Garden of Eden

Figs, grapes, and unconvincing explanations.

Philip Getz
Sept. 27 2023 12:01AM

What’s behind the mysterious “sons of God” and “daughters of men” in Genesis?

Nov. 4 2022 12:01AM

The most beautiful idea in the history of civilization.

Nov. 23 2020 12:01AM

A Latin pun and John Milton.

Nina Martyris
May 2 2017 12:01AM

“To work and guard it.”

Leen Ritmeyer
March 15 2017 12:01AM

Lost in translation.

Samuel Thomas
Oct. 28 2015 12:01AM

The answer lies in the Tree of Life.

Hayyim Angel
Oct. 20 2015 12:01AM

Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi emeritus of the United Kingdom, argues that the biblical idea of marriage (and love) is a contribution as important as monotheism. . .

Nov. 26 2014 12:01AM

The Torah’s problem with trying to lead a quiet, comfortable life.

Jeremy England and Daniel Kaganovich
Oct. 8 2013 10:57PM

A creature eternally cursed for tempting Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge came to symbolize redemption for the Israelites in the wilderness. How?

Carina del Valle Schorske
Aug. 8 2013 12:00AM