Book of Lamentations

The author of a new commentary stops by to talk about one of the most disturbing days in Jewish history, and how its survivors and their descendants tried to understand it.

July 21 2023 12:01AM

The theodicy of ambiguity.

Martin Lockshin
Aug. 4 2022 12:01AM

Sumerian poems, the midrash, and the Divine virtuoso of grieving.

Edward Greenstein
July 16 2021 12:01AM

Judah Halevi’s poetic theodicy.

Yosef Lindell
July 29 2020 12:01AM

With one breath we mourn, with another we rejoice.

Daniella Greenbaum
Aug. 2 2017 12:01AM

A possible explanation.

Mitchell First
July 20 2015 12:01AM

On the Book of Lamentations.

July 30 2014 11:09PM