Hebrew Bible

Shmitah is a way of acknowledging that the earth is the Lord’s.

Baruch Sterman
Jan. 20 2022 12:01AM

What exactly are totafot?

Stanley Dubinsky and Hesh Epstein
Jan. 19 2022 12:01AM

A new edition of the Hebrew Bible edited by the late Jonathan Sacks Hebraizes its names in a way that bibles almost never do. Why, and what’s at stake?

Jan. 12 2022 12:01AM

Instead, they kiss and make up.

Jan. 10 2022 12:01AM

Why not see the fearfully diffident Saul by way of Harpo Marx?

Robert Alter
Jan. 7 2022 12:01AM

Despite extensive similarities, few readers have studied Genesis together with the Odyssey in hopes of illuminating the human condition. What lies waiting to be discovered?

Jan. 5 2022 12:01AM

But was the beverage mentioned in the Tanakh?

Nathan Steinmeyer
Jan. 4 2022 12:01AM

Why did God want a sanctuary?

Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Jan. 3 2022 12:01AM

“Our father Jacob never dies.”

Dec. 17 2021 12:01AM

Mourning the siege of Jerusalem and hoping for Jewish renewal.

Henry Abramson
Dec. 14 2021 12:01AM

The fast of the eighth of Tevet, and the modern rabbi it fascinated.

Dec. 13 2021 12:01AM

How Psalm 107 and Maimonides inspired the pilgrims.

Moshe Sokolow
Nov. 26 2021 12:01AM

Debunking the debunkers at “Solomon’s mines.”

Nov. 17 2021 12:01AM