At ninety-two, the author remains at the height of her powers.
The Tyre shekel and Heracles-Melqarth.
A rabbinic lesson in civic comity.
But others disagree.
A tale of three scepters.
The author of “Shibboleths and Sun Salutations: Should Religious Jews Practice Yoga?” joins us to defend his ideas.
The “smiting gods” of its holy of holies.
From Barry Goldwater’s second cousin to the Park Slope Jewish center.
His ancestry was questionable, but he may have kept kosher.
Mistaking the sign for the thing itself.
Being someone before God.
Projecting fantasies of power.
A theory based on a mistranslation.
Hills? Mounds? Platforms?
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.