The ambiguities of the sh’ma.
The song of Moses, an anti-Semitic play, and the power of obligation.
Hardware, software, and love.
A human being must not forget that he is a king himself.
The precursor to the Dead Sea Scrolls.
A rare example of ancient Israelite international commerce.
Something the American Founders understood well.
With help from Gary Kasparov and Deuteronomy.
The Israeli intellectual joins us to talk about the ideas in his best-selling book on the revolutionary political teachings in Moses’s last speech.
And the message of the breaking of the tablets.
Taking Egypt out of the Jews.
Making sense of Maimonides’ contradictions.
No judge is so great as to be exempt from showing deference to the judicial hierarchy at large.
Does God command genocide in the book of Joshua?
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.