Hebrew Bible

The rationalists’ case for observing kashrut.

Natan Slifkin
Jan. 22 2020 12:01AM

Why the felt need to excise profanity from the Bible is fundamentally inane.

Jan. 22 2020 12:01AM

The home of the Ark of the Covenant before the First Temple was built.

Scott Stripling
Jan. 17 2020 12:01AM

Moses inaugurated Jewish national independence. The prophet Jeremiah comes to oversee its collapse.

Jan. 17 2020 12:01AM

Academic Bible scholars should abandon their fixation on dating biblical texts.

Benjamin Sommer
Dec. 27 2019 12:01AM

Frankincense, myrrh, and balsam.

Sara Toth Stub
Dec. 24 2019 12:01AM

The Dead Sea sect might not have been so unusual as once thought.

Lawrence Schiffman
Dec. 13 2019 12:01AM

The Tomb has become a shrine for thousands of pilgrims, just as Rachel herself has become the religion’s ultimate matriarch. Why?

Dec. 13 2019 12:01AM

Meet the oryx.

Amit Naor
Dec. 11 2019 12:00AM

An argument against original sin.

Elie Wiesel
Dec. 10 2019 12:01AM

And reject the assumption that they are irrational and simplistic.

James Nati
Dec. 4 2019 12:01AM

Josiah left a permanent stamp on Judaism, leading, for the first time in generations, an all-out battle against idolatry.

Nov. 20 2019 12:01AM

One horn of an altar, a goblet, and a ceramic pomegranate.

Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman
Nov. 18 2019 12:01AM