“As they sat in shul all those centuries ago, they could hear the Song of Songs, and feel hope for the final redemption.”
Imagining the first Passover.
American Jews’ two narratives of liberation.
Reading Exodus as a tale of two ancient Near Eastern construction projects.
A rabbi and Bible scholar joins us to talk about his trips to biblical Egypt, and about the role of Egypt in the Jewish imagination.
And the dangers to Jews of ignoring the biblical heritage.
The Abraham Accords and the Egyptian roots of Passover.
As the Jewish people begins to celebrate Passover, a political philosopher asks how Exodus can clear up the ways that the left and right misunderstand what it takes to be free.
Young people entering universities should arrive with a strong moral sense.
“A fetus might not be a person in Jewish law, but it is a potential person, and must therefore be protected.”
The St. Crispin’s Day seder.
The Israeli journalist joins us to talk about his recent Atlantic essay on how when Americans look at Israelis they see a reflection of themselves.
The rabbi joins us to enumerate the principles of Jewish social justice, and to explain how you can differentiate between your own views and those of the Hebrew Bible.