David Gans and the great astronomers.

Dor Ben-Ari
June 28 2021 12:01AM

How Ibn Ezra reinterpreted an ancient curse.

Shlomo Sela
Nov. 15 2017 12:01AM

A bad omen for everyone, or just non-Jews?

Aug. 17 2017 12:01AM

A sign not of divine victory but of divine obligation.

Ron Hendel
Nov. 7 2016 12:01AM

Or was he just trying to undermine his opponents’ morale?

Mark Chavalas
May 6 2016 12:01AM

An Israeli, a famous economist, and an empty auction house.

Zachary Solomon
Feb. 2 2016 12:01AM

Why do some of the Scrolls tell loosely biblical stories about angels?

Helen R. Jacobus
April 21 2015 12:01AM

It’s tempting to theorize why the Hebrew word k’sil, which means “fool,” should also be the name for the constellation known as Orion’s Belt. Tempting, but almost. . .

July 31 2013 12:00AM