Ishaan Tharoor’s Cyrus problem.
The first movement against the Jewish right to Jerusalem.
Built for launching a campaign against Egypt.
A brief history of the etrog.
Remembering Yaakov Elman.
But can it defeat the ayatollahs’ well-oiled machinery of oppression?
Pillar figurines and rosette stamps confirm the biblical account.
Nehemiah son of Hachaliah.
Mar Zutra’s monarchy.
Could she be Xerxes’ wife, Queen Amestris?
Where did many of the tales in the Babylonian Talmud come from?
When Jews returned from exile, they brought the Babylonian calendar with them.
The Babylonian Talmud contains a vast wealth of information about the Jewish society that, from the 3rd to 7th century, produced it, but historians have. . .