Joseph, Daniel, and Tobit.
Changing the past.
Reeds, dreams, and beards.
How ancient Egypt’s economic centralization paved the road for Israelite slavery.
They might even mention Joseph and Moses.
A musical analogue to the story of Joseph?
Meet King Essarhaddon.
Lighting the menorah in the Gulag.
This week’s Torah portion pinpoints the real grief in sibling violence: the grief that children cause their parents.
Biblical scholars used to claim that discrepant accounts of the sale of Joseph indicate the presence of two separate sources. Recent scholarship shows otherwise.