The rationalists’ case for observing kashrut.
The home of the Ark of the Covenant before the First Temple was built.
Moses inaugurated Jewish national independence. The prophet Jeremiah comes to oversee its collapse.
Abel Beth Maacah.
Academic Bible scholars should abandon their fixation on dating biblical texts.
Frankincense, myrrh, and balsam.
The Dead Sea sect might not have been so unusual as once thought.
The Tomb has become a shrine for thousands of pilgrims, just as Rachel herself has become the religion’s ultimate matriarch. Why?
Meet the oryx.
An argument against original sin.
And reject the assumption that they are irrational and simplistic.
Josiah left a permanent stamp on Judaism, leading, for the first time in generations, an all-out battle against idolatry.
One horn of an altar, a goblet, and a ceramic pomegranate.