Deuteronomy

Making sense of Maimonides’ contradictions.

Jonathan Sacks
Sept. 13 2019 12:01AM

No judge is so great as to be exempt from showing deference to the judicial hierarchy at large.

Sept. 6 2019 12:01AM

A passage that encapsulates the ethos of rabbinic Judaism.

Adam Kirsch
Oct. 9 2017 12:01AM

What does it mean to be God’s chosen people? As Moses counsels the Israelites before he dies, their failure will have consequences—and failure is unavoidable.

Oct. 4 2017 12:01AM

Rational and irrational hatred.

Jonathan Sacks
Sept. 1 2017 12:01AM

Ancient rabbis got it right; modern scholars got it wrong.

Laura Quick
Aug. 4 2017 12:01AM

Deuteronomy erases the separation between leader and led; for better or for worse, they’re yoked together.

July 27 2017 12:01AM

More a contract than a prayer.

Benjamin Sommer
Feb. 1 2017 12:01AM

Renewing the covenant.

Jonathan Sacks
Jan. 20 2017 12:01AM

Renewing the covenant.

Jonathan Sacks
Oct. 7 2016 12:01AM

Samuel Pepys goes to shul.

Jonathan Sacks
Sept. 2 2016 12:01AM

Covenantal love, erotic love, or both?

Aug. 19 2016 12:01AM

One of the Bible’s most important and most overlooked ideas.

July 15 2016 12:01AM