman
Sept. 12 2022 12:01AM

Even older than their Christian counterparts.

Saul Jay Singer
June 28 2022 12:01AM

Stories from the Talmud and historical findings might shed light on an apparent Jewish population explosion in the post-biblical era.

Pinchas Landis
June 2 2022 12:01AM

Where a Libyan Jew from the 2nd century BCE saw the hand of God, his counterparts in Judea saw human courage.

Daniel R. Schwartz
Dec. 6 2021 12:01AM

And a clue to a mysterious ancient translation.

Mendy Chitrik
Nov. 24 2021 12:01AM

Silver bracelets, Greek inscriptions, and centuries-old Jewish folk beliefs.

Jessica Steinberg
Nov. 16 2021 12:01AM

The red fence and the Gentile gaze.

Leah Sarna
Nov. 12 2021 12:01AM

A 1,500-year-old weapon against the evil eye.

Rossella Tercatin
May 27 2021 12:01AM

Unambiguously and unashamedly Jewish.

Gregory Sterling
April 16 2021 12:01AM

The Tyre shekel and Heracles-Melqarth.

David Hendin
March 2 2021 12:01AM

From now until next September 6, we will be living in 5781 and 2021. Is that an accident, or is a deeper synchronicity at work?

Jan. 13 2021 12:01AM