Homeric Bloom is not; but a hero for our time he is.
For those steeped in the tradition, hatred of Jews is simply a fact of exile.
But the exiles still had reason to weep.
A way to refute Christian claims that God had abandoned the Jews.
In a remote East African hospital, this seder night was different from all others.
“All who are hungry, come and eat . . . ”
The bright side of exile.
The book of Esther and the festival of Purim mark the beginnings of the exilic world, in which the battle to remain Jewish never really goes away.
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)