Babylonian Jewry

The earliest records of the Diaspora show Jews keeping the memory of their homeland alive.

Tero Alstola
June 23 2022 12:01AM

From opening the door to the poor to opening it to Elijah.

Simcha Gross
April 11 2022 12:01AM

Babylonian Jews in talmudic times used the bowls to trap demons.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
March 8 2022 12:01AM

But the exiles still had reason to weep.

Tero Alstola
April 2 2020 12:01AM

Josiah left a permanent stamp on Judaism, leading, for the first time in generations, an all-out battle against idolatry.

Nov. 20 2019 12:01AM

Abba the Tall, known simply as Rav.

Henry Abramson
May 9 2019 12:01AM

A brief history of one of the world’s oldest diaspora communities.

Annie Greene
April 22 2019 12:01AM

Nestorian Christians and Sefer Y’tsirah.

Shai Secunda
April 8 2019 12:01AM

Telltale names and positions at court.

Laurie Pearce
July 26 2018 12:01AM

The bright side of exile.

Bible History Daily
Sept. 27 2016 12:01AM

Mar Zutra’s monarchy.

Eli Kavon
April 26 2016 12:01AM

Where did many of the tales in the Babylonian Talmud come from?

Amit Gvaryahu
March 4 2016 12:01AM

When Jews returned from exile, they brought the Babylonian calendar with them.

Sacha Stern
July 7 2015 12:01AM