Lost in translation.
Can Measure for Measure help explain the biblical book?
Sacrifices are not bribes.
Along with a warning about globalization.
And why Israel and the U.S. should stop neglecting the Hebrew Bible.
A new book misses the mark.
For those who can’t say “I will obey,” but won’t say “I refuse to obey,” what other choice is there?
Just after his moment of glory, the prophet Elijah finds himself alone and deserted.
The Torah permits plunder, but also disapproves.
Robert Alter himself conspicuously does not call his own version Jewish in any way. Can we?
Significant in the Bible and in Jewish iconography.