Hebrew Bible

A “jot” makes all the difference.

Robert Cargill
Jan. 17 2019 12:01AM

“For the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord.”

Pesach Wolicki
Jan. 14 2019 12:01AM

A sign of the north’s domination of the south.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Jan. 11 2019 12:01AM

With an exegesis of the Tanakh’s final verses.

Jan. 9 2019 12:01AM

Changing the past.

Jonathan Sacks
Dec. 21 2018 12:01AM

Ancient Israelite authors “totally eclipsed their neighbors.”

Robert Alter
Dec. 20 2018 12:01AM

Excavations in Ethiopia may shed some light on the biblical story.

Stanley Stewart
Dec. 5 2018 12:01AM

When the kings of Judah were vassals of Assyria.

Nov. 15 2018 12:01AM

Isaac, Ishmael, . . . and Fatimah.

Jonathan Sacks
Nov. 2 2018 12:01AM

The Hebrew Bible’s conception of evil.

John Gregory Drummond
Nov. 1 2018 12:01AM

Jewish history has not always been characterized by laughter, but in Genesis it evokes the freedom and joy of a life in partnership with God.

Oct. 26 2018 12:01AM

What a pair of parallel stories tells us about gratitude and awe.

Oct. 25 2018 12:01AM

A Jewish intellectual who bucked the general wisdom.

Martha Himmelfarb
Oct. 19 2018 12:01AM