In a remote East African hospital, this seder night was different from all others.
The bright side of exile.
New evidence suggests that a Semitic clan was exiled from Egypt in the 15th century BCE. Were they responsible for the founding of Jerusalem?
How the idea of exile, in the Bible only one punishment among many, evolved into a metaphor for Israel’s alienation from God—a condition that could. . .
The foundational text of rabbinic Judaism, the Talmud has sustained Jews through exile and persecution for two thousand years. (Audio)
Beginning at 9:15 a.m. (eastern daylight time), Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter delivers his annual all-day webcast on the themes of Tisha b’Av. Source sheets can. . .
In Catalonia, Spain, the scene of centuries of Jewish hopes and achievement, a student of Jewish history is beset by a torrent of emotions. (1981)