After sinking to the depths, a way up.
An anatomy lesson, a metaphor, or a synagogue?
A great Yiddish poet’s tale of defiance in the death camps, and a Jaffa cafeteria.
For Yemimah Mizrachi, it’s the simple folk who matter.
And one verse of Isaiah.
Jonah is the anti-Moses: a prophet who wants to persuade the Lord that some people are that bad and should be made to pay for their sins.
The antithesis of both ancient pagan fatalism and the modern cult of victimhood.
Where is Jonah’s remorse?
Another discovery from the Ḥuqoq mosaics.
Only ruins remain of Jonah’s tomb.
A lesson from the book of Jonah.
“Sin and divine judgment, repentance and divine forgiveness.”
In demolishing the supposed resting place of the prophet Jonah in Mosul, the Islamist “caliphate” has made clear that it targets not only Jews and. . .
From innuendo in Genesis to grand irony in Jonah, humor forms an important and often overlooked element in the Hebrew Bible.