Babylonian Jewry

Ancient tablets reveal a new perspective on Jews exiled after the fall of the First Temple.

Lawrence Schiffman
March 16 2015 12:01AM

At Israel’s Bible Lands Museum, on display for the first time is a collection of some 100 clay tablets documenting the lives of Jews exiled. . .

Ilan Ben Zion
Feb. 3 2015 12:01AM

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. . .

Shai Secunda
Dec. 22 2014 12:01AM