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.

Jan. 20 2017 12:01AM

Samuel Pepys goes to shul.

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

Over a century after its discovery.

Beth Kissileff
April 12 2016 12:01AM

How can adoration be commanded?

Nov. 23 2015 12:01AM

Making sense of the Torah’s final chapter.

Oct. 7 2015 12:01AM

Too much harmony can be a problem.

Aug. 26 2015 12:01AM

Only if read selectively and inaccurately.

Reuven Kimelman
Aug. 3 2015 12:01AM

According to Deuteronomy, if a married man dies childless, his brother is obligated to marry the widow—in a union otherwise forbidden. This practice, known as. . .

Jeremy Brown
Jan. 30 2015 12:01AM