The answer hasn’t always been clear.
From “nation” to “pagan” to “non-Jew.”
It was left out of the Jewish Bible.
“The image of the seraph as a snake probably comes from Egyptian art.”
One of the most famous moments in his prophetic career.
A merchant, a street-brawler, and a Jew—and proud of all three.
In which “strange ghosts of backward letters” turn out to be Hebrew.
When he struck the rock to bring forth water.
And was it protection or punishment?
Jewish visual culture is an amplification of Jewish verbal culture.
The 400-year-old translation is denigrated because of its archaic language. That’s one of its greatest strengths.
“The land in Torah isn’t passive; it has its own connection to God and to us.”